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33 sites que farão de você um gênio

Não é nenhuma novidade que a web é, virtualmente, um poço infinito de informação e conhecimento. Pode-se dizer, sem correr o risco de dar um chute …

21 incredible markets every shopper should visit around the world

Most markets offer specialties that can only be found in that country, and chances are you're going to have to bargain with locals to get the price you want.<p>From the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, Japan, to the Witches' Market in La Paz, Bolivia, here are the markets with treasures you won't want to …

European Travel

How We Did the Maldives on the Cheap

Come on, dream with me for a moment. Imagine you're on a beach. You're lying in a hammock, body as loose and floppy as a rag doll. The soft strains of playful island music kisses your ears, its provenance indeterminable. Your skin is warm to the touch -- the sun gilds it with its penetrating golden …

Speedboat

The Pyres of Varanasi: Breaking the Cycle of Death and Rebirth

<i>One river, 18,000 feet, 1,500 miles. In the fall of 2013, photographer and videographer Pete McBride, along with professional climbers Jake Norton and Dave Morton, followed the Ganges River from snow to sea. All this week, Proof takes you on their 45-day journey—by foot, boat, bike, aircraft,</i> …

Getting off the beaten track in Fiji

Despite the brochure images – luxurious resorts, pool-side bars and palm-fringed beaches dotted with hammocks – it's surprisingly easy to get off the beaten track in Fiji. Over half the country, including the main island of Viti Levu, offers less-trodden paths and unique adventures for those ready …

Hot Springs

Three Lessons From the Road

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>This past year was an extraordinarily rich one for me in many ways, especially in the realm of travel.<p>I was on the road almost five months, with domestic trips to Washington, D.C., New York, Connecticut, and Florida, and international trips to Japan, Australia, Singapore, …

Island of Nice: Sri Lanka

Fellow travelers frequently ask me if there are any places I have been that I would go back to in a heartbeat. Well, <b>Sri Lanka</b> quickly comes to mind (I’m currently planning my third trip there). Which, of course, begs the question: Why?<p><b>Here are seven reasons Sri Lanka is on my revisit list for</b> …

How I quit my job to travel: The blogger

Liz Carlson traded a stable office job in the US for the uncertainty of full-time writing at the end of the world.<p>It was sunny and the trees had just started to sprout leaves the day I quit my job to travel. As a contract administrator for a shipping company, I’d spent 2012 working in a windowless …

New Zealand

Sleeping in caves: Italy's 'spiritual' hermit hotels | CNN Travel

Italy

Take the Best Nighttime Photo of Your Life

Great nighttime shots—the ones with crystal-clear stars and the Milky Way practically jumping off the screen—are always a big hit on Instagram. But how do you capture one for yourself? You can’t just point your camera at the stars and hope to get lucky. A great starscape captures more than the eye …

The Tri-X Factor

<b>Bryan Appleyard, From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, March/April 2014</b><p>Kodak’s Tri-X is the film the great photographers love. When Kodak started …

Alaska: Hike Lost Lake

<b>Find your bliss in the Land of the Midnight Sun by backpacking one of the most scenic trails on the Kenai Peninsula.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> This 15-mile moderately challenging point-to-point route begins at mile post 5 on the Seward Highway and climbs 2,000 feet. After the first 7.5 miles, you’ll link up with …

New Book Maps Kerouac's Journey

Canon EOS 6D review: A lovely camera, but watch the trade-offs - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Canon EOS 6D</b> delivers the photo and video quality you expect from a full-frame sensor, in a well-designed and relatively lightweight body.<p><b>The Bad</b> While the camera has nice extra features, like Wi-Fi and GPS support, it's missing some basics for the price like on-camera flash, multiple …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

10 Best Off-Season Adventures (Photos)

Travel Bargains<p>Avoid the crowds and bag a bargain by travelling to the world’s best bits when everyone else isn’t.<p>10.19.13 9:00 PM ET<p>Getty

Neglected Food Bubbles: The Espresso Coffee Foam

Abstract<p>Coffee beverage known as espresso, must be topped by a velvety thick, reddish-brown foam called <i>crema</i>, to be considered properly prepared and …

Coffee

Biking in Lewis + Clark’s Footsteps

“A kid can do a whole lot more than most adults think.” That’s how my eight-year-old son responded to people who thought it was too much for him to cycle with me for 67 days down the length of Japan.<p>We traveled 2,500 miles on connected bikes carrying about 75 pounds of gear to support a global …

1000 Photos, 36 keepers

This is a 30 min preview of the 4+ hour post-processing landscape tutorial from New Zealand. We recently had people came from all over the world to …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

12 Days in Heaven (a.k.a. Botswana), Part 4 -- Mombo Camp [PHOTOS]

<i>I spent 12 magical days in Botswana exploring four camps in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with its own personality and extraordinary wildlife adventure. I've written about Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and now, for my final piece in the series, I bring you Mombo.</i><p>What do an elephant, a …

Tanzania Voted Best Country for African Safaris

<b>Over 1,000 safari travelers and industry experts participated in the largest survey of its kind to reveal the best safari country of Africa. The results are in and Tanzania came out the clear winner.</b><p>SafariBookings.com, an online marketplace for African safari tours, conducted a two-year-long study, …

Top 13 Outdoor Camping Tent Designs We Love

Sometimes it’s fun to give up the comfort of staying at a hotel and to just use a tent instead. It’s adventurous and it can be a great experience. …

Sierra Designs Mojo UFO Ultralight Tent

No, it's not a flying saucer — put your camera away. It's the Sierra Designs Mojo UFO Ultralight Tent ($1,800). At an almost-unnoticeable one pound …

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