James Bautista

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The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

Rick Steves: The magic and mystery of Venice after dark

I love Venice at night, and recently, I was reminded why. The evening started at one of my favorite Venice restaurants. The chef served up a seafood bounty from the lagoon, accompanied by deliciously grilled local vegetables and polenta. After dinner, twinkling from my sprightly Venetian white …

Italy

There’s A Way To Dress Cool Even If You’re A Short Guy

Being the short guy can be tough. Trouser legs always need altering, shirt sleeves are often inches too long, and the typical winter scarf wrapped …

How to Dress Like Tom Cruise in ‘Mission Impossible’

IMF agent Ethan Hunt may play it fast and loose on missions, but his clothing is always on point.<p>The key to being a good movie spy is fitting in no …

Why Visiting Ohrid, Macedonia, Should Be on Your Bucket List

Home to narrow, cobblestoned streets and medieval-esque architecture, a visit to Ohrid may seem like a trip back in time. Yet to be hit by huge waves …

10 Best Things To Do On Your First Visit To Florence

Florence is one of Italy’s most popular cities to visit, especially for first-timers. Not only is Florence the art capital of the world, it’s a …

Best beaches in Portugal from the Algarve to Lisbon that you'll want to bookmark for your next holiday

Portugal has long been a firm favourite with Brits for a family holiday thanks to its hot and sunny weather, the plethora of activities on offer and, …

Convert Your Analog Camera Into A Digital Camera With “I’m Back”

Photographers that would like to convert an older analogue camera into a digital DSLR may be interested to know that Samuel Mello Medeiros has …

The Best Time to Visit Switzerland: A Season-by-Season Guide

A trip to Switzerland offers unparalleled natural beauty and adventure no matter when you visit. Nestled between the Alps and Jura Mountains, the …

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

14 beautiful photos of a set of North Atlantic islands that haven't been discovered by tourists

Located halfway between Scotland and Iceland, the islands are hardly visible on the map unless you zoom in.<p><i>Google Maps</i><p>To get to the Faroe Islands, …

3 Fool-Proof Wardrobe Color Combinations | Valet.

Think of peanut butter and chocolate or Hans and Chewie—iconic duos that prove that some things are just better when they're paired up. And the same …

20 of Europe’s best new hotels and hostels for 2018

<b>Torel Avantgarde,</b> <b>Porto</b><p><b>Doubles from</b> €90 room-only<b><br>Opened</b> September 2017<b><br>Bedrooms</b> 47<br>As the name suggests, this new boutique hotel (<i>pictured above</i>) celebrates avant-garde artists and pioneers in the fields of music, literature, design, fashion and architecture. Each room takes its inspiration from a …

European Travel

10 Cheaper Foreign Trips You Can Take Instead of The Usual Tourist Thing To Do

London, Paris, New York - the big daddies of the international tourist clientele so to speak. These places are all wonderful and vibrant and full of …

Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Street Photography Book

Description<p>Dear friend,<p>If you’re new to street photography and want a definitive guide and primer to master the fundamentals of street photography,</b> …

How to Have an Awesome Time in London (on a Budget)

There are very few cities that can compete with London. From culture and nightlife to dining and shopping, the British capital comes out on top time …

This Sleepy Valley in Tuscany Is Your Dream Italian Getaway

In the Serchio Valley, visitors can experience the Italy they’ve fantasized about—away from the tourists.<p>Here’s my perfect day in Italy: getting lost …

These 5 Composition Tips Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Landscape Photography (VIDEO)

Refined composition skills are important to all forms of photography, but when it comes to shooting landscapes, they are absolutely essential. In …

Improve your landscape photography by shooting with a telephoto lens

An ultrawide angle lens is often the best friend of a landscape photographer. But sometimes it can be advantageous to take a slightly different …

Landscape Photography

Winners of the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

10 things I wish I knew before traveling to Iceland

Iceland is a very trendy destination and because you don’t want to make the same mistakes as everyone else on your trip, we’ve compiled a short list …

Phones aren't winning yet - Flickr's top 25 photos of 2017 dominated by DSLRs and mirrorless

Despite 54% of all photos uploaded to Flickr being shot with iPhones, those at the top of the pile seem to be shot by DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. …

Cameras

Gestalt Theory For Photographers

I’m currently teaching myself Gestalt Theory, a principle mostly applied to designers. Here are some ideas which can make you see the visual world …

Street Photography

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

12 Must-Do Experiences in Lisbon

Save Place<p>Largo do Chafariz de Dentro, 1100-139 Lisboa, Portugal<p>This square is located in the oldest and one of the most typical neighborhoods in …

8 Tips to Try When Shooting Portraits for Better Results

Here’s a 5-minute video with 8 simple tips beginning portrait photographers can try in order to improve results. These words of wisdom come from …

Solo Travel in Norway: What You Should Know

Travel experts worldwide have ranked Norway as one of the best places for solo travel. With its majestic landscape, fascinating history and colorful …

These 14 Instagram-Perfect Places in Europe Will Get Under Your Skin

Good looks aside, these 14 places in Europe have a <i>je ne sais quoi</i> that inspires and fascinates and leaves a deep, lasting impression on all who visit.<p>…