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Kayaking with Beluga Whales - a Paddler's Dream

“Don't worry about your rudders, just get in the water.” Our guide Tress, from Sea North tours, was worried we wouldn't have enough time kayaking …

Milkyway Strartrail

To Catch a Rat on Norfolk Island

Changing Planet<p>This week I am visiting 3,455 ha Norfolk Island, north of New Zealand. Although closer to New Zealand, Norfolk Island is an external territory of Australia, currently governed by its own general assembly. Norfolk Island is the last island around New Zealand from which we need a …

New Zealand

Joshua Tree National Park - Explored

How are you with heights? #LonelyPlanet photographer, @bainonbike, is currently on the road and snapped this breathtaking shot of Taft Point in #Yosemite (yo-sem-it-ee) National Park, #California. The jaw-dropping head-turner of America’s national parks, and a UNESCO World Heritage site, Yosemite garners the devotion of all who enter. Four million visitors wend their way to the country’s third-oldest national park annually, and it’s pretty obvious why. #travel

Luxury & Romance at Daytona Beach Shores Hotel and Spa

It was a rocky start to our Daytona Beach vacation as we booked a hotel near the Daytona Beach boardwalk and pier. Dave and I have learned that as we …

Motorsport

America's Best "Top-Secret" Beaches

We've happily done our homework to bring you 9 perfect beach spots that are off the beaten path. Each one is gorgeous, and you'll have the sand …

Travel

5 Beauty Mistakes That Age You 10 Years

These little habits aren't doin' you justice.<p>While we live by the mantra "you do you"—especially when it comes to beauty—sometimes you just need a dose of real talk. Like: Your makeup is making you look old.<p>Here, makeup artist Lavonne points out the ways you're aging yourself—and gives you quick …

Makeup

How to Make S'mores Cake

1<p><b>Put butter in a microwave-safe container and microwave on high power for 30 seconds or until completely melted.</b> Or, melt the butter in a pan.<p>2<p><b>Put</b> …

Dessert

The Healthy Snack Your Sweet Tooth Will Die For

Dessert lovers, unite!<p>I don't know about you, but every day around 3 p.m., I get a pretty serious craving for a snack—and it's usually for something sweet. And then, suddenly, I've torn through half a sleeve of cookies like I haven't eaten in days...and I'm well on my way to a stomach ache. Let's …

10 Things Not to Do on a Disney Cruise

The recipe for a great Disney cruise is pretty simple: show up, relax and have fun! But there are some other things you’ll want to make sure you do …

Cruise Ships

8 reasons why every photographer should have a blog

One of the best things about being a photographer in 2015 is the ease with which you can share images, and also share your experiences and insights. …

Marketing

Focus Stacking in Photoshop: How to Get Pin Sharp Macro Shots

The HDR trend has come and, for many, gone, but what came of it is the easy-to-digest concept that creating one photograph may actually require …

Landscape Photography

And here it is: Leica will launch the very first Sony A7 camera series competitor in October!

Share <i> <br>The new Leica FF mirrorless will have a design based on the original Leicaflex camera.</i>MirrorlessRumors (Click here) broke the news and posted …

121-year-old bottle of whisky found in Scottish time capsule

A construction team has found what is believed to be a 121-year-old bottle of whisky near Kingussie in the Cairngorms<p>An time capsule containing a 121-year-old bottle of whisky has been found in Scotland.<p>The capsule, believed to contain items from the 1890s, was found buried inside the Ruthven Road …

Whiskey