Allison Fitzmaurice

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Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

We’ve all sat, staring out of our window and cursing at the rain poring down or the flat, grey sky that just happened to cloud over on few hours …

Six Great Seattle Charcuteries to Feed Your Inner Carnivore

GallerySix Great Seattle Charcuteries to Feed Your Inner Carnivore<p>Charcuterie has hit Seattle in a big way. The ancient meat preservation technique includes salting, smoking, curing, slow-cooking, and emulsifying. Restaurants across the city are offering house-smoked this and house-cured that but …

From flirtatious couples to the joys of motherhood, depictions of romance and love can be found throughout the Met’s galleries and on our Pinterest board, Love. http://met.org/14HUZgV Pierre-Auguste Cot (French, 1837–1883) | The Storm | 1880

The most familiar Hawaiian instrument is the 'ukulele, a small type of guitar. The instrument was probably introduced to Hawaii in 1879 by Portuguese settlers from Madeira. The instrument was modified to suit local musical tastes and the Hawaiian 'ukulele was born. This work is among the oldest known 'ukulele. Featured Artwork of the Day: Ukulele | ca. 1880 | Hawaii, United States http://met.org/14X4U2X

This baby snow leopard has an unlikely best friend. Watch the adorable pair at play on Smithsonian Channel's "Baby Planet: Saving Species." http://ow.ly/nhT09

That's How We Roll: Zorbing in Bled, Slovenia – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

18<p>2<p>In a giant transparent ball, Alberto and I strapped ourselves onto our harnesses – one to the waist, another to the feet – and held on to the …

A Journey to the Arctic Ice and Into the Human Spirit

We rode for five days over an expanse of sea ice. The horizon was scattered with the memory of winter, and pieces of purple and amber mountains peeked through the eternal white snow. The light descends slowly this time of year and it draws out that delicious final hour of sunset glow upon the …

A peek inside the British royal residences

As the world zooms in on the royal birth, take a look at the open-to-the-public retreats, castles and palaces where you can follow in the House of Windsor’s footsteps.

Mini guide to nightlife in Las Vegas

Whether an acrobatic show or a club under a waterfall, after dark is when Sin City’s dizzying array of cabarets, bars and lounges come to life.<p>Sin City’s hulking megaresorts and casino hotels flashily compete to lure travellers and their wallets inside with a dizzying array of larger-than-life …

How to access exclusive airline lounges

The world’s premium airline lounges usually admit only business class flyers, but some economy ticketholders are finding a way inside.<p>The world’s premium airline lounges usually admit only business class flyers, but some economy ticketholders are finding a way inside.<p><b>Related video: Is it time for</b> …

Breathtaking rainbows over Victoria Falls, the world's largest waterfall

47 unearthly lightning strikes [PICs]

IN THESE IMAGES, lightning appears close up, often seemingly just a few city blocks away. Don’t let the images fool you though — pro lightning …

Best Places in Europe Summer Cities

Not all European cities are ideal destinations in the summer, some are overcrowded, thick with smog and geared towards over charging tourists for …

European Travel

5 Things to do in Lyon France

5 Things to do in Lyon FranceFrance’s third city is a bustle of boutiques, bistros, hidden passageways, riverside walks and historic architectural …

5 Best Beach Towns in the UK

There are only so many French riviera towns and Greek island villages you can visit until you’re longing for a beach town that offers something …

5 Reasons to Holiday In Dartmouth, UK

Does summer still seem like it’s ages away? Are you desperate for some relaxation or a much needed holiday or long weekend? Why not consider taking a …

Italy's Finest Hikes Exploring the Great Outdoors

Italy’s Finest Hikes – Experience Italy in a completely new way by lacing up your hiking boots and hitting the trail and Exploring the Great Outdoors …

Italy

Asia

Gujarat is a charmingly whimsical land which majestically showcases a colorful mosaic of age old religion, vibrant culture and glorious …

Best Beaches in the Mediterranean

Best Beaches in the Mediterranean – Travelers who love the sights, sounds and smells of the beautiful Mediterranean Sea should consider taking a …

European Travel

Tuolumne Meadows

Burning Under the Stars

Badlands 25

Looking Up | Yosemite, CA

WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT- NEW MEXICO

Reflection Lake