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17 of the Top Travel Blogs to Follow in 2017

The travel blogging field has exploded exponentially over the past decade. What began as a simple way for a few adventurous souls to share their …

6 Tips to Making a Good Cup of Coffee

It’s almost routine to start your day off with a cup of coffee. And with out fast-paced lives, we often grab what’s available and just stick with …

Coffee

29 Air Travel Tips From Forbes Travel Guide Inspectors

While traveling to hotels, restaurants and spas all over the world, Forbes Travel Guide’s cadre of incognito inspectors spends a lot of time up in the air. In fact, they logged more than 2 million air miles last year alone. That means that in addition to being the foremost authorities in luxury …

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9 things you need to make your next flight more comfortable

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We can't make luxury plane tickets affordable overnight, but if you're a regular traveler looking to add a bit of comfort to your …

Review: Nikon’s D5500 lacks charm, but shoots fair photos

The term “entry-level” DSLR is often an oxymoron. DSLRs tend to be full of enough features to frighten off newbies and, depending on price, enough bells and whistles to keep you busy for weeks.<p>So is the new Nikon D5500 entry-level? After a few glances and general fooling around, I quickly realized …

Review: BauBax Ultimate Travel Jacket

<b>Also see:</b> • <b>Whoa! Check Out This Ultimate Travel Jacket from Baubax</b>• <b><br>Review: Bluff Works Travel Pants for Men</b><br>I wrote back in July 2015 about the “ultimate …

RSS Readers

These Incredible Hotel Bathrooms Will Leave You With Serious Wanderlust

If beautiful bathrooms are right up your street, you're about to be served a serious dose of wanderlust and envy.<p>There's nothing better than taking …

The Long Haul Flight Carry-On Bag

Long flights are tough, but motorcycle journalist and Everyday Carry reader Wes keeps things as pleasant as possible with his carry-on bag …

A guide to Italian coffee: sugar is optional, Frappuccino does not exist

While some UK cafes serve drinks containing caramel, syrups and cookies, Italians would regard these concoctions as breakfast or dessert<p>Some British cafes serve drinks with 25 teaspoons of sugar per cup.<p>Not in Italy.<p>In Italy coffee is synonymous with espresso. Ask for a coffee in a bar from Trieste …

Coffee

My top 2 phone apps for travelers on the go

When you’re traveling, technology can (sometimes literally!) be a life saver. We’ve come a long way since even back in 2006, when 2 friends and I did …

Apps

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Study: Airline Crewmembers Totally Have Sex on Flights

A new study reveals that a majority of airline cabin crew breaks the in-flight rules.<p>A new study by Jetcost.co.uk reveals that 89 percent of airline …

6 Tips for Using ISO Effectively With Your Camera

Not sure how to set the ISO settings effectively on your camera? Here are some tips to help you put ISO to work, to improve your photography.

How to take amazing travel photos: 8 tips from a pro

I have many self-improvement goals, including “learn how to host an excellent dinner party” and “master intermediate plumbing.” I consider myself an advanced beginner, having repaired many running toilets and clogged drains.<p>Also on my list was the goal to improve my photography skills. But it …

SlimType is a QWERTY keyboard cover for the Galaxy S6

It seems that BlackBerry isn’t alone in wanting to revive the QWERTY keyboard for mobile phones, as Norwegian company One2Touch has just unveiled its own physical keyboard accessory for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, but not the Plus model, called the SlimType.<p>The SlimType connects up to the …

Gear & Gadgets

Conquer digital marketing: 3 great e-Learning deals under $40

Digital marketing is a rapidly evolving field, but there are fundamental skillsets an aspiring internet marketer must possess for full-sail success.<p>With the Full-Stack Marketer Bundle on sale for $19 now from TNW Deals, you can prime yourself to become a strategic marketer with three courses …

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

Citymapper<p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a friend would look over and prod: “Oh, don’t you use Citymapper?” Eventually, I relented.<p>Comprehensive, easy to use and also playful, Citymapper offers more detailed journey planner …

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6 Tips for Perfect Composition in Portrait Photography with a 50mm lens

Composing portrait images with a 50mm lens not only has to do with the normal composition rules, but also with elements of a person’s body. For …

Photography

Choosing the Right Lens for Food Photography

In the world of commercial photography, there are many genres or niches that you can specialize in. Food photography is one of those many sub …

Travel Tip: How to Get the Best Hotel Room

When you book a flight, you get to choose your seat. But in a hotel, your room is mostly up to luck—until now. Here’s how to get the best hotel …

50 places everyone should visit in Europe

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to scuba diving in the clear Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.<p><i>Eliza McKelvey and Megan Willett contributed</i> …

Why You Should Turn Off the Built-In Flash on Your Camera Right Now

We’ve all gone to sporting events and seen the audience cameras flashing two hundred or more yards distant from the action on the field. The truth is …

A couple has been road tripping across the US for 3 years and took these incredible pictures

They soon fell in love with the lifestyle and decided to make their Volkswagen bus — Sunshine — their permanent home.<p>The couple carries everything they own in the van; they have nothing in storage, and they like it that way.<p>"I think that there's an extreme freedom in having nothing to lose," Rachel …

What Photographers Need to Know Before Buying a Tripod Head

Chances are that when you first got into photography, you considered getting a tripod. There is also a reasonable chance that you assumed that the …

Nikon's new 200-500mm super-telephoto has a price we didn't expect

Nikon has announced three new FX format lenses for its full-frame DSLRs such as the D750 and D810, though all three can also be used on smaller …

Be Your Own Barista: Your Guide to 4 Pour Over Coffee Methods

You've mastered the French press and your push-button coffee machine. But can you make pour over coffee like your favorite barista?<p>You've seen the fleet of cones perched above soon-to-be exquisite single cups of coffee, and you've noticed the barista at the specialty coffee shop pouring water …

Coffee

How I Researched My Latest Lens Purchases

To go with a set of 3 prime lenses versus a mid-range zoom was not an intentional decision. It happened over the course of time. Today the lens that …

Understanding Exposure - ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed Explained

When you think of the craft or art of photography, you must immediately think of exposure. Exposure is a critical element that determines what is …

Shutter Speed