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Long Exposure Nature & Travel Photography: Here’s What You Need to Know (VIDEO)

Long exposure outdoor photography can be quite a challenge, because considerable experimentation is often required to get great results. In the …

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Lightroom Mobile gains RAW HDR capture on iOS and Android

Good news, pocket photographers: Your mobile device just became a much more powerful camera thanks to a new update to Lightroom Mobile. The app for iOS and Android now supports RAW HDR capture on newer devices, including the iPhone 6s and above, as well as the iPad Pro 9.7-inch; on Android, Galaxy …

Movies That Will Inspire You to Travel

From our Instagram feeds to our book club picks to blogs like yours truly, travel inspiration can be uncovered anywhere. Movies, too, can trigger …

Edinburgh free things to do

Expert guide to Edinburgh<p>The best free things to do in Edinburgh, including visiting the National Museum of Scotland, walking to Arthur's Seat and finding Dunbars Close. By Linda Macdonald, Telegraph Travel's Edinburgh expert.<p>National Museum of Scotland<p>This eccentric palace of wonder is a mad dash …

Romantic rail journeys around Britain

Final Shows for Barnum and Bailey’s Elephants: Pictures

Leicester City's march to glory: how a stellar season unfolded, game by game

<b>1) Leicester City 4-2 Sunderland,</b> <b>8 August 2015</b><p>Odds<p>City are meant to be reeling from Nigel Pearson’s exit – but instead just pick up where they left off in May. They reach the break three up via Jamie Vardy and two from Riyad Mahrez; in truth it could have been six. Marc Albrighton hits the fourth …

Young couple ditch dream jobs to live out of a rucksack and travel the world

A young couple have ditched their dream jobs to live out of a rucksack and travel the world.<p>Charlotte Bailey, 24, from Leek, Staffordshire, and Charlie White, 25, from Daventry, Northamptonshire, decided to quit their jobs - which together brought in £50,000 a year - for the simple life.<p>Packing …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Best places to travel in October 2015

As the shoulder season for many regions – with prices and footfall tending to be lower than they are in peak months – October is the ideal time for a stress-free jaunt.<p>You could gain some serious altitude in Nepal and Albuquerque, beat the crowds in Jordan and Cornwall, meet the Grand Canyon’s …

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

Meet 30 innovators finding African solutions for African problems

Quartz has chosen 30 innovators in Africa for their creative approaches to local problems in business, politics, culture and health and more. They will be honored on Monday (Sep. 14) at the Quartz Africa Innovators summit. Yinka Adegoke, Quartz Africa editor, says:<p>The narrative in Africa has moved …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

11 things you need to know about Airbnb before you book

Back in 2012, when I decided to switch coasts, I couldn’t settle on where to live. Being possessed of a fairly adventurous spirit, I put my stuff into storage and began hopping from one Airbnb rental to another. It's 2014 now, I've spent most of the last few years doing this and have no plans to …

How to: Stay Healthy on the Road

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>When I was 18 and went to Paris for the first time, I ended up in the emergency room on the first day. It was my first overseas flight traveling alone and I barely drank any water. After struggling with my oversized suitcases (another rookie mistake) at Charles de Gaulle and …

The nine-point holiday checklist to avoid pre-flight frights

Do you have to tell your bank you’re going abroad? Will you really have to obtain a code from the DVLA before hiring a car? Check our list of the dos and don’ts to make sure your holiday doesn’t turn into a crisis.<p><b>1. Ring your bank</b><p>Some banks want you to call before you go abroad so they can put a …

Megabus Gold 'luxury' sleeper service: seven things you need to know

<b>1. It’s cheap - from £15 for a bed (plus booking fee)</b><p>You would be hard pressed to find a rail fare from London to Scotland for just £15 (plus 50p booking fee) - particularly one including a bed, power socket and Wi-Fi.<p><b>2. The decor is surprisingly tasteful</b><p>Unlike the lurid blue-and-yellow livery of …

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p>1. Yorkshire<p>Visitors …

5 Ways Your Daily Routine Would Be Incredibly Hard in Space

Even sleeping looks hard.<p>Everything about space is hard, especially the day-to-day tasks we take for granted here on earth. If you ever wondered what it's like to brush your teeth or sleep in microgravity, astronaut Chris Hadfield has some answers for you! The now-retired Canadian astronaut …

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Free Things to Do in Bangkok

With its haphazard sprawl, steamy climate, and traffic-choked streets, Bangkok can overwhelm visitors at first, but scratch the surface and you’ll find warm hospitality, gilded temples, festivals, markets galore, and a vibrant arts scene, all easy on your budget.<p>With its haphazard sprawl, steamy …

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

The Top Pixie Haircuts of All Time

From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut.<p>From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut. Plus, see our three favorite and daring ways to style a pixie cut.

Woodworker Creates Detailed Stop-Motion Films of his Process | Colossal

<p>Designer and woodworker Frank Howarth has a passion for building things with his hands, he makes everything from shelves and chairs to toys and …

The world’s biggest bunny is unveiled (and he gets through 4,000 carrots a year)

Did you miss the Easter bunny yesterday? If you did, no need to worry – this one is slightly easier to spot.<p>Meet Darius, the world’s biggest …

DIY Stripe Doorway... with washi tape!

A little while ago I purchased some extra large interior washi tape from Etsy. I wasn't sure what I would use it for, until I had the idea to give …