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London with family: Bloggers’ top 15 places to visit

London is such a wonderful place to visit with the family. From the world’s top museums, parks and open spaces, tourist attractions, shopping to …

England

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and backpackers alike. They’ll take care …

McDonald's

30 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• StumbleUpon<br>• Flipboard<br>• Yummly<p><i>What’s better than a rich hot chocolate and a batch of homemade cookies? Celebrate the holiday season with</i> …

The Best Apps for the iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera

If you’ve dropped a few extra hundred dollars on the iPhone 7 Plus and its fancy dual-camera, then you’ll want to be sure of getting your money’s …

Magical Christmas Markets of Europe

Every year leading up to December large squares throughout Europe transform into Christmas wonderlands. From the small villages tucked high in the …

How to Navigate Via Google Maps While Traveling Without Using a Ton of Data

Related Articles<p>I use Google Maps to get around when traveling pretty often. Luckily, there’s a way to navigate around without using tons of data. …

Google Maps

I Made A DSLR Camera Settings Cheat Sheet

I know so many photographers who find photography confusing, so I made a camera cheat sheet to help simplify and understand your camera …

Cameras

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Landscape Photography

The 34 best hotels in Asia

So we decided to focus on the best hotels in Asia.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotels,Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels and Resorts,TripAdvisor's Top 25 Hotels in the World,Fodor's …

Asia Travel

From Zagreb to Dubrovnik: A Drive Down Croatia’s A1 Highway

Driving Croatia’s coastal road is like riding a schizophrenic time machine: you’ll ping from ancient forts and medieval seaside towns to chic …

First time Rome: a beginner’s guide to the Eternal City

First visit to Rome? You’re in luck. You’ll find it easy to see a lot, no matter how limited your time is. It’s good to plan ahead, but ambling aimlessly is also a joy: at times it can seem like there’s an ancient wonder around every corner. Just don’t stress about trying to see everything: for …

Italy

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

National Parks

A former Apple executive is selling his incredible $35 million California smart home

He started designing the contemporary home with a bevy of automated features in 2005, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>But by the time it was completed — just a few weeks ago — he no longer needed the 10,000-square-foot mansion, as his kids are all grown up.<p>Located in Santa Barbara, California, …

Dining Rooms

Top 11 Things to Do in New Hampshire Lakes Region

Summer is winding down, which means only one thing. Fall Foliage season is close at hand. One of my favorite places to revel in the fiery colors of autumn is central New Hampshire's Lake Region: Lake Winnipesaukee (favored by Mitt Romney) and the relatively tranquil Squam Lake (favored by me) in …

New England

A perfect weekend in Québec City

With its four centuries of French heritage and irresistible ‘walled city’ charm, Québec City is among North America’s most unique and appealing destinations. Divided into Upper and Lower Towns, its scenic historic core offers plenty of variety, yet remains compact enough to explore within 48 …

France

The Perfect Weekend in Boston

When time is short, spend it well in Boston—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in Beantown.<p>In Boston, it takes a local's lens to see what lies beyond games at Fenway, droves of college students, and the Georgian brick buildings of Harvard Yard. The charms of the city’s legendary …

New England

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Books

21 massive parties around the world

In countries around the world, wild and massive parties take place throughout the year to celebrate their history and culture.<p>Venue company AmaZing Venues put together a go-to list of the biggest and best parties in the world, from Distortion, a moving music festival in Denmark, to Songkran, a huge …

Music Festivals

10 Tips to Beating the Crowds at Prague's Top Attractions

Tourists like Prague. And they eat up attractions like the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge and Old Town Square. We get it. They're reasons why we've chosen to reside in the magical capital city. But sometimes, well, we'll confess: oftentimes, we need a break from the crowds. And we're guessing …

European Travel

Summer's cheat sheet: choosing a beach in Cape Cod

Ah, Cape Cod, America's postcard-perfect summertime destination: sand dunes covered with wild beach rose, happy kids frolicking in the waves and sailboats drifting peacefully off the coast. But there are nearly 560 miles of coastline here, so those postcards don’t give the whole story.<p>You’ll also …

New England

Getting the best out of Boracay

So you've heard about Boracay. You’re not alone. In the past few years this small island in the Philippines has ridden a global wave of media attention to become one of the world's top<p>island<p>destinations. But that notoriety presents a new challenge for the visitor: sorting through the endless …

Asia Travel

Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre

PHOTO GALLERY<p>Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre<p>The "five lands" of Italy's Cinque Terre, perched on the Ligurian Coast, seem to be drawn for a storybook, with stacks of candy-colored houses nestled between green mountains, trains that tunnel in and out of cliffs, and hiking paths through terraced …

Italy

A 6-Stop Wander Through the Lanes of Montmartre

Sue Roe is the author of <i>In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art</i>, a vivid history of Modernism and the group of artists who …

The Nine Secret Cities of Newport, R.I.

Getting to know Newport, Rhode Island, is -- how should I put this? -- just a bit different from touring around other famous resorts. You were thinking a quick walk-through of The Breakers or another summer mansion? Think again. Newport, you see, has no less than nine cities to explore.<p>The "Nine …

New England

You don't have to be a millionaire to visit the French Riviera

Years ago it served as inspiration for legendary American authors such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, and today Beyoncé sunbathes on a yacht in St. Tropez.<p>That doesn't mean that travelers without a disposable income can't enjoy the French Riviera.<p>You can experience the coast's old-world charm and dazzling …

France

These Photography Links Will Keep You Busy for a Long Time

This weeks collection of links was carefully curated by Toad Hollow Photography to share some of the best features in the world of photography found …

Landscape Photography

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

European Travel

Here's why everyone wants to go to Milan this year

Flights to Milan from the US are regularly cheaper than they are to other European cities.<p>And with the euro near an all-time low, US visitors can take advantage of the shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer.<p>Bottom line — if you see a great deal on a flight to Milan, book it. There's …

Italy

5 travel experts reveal the best places they've ever visited

These are the people we count on to tell us what places are worth a trip and what places aren't, along with other essential travel tips.<p>We asked five of these experienced travelers what their favorite destinations are.<p>Here's what they said:<p>Anne Banas, executive editor of Smarter Travel: The Azores, …

Guide Books

How the Photoshop Liquify Tool Can Be Used to Improve Your Portraits

Use it well and you can make very subtle changes to the look of a model’s face, body or clothing. Use it badly and you might become a feature on one …

Tutorials