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A cultural sanctuary in Bhutan

Mandatory traditional dress, an abundance of monasteries and an ancient archery tradition capture the Himalayan nation’s deep-seated heritage.

Japan dos and don'ts: etiquette tips for first-time travellers

Japan is warm and welcoming to travellers, but its unique culture can be as inscrutable as it is intriguing for the first-time visitor. To help create a faux-pas-free journey, arm yourself with a few of these handy etiquette tips before your trip: from when to bow and take your shoes off, to when …

When is the best time to visit US and Canada's National Parks?

When is the best time to visit the National Parks of the US and Canada? You might think the answer would be one of the summer months. But when we looked at the 'best time to go' picks by Lonely Planet guidebook authors for the most visited and best-known parks in the US and Canada and stacked them …

100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas [Book Review]

Sometimes you need more than a guide to specifics in using a digital camera for ambitious image making. It is possible to overload your brain with …

9 Amazing Cave Villages You Can Still Visit

Since the dawn of time, caves have held a special attraction for people the world over, whether as a site for religious rituals, the den of legendary monsters, a place for some weekend exploring, or, simply, a cozy place to live. And due to their permanent nature, cave homes also happen to be …

Build a Solar Food Dehydrator - DIY

More and more people are recognizing the importance of food quality in their daily lives. The freshest, ripest, tastiest and most nutritious food …

DIY Ice Cream

Oh, hello. I didn't see you there.<p>Emma here (aka "the little sister") (aka "elsie jr jr") and I just stopped by to share a fun and delicious summer …

How to Transfer a Photo to Wood

Our goal is to keep our site a useful and valuable resource to all you fellow crafters out there—I see you, friends! With that in mind, this post was …

Two fun Mojito recipes!

Hi friends! I'm here to share a couple more drinks that Katie and I made especially for Emma's bachelorette party. They are both versions of a …

Make Your Own Mocha Chip Frappe

I'm probably the only person left who hadn't tried out ice cube coffee. The concept is simply enough: brew some really strong coffee, let it cool, …

How to Restore Old, Damaged Photos

Perhaps one of the most important things we do as portrait photographers is preserve memories. While the digital era and its ever-evolving technology …

Photography

Time-lapse Photography: Full Tutorial on Each Step of the Process

With so many timelapse videos floating around the internet recently, you may be looking to create your own timelapse. Well look no further than …

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Travel

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

Top 10 Destinations for Landscape Photography

If you want great landscape shots, you must choose the best locations and make the most of the natural lighting. And while you may get some good …

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

Living Rooms

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Watermelon Recipes, Facts, and Everything Else You Need To Know

<b>Growing up in the Midwest</b>, our one highly anticipated summer treat was watermelon. It was abundant and cheap so we ate tons of it. (I think I ate a …

Best Travel Apps And Sites To Help You Plan Your Trip, Handle A Layover And Find Out Where To Go Next

There are so many excellent travel apps out there to help you find affordable airfare (here's looking at you, OnTheFly), flight status and even where planes are around the world, but what about help planning your next trip?<p>Here are a handful (or two) of new(ish) apps or sites that you might not …

DIY HDTV Antenna - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Holly Mann shows us how to build a DIY HDTV Antenna. You probably have most of the things around the house already so it shouldn’t cost more than …

14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Australia: Animal Lover’s Paradise

There’s an animal for everyone where the rainforest meets the sea in Tropical North Queensland.<p>I’ve been to Tanzania, roaming Arusha National Park in a jeep and by foot in search of zebra, giraffe, baboon, and other beautiful African creatures. But when it comes to amazing, eclectic wildlife, …

Beautiful Melbourne – Street Photography by William Watt

Every day at 11:01AM, Australian photographer William Watt posts a fresh picture of Melbourne on his photo blog. Needless to say, William loves …

5 Essential Photo Apps for Your Phone

The smartphone has not only revolutionized the way we live but also completely altered the landscape of modern photography. If you have any doubts …

How To: Make Your Own DIY Tree Swing

I've always wanted a tree swing, but have never lived in a place that had a tree strong enough to support one. If you're lucky enough to have a nice, …

Refrigerator Pickles: Learn To Pickle Cucumbers the Simple Way

Refrigerator Pickles<p>It’s no secret that many things from your own kitchen are more flavorful, healthful, and nutrient dense than store-bought. …