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Photography 101: How to Capture Candid Moments

You are watching a free tutorial from Photography 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>How To …

Photography

Tomatoes, Corn, and Eggplant, Oh My! 5 New Weeknight Dishes to Make in August

Summer blazes on, which means we're inviting eggplant, tomatoes, and corn to dinner tonight.<p>Summer, we wish we knew how to quit you. But in the meantime, we'll be feasting on some of the best produce of the season, from tender and sweet grilled Japanese eggplant with fresh hot sauce to a crispy …

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Just Be Cool: 11 Iced Coffee Recipes to Make All Season Long

When it starts to warm up outside, these iced coffee recipes are all we want to drink.<p><b>It's finally time:</b> Picnics, outdoor movies, and beach trips are all within reach, and so should a tall glass of iced coffee. Hang onto your sunglasses: These recipes (some boozy!) will keep you buzzing straight …

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Sights and Tastes of Switzerland

Travel Photography

How to Travel to Europe on a Budget

Now is the best time to travel to Europe on a budget. As a family, we have visited fifteen European countries, learning something new each time. With …

An in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey in London

A guest post by Andrea Kirkby.<p><b>Westminster Abbey</b> is one of the London landmarks that I always think takes an entire day to itself. I know some people …

Tips for visiting Switzerland on a budget

Switzerland can seem expensive--discouragingly so--especially considering the strength of the Swiss franc; $1 buys about .94 francs. But the land of mountains, cheese and chocolates need not be out of reach for the budget-conscious traveler.<p>Here are some tips to save some bucks.<p><b>Drink from the</b> …

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7 Ways to Make Your Vacation Cheaper in London

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>London is a popular destination for tourists but has a reputation for being expensive. Here are some ways of making your stay cheaper whilst having fun in Britain's capital city. This gives you more money to spend on sightseeing, shopping and world-class restaurants in …

Five Top Sights in Lithuania

Lithuania’s lovely, small capital of Vilnius has a deliciously photogenic Old Town and many reasons to tempt visitors to explore; but Lithuania has …

Greece's 10 most spectacular festivals

Climb coastal cliffs, catch open-air movies or celebrate the humble pistachio – there's a festival for everything in Greece. These are the country's …

Ask Fodor’s: Should I Drive from Prague to Zagreb?

Our column this week features a question from Patrick Salhab via Facebook:<p>Road trips are one of my favorite ways to explore a new place (or see a …

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Here's What Happened When I Ate Like A Tourist In London

Table for one at the Aberdeen Angus Steakhouse.<p>Novelty cafés open and close on the regular but Spaghetti House continues to please its punters with the food its been serving since 1955. Peruvian flavours might come and go, but Garfunkel's stands tall.<p>What is about these chains that makes them so …

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The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

South America

Four hidden tricks for taking stellar iPhone photos

Further your iPhone photography skills with these little-known camera tricks.<p>I hate to admit it, but my iPhone is always the first thing I reach for when I spot a photo-worthy scene.<p>Sure, I own a digital camera, but my iPhone is always with me, packs an excellent camera, <i>plus</i> I have the option to …

Mobile Photography

10 Things You Need to Do Before Any International Trip

Memorize the following and make it your mantra: Good travel is the result of good planning. That applies to any trip you take, but it's especially true when you're heading to a foreign country. It can be tempting to book a ticket and start fantasizing about your getaway, but there's work to be …

Mapped: All the world's 1,031 World Heritage Sites

In 1978, when Unesco published its first list of protected places, there were just 12 World Heritage Sites.<p>These included:<p>The Galapagos Islands and Quito (both in Ecuador);<br>• Yellowstone National Park and Mesa Verde National Park (both in the US);<br>• L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Park and Nahanni …

A Girl's Guide to Surviving Study Abroad

By College Tourist; Author: Zoe Radner, Vanderbilt University<p><b>A smart girl's tips for traveling abroad</b><p>While traveling abroad may be an equally enthralling experience for all, we ladies are faced with some unique challenges we must conquer during our journeys. Everyone receives the standard advice …

5 Simple Body Hacks to Avoid Jet Lag

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p>It's easy to get pumped about traveling abroad, but if you've ever been punished with a crippling case of jet lag, you know the struggle to reboot your body clock in unfamiliar territory is very real.<p>Fortunately, these simple body hacks can help you curb and prevent the pains of …

The 12 best things to do in Rome

This is where <i>la dolce vita</i> originated, after all.<p>Of course, after more than 2,000 years in existence, there's enough to explore to keep you busy for years, with decadent pasta and gelato to indulge in, places to shop for everything from handicrafts to haute couture, archeological sites, Baroque …

Nokia just unveiled the ultimate camera

As the BBC reports, the spherical OZO camera is equipped with eight lenses and eight microphones. This allows it to record 360 degrees of both stereoscopic 3D video and sound, creating true panoramas with accompanying audio.<p>The content that OZO creates can then be used with playback devices such as …

11 Pixar Short Films That Are Guaranteed To Brighten Up Your Day

All the emotion of Toy Story or Wall-E, but in just a few minutes.

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The Best Movies to Watch in August 2015

The most promising releases in theaters and on Netflix and Blu-ray in the coming month.<p>August is typically one of—if not the—dreariest months for movies, though this year, a surprising number of strong premieres will make going to the theater anything but a chore. From stripped-down genre efforts …

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Cocktail of the week: Coco No Loco

This 'skinny cocktail' is made with rum, coconut water and fresh mint<p>Trying to dodge sugary cocktails? Try this fresh and flavourful drink.<p>Made with white rum, fresh coconut water and cool mint, this clean and refreshing cocktail is low in calories.<p><b>Coconut No Loco</b><p><b>SERVES</b><p>1<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>50ml goof quality …

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7 Ways to Take Better Shots With Your Smartphone

Some of us love them, some of us hate them but the fact is mobile photography is here and it is here to stay. The vast majority of us carry a …

Yes, You Can Pickle That: How to Make the Quickest, Easiest Homemade Pickles

Think of these quick pickles as the gateway to all things preserved.<p><i>When summer comes around, we try to find ways to make it last forever. So every day this week, we'll bring you a new guide to preserving the season's best herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Today: Pickles!</i><p>Think of crunchy, tangy, …

Food Preservation