Kendra Torgerson

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Learn how to take better pictures

Have you ever wanted to get more from your camera, or to understand how to actually use it rather than just using the "Automatic" setting all the …

DIY Cloud Light

We're card carrying members of the string light appreciation society and Therese's fun and inventive DIY is a great way to add another whimsical …

12 Dutch Experiences Every Visitor Should Have In Amsterdam

There’s no doubting Amsterdam is one of THE best cities to visit in Europe – from the expansive and picturesque Vondelpark, its beautiful canals, the …

Van Gogh Museum

8 lessons about great transit I learned riding the Paris Métro

by Dan MalouffParis has one of the world's great subway systems. Beyond its truly impressive coverage and service quality, here are eight wonderful …

Trains

20 Perfect Summer Getaways

<b>Where to Go:</b> Amicalola Falls State Park, Georgia.<p><b>Distance:</b> 70 miles from Atlanta.<p><b>Where to Stay:</b> Hike five miles on a moderate trail (with five …

Luggage Guide: 3 Ways to Travel Right

Apparently, not all luggage is created equal. Whether you’re going on a quick road trip or a long vacation, choosing the right one for your different …

Duolingo Made Language Learning Fun. Can It Do the Same for Language Testing?

Of the 1.2 billion people on Earth attempting to learn foreign languages, 800 million have chosen to study English, and they are probably not doing …

Language Learning

19 Quebec Hikes You Need To Do This Summer

Damn, Quebec.

The Best Flowers to Plant for Your Astrological Sign

You're destined to grow these otherworldly blooms.<p>You rely on your horoscope to enlighten you on everything from when to move to what cocktail you should be drinking. Now, astrologer Kim Allen is breaking down how the stars can also guide you to your best garden yet.

Road Trip: Washington’s National Parks

Save Place<p>17632 Winton Rd, Leavenworth, WA 98826, USA<p>You’ll hear no highway traffic at these twelve lakeside cabins and 3 bunkhouses, which sit …

The 12 best places in the US for checking out wildlife without the crowds

1. Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota<p>The 70,000-acre refuge in the remote Badlands of western North Dakota is filled with bighorn sheep, …

National Parks

This Science Museum appears to have become much more expensive

We doubt there exists, has existed or will ever exist a museum that is so good it is worth a $190billion entry fee.<p>The Science Museum of Minnesota …

But Everything Was Supposed to Be Perfect: When Anxiety and Depression Follow You to Your Dream City

"Maybe I should just stay in bed."<p>I think this every morning. I seriously consider this every morning.<p>I look around at my tiny apartment, the apartment I go to sleep every night thinking, "How did I luck out with this?" and think, "This makes me sad." I don't have a solid reason as to why the sight …

The Least-Visited States In America, And Why You Should Go To Each

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Arkansas Dept. of Parks and Tourism (edited)</i><p>Even the most travelled Americans have a few gaps in the "where I've been" map, especially when we're talking about missing states. It's a big country out there and clocking all 50 is a bucket list accomplishment. But which ones …

Road Trip: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Travel<p>Explore the sights and sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way, and meet the people who make it unforgettable.<p>Travel<p>At the western fringe of Europe is a marginal zone where the force of the Atlantic crashes against the jagged rock defenses of Ireland’s western seaboard. The Wild Atlantic Way, a new …

23 Pieces of Essential Gear for the Serious Hiker

Any experienced hiker knows that a good (or bad) piece of gear can have a huge impact on a trip. The off-brand tent that seemed like an awesome deal …

Ultralight Backpacking Secrets

Ultralight backpacking? I remember when I first cut my toothbrush handle in half. I thought I was going light then, with thirty-five pounds on my …

What Makes a Man Realize "This Is the Person I Want to Marry"

Not all guys love sports, but when it comes to marriage, many of us unknowingly approach it with a sports mentality. If there's one thing we've learned over the years—either from our jock days or watching too many movies that end with the winning punch, jump shot, or touchdown—it's that we need the …

Relationships

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Extinction

5 Budget-Friendly Fall Travel Destinations

Fall Vacations At Reasonable Prices<p>Schools are back in session and the summer vacation season is finally coming to an end. If you are fortunate enough to have vacation time in the fall, you are likely to find lesser crowds and attractions that are willing to make concessions to fill in the gaps. …

Travel

Get Active

We've scoured the globe in search of hidden gems to experience around the world. Here are the best experiences to get you moving.<p><i>From the October 2015 issue of</i> Traveler <i>magazine</i><p>Reasons to Travel Now: 14-24<p><b>14. ZIP-LINING OVER JODHPUR:</b><p>Combine a thrill ride with Indian history via Flying Fox’s zip-line …

How to Visit U.S. National Parks for Free

<i>by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>In case you hadn't noticed, the U.S. is home to some of the greatest national parks in the world. The best part: if you do your homework, you can visit them for free. Here's how.<p><b>Enroll in the Every Kid In A Park program</b><p>Get ready for the ultimate family national …

National Parks

How to see all of Switzerland in a single day

The stool on the porch of a Swiss farm labourer’s cottage offered the chance to rest and admire the village of wooden chalets and farm buildings dotted about the green countryside.<p>A few cows were dozing, and chickens scratched about in the yard. Across the gravel road beyond a neat kitchen garden …

Hawaii’s Deepest Secret

Earth’s concentric layers scale remarkably well to those of a peach. The atmosphere is proportionally as thick as the exterior fuzz. The crust corresponds to the skin, the iron core (although spherical rather than pointed) to the pit, and the rocky mantle, which constitutes eighty-four per cent of …

Earth Science

23 Awesome Gifts for the Camper in Your Life

We’ve all got at least one in our life: the granola-eating, trail-blazing, adventure-seeking outdoor junkie who can’t get enough of nature. And we’ve all faced the conundrum of trying to figure out what to get for that special person who already has every camping gadget imaginable under the sun. …

Everything You Need to Know About Off-Season Travel

<i>By Dalia Colon for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>We all know the four seasons: winter, spring, summer and fall. But in the travel industry, there are only three seasons that matter: peak, shoulder and off. Here's why you should care.<p><b>What's the diff?</b><p>Peak season, or high season, is when a destination …

$99 Flights to Europe Are Back This Fall and Winter

Note: you may have to cough up a bit more to get home.<p>WOW Airlines, the ultra-budget Icelandic airline that made headlines last fall for announcing …