Ambika Bhatt

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Stairway to heaven: hiking ancient pilgrimage trails in southern Japan

Mountainous Kumano is the holy ground of Japan and pilgrims have been trekking there for centuries. Shrines, mist, forests and waterfalls combine to create an entrancing hike<p>Normally I am not given to praying but the occasion demands it. After bowing twice and clapping twice, I make a silent …

Hiking

Imerovigli Santorini Best Location in Santorini Caldera – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

Imerovigli is located at Santorini of course. Despite the fact that is closer to Thira (capital) through a 30 minutes walking distance, it seems to …

European Travel

10 things to do in Tbilisi

What is it about Georgia lately? The country (not the US state) seems primed to be one of the hottest tourist destinations for 2017, as travellers …

This European City is Losing its Unesco Status to Tourists

One of the most interesting and diverse countries on the European continent, it's not hard to see why Montenegro is a major tourist draw. A popular …

These 10 rooftop bars let you make the most of London summer nights

Temperatures are soaring and the days and nights are getting brighter and longer. Yes, summer might still be a little while away, but sipping …

24 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Japan

Simply put, Japan is a fascinating destination. Here, you'll find a seamless blend of old traditions and new technology. You'll also discover …

Japan

Hear “Weightless,” the Most Relaxing Song Ever Made, According to Researchers (You’ll Need It Today)

As I write this, it’s election night, and I do not need to tell you about the thick haze of fear in the air. I have already had a couple friends ask …

Ambient Music

10 incredible online art schools

There was a time, not so very long ago, when art schools and ateliers were your only options for attaining a higher art education. Typically …

Digital Art

The 50 best TV show seasons of all time, according to critics

The most critically acclaimed TV shows in history have earned their praise by repeatedly producing innovative and memorable seasons.<p>Shows like “The …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an iPhone Message Master

One of the biggest upgrades in iOS 10 goes to Messages. The native app now comes with stacks of extra features including stickers, instant reactions, …

Homemade Ramen Recipes That'll Hug You From The Inside Out

These are not your instant soups.<p>If the mention of ramen brings to mind the packets of Maruchan ready-to-make soup that you can get for less than a dollar, then the introduction to a proper bowl of this soup is going to rock your mind. Ramen is one of the best gifts Asia has ever given the world ― …

10 Life Lessons You'll Learn From The IKEA 2017 Catalog

The Swedish retailer wants you to stop worrying about being perfect. We're on board.<p>As the design world anticipates the official debut of the IKEA 2017 catalog on August 8, the company has offered us a peek at this year's theme: imperfection.<p>According to the Swedish retailer, "A lot of people feel …

House Design

Why Straight Women Are Marrying Each Other

In the Mara region of northern Tanzania, Abigail Haworth discovers an empowering tribal tradition undergoing a modern revival.<p>Mugosi Maningo and Anastasia Juma's homestead lies among a cluster of hamlets that make up the remote village of Nyamongo in far northern Tanzania. There's no road to their …

Forestry

14 Reasons Why A Woman Who Is Close With Her Father Will Make The Best Type Of Wife

1. She understands the complexities of the male mind.<p>A woman who’s close with her father knows that sometimes men speak, and sometimes men listen. …

The 10 Best Photo Editing Apps For iPhone (2018 Edition)

How do you find the best photo editing apps for your iPhone photography? With so many apps available, it’s difficult to know which photo editor app …

Mobile Photography

iPhoneography: How to Make a Movie with Your Phone

<i>Tangerine</i> is currently available on Netflix for those among us who haven’t seen it yet or who want to see it again. (Note that this film is about …

What to do if you’ve forgotten your iPhone passcode

So you’ve managed to forget your iPhone’s passcode. You might have even managed to put your iPhone into the disabled state. Tsk tsk tsk… Well, you’ve …

iOS

Elevate your photography with the 20 best camera apps for the iPhone

There’s an old adage amongst photographers that goes, “The best camera is the one you have with you.” The point being that when the perfect scene …

30 Stunning iPhone Photos Taken At Night

Thank you for all of the wonderful images that were entered in our weekly iPhone photography contest. This week’s theme was “Night Photography” and …

Mobile Photography

10 Books Coming to a Movie Theater Near You

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf<p>I'm not really a film critic. When it comes to book to movie adaptations, though, I suddenly become the one person everyone wants (or doesn't want) to go to the theater with. That's because I will laugh, I will cry, and I will critique. Here are ten book-to-movie …

Details Songbook: 11 Tracks We're Listening to Right Now

Check out the music that’s spinning in the Details offices.

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

The 54 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

There is no “best” romantic comedy. Something is funny when someone laughs, or romantic when their heart swells, for better or for worse, and we have no right to say why one of these should top another. Your uncle, or cube-mate might say, “That’s stupid. <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> is obviously the best …

Filmmaking

The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

Art

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

• <b>Author:</b> Salman Rushdie<p><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> <b>BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle • Harper’s Bazaar • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • The Kansas City Star • National Post • BookPage • Kirkus Reviews</b><br>From Salman …

Books

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Spotlight: Photographer Nicholas Goodden

<b>My name is</b> Nicholas Goodden. I’m an award winning urban photographer based in London, founder of the Street Photography London collective. I also specialize in social media and have written articles on both subjects for many top international publications. My urban photography can be seen on my …

Insider Rome: discover four magical streets

Rome’s streets offer layer upon layer of history. Often there is an another world to explore beneath, with temples or Roman houses lying underneath churches and houses. Read on to discover some of Rome’s most remarkable addresses, from Via Appia Antica, the historic Roman road, lined by catacombs, …