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20 Places To See Abroad Before You Die

It's a big world out there -- so big that it can be daunting to decide what international destinations to visit in the course of a lifetime. From natural wonders to man-made masterpieces, from wildlife to cityscapes, the choices are seemingly endless. Don't let indecision get you down, or worse, …

Travel

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

Great Getaways<p>To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, …

Pictures of the Week 1.10.14

Lebanon Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Lebanon (including Beirut, Byblos, Pigeon Rocks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Middle East

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Argentina

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Alessandro Tomassetti. Of his trip to Argentina he says:<p>Two years ago I traveled around the world and snapped pictures and blogged all along the way. There were zen moments in all the countries I visited but one that stands out was during a hike to …

Top 10: Iconic Places to Photograph

Recently I was asked if I could name a “bucket list” of iconic places in the world for photographers. It didn’t take long. Certain places attract photographers like magnets attract iron filings; we are drawn to them without quite knowing why. Nor do we absolutely have to know. For some of us it …

This Is The Absolute Bluest Water In The World

As fall descends, we're tired of looking up at orange leaves and craving a peek down at blue waves. So we embarked on a hunt for the absolute bluest water on Earth, and this is what we found.<p>Don't jump in-- it's just a computer screen.<p><b>The Maldives</b><p><b>Five Flower Lake, China</b><p><b>Peyto Lake, Canada</b><p><b>Aragusuku</b> …

10 best things to climb

Over ice and iron girders, shinnying up temples and scaling rainforest trees – tackle the world’s most worthwhile ways to reach the top. In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i> we've gathered together ten things to go up, from the somewhat gentle to the downright difficult. …

Articles about 7 cozy cottages on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie packs function into just 510 square …

Los Angeles

Articles about angular futuristic house georgia on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture …

Architecture

Where to See New England's Best Fall Foliage

Every fall, New England rolls out a foliage carpet dressed in blazing oranges and reds, yellows and purples. It's the perfect time to visit the region. Leaf peepers come to drive the winding country roads, hike lush mountain paths, and stroll town greens to soak in the vibrant vistas of color. If …

New England

Getting Hooked on Huka Falls in New Zealand

One thing about visiting New Zealand, don't do it in a rush! One week is clearly not enough time, even if you're only going to the North Island like I was.<p>Anxious to see more than Auckland and Wellington on this trip, I toured the town of Taupo near the central island's geothermal area on a quick …

New Zealand

The 12th-century wooden Stave church at Urnes, Norway. It's pretty cool to see something so old and still intact. I'm not usually into church visits when I travel, but I'll make an exception for these Stave churches in Norway. They are quite unique and interesting. #Norway #fjordnorway photo by @magnumji

Grand fjord views in #Norway. #fjordnorway photo by @magnumji

Green House Overlooking the Chesapeake Bay Designed by Gardner Mohr Architects

Following the streams of sustainable design, the <b>Bay House</b> is a green house overlooking the Chesapeake Bay and it represents one of the most …

The Long House / Khosla Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The program for The Long House was conceived of by Architect Sandeep Khosla and his graphic Designer …

Framing

The Perfect Balanced Home: Southlands Residence Surrounded by Lush Vegetation in Vancouver

Some of the best living spaces, the homes we cherish and preserve as shelters that bring us peace and tranquility, are the ones that exhale life and …

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Mexico’s Hidden Getaway: Todos Santos, Playa Cerritos

Forget Cabo San Lucas and head to Todos Santos for some of the most exciting art, music, and beaches in Mexico.<p>You’ve heard of Los Cabos, right? …

5 Tips To Make Your Photos More Compelling

Do you want your photographs to be more eye catching, but don't know where to begin? For starters, you can try a few of these simple composition tips …

Date a Boy Who Travels

Date a boy who travels. Date a boy who treasures experience over toys, a hand-woven bracelet over a Rolex. Date the boy who scoffs when he hears the words, "vacation," "all-inclusive" or "resort." Date a boy who travels because he's not blinded by a single goal but enlivened by many.<p>You might find …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …