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What to Do if You're Super-glued to a Life You Don't Want

But being stuck is like being super-glued to a circumstance that you think has no solution and no way out. I'll take the pain of a toothache any day over the pain of feeling stuck.<p>There is nothing more painful than the feeling of being stuck in a life that you desperately want to get out of. For …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places In The U.K. To Visit

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10 Tiny Houses That Are Filled With Serious Comforts

We’ve featured a few small homes before, but with the exception of The Truffle, most of these seem downright spacious compared to some of the truly …

Minimalist House Design in Gray and White: Residence V02

This minimalist house design is the result of a collaboration between architect <b>Julio Vila Cortell</b> and <b>Viraje Arquitectura</b>. Oficially entitled <b>House …

Minimalist “Catch the Views House” Frames Nature’s Perfection with Charming Design Lines

When your home is known as the “Catch The Views House “, the sheer joy of living each day overlooking unique panoramic landscapes can be enough to …

Charming Minimalist Apartment in Poland by halo. architecture

Welcome to a minimalist apartment located in a central urban neighborhood of Poznan, Poland, on the third floor of a 5-storey 1920s building. …

Two Screenshots that Prove Marissa Mayer is Fulfilling Her Promise to Make Flickr Awesome Again

Over the weekend, photographer and big Flickr advocate Thomas Hawk posted two revealing screenshots on his blog. The first was taken a couple of …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

Digital, Dynamic Make-Up Now Possible with Real-Time Face Tracking and Projections

Make-up can be a pain on photo shoots, can’t it? Well, imagine if you didn’t need make-up on a shoot to alter the look of a model’s skin. Now stop …

Film diaries: why we shoot film and digital differently

Irrespective of format and camera, there’s definitely a difference in the way we shoot film vs digital: a lot of comments from an earlier article …

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>In the vibrant, bustling Mercado de San Juan in Mexico City, I saw all the usual produce that I’d pick up at home — apples, raspberries, blueberries — along with exotic fruits I’d never seen before — creamy <i>mameys</i> and spiky <i>guanabanas</i>. As I made my way through the crowd, the …

Canada’s 50 Places of a Lifetime

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Pictures: Animals of Canada

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Canada's wildlife is as varied as its landscapes. Take a look at its furry and feathered inhabitants.

National Parks

Pictures: Canadian Landscapes

Mexico’s Secret Beach

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween …

I Heart My City: Ana’s Sofia

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Ana Blagova</b> was born in Sofia and, aside from two short stints in Berlin and Istanbul, has spent her entire life there. Nowadays she spends her time running a small non-profit dedicated to promoting art in urban spaces and sharing her insider insight with the world as a …

Family-Friendly Fun in San Francisco

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Catch the scenic ferry ride from Pier 33 to <b>Alcatraz Island</b>, or “the Rock.” The fearsome federal penitentiary on the island housed America’s most notorious criminals from 1934 to 1963, including Al Capone and “Machine Gun” Kelly.<p>The two-and-a-half-hour tour includes the …

2014: The Year of the Mirrorless Camera

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>At the dawn of digital photography, professional cameras maintained the look and bulk of the 35mm film cameras that photographers had been using for a generation.<p>But, because digital sensors were expensive to make, these cameras were equipped with a sensor that was …

Dreaming of the Devil: The Joy of Going Back

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>It’s not true that travelers have a “list” of places to see and, once they’ve checked off every box, hang up their knapsacks. When you’re traveling, you’re constantly adding to your list. Every casual conversation with fellow wayfarers introduces a world of possibility when …

The Art of Mindful Photography

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I often find myself acting out a similar pattern: As soon as I see an especially poignant scene, I reach for my iPhone to capture it.<p>Photos can be a wonderful way of sharing meaningful experiences with others, but I worry that my attempts to document the moment make being …

A Mermaid’s World: The Beauty of Snuba

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I have no desire to scuba dive or snorkel. That’s always been my policy and preference as a traveler–and one I’ve managed to stick to—until a recent trip to Guánica, Puerto Rico. When the group I was with announced that we were going to <i>snuba</i> on a beautiful Caribbean coral …

Wooded Wonderland: Yakushima

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>In Japan’s epic anime film <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, legendary director Hayao Miyazaki shrouds the real-life island of <b>Yakushima</b> with surrealism, its misty granite mountains the backdrop for a conservation message.<p>Yet this wraithlike landform, which rises from the turbulent …

Pamela’s Quebec City

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Quebec City resident <b>Pamela MacNaughtan</b> left her career behind to pursue her dream of long-term travel in 2010, and hasn’t looked back. This self-proclaimed “bacon addict” isn’t only led by her taste buds; she’s also attracted to the unusual and adventurous side of travel. …

England’s Ultimate Cliff-Hanger: Dorset

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>If these cliffs in West Bay Beach look familiar, it’s because they brood over the key crime scene in the transatlantic TV hit <i>Broadchurch.</i><p>Rising as if ripped from Earth’s crust, the formation has always seemed positioned for dramatic effect. In fact, show creator Chris …

Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …