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The Top 15 Cities in Europe

The Top 15 Cities in Europe<p>By on<p>These stunning centers for art, fashion, food, and more were voted the best by T+L readers.<p>© Westend61/Getty</i> …

Cities

8 of the highest-rated travel experiences in the world, according to TripAdvisor

From cooking classes to bike tours, here are some awesome adventures for the family!<p>TripAdvisor recently revealed the best family vacation experiences with their first-ever Travelers' Choice Awards. The booking site compared millions of customer reviews to find fan-favorite hotels, beaches, …

New Zealand

Why Do Film Photos Look Better than Digital Photos?

I like both film and digital photography and welcome both. But, why is it that film aesthetically looks better than digital photos? My theory: it has …

Image sharpening with Adobe CC

<b>Confused about sharpening controls in Lightroom and Photoshop? James Paterson explains how to get the most out of them and avoid the …

Tutorials

Amazon’s highest rated iPad case now available for Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad

ZUGU CASE, maker of Amazon’s highest rated case for iPad, has now officially confirmed support for Apple’s latest 9.7-inch iPad released just last month.<p>The <b>Prodigy Case</b>– also available for the <b>12.9-inch iPad Pro</b> and <b>iPad Pro 10.5</b>– has become one of the most popular iPad cases on Amazon for a reason, …

12 reasons why Amsterdam is (always) a good idea

For some, the very thought of Amsterdam evokes notions of a seedy red-light district and weed-infused coffee shops. The real Amsterdam, however, …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: How To Use Gradient Filter In Adobe Lightroom

In this Two Parts of Photography Video Tutorial, Joshua Cripps explaining how to use Gradient Filter in Adobe Lightroom. Joshua Cripps is a full-time …

Tutorials

The 10 Busiest International Airline Routes in the World

What are the 10 busiest international airline routes in the world? OAG Aviation puts together a list each year of the busiest domestic and …

Stoosbahn Funicular

The steepest classic funicular in the world glides along a dizzying incline.<p>The world’s steepest classic funicular whisks passengers up and down a …

51 Illegal Photos Of North Korea That Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Want You To See

Photographer Eric Lafforgue is one of the very lucky few that have had a chance to see what North Korea is really like. "Since 2008, I have ventured …

This Immense, Fairy-Tale Castle was Built for One Person

Travel<p>The “fairy-tale” king built a dazzling site with a curious history.<p>High in the Alpine foothills of Germany sits one of the most iconic castles in Europe. The “fairy-tale” king, Ludwig II of Bavaria, built this dazzling Neuschwanstein palace to withdraw from public life after losing his power …

Die Beule in der neuen Rennstrecke kostet 20 Minuten und 2 Milliarden

Kanzlerin Angela Merkel ist gekommen, und jede Menge Leute aus Politik und Wirtschaft sind da. Bahnchef Richard Lutz natürlich auch. Schließlich …

The Best Food Found in the World's 10 Happiest Countries

There are few experiences in life that contribute more to personal happiness than eating delicious food. Of course, a nation's happiness is not …

10 reasons to visit Finland

Finland is celebrating a hundred years of independence. That's one more reason to get to know this northern European country with its many lakes, …

Wie ganz Deutschland von dem Mega-Bahnprojekt profitieren soll

Mit bis zu 300 Stundenkilometern fahren wir künftig im ICE von Berlin nach München, in knapp vier statt wie bislang in sechs Stunden. Da sind wir in …

Warum der ICE in Dörfchen hält und an Großstädten vorbeirauscht

Behäbig schlängelt sich der Zug am Starnberger See entlang, am Ammergau vorbei und durchs Murnauer Moos. In der Ferne sieht man das …

How to Naturally Retouch Eyes with Photoshop

Retouching eyes unnaturally is a great way to ruin a good portrait. Here’s a 14-minute tutorial by photographer Dani Diamond that shows how you can …

Huge shift from planes to trains on London-Scotland routes

<b>The shift has prevented 680,000 tonnes of carbon emissions over the past decade, apparently.</b><p>I recently saw an exasperated response to a tweet about …

Working With Kids: The Challenges and Rewards

As a photographer, working with children can be incredibly challenging at times, but it can also be just as much fun. I have found that there is no …

iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8 speed test: It’s not even a contest anymore

We already know the iPhone 8’s A11 Bionic processor will deliver tremendous performance. Benchmark scores showed that the new chip is miles ahead of …

Packing Tips for Long Flights

These travel hacks can seriously improve a six-hour-plus journey.<p>There are few who would call lengthy flights enjoyable, yet they’re often an unavoidable part of reaching those faraway, bucket list-worthy destinations. With some strategic planning, however, it’s possible to make them a somewhat …

Clothing

Best and worst airports in US according to new J.D. Power survey

Airports often bring out the worst in people, between the crowds, delays and general stress of traveling — but according to a new survey, customer satisfaction is at an all-time high when flying through U.S. airports, according to J.D. Power’s 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study.<p>Traveler …

How to use the new QuickType keyboard in iOS 11

Thanks to Apple's iOS 11 update, typing on an iPad just became significantly more efficient.<p>Here's how it works:<p>With the new feature, called …

How to easily transfer data from Android or your old iPhone to iPhone 8 and iPhone X with AnyTrans

<i>Thanks to our sponsor iMobie. Check out its app AnyTrans for transferring data from Android and old iPhones to iOS 11:</i><p>Following this week’s release of iOS 11 alongside the launch of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, the latest update of AnyTrans for Mac introduces support for the release to make transferring …

IPhone 8

The Most Beautiful Places in Germany

The landscapes of Germany are at once charming, bewitching, and staggeringly pretty: alpine peaks, mysterious forests, white Rococo churches, villages lined with timbered houses, and castles that seem almost too majestic to be real. From the mountains to the cities, and everywhere in between, here …

European Travel

Reduce Your Photo Editing Time: Tips & Techniques

Don’t you wish you could spend less time going through hundreds of photos and get to the nitty-gritty of editing more quickly? Check out this …

This is the Kit This Pro Uses for Travel Photography And Why He Chose It

The dilemma for the travelling photographer is a tough one. What to take, what not to take. Can this lens cover all these situations? Will I need …

Airplane turbulence make you anxious? Try this trick

According to a special report by NBC News, over 20 million people suffer from aviophobia, or fear of flying. Takeoffs, landings and every noise and bump in the air can make people anxious while traveling, and after recent reports of severe turbulence sending people to the hospital, it's easy to get …

This video shows why Finland should be your next destination

When I came back home after spending only a week in Finland, I felt like I had been away for months. I came back relaxed, refreshed, filled with …