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Where a simple photo changed a life

A Hollywood film editor has photographed some of India’s poorest people – capturing the look on their faces when they see themselves in a photo for the very first time.<p>A white-haired beggar sits outside the 13th-century Konark Sun Temple in Odisha, India, a wide smile spread across his face. His …

Palawan is Declared World’s Best Island Again, Followed by Boracay and Cebu

<i>Palawan / Photo by Travel and Leisure</i><p>It’s no surprise, but Palawan is once again declared by <i>Travel and Leisure</i> magazine as the world’s best island. …

Palawan

20 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Toronto

So you’re thinking about moving to Toronto, are ya? Well, all signs point to “wise decision.”<p>Just this year Toronto was ranked the best overall city …

Toronto

Reader Recs: World’s Best Hiking Trails

Eager to spend some time in the great outdoors?<p>We asked our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to share their favorite trails, and their responses will have you lacing up your hiking boots before you know it.<p>Don’t believe us? Read on:<p>We kick things off in Badlands National Park with a kid-friendly …

Hiking

More dealers join lawsuit against Bell Mobility alleging unfair compensation

A group of Bell Mobility Inc.'s independent dealers have expanded a lawsuit against the company, with more dealers joining the claim alleging the Canadian telecommunications firm unfairly clawed back their compensation.<p>More than 30 plaintiffs – who together own about 110 Bell-branded stores …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

10 French words we should all be using

1. Tartiner<p>To spread jam, butter, honey, etc. on a piece of bread (<i>une tartine</i>).<p>This verb can also be used in a figurative way to convey the meaning …

Croissant

California may really be the best place to live

Slide 1 of 11<p>In the perennial debate over the best places to live, it’s hard to escape California — and not just because of the weather.<p>The Golden …

San Francisco

50 things to do before you die

<b>1. Set foot on each of the seven continents.</b> Antarctica might seem like a tough one, but here’s how. Once you’ve reached all seven you can truly call …

WWII love letters tell of romance and tragedy

It was not until three years after her mother died in 1990 that DeRonda Elliott opened the suitcase containing the letters her parents exchanged during World War II.<p>Despite her mother’s urging, she had never been able to bring herself to read them. It was her parents’ private story. Her father, …

13 Canadian bucket list sights for the nature lover

Mountains. Forests. Deserts. Glaciers. Beaches.<p>It would take several lifetimes to see all the natural wonders on our planet, but if you're looking …

Hiking

17 things only someone who’s been to Idaho will understand

1. Idaho is more than just potatoes.<p>Idaho’s combined public lands total 12 million acres, including 2.4 million wilderness acres and 3,100 miles of …

The perfect trip: Norway

This country does not do nature on a small scale. It is a land of earth-shattering glaciers, fjords of epic proportions and countless coastal islands scarcely touched by civilisation.<p>Traverse Norway'­s dramatic landscape in this ideal excursion, taking in one of the world's great rail journeys from …

11 places where you will feel absolutely dwarfed by nature

SITTING SEQUESTERED in rooms, in neighborhoods, in big cities can make you feel small and insignificant…but it’s a claustrophobic smallness. A …

National Parks

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

20 reasons New Zealand is the ultimate adventure destination

The original wanderers, the local Kiwis, are raised on adrenaline and independence — something that shines through all the epic outdoor opportunities …

Living in: Tokyo

Safe and clean – yet rarely dull – Japan’s capital buzzes with energy and can be surprisingly affordable for those willing to adapt.<p>Described by residents as a “mixture of many faces” and a “Disney remake of Blade Runner” thanks to its diverse, trend-setting inhabitants and futuristic backdrop, …

Will I have enough money when I retire? - Canada Q&A

ThinkStock<p>From Rob Dawson, Waterloo, Ont.<p>Rob Dawson, a reader in Waterloo, Ont., asks, “Will I have enough money when I retire? I’m in my 50s.” Ian McGugan, The Globe’s Report on Business investment editor says the right ratio of what you earn now compared to what you’ll need in retirement is …

Best Advice: How a Cold Email Can Land You Funding

<i>In this series, professionals share the words of wisdom that made all the difference in their lives.</i> <i>Follow the stories</i> <i>here</i> <i>and</i> <i>write your own</i> <i>(please</i> …

Social Media Marketing

10 DIY Home Decor Tricks

Designer Michael Garvey, known for his sophisticated interiors, happens to be a scrappy DIY genius at home. His cozy Brooklyn digs are a showcase of …

Home Decorating

How Hashtags Can Help Your Magazines on Flipboard

Jenn de la Vega / January 22, 2015<p>The <b>#</b> symbol, known as the “pound” or “hash” key on your phone, is now more popularly known across social media as …

20 of the world’s most spectacular roads

THE FAMOUS SPANISH WRITER Miguel de Cervantes once said “The journey is better than the inn.” While a lot of the world’s roads are boring strips of …

44 awesome forced perspective-shots every traveler needs in their photo albums

Let’s face it, you’ve seen a million photos of people holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and for good reason. They’re super easy to set up, you …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

NASA releases the highest resolution photo ever taken

THE ANDROMEDA galaxy (or M31 as NASA scientists call it) is 2.5 million light-years away and contains one trillion stars, but these figures did not …

Universe

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

The Coast: An epic reminder to do what you love, today

At the age of 30, Hayden Peters confronted a health scare where for three months, he didn’t know if he’d live a long life, or have to begin getting …

Mountain biking California wine country

MY FIRST MORNING IN CALIFORNIA WINE COUNTRY, I woke up in the back of my truck to raindrops hitting my face. Apparently the racks on the roof of my …

Southern India’s stunning secret

In the south Indian state of Karnataka, pristine backwaters lie untouched, dotted with sleepy hamlets, and the seaside beaches and fertile hill country remain equally undiscovered.<p>While Goa and Kerala have the most well known beaches and backwaters in India, today these palm-fringed lagoons teem …

India