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The best places to swim with whale sharks

Swimming alongside the largest fish in the sea is one of the ultimate bucket-list experiences. Lucky, then, that there are a handful of destinations around the world where in-season sightings of whale sharks are almost guaranteed.<p>Remember: keep a respectful distance from the gentle giants, …

Scuba Diving

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The Best Lenses for Landscapes

<b>Reader Question</b>: What’s the best lens for landscape or cityscape photography?<p><b>My Answer</b>: When I’m trying to make an interesting landscape or cityscape picture, but nothing seems to be coming together, I find it useful to work at opposite extremes with regard to lens choice (20mm and 300mm on a …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #44

<b>Wild birds are descended from the time of the dinosaurs. They have seen the continents drift apart, saying goodbye to long-lost cousins as the oceans widened between them. They have managed to occupy almost all terrestrial ecosystems and can even swim better than most fish. They followed the</b> …

Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

Italy

Get Stronger Without the Size

Believe it or not, not every athlete wants to build massive muscles. Think about wrestlers, MMA fighters, gymnasts, or athletes who use their own …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Hiking

The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

Tea

Hearst Magazines

A Collection Of Vibrant & Fantastic Origami Animals

Illustrator and artist Diana Beltran Herrera, is surely one of the most patient and ingenious origami artists out there. She's the creative …

Top 10 sights in Rome

Rome may not be the capital of the world these days, but it is still one of the most historically-packed cities. It’s cityscape as theatre, filled with monumental spectacle. Here the past thrusts through the walls of the present, but it’s not a heritage city pandering to the past: it’s chaotic, …

Italy

Parisian bars with a view

The three best places to sip an aperitif while soaking in the views over the French capital.<p>As relaxing as it is to sit on a Parisian cafe terrace and watch the world go by, it is breathtaking to sip an aperitif while watching the sun set over the French capital from a loftier perspective.<p>Bars with …

Mini guide to Lisbon, Portugal

A laid-back city that exudes a decidedly old-fashioned charm, Lisbon is home to clattering trams, café-lined boulevards and grandiose monuments of its famous seafaring sons.<p>Lisbon is something of a rarity among European capitals – a laid-back city that exudes a decidedly old-fashioned charm, with …

Pictures: Now or Never? 9 Places to See Before They Slip Away

For summer travel with lasting impact, consider destinations that are changing fast—Glacier National Park, the Everglades, and more.

Cheap ethnic eats in London

All across the English capital, restaurants serve authentic food from every corner of the globe, at incredibly affordable prices.<p>London’s diverse population hails from every corner of the globe, making it possible to eat a different style of cuisine nearly every day of the year. All across the …

Your Portugal Pictures

Lisbon: grab a tram, a tart and an eyeful

Ticket to ride<p>Vintage tram 28 offers the ultimate spin of Lisbon’s sights – from Basílica da Estrela to the backstreets of Baixa – for the price of a €1.35 ticket. The route from Campo Ourique to Martim Moniz is 45 minutes of astonishing views and absurdly steep climbs. The most exciting bit is …

European Travel

Madrid on a shoestring

Not so long ago, Madrid was the second-cheapest capital city in Europe. Post-euro, not so much; but with these tips and you (and your wallet) will make it through intact.<p>These museums, galleries and chapels open their doors for free at nominated times:<p>Museo del Prado - admission free 6-8pm Tue-Sat, …

European Travel

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I arrived to Berlin on two hours of sleep in 48 hours, clearly at my best. Perhaps due to my lack of sleep, I saw Berlin in a two-day daze. From …

Expert guide to Brittany

While Brittany’s tourist industry is heavily focused on its beaches and seaside resorts, the season is longer than you might expect. Only in the depths of winter, say between December and mid-February, do many hotels, and even entire coastal communities, tend to shut up shop altogether.<p>Come any …

European Travel

8 must-see Bangkok attractions | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Between shopping, eating and wat hopping, Bangkok can keep a person busy for weeks.<p>Although there's plenty to do and discover in this bustling metropolis, the capital city of Thailand doesn't always open itself up easily to tourists and many mistakenly dismiss it as a busy launching-off …

Food Fridays: Hello, Dumpling (A Taste of Taipei)

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Auspicious symbols of wealth and good fortune, dumplings have long graced Chinese New Year banquet tables. Today, tender <i>jiao zhi</i> sate appetites any time of day in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, where dumpling restaurants are ubiquitous.<p>Whether it’s the boiled pork dumpling, fried …