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Life Lessons From the Camino de Santiago

Recently, I walked a section of the <i>Camino de Santiago</i>, a pilgrimage that begins in France and ends in Spain. For centuries, thousands of <i>pilgrims</i> of different spiritual traditions, backgrounds, and countries travel to participate in the 800-kilometer trek.<p>A beginner's mind and a backpack is all you …

The Azores Islands Are The Atlantic Ocean's 'Best-Kept Secrets' For Excellent Reason

The only thing better than an unspoiled paradise is one that nobody you know has visited yet.<p><i>Some</i> people can say they’re familiar with the Azores, a group of nine islands some 800 miles off the coast of Portugal. But by and large, these rugged, salt-sprayed islands are what USA Today calls “some of …

How to Get Better Landscape Photographs By Controlling Perspective

This article has been necessitated by the countless debates I have with photographers about the kind of lenses that should be used for landscape …

Why Google and Apple made their own programming languages

Almost exactly one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands.<p>The vision behind Swift is right in the name. Apple promises Swift is faster to write, and results in faster …