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Cuba after the Castros

By Will Grant<p>The boat was barely seaworthy and heavily overloaded with men and equipment. For seven days and nights, the crew had attempted to navigate the treacherous seas but the ship was unfit and letting in water.<p>Almost all the men on board were unwell – seasick or weak with hunger and …

Cuba

Low-light photography: How low can you go?

<b>Low light can still yield great images – landscape and travel photographer David Clapp shares his top tips and techniques</b><p>David’s top tips for getting …

Landscape Photography

Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

Street Photography

Beyond Tokyo: 8 of Japan's best foodie destinations

<b>(CNN) —</b> We all know about Tokyo 's amazing sushi, ramen and tempura.<p>Japan's capital is a gastronomic wonderland -- that comes as no surprise.<p>But if you want to really experience Japan's rich culinary canon, you'll need to get out of Tokyo and eat your way across the country.<p>"Japan has one of the …

Japan

13 Mistakes That Are Stopping You From Reaching Your Full Fitness Potential

A physiotherapist shares her advice on improving your body.<p>Whether you've been inspired to run a marathon or simply want to return to regular exercise, managing injuries can be the secret to staying fit and healthy for longer. We spoke to Ashley Wienand, clinical director at Ultra Sports Clinic and …

Inflammation

These beautiful portraits celebrate freedom in West Africa

“Every so often I had to go up the country to take photos for identification cards. Out in the country, as soon as I took out my camera, everyone ran or turned away. It was believed to be very dangerous to have your photo taken because your soul was taken away, and you could die.” In 1997, Malian …

Africa

Easy Chinese stir fry sauce recipes you will love

A successful stir fry can be all about the right sauce. There’s no need to the head to the supermarket for a pre-made sauce, as with the help of some …

Soysauce

Why I Use Getty Images to Sell My Photos

By doing a quick calculation, my photos make up 0.002% of the still images available on GettyImages.com. Which means I have 1,600 photos for sale out …

Getty Images

19 Simple Style Hacks And Tips Every Short Girl Must Know

Most importantly, embrace your height and wear everything with confidence.

Clothing

Spring update: 16 of the best online homeware and interiors shops

Whether you're hankering after a maximalist revamp, craving Scandinavian simplicity or fancy creating a safari-inspired paradise in time for summer, shopping online for homeware and furnishings is the easiest way to update your home.<p>Here, we recommend the best online interiors stores and boutiques …

Home Decorating

30 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

3 Highly Effective Exercises for Creative Photography

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Landscape Photography

Sharpen Images and Get Rid of Halos in Photoshop

Have you ever edited and sharpened a photograph you wanted to print or post online only to have halos around the edges? Have you ever wanted to know …

Tutorials

A Simple Frying Formula for Golden, Crisp Deliciousness—Every Time

<i>This article is part of Change The Way You Cook part 2, the next installment in our series to help anyone (yes, you!) become smarter, faster, and more freewheeling in the kitchen.</i><p>The trademark of all good fried food? A big personality crunch. Crisp, craggy, golden brown, flecked with salt. This is …

Deep Frying

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

7 Tips and Tricks for Nikon Cameras

Photographer Steve Perry‘s most popular video ever was his “7 Useful Camera Tricks for Nikon Shooters.” Now he’s back again with 7 more camera tricks …

Cameras

How Two Photographers Unknowingly Shot the Same Millisecond in Time

On March 3rd, during a large East Coast winter storm, I headed to the ocean to capture some wave action. My travels eventually took me to Great …

4 Photographers Shoot the Same Model and Create a Variety of Interesting Portraits (VIDEO)

Here’s the latest episode in a viral series in which fashion pro Jessica Kobeissi and three other photographers take on the challenge of shooting the …

14 hostels you won’t believe aren’t luxury hotels

When you think of hostels, images of dirty, insect-ridden bunk beds in a tiny dorm room may come to mind.<p>But thanks to technology and social media, dodgy operators can't get away with mediocre listings anymore if they want to succeed in the competitive hostel market.<p>Hostel booking site Hostelworld …

European Travel

Spiced Beef Kabobs with Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Soak skewers in water 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place bread and water to cover in a small bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Using hands, …

Country Lifestyle

The artist who captured the height of African American cool on canvas

In October 1968, Bobby Seale, the co-founder of the Black Panther Party, made it plain in a court of law, when he faced conspiracy charges as part of the Chicago 8, stating: “We’re hip to the fact that Superman never saved no black people. You got that?”<p>Seale gave voice to a fact that was widely …

15 Gorgeous Clean-Eating Lunches That Will Keep You Full Until Dinner

If you’re trying to eat clean, you already know that lunchtime can be a little, um, boring. But it’s not all dry lettuce and grilled chicken—promise. …

Black Panther

To say that Ryan Coogler’s films are expanding in scope and scale – more ambitious, audacious and pyrotechnically dazzling each time – would be to …

How mindfulness could help you combat work stress and boost your career

More than a third of the UK workforce is experiencing some form of anxiety, stress or depression at work<p>At a time when more than a third of the UK …

Feeling lonely? 7 simple ways to overcome loneliness

The Government's recent appointment of a minister for loneliness has shed light on a sad problem in our society – but if you're feeling isolated, …

The Best Books of February 2018: From Zadie Smith to Peter Carey

A Memoir of Wanderlust<p>In <i>The Art of Vanishing</i>, Laura Smith frankly lays bare the ins and outs of her marriage, from how it began to how it ended. Inspired by and obsessed with the story of Barbara Newhall Follett, a woman who lived her life with radical independence, Smith decided to do the same …

10 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You A Better Chef

Oh - and also very, very hungry

Food

How to Take Great City Photos at Night

Intimidated by nighttime photography? Here’s an inspiring 11-minute video from photographer Peter McKinnon on how you can take better photos of …

Destinations Travel Show 2018 (London Olympia)

Destinations Travel Show<p><b>From:</b> 01 February 2018<p><b>To:</b> 04 February 2018<p><b>Price:</b> Adult tickets from £11<p>Once again, the Wanderlust team will be at London’s …

Rao's Famous Lemon Chicken (Pollo al Limone)

To attain maximum heat, preheat broiler for at least 15 minutes before using.<p>Broil chicken halves, turning once, for about 30 minutes or until skin …