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All National Parks In Canada Will Be Free In 2018

Get excited Canada because we have some great news! The Canadian Government has a very special gift for us this year. Every single national park, …

National Parks

5 amazing places to visit on a southern New Brunswick road trip

Fundy National Park<p>Canada was made for epic road trips, and the eastern province of New Brunswick is the perfect place to hit the highway for scenic …

Hiking

10 Places in Canada Every Canadian Needs to Visit

Canada is a land filled with fascinating places and amazing adventures. The only problem: Narrowing down your choice of destination! Here are 10 …

Top 10 most incredible hikes in the Canadian Rockies

Alberta and British Columbia boast some the worlds most spectacular and rewarding hiking trails. After spending six years living in Jasper and Banff, …

Mountains, lakes and waterfalls: A beginner’s guide to hiking in Alberta’s rocky mountains!

The truth is that Alberta’s Rocky Mountains really do offer up trails for everyone, with the majority of experiences tailored towards beginners. But …

Destination review: The ultimate guide to Lisbon

Lisbon is definitely becoming <i>the</i> trendy holiday destination. With all the benefits of a traditional city break - including amazing food, culture and …

The most beautiful pictures of Paris (and where to take them)

10 Amazing Things to Do in... Paris<p>City Breaks<p>10 Amazing Things to Do in... Paris<p>Postcard from Le Marais<p>City Breaks<p>Postcard from Le Marais<p>The film …

France

This Natural Pool Is the Best-kept Secret in Texas

This isn’t your typical swimming hole.<p>Texas’ best kept secret, Hamilton Pool Preserve, is a beautiful oasis that is way more exciting than a summer …

Trails

Why Portugal Should Be Your Next Travel Spot

For Americans enchanted by the idea of a European getaway, Iceland and the U.K. have long dominated as de facto “gateways” to the continent: the …

The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

We have had another incredible week here in the world of photography with artists and contributing writers adding some great content to the websphere …

Photographer Captures Beautiful Symmetrical Shots of Libraries Around the World

As evident in his symmetrical shots of Berlin's beautiful architecture, Paris-based photographer Thibaud Poirer knows how to expertly capture interiors. In his latest series, <i>Libraries</i>, Poirer offers a gorgeous glimpse inside some of the world's most unique reading rooms.<p>Like his past work, <i>Libraries</i> …

How to Photograph 3 Headshot Looks with Just 1 Background

Perhaps you’re on a budget, or maybe you just hate switching out backgrounds. Either way, this tutorial from portrait and lifestyle photographer Jeff …

Tutorials

From Rome to Amalfi by train: A gallery of an epic trip through Italy

I booked a cheap flight from Lisbon to Rome on a whim. I was at the tail end of a three-month rail journey through France, Spain, and Portugal, but a …

Italy

9 Tips to Take your Photography to the Next Level

In this AYP episode, Marc Silber gives (at least) nine photography tips from his new book Advancing Your Photography. He shows his work and tells …

Can’t Afford Strobes for Outdoor Portraits? Here's a Simple $5 Solution from the Hardware Store (VIDEO)

Everyone loves to shoot outdoor portraits with natural light, but sometimes the sun and clouds simply don’t cooperate. For those of you who can’t …

Here’s a Hyperlapse Journey Through the Ancient City of Rome

Ukranian timelapse photographer Kirill Neiezhmakov has released a gorgeous new short film titled, “A Gift from Rome.” It’s a timelapse and hyperlapse …

11 Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end until you drag yourself back to work needing another week off. You are …

Dubrovnik Beaches To Keep You Cool This Summer | Croatia Travel Blog

Dubrovnik Beaches To Keep You Cool This Summer<p>The beauty of Dubrovnik is that it combines a bunch of different things. Of course, there’s the …

How to Blend Exposures in Photoshop

When presented with an ethereal sunset or sunrise we tend to get lost in the myriad of camera settings and options. By the time we figure out what …

Tutorials

The Most Beautiful Caves in the World

Caves typically conjure images of spelunking horror movies, or fairy-tale baddies. But in reality, the structures are among some of the most stunning, untouched geological formations on the planet—just look at the vibrant red rocks of Antelope Valley, the glittering ice caverns of Iceland's …

Caving

17 of the World's Most Romantic Destinations

Feel the love in these classic and far-flung places from National Geographic's book, The World's Most Romantic Destinations.

Travel Photography

The 25 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The Adventure List<p>The greatest adventure in human history had perhaps many starting points — but, if you were to pick just one, you might say it …

The first Japanese cherry blossom forecast of 2017 has been released

The Japan Meteorological Corporation has released the first part of its annual cherry blossom forecast for 2017, predicting when will be the best times to view the flowers in different parts of the country this year.<p>Hanami, or ‘cherry blossom viewing’, is one of the most anticipated activities of …

15 amazing places around the world that should be on your bucket list

<b>Seeing the great wonders of the world is one of the ultimate experiences in travel.</b><p>The Grand Canyon, Machu Picchu and the Acropolis are just a couple …

Half-cruise, half-cargo ships provide authenticity in place of cocktails and casinos

No one would call the Aranui 5 a thing of beauty. Half cruise ship and half freighter, it has a cockeyed profile that only its maker could love.<p>It may not look like much, but it manages to sail to some of the most beautiful islands in the world.<p>The Aranui navigates the waters of French Polynesia, …

Cruise Ships

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

Ten Top Travel Apps

What did we travellers do in the old days - all of about eight years ago - before travel apps arrived on the scene? We had to cart around atlases and …