Leslie Polizoti

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How I Make Money as a Travel Photographer in 2015

Long gone are the days in which being a travel photographer simply meant you shot photography for a certain travel magazine or newspaper. The world …

The habits behind successful, creative, productive people

Gretchen Rubin has a slight frame, a fast mouth and an energetic zeal when talking about her new book, for which she was once again part researcher and part guinea pig. <i>Better Than Before</i> in many respects picks up where her earlier body of advice, <i>The Happiness Project</i>, left off. This time, she …

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

The One Word Key To Happiness

We all want to be happy. That’s obvious. But how much would people pay for a moment of happiness?Researchers did a survey — and the answer was about …

The Most Remote and Beautiful Landscape in the World Is in Westfjords, Iceland

It’s early June and a mild 53 degrees, but the overland trail to Galtarviti is still blocked by heavy snow. So we’re on the backup route, a path …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

What We've Learned About The Brain In The Past 20 Years

Twenty years ago, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives launched Brain Awareness Week (BAW) — March 16 to 22 — in the U.S. to celebrate and …

For the travelers: This website notifies you of incredible airfare deals

It was 2 a.m. on Christmas Day last year, and Zachary Cohn was browsing travel sites in search of an airline ticket. His timing, it turned out, was …

7 unforgettable wildlife trips

The wildlife encounters on these trips will stay with you for a lifetime – from the rare and endangered to the raw and dangerous<p>1. Go wild in winter, …

Sony Unleashes Four New FE Lenses: A 28mm, 35mm, 90mm Macro, and 24-240mm

Sony today announced four new full-frame lenses for its E-mount camera system today, bringing the total number of FE lenses to 11. The new lenses …

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Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

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15 Cheaper Ways to Travel Around the World

I circled the globe in 300 days once. It wasn't 10 months of constant travel; after getting married in Wisconsin, my husband and I flew to Bangkok …

Should Women Be Scared of Travelling in India? Read What These 10 Women Have to Say

"Hey sexy! Get on my bike for a fun time." When that super-enticing offer was screeched at me by a mustachioed man in a too-tight polyester shirt, I …

Booking a flight? This table shows how timing affects ticket pricing

Tickets to North America are cheapest two weeks before travel, but flights to Europe are best booked a month ahead of departure<p>Planning your summer holiday? Time your booking right and save hundreds of pounds on your flights.<p>Trips to North America, Europe and Africa are best booked closer to the …

Book Cheap Fares You Find on ITA Matrix with Hipmunk

Google’s ITA Matrix is the power user’s tool of choice to find flights, including cheap first-class fares and multi-city connections, but you can’t …

African safari alternatives that don't cost a fortune

The Big Five (buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros) sometimes elude safari goers in more ways than one. Rates for a five-night luxury safari - including guided wildlife drives, sunset cocktails, and tents with more puffy pillows than London's Ritz Hotel - can cost anywhere between …

Google officially launches Flights, their Search-friendly travel tool

As the travel booking game tightens up via acquisitions, Google is set to muscle their way in. Though Expedia and Travelocity are toeing the line, …

Solo Travel As A Woman: Safety Tips And The Most Dangerous Places In The World For Women Revealed

You only have to look at the travel blogs on HuffPost UK Lifestyle to see that solo travel is becoming more and more popular among women.<p>But while …

Why You Shouldn't Book Flights Too Far In Advance

Are you one of those people who think it's never too early to book a flight? A recent study disproves that responsible theory, and it'll make you want to wait a few weeks to buy those plane tickets.<p>CheapAir, an online travel agency, recently analyzed 2014 flight data and found that while buying a …

Social Media Manager for Photographers

What can you do with RAW Exposure?<p>With a few clicks, share photos on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and 500px<p>See the share history of each image in your …

Close Encounters: Will Burrard-Lucas' wildlife photography

Will Burrard-Lucas' wildlife photography<p><i>Inquisitive leopard photographed with BeetleCam. South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, 2013.</i> <i>Photo by Will</i> …

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5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

The Best Places in the World to Travel If You're on a Budget

<i>This post originally appeared on Domainehome.com.</i><p>Cost doesn’t have to stand in the way of your dream trip. If you’re yearning for a major travel …

6 things you’re doing wrong when photographing wildlife (and how to fix them)

<i>Editor’s note: MatadorU student Coen Wubbles has shot wildlife from all over South America, from Torres del Paine National Park in Chile to Tierra</i> …

9 Things People Who Retire Early Do

We all dream of retiring early (at least I do), but for most of us that's all it is — a dream. It doesn't necessarily have to be, however, and you …

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