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The Best Way to Get to Petra Is on One of World’s Best Hikes

Named one of the best hikes in the world, the Jordan Trail stretches 400 miles, from the forests of Um Qais in the verdant north to the Red Sea in …

Hiking

Is compassion fatigue inevitable in an age of 24-hour news?

We have never been more aware of the appalling events that occur around the world every day. But in the face of so much horror, is there a danger that we become numb to the headlines – and does it matter if we do? By Elisa Gabbert<p>In April this year, a woman calling herself Apathetic Idealist wrote …

Empathy

Step up: eight epic hikes of the world

Hiking is about more than exercise, pleasant scenery or getting from A to B; putting one foot in front of the other for hours, days or even weeks on end creates a special sense of connection to a place.<p>Lonely Planet’s new book, <i>Epic Hikes of the World</i>, contains 50 of the best routes suggested by our …

Hiking

Remembering the work of Bill Gold, one of Hollywood’s greatest poster designers

<b>Creatives from the advertising world reflect on the legacy of Bill Gold, the man behind many of Hollywood’s most iconic poster designs, who died</b> …

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 …

6 ways to make sure you wake up feeling worry-free

Don’t let daytime worries keep you tossing and turning all night. Here’s how to reduce anxiety before bedtime for perfect slumber<p>It’s been a long, …

I Packed My Life Into a Single Backpack to Travel the World for 9 Months. Here's What I Brought

I had to embrace minimalism and get rid of most of my stuff.<p>You have not witnessed frustration until you’ve seen a 24-year-old woman trying to stuff …

Deliverance From 27,000 Feet

Two mountain climbers died near the top of Mount Everest in 2016. Their bodies lay frozen there for a year. Then a journey began to bring them home.

Mount Everest

Point of no return

Point of no return.<p>Date = 20/11/2017<br>Day = 1 (Expedition) – Day 6 (Antarctica)<br>Location = middle of nowhere<br>Coordinates – 87.9808S, 131.6591W<br>Altitude = …

Five epic Welsh road trips you'll want to start planning straight away

Pack the car, grab your other half or your best friends and get on the road.<p>With soaring mountains, sweeping views and roads where you can drive for …

America’s best Mountain Peaks for your bucket list

America is home to some of the greatest peaks and summits, many of these connected to a National Park. Whether you are an experienced hiker/climber, …

Printed Pages AW17 is now available for pre-order – with exclusive prints, a party and more!

Features include an exclusive interview with the artist David Shrigley about his love of football and his life’s work, a chat with graphic design …

What It’s REALLY Like Taking Pictures at Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon had been on the top of my “must-photograph” list ever since I saw the first picture of a sunbeam penetrating the curvy, orange walls …

14 Inspirational Backyard Offices, Studios And Guest Houses

Today we’re sharing 14 examples of backyard offices, studios, exercise rooms, and hideouts that take backyard sheds to a whole new level.<p>1. Clad in …

Prefab Homes

A Tiny Show-Stopping Cabin Two Architects Built for $15,000

When a father/son architect team got together to design a tiny, sustainable shelter in the Wisconsin woods, the design they came up with wasn't just …

Lake Superior

MUJI to sell eagerly awaited $27k minimalist tiny homes this fall

If you’ve ever walked into a MUJI store and wished you could spend the night, here’s the next best thing. The minimalist Japanese home goods store …

How Much Should a Quality Logo Really Cost?

Designing a strong logo can reap endless rewards from increased awareness to sales and, even, long-term loyalty.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most companies know that they simply can’t afford to botch their logo: it will serve as the first impression and ongoing …

Graphic Design

First-Class Cabins

From the familiar log model to Swiss chalets and Swedish friggebods, cabins are the simplest of structures, made from local materials in forms that respond to climatic and cultural needs. However, these no-frills wilderness escapes no longer require giving up modern comforts and aesthetics. Today’s …

Listed Building

The perfect ski resort for someone who doesn't like skiing

Two confessions: I am a terrible skier, and I am a terrified skier. The two do not always go hand in hand – I used to be a terrible but excited skier, quite gung-ho and free from nerves, until I had a catastrophic fall one unseasonably warm spring while shooting down a slope covered with something …

Mount Rainier Climbing Gear List | REI Co-op Journal

Standing 14,410 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier is an icon in the Pacific Northwest that attracts close to 10,000 climbers each year. Striving …

Mountaineering

Hardscaping 101: Outdoor Wall Lights

Wall-mounted outdoor fixtures are the chameleons of landscape lighting. They can be used virtually anywhere in your garden that offers a flat …

50+ Professional Resume & CV Templates

Is landing yourself an awesome job on your New Year’s Resolution list this year? If so, you’ve definitely come to the right place! These …

Graphic Design

19 Facts About Mt. Kilimanjaro - The Highest Peak in Africa

As the tallest peak in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro always draws a lot of attention from trekkers and climbers alike. Many travel to Tanzania to nab one …

12 Must-Read Outdoor Adventure Books

There’s nothing better than getting lost in a great book; putting it down at night and it being the first thing that enters your head when you wake …

Freedom in the Hills

<i>This article first appeared in</i> Alpinist <i>52</i><i>—Winter 2015.</i><p>[Clockwise from Center] Ines Papert, Jarmila Tyrill, Jewell Lund, Pat Deavoll, Natalia …

Skiing Rocky Mountain National Park

When Glenn Porzak set out in the 1970s to climb the 100 highest peaks in Rocky Mountain National Park, his goal was to document the topography and …

How to submit your work to 40 of the most popular graphic design blogs

As every successful graphic designer will tell you, building a profile and regularly showcasing your work online is a vital part of any marketing …

Graphic Design

How to Launch a Successful Graphics Festival with No Experience or Connections

Three years ago, Edinburgh College of Art students Beth Wilson and James Gilchrist wanted to do something about the fact that graphic design was …

Graphic Design

43 pallet ideas that you can directly copy

Throughout the world—and particularly Hong Kong—there is a growing awareness of the environment and the need to protect it for future generations. …