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Should I Upgrade My Camera or My Lens?

When it comes to upgrading camera equipment, deciding whether to splurge on a new camera or a new lens first can be a dilemma. This video tutorial …

Cameras

From Monty Python to Louis Armstrong: the 78 best funeral songs

22 European cities you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

A culinary tour of Japan

Tokyo has more Michelin stars than London and Paris combined. Ben Anderson tours Japan, eating treats 'so good I found it hard to believe I was …

How to Incorporate the “At Ease” Pantone Color Palette into Your Home

About a month ago, Pantone pulled out nine color palettes they expect to be uber trendy in 2017. Whether you’re into soft pastels or you’re thinking of going a little darker, there is a color palette here for *every* style aesthetic. We’ve put together this guide on how to incorporate each of the …

Articles about 7 daring dutch homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Inspired by her natural surroundings, a Dutch felt artist intuitively crafts a home on a northern Holland harbor.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter …

Migrating from a MacBook to Surface Book? Microsoft is here to help

How's this for cheeky: Microsoft launched a page helping MacBook users migrate to its recently launched laptop, the Surface Book. The nerve of these …

Best mobile games of July 2015 (pictures)

8 Under-the-Radar European Islands

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Europe presents many reasons to hop off the storied continent. Here are eight little-known havens to soak up seascapes, fishing villages, and local lore.<p>> Pico (Azores/Portugal)<p>The Azores are quietly luring adventurers for hiking, climbing, and biking. Those in the know …

European Travel

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

Art

A Park Ranger's Guide to Glacier

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Montana’s <b>Glacier National Park</b> is where everything bright and strong and never tamed comes together on high: gray wolves and great silver-tipped bears, storms that hit the Great Divide like tsunamis with golden eagles surfing the wind waves, twisted trees 200 years old but …

National Parks

Travel tips: go off the tourist trail in beautiful Bruges, plus deals of the week

<b>Take me there: Bruges, Belgium</b><p><b>Why go</b><br>Bruges, the city of a thousand photo opportunities, if only that coach party would just move out of the way. Beneath the postcard-perfect veneer of this medieval town you’ll find a robust cultural life which moves up a gear with the Bruges Triennial (20 May-18 …

European Travel

Prosecco: A toast to Italy's finest fizz

The vines are everywhere, right across the landscape; fresh green leaves covering the country in spring and summer, swooping down into valleys and right up and away to swathe the distinctive conical hills. It almost hurts your eyes to look at the bright, verdant vineyards in May. Aptly enough, the …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

10 of Europe's best national parks … that you've probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/27/1427478158484/c953cf50-91e1-4a84-8a54-656560902bcf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national …

8 Wedding Destinations That Are Positively Swoon-Worthy

Weddings are fun. But, destination weddings, with their built-in vacation status, are even better. As a bride, though, you want to make sure you’re …

Classical music's 10 best moonlighters

They’ve been cab drivers, mystics and ornithologists. One was even a prime minister. Meet music’s greatest multi-taskers<p>To become a leader in any field, specialisation is obligatory. The risk of spreading oneself too thin is drilled into those with multiple interests. “You cannot hunt two hares at …

Classical Music

The best red wines to drink in spring

As the weather warms, try these lighter, fresher, fruitier red wines from Chile, Sicily and Burgundy<p>It’s time for spring-like red wines to burst forth. Let’s have a change from the robust, mature and savoury reds of the properly cold months and see some lighter styles blossom. Right now – …

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Travel<p>Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of …

Trains

Articles about 5 modern bathrooms designed wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, and new advancements in technology and materials continue to push the space...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the …

17 beautiful rivers you must see in your lifetime

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

Ethereal Photos of the Palace of Mystery in Portugal Look Straight Out of a Storybook

Canadian Taylor Moore recently captured the spectacular and enigmatic place that is the legendary <i>Quinta da Regaleira</i> found in the UNESCO village of …

Florida by Water: Spring Into Action

Florida's springs are protected as state parks and offer ecologically sustainable recreation options.<p>Florida has more springs than any other state. The mineral-rich waters originate deep within the Floridan aquifer and bubble to the surface, creating refreshingly cool (averaging 68º to 70ºF …

The best books to read before you die

35 images<p>Need something to read this Book Lovers Day? Here are the best books to read before you die...<p>Today marks National Book Lovers Day, and what …

Books

8 Books for All the Wonderful Weirdos in Your Life

Oh hey, Aunt Gertrude, here's some sexed-up Dickens for you!<p>First she helped us establish the commandments for a kick-ass book club, then she introduced us to her favorite classics and "issues" books. For our final installment from ELLE's February Best Year Ever Coach—professional book group …

The great London walk: Telegraph Tours

It never ceases to amaze me how far and how fast your feet can take you in London. It’s satisfying to look back at the end of the day and see how far you’ve come without going near public transport. On long walks you hit your stride, as you do when walking in mountains or fields, and landmarks loom …

Amsterdam attractions: what to see and do in spring

Popular songs have it that spring’s the time to come tulip-plucking. Here are my recommended events for the season.<p><b>Parks and gardens</b><p><b>Vondelpark</b><p>Amsterdam’s "green lung" is a pleasing profusion of forested patches, formal gardens, abundant shrubberies, open lawns, lakes and ponds. There are …

48 hours in central Tasmania: what to do and where to go

The wilderness area of Tasmania is vast, beautiful and, at first glance, a significant time commitment for interstate visitors.<p>But the Tasmanian government is – controversially – attempting to change this by opening up the forests, lakes and rivers of the state to “sensitive” tourism. The vanguard …