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The most beautiful places in France for you to explore

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is the France of your dreams: Romantic settings in Paris. Dazzling white snow in the Alps. Quaint hilltop villages. Stunning chateaux. Fields of flowers and vineyards bursting with grapes and the promise of wine. And let's not forget magnificent beaches and islands off two …


6 European Islands You've Probably Never Heard Of Before

Europe is brimming with hidden gems. You just need to know where to look…especially if you're looking for under-the-radar European islands for your honeymoon. There’s no doubt that Ibiza and Mykonos are on your radar, but what about the Texel and Vis? These enchanting enclaves are among the …

European Travel

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

Roger Federer on retirement: 'I'm looking forward to it'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Given the form he's been showing in the last 14 months, most people aren't surprised that Roger Federer is once again world No. 1.<p>Federer has enjoyed a remarkable 14 months -- winning three grand slams -- after returning to the sport following a lengthy layoff due to a knee injury.<p>But at …

Roger Federer

Stunning revival of the humble shipping container

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1937, a young trucker named Malcolm McLean was delivering a load of cotton to a harbor in Hoboken, New Jersey. As he watched workers slowly transport the boxes by hand onto a ship, the story goes, he thought there had to be a better way to do it.<p>It turns out, there was: a big metal box …


See the winning images in the International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards

The gorgeous wilds of Patagonia and New Zealand are captured in the winning images of the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.<p>Chosen from more than 3500 entries by over 850 photographers, the winner of international competition is Maxe Rive from the Netherlands. His …

Landscape Photography

11 amazing places to visit in the Czech Republic

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Czech Republic is a destination straight out of fairy tales.<p>With an array of picturesque historic cities, world-class architecture, romantic castles and charming natural wonders, this Central European country should definitely be on every travel list.<p>Covering an area of just 78,866 …

European Travel

The nominees for World Press Photo of the Year

The World Press Photo Foundation announced its 2018 award nominees today, including the six nominees for World Press Photo of the Year. Why it …

Chloe Kim's cool, but her dad may be even cooler

<b>(CNN) —</b> By now we all know Chloe Kim; teenage snowboarding wunderkind, ice cream enthusiast, A+ tweeter and now, Olympic gold medalist. However, her tremendous win in the women's halfpipe competition on Tuesday put another American hero front and center: Her dad, Jong Jin Kim.<p>Kim is arguably his …

Chloe Kim

Chloe Kim, Shaun White Crush It on Day 4 at the Olympics: Pictures

Pictures of the Week 2.9.18

Let the Games Begin in PyeongChang: Pictures

Winter Olympics

Kate Middleton Is Pregnant With Twins — Expecting Two Princesses! (EXCLUSIVE)

Two months away from her due date, a pregnant Kate Middleton has some exciting news to share! She is expecting twin girls with husband Prince William.<p>…

23 Amazing Coincidences That I Captured On The Streets Of New York

I moved to New York almost a decade ago (from Los Angeles, and Detroit before that, and Kansas City before that). By that point in my life -- after …

Rafael Nadal reveals he sent private message to Roger Federer after 20th Grand Slam triumph

Rafael Nadal has revealed he sent a private message of congratulations to Roger Federer via text after the Swiss’ remarkable 20th Grand Slam title …

Night-time, neon and backstreet bars: an Instagram journey through Tokyo

In high-rise, hi-tech Tokyo, photographer RK finds pockets where the old-style city peeks through the neon-lit towers – and characters from galaxies far, far away


Let This Vagabonding Couple Explain How To Budget For The Van Life

Every vanlifer we’ve interviewed (and we have interviewed a <i>lot</i>) is confronted with queries about financing their vagabonding lifestyle. It’s a pressing concern, right? Especially if you’re trying to develop a career from within the confines of a vehicle and keep gas in the tank. There are obvious …

Hot Springs

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Yes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but all that indulging can leave us feeling somewhat sluggish and bloated come New Year.<p>There's nothing else for it but to hit the gym.<p>But let's be honest here: you don't want to spend any more time working out than you absolutely <i>have to</i> in …


World's longest glass bridge opens in Hebei, China

<b>(CNN) —</b> Because walking across a glass-bottomed suspension bridge just isn't scary enough, China is finding new ways to bring the fear.<p>The country's latest -- billed as the world's longest -- opened at the end of 2017 in Hebei Province's Hongyagu Scenic Area.<p>And just in case the 488 meter span …


You've Been Rolling Your Clothes All Wrong. Here's the Correct Way to Do It.

If you’re on Team Roll when it comes to the age-old fold-or-roll packing debate, you’ll want to listen up. Because you’ve probably been preforming …


This Picturesque Japanese Village Is One of the Snowiest Places on the Planet (Photos)

And you thought Boston got a lot of snow.<p>As the “bomb cyclone” advances through the Northeast, schools and businesses have shut down. People are …

Japan Meteorological Agency

51 Illegal Photos Of North Korea That Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Want You To See

Photographer Eric Lafforgue is one of the very lucky few that have had a chance to see what North Korea is really like. "Since 2008, I have ventured …

North Korea

Self Reflection

Damien Milan noticed that the house where this bride was getting ready was pretty cramped and dark, but upon entering, a little corridor caught his …

Snow, rain, wind: Britain's wintry weather - in pictures

Heavy snow, rain, thunderstorms and wind have caused disruption across much of Britain as a band of severe weather rolled across the country

15+ Amazing Photographers Capture Bright Colors In Nature

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best nature shots showing bright colors in the Bright Colors In Nature Photo contest with …

Landscape Photography

Train Passenger Captures Surreal Photos of Hokkaido Blanketed in Snow

Hokkaido, Japan's snow-covered northernmost prefecture, is the magical background for Chinese photographer Ying Yin‘s series <i>Wind of Okhotsk</i>. Inspired by her desire to visit a snowy area, the lush winter scenery, blanketed by white powder, makes for a powerful set of images.<p>Starting in Sapporo, the …

Top 25 Landscape Photographers of 2017

One of my goals here at CaptureLandscapes is to keep you inspired to go out creating compelling images. Part of that journey involves highlighting …

Pictures of the Week 12.28.17


Photos of the Week: Chilly Days, a Bearskin Parade, Preparations for 2018

People stranded at Disneyland; a spectacular rocket launch in California; polar bears dance for the Pope; violent attacks in Afghanistan and Mexico; a ridiculous amount of snow buries Erie, Pennsylvania; Christmas on an Australian beach; and much more.