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The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Switzerland

For a relatively small, landlocked country, Switzerland contains an exceptional amount of natural beauty and cultural diversity—with four official …

European Travel

50 More Things to Do in Amsterdam

The first list of 50 activities for Amsterdam visitors was so easy to compile, I decided to try my hand at another 50; and lo, this list was just as …

The top spots for a cheap city break in Europe

If you’re already running low on holiday time and funds, there’s still hope for your next vacation. Travellers in the UK can start planning their next city break to one of the cheapest cities in Europe.<p>London Luton Airport has crunched the numbers and found out the least expensive European cities …

The culture of South Tyrol explained

Unique festivals and traditions such as woodcarving help South Tyrol protect its deeply rooted identity<p>Hidden in the dramatic valleys of the Dolomites nestles a string of rural communities where a distinct culture and curious age-old traditions endure. Semi-autonomous South Tyrol is a unique …

Emirates Flight from KHI to KUL

A brief history about myself.<p>I am S. M. Azam Rashdi a frequent traveler. Have been traveling since my child fortunate enough as my Father was cabin …

Top 10 affordable bucket list destinations

African safaris, tropical lagoons — most travelers dream of once-in-a-lifetime adventures and bucket list trips that offer unparalleled …

Canada Is Building A Northern Lights Resort With Giant Glass Igloos

It's no secret that Canada is one of the best places in the world for northern lights tourism. So why not build an resort dedicated entirely to it? …

Top 10 Incredible Lakes in Canada

The land of thousands of lakes. Most of them are located in the mountains: the azure alpine lakes from Canada have been the most recognizable in the …

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The local’s guide to Naples’ art scene: 10 top tips

All eyes are on Naples as British art dealer Thomas Dane opens his new gallery in a beautifully restored 19th-century palazzo, showing works by artists such as Steve McQueen, Bruce Connor and Catherine Opie. It’s a move that adds gravitas to the whispers that Naples is the burgeoning city of …

Italy

12 of the Best Small Towns in Germany

First-time visitors to Germany often flock to Munich or Berlin, and tend to miss out on the country’s rural enclaves. From the southern Alps to the …

Kitzbuhel, Austria ski resort guide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just the word Kitzbuhel conjures images of the scariest, hairiest downhill race on the circuit, but as a ski resort this Tyrolean treasure offers far more than just the horrors of the Hahnenkamm.<p>Every January, huge crowds flock to the chocolate-box Austrian town to soak up the high-speed …

4 Places to Visit in Japan Before Everyone Else Does

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

Japan

When, Where and How to See the Planets in the 2018 Night Sky

This is a spectacular year for Mars. On July 31 at 3:50 a.m. EDT, the planet will come closer to Earth than at any other time since its historically …

10 places everyone wanted to visit this year — and the cheapest times to go

Every year, MasterCard puts together a Global Destination Cities Index in which more than 130 cities are ranked to determine the most visited cities around the world. We've broken down the top ten destinations and teamed up with Booking.com to provide you the top reasons to visit each city, the …

Hong Kong

The Cheapest Time to Fly to 15 Destinations That Are On Your Bucket List

CheapFlights.com crunched the numbers.<p>Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they’re never going …

Why November Is the Best Time to Travel to Italy

Cheap airfare, truffles, and foliage!<p>For many travelers — both those who have had the chance to visit in person and those who dream of it — a trip to …

10 Reasons Croatia Is So Hot Right Now

If it seems like everywhere you look someone you know has been to—or is going to—Croatia, you’re not alone. A hotspot for the famed Yacht Week, it’s now one of the top tourist destinations in the world. If you’re wondering why, check out these 10 reasons to see for yourself.<p>The beaches<p>With nearly …

In Italy, A Medieval Town Confronts A Double Threat — Erosion And Too Many Tourists

Tourism is booming in Italy, which welcomed close to 50 million visitors over the summer. That has helped some places that have been struggling to survive. But for one destination, it might be too much of a good thing.<p>Civita di Bagnoregio is in the northern corner of the Lazio region, 75 miles …

Italy

How to Dramatically Shape the Light of a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

Lightroom’s adjustment brushes allow you to apply local adjustments to specific areas in your photos — great for landscape photography. In this …

9 Most Breathtaking Europe Train Journeys

It’s a heady experience to take on a Europe train journey – you travel through spectacular landscapes and glorious architecture in luxury and style. …

People Who Take Great Vacation Photos Do These 5 Things

If you've ever traveled with a group of friends, you'll know that no two vacation snaps are identical, even if they're of the same place. Some people …

This Carbon Fiber Platform Is the Foundation of Future Electric Cars

The Williams FW-EVX has integrated cooling an suspension parts made from recycled carbon fiber.<p>Williams Advanced Engineering believes that if somebody wants to build an efficient and green electric car family, they should base it on their new platform instead of converting a regular one to electric …

8 Lesser Known Cities in Italy To Fall in Love With

When you travel to Italy, the top destinations on your list probably are Rome, Florence, Venice and perhaps a stop for some Tuscan sun. But there are …

How to Quickly Replace a Sky in Photoshop With Multiply Blend Mode

In his latest photography tutorial, noted French photographer (and prolific video tutorial maker) Serge Ramelli demonstrates how to quickly and …

Lisbon’s Most Beautiful Buildings

Lisbon is one of the most attractive Western European capitals, with its glittering waterside location, seemingly-endless sunshine, and large number …

Why You Should Head Straight to Lyon the Next Time You’re in France

It’s easy to bypass Lyon when you’re headed from Paris to the Côte d’Azur (or vice versa), but by doing so you are missing out on a fascinating hub of food and culture. Many might think that the City of Light is the epicenter of French cuisine, but it’s actually Lyon that’s the gastronomic capital. …

Unbelievable Cheap $200 Flights Round-Trip To Europe!

$200 round-trip to Europe is the new $400 round-trip. We continue to have to redefine what is "cheap". If you live near one of these airports, you …

10+ Of The Most Epic Long Exposure Shots Ever

Usually, we are viewing photos that capture a short moment in time, but these pictures are completely different. The intent of long exposure …

Photography