Chloe Yelland

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A Dubliner's don't-miss guide

You can't go to Ireland and not experience Dublin. It's like drinking a Guinness without the creamy head. Here are a few suggestions to help you get to the heart of the capital.<p><b>Croke Park</b><p>The Irish are, at least nominally, a religious lot. And one of the most sacred altars is Croke Park, a …

Memory Suitcases, Paintings on Old Luggage

In the nostalgic photo series “Memory Suitcases,” Israeli artist Yuval Yairi painted faraway destinations on to old suitcases and then photographed …

The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of …

Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.<p>But given …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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25 Crowdsourced Covers For Literary Classics

A few months back, we wrote about a project called Recovering the Classics, which planned to crowdsource enticing new covers for 50 literary classics–great books like <i>A Tale of Two Cities</i>, <i>Grimm’s Fairy Tales</i>, <i>Frankenstein</i>, and <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>. By now, the masses have had time to file an incredible …

What children want to do this summer: hunt for fossils

The National Trust's series of fun videos reveal what kids really want to do this summer. Today: hunting for fossils at Ilam Park in the Peak District.<p>A young National Trust volunteer shows how easy it is to go hunting for fossils and bones in the limestone hills surrounding Ilam Park.<p>After making …

National Trust

Amazing Road Trips

Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed …

DSLR Cameras

The Knowledge: How to take holiday photographs

<b>Keep it real</b><p>Don’t compete with postcard photography when there is usually such a varied, culturally rich array of subjects to capture off the beaten track on holiday. Immerse yourself in local routine: start in a market, go to local barbers, launderettes, restaurants and bars. Commuter routes are …

Photography

Pictures: Afghanistan’s Looted and Lost Heritage

Some of Afghanistan's greatest cultural treasures are out of the hands of archaeologists—and on the black market.

Germany: fairytale highs in the Harz Mountains

How many jolly Germans will fit upon a mountain top? Half the nation, it appeared. The beer and bratwurst stalls were heaving. Children guzzled candyfloss; grannies sucked ice creams. They came on foot and on bikes, on jingling horse-drawn buses, but mostly they arrived on the whistling and …

Moche Mural in Peru Revealed in Stunning Detail

Interactive gigapixel technology offers a new way to see ancient art.<p><b>In the bone-dry coastal desert of northern Peru, the ancient Moche sculpted and painted intricate murals on the adobe walls of the site now known as Huaca de la Luna (Temple of the Moon). Created between A.D. 100 and 800, the</b> …

9 Awesome Travel Destinations That Won't Break the Bank

World-renowned travel guide book publisher Lonely Planet offers its picks for the best-value travel destinations of 2013. <b>Lonely Planet took</b> …

Northern Lights 'best for a decade' in December

Senior NASA scientists have predicted that the current period of solar maximum activity will reach a new peak in December – affording travellers to the far north the best possible conditions for seeing the Northern Lights in the next decade.<p>On an official NASA video, Todd Hoeksema, the Director of …