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How To Use Photo Filters Like An Instagram Influencer

The secret? Few people actually use Instagram filters.<p>If you want to edit your Instagram photos like a real influencer, here’s a tip: Don’t use Instagram filters.<p>We asked six influencers about their editing habits, and the first thing we learned was that Instagram’s own filters are <i>so</i> passé. In …

How to edit your travel photos with your smartphone (and look professional)

The latest smartphone models from Apple and Samsung take beautiful photos and sometimes you can’t even tell if one was shot on a professional camera …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Just 10 Really Good Recipes We've Made Lately (And Would 100% Make Again)

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

This Map Will Tell You What Desserts to Eat in Europe

Apfelstrudel, tiramisu, speculoos, oh my!<p>If you have a weakness for sweets, Europe's pastry shops may be your undoing. They're on every corner, serving up debilitating choices: Which tart do you choose—the chocolate-covered confection or the fruit? Do you go macaron or macaroon? <i>What's the</i> …

From fishing to climbing: The best California state parks for all types

Nearly 300 state park units dot the varied landscape of California – that translates to about 1.6 million acres of protected land and the wildlife contained therein.<p>From the granite spires of Castle Crags to the pink and purple hills of Anza-Borrego, each state park offers unique natural delights, …

National Parks

A Black-Tights Obsessive on Her 6 Favorite Pairs (Plus Plus-Size Options)

I live in Southern California, where we only need warm clothes to fight the chill in over-air-conditioned movie theaters, but I like wearing tights …

17 Incredible Vacations That Are Even Better For Solo Travelers

What are you waiting for?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The Prettiest Fall Train Trip in the U.S. Starts at Just $53

This is the best (and most affordable!) way to take in the autumn foliage.<p>The arrival of autumn is just around the corner, which means now is the perfect time to plan a leaf peeping trip. While you could venture through the Adirondack Mountains — one of the country's most scenic places to take in …

The Important "Game Of Thrones" Details You Might Have Missed

Seven seasons worth of hints and clues. Warning: Contains spoilers.

The Next U.S. Total Eclipse Is in 2024. Here's Where to See It

It's good news for Texas and New England.<p>Did you watch the NASA live stream from Monday’s total solar eclipse and just wish you had made the trek to …

When Is the Next Eclipse?

Want to see totality (again)? Here's when, where, and how to travel to another total solar eclipse — or to your first if you missed Monday's.<p>You saw …

Lake District

The total eclipse brought a few minutes of darkness for some. But if it's just inky blackness you seek, here's where to go

When the moon blots out the sun during Monday's total solar eclipse, 12 states in its path of totality, from Oregon to South Carolina, will be plunged into darkness for a few minutes.<p>The eclipse will begin over the Pacific Ocean at 8:45 a.m. Pacific time and start to darken the sky at the first …

How to Make Pie Crust, in Pictures

Have a hankering for cherry pie, but find yourself intimidated by the process of making crust from scratch? Look no further! Not only do we have a near-foolproof pie crust recipe to share, but we've broken the procedure down into a few simple steps sure to elucidate the process for visual learners. …

Baking

Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes

Preheat an electric griddle to 400 degrees (a non-stick skillet set over medium heat will also work).<p>In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, …

Breakfast

The Best Cities in Europe

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities in Europe in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey. From long-time winners like London and Paris, to newcomers that include Lucerne in Switzerland and Norway's Bergen, the variety showcases the diverse nature …

An Expert Instagram Guide to Photographing the World’s Most Famous Landmarks Photos

If scrolling through your Instagram feed is enough to incite a torturous case of FOMO, you’re not alone. So many people use the app for travel inspiration that the photo-sharing tool will soon roll out a new function that lets you make reservations and book appointments. Luckily for …

Our 48 Best French Desserts So You Can Feast Like A Parisian

There's no denying the appeal of a classic French dessert<p>Updated:<p>For all of France's fine dishes—everything from cassoulets to coq au vin—it can be …

Dessert

I Tried 9 Different Key Lime Pies & Found Pie Nirvana

After months of deliberation, my father and I finally settled on the Florida Keys for our long-overdue father-daughter trip. The decision was …

Tiramisu Cheesecake

A few days ago, I posted the following message on my Facebook page:<p><i>I just stepped on my Tiramisu Cheesecake.</i><p><i>It was cooling on the balcony.</i><p><i>And I</i> …

12 street photography tips that will make your shoot a success

• 146shares<br>• 46<p>One of my favorite pastimes, especially when I’m in the city, is trying to capture people, and the ‘decisive moments’ they create, on …

Street Photography

You Won't Believe How Easy It Is To Make A Picture Perfect Checkerboard Cake

Seriously. You've got this.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>When I first saw the inside of a checkerboard cake, I gasped. I was stunned by how crazy it looked. …

The Easiest Cinnamon Rolls of All Time

<b>Heat the oven:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter; set aside. Make …

These Are the Most Affordable Months to Hit Top Travel Destinations

Ready to put your PTO to good use and plan your next vacay? Yas, girl! Take a luxe getaway with your S.O. or make your first solo trip extra special by nailing down the perfect place for your trip. And no worries if you’re not sure where to go just yet — TripAdvisor’s brand new Travelers’ Choice …

If You're Wondering Where 'Big Little Lies' Was Filmed, Plan A Trip To Monterey

Big Sur is a great vacation spot.<p>Nicole Kidman and her posse may be the biggest stars of HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” but the miniseries’ stunning location is a close runner-up. The story takes place in Monterey, California, and much of it was filmed in the town and its surrounding area.<p>The nearby …

Travel gear we can't live without

Time for a little Lonely Planet show and tell. Travel gives us a chance to escape our everyday trappings and routines. But that makes it easy to grow some pretty strong connections to those few things we take do take along. In fact, it’s easy to look at regular little items – maps, water bottles, …

Travel

Tax Return Day 2018: 7 Trips to Spend Your Refund On

Consider this inspiration for all budgets and tax refunds.<p>Whether you’re getting back thousands from the IRS or you owe enough to make you rethink summer camp for your kids this year, it's time to book that post-tax vacation. Here, our pick of the best steals and splurge-worthy trips out there.<p><i>This</i> …

The 10 Best Hidden Beaches in Hawaii

We love Waikiki as much as the next person, but its crowded, resort-studded shore isn’t exactly what you’d call tranquil. If it’s serenity and solitude you’re after, head to one of Hawaii’s many secret, off-the-beaten-path beaches.

How to Photograph Yosemite’s Dazzling ‘Firefall’

If conditions are just right, Yosemite’s Horsetail Fall can gleam a brilliant orange. But to get your perfect picture, keep an eye on the weather.<p>For a couple of weeks each February, a waterfall in California’s Yosemite National Park appears to be set ablaze by the setting sun, a fleeting evening …