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Protect your privacy online with these data-guarding browser extensions

How to fight web trackers.<p>We all know that Facebook and other companies collect data about us. But that's the tip of the iceberg. Web trackers, on everything from shopping sites to social networks, follow your online activities every time you dip a digital toe into the internet. These advertisers …

Privacy

The 7 Best Hiking Backpacks

When you’re trekking through the wilderness, you want to be completely focused on soaking up the stunning views around you — not adjusting your …

Through Their Eyes: Portraits of War Photographers

“We know their pictures—their pictures built history. But we don’t know them.” Them being the heroic photojournalists who risk their lives to offer the outside world an intimate, up-close look at violent conflict. French photographer and filmmaker Alizé Le Maoult set out to fill this gap. In her …

Hosting your own website just got a whole lot more affordable

Even in this era, where social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram can help both small and big businesses, it’s still important for companies to establish their own web sites as well, which they can control with no fear of their message being blocked or pushed to the background by some …

The Untold Story of the Pentagon Papers Co-Conspirators

Speaking publicly for the first time, a historian reveals the crucial role that he and a small band of others played in helping Daniel Ellsberg leak the documents to journalists.<p>In June of 1971, Gar Alperovitz, a thirty-five-year-old historian, sped through suburban Boston, looking for an …

8 Best Trekking Trips Around The World

These trekking trips are not for the faint-hearted nor for the narrow-minded. A great trail is bound to make you look at more than the map and these …

These 3 picturesque places will actually pay you to live there

One of your biggest expenses is probably putting a roof over your head. And you’re not alone: The average annual rent is around $39,000 a year in New …

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

Master drone pilot captures video while flying around, inside, and under a moving train

<i>Absolutely, positively never try this yourself. By all accounts, this flight was highly illegal and DPReview in no way condones this activity.</i><p>If …

Drones

4 Underrated Hiking Destinations to Visit Now

Discover the country’s least visited public lands, but go now: These close-to-home trips will be classics before long.<p>398<p>SHARES<p><b>Parallel</b> …

7 Countries Where You Can Travel on $30 a Day or Less

Travel adventures may be cheaper than you think.<p>Many people believe that traveling is extremely expensive — and while this may be true if you’re …

Asia Travel

Birth of the iPhone: How Apple turned clunky prototypes into a truly magical device

The world had never seen anything like the iPhone when Apple launched the device on June 29, 2007. But the touchscreen device that blew everyone’s minds immediately didn’t come about so easily.<p>The iPhone was the result of years of arduous work by Apple’s industrial designers. They labored over a …

Product Design

You NEED to be printing your photos!! Here's why..

Have you ever wondered if you should be printing your own photos? Even sending them off to a lab? Not nearly as many people today are printing or …

Photography

Why living on a cruise ship is cheaper than you think

Imagine a life where staff cater to your every whim as you travel the world and get treated like a VIP every day. You could order what you like to eat without having to shop, cook or clean up. And Broadway-style entertainment is always at your finger tips-- and you don't even need to buy a …

Cruise Ships

The 10 Best Islands in Thailand

The bluest water, the whitest sand, the most scenic sunsets, and the lushest forests -- it's hard to limit the superlatives when it comes to talking …

Asia Travel

The 25 best beaches in Europe

The winners are chosen based on the quality and quantity of traveller reviews and ratings on the site over 12 months.<p>While beautiful, white spreads of sand in Spain and Greece feature on the list, some of the other choices are more surprising.<p>Dorset's three-mile-long Weymouth Beach came in ninth …

TripAdvisor

11 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in the Entire World

In the Maldives, you can see the ocean floor from your hotel room.<p>If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake, because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're no alone. The feeling can be, well, unsettling. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays or coastlines. …

10 Of The Best Travel Apps For Cheap Flights, Quick Hotels And More

Most travelers already know how to search Kayak for flights or Hotels.com for rooms. But holiday travel season is a monster that calls for reinforcements.<p>We’ve compiled a lineup of the most highly regarded and expert-vetted travel apps that will prevent headaches on your journey over the river, …

This publisher will help you turn your iPhone photos into a fine art book

Publisher Pierre Le Govic turned his mission into the company name. Out of the Phone seeks to liberate the beautiful photographs being made today by smartphones.<p>His Paris publishing house has produced coffee table-worthy books of some of the best photographers documenting the world with their …

Mobile Photography

What to Expect When Backpacking Kyrgyzstan

The mountains of Son Kol.It’s safe to say that I had no idea of what to expect when I traveled to the country of Kyrgyzstan for the 2016 World Nomad …

Asia Travel

The world's 50 best honeymoon hotels and destinations

This is one of the most anticipated and indulgent holidays you’ll ever take, so naturally expectations are high. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as champagne picnics on uninhabited islands, diving with whale sharks and staying in over-water villas with their own chef tend have long lured happy …

The Real Adventurer’s Guide to the Ancient City of Petra

Visitor numbers to the iconic ruins of Petra, in the Jordanian desert, have dropped by half in the last five years. But fearless travelers don’t give up that easily. Here’s the best way to see one of the world’s most astounding archaeological sites<p>PETRA, THE ANCIENT CITY sculpted out of the …

Disney World

This Map Shows Airport WiFi Passwords Across The World

Never yearn for Internet connection during your layover again.<p>Perhaps a traveler's greatest frustration: Being stuck in the terminal, with plenty of emails to check, but no WiFi to do so.<p>Squander no longer. While many airports require you to join a particular VIP airline club to snag WiFi …

Flying

21 of the most beautiful beachfront hotels around the world | CNN Travel

(CNN) — From Australia to the Caribbean, there's no shortage of beautiful beachfront hotels around the world from which to choose. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>Whether you're after a glitzy, all-inclusive resort or a low-key island hideaway, we've picked 21 of the world's …

Cabo San Lucas

25 amazing things you probably didn’t know about Armenia

It’s 25 years since Armenia gained independence from the Soviet Union, and to mark the occasion Telegraph Travel has unearthed a few things you probably didn't know about the country.<p>1. It’s home to the world's oldest winery<p>At least that’s what the archaeologists claim: in 2011 they discovered what …

The 50 best beaches in the world

Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, find the perfect beach in our pick of 50, from Greece to the Galapagos, the Highlands to Hawaii<p>My favourite beach in the world – chosen by readers<p>BEST FOR WOW FACTOR<p>1 Source d’Argent, Seychelles<p>As if a beach like this …

PlentyOfFish

7 Secret Islands that Will Take Your Breath Away

As much as we may hate to admit it, summer is quickly coming to a close. But with the changing leaves and emerging of old sweaters also comes the …

Travel

‘Where the Children Sleep’: The Story of the World’s Most Vulnerable Refugees

It was the children who led Stockholm-based photojournalist Magnus Wennman to the places where they slept each night. They confided in him, shared …

UNHCR

10 of the best beachside stays in tropical Asia

These great value bungalows and cabanas make superb bases from which to explore the exotic beaches and aquatic riches of Asia’s equatorial shores<p>Villa Coral, Amed, Bali<p>Not to be confused with the more expensive Coral View Villas down the road, this Balinese-owned place sits right on a little strip …

Asia Travel