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Event-o-Rama: 12 Must-Dos in April

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in April:</b><p>If you still haven’t been to the Big Easy, spring is the time to go. Come for the French Quarter Festival (April 11-14), the “largest free music festival …

The 10 Best Islands In The World, According To TripAdvisor (PHOTOS)

If these magnificent spots aren't on your radar, they should be.<p>TripAdvisor is all about its annual lists: The best beaches, the most romantic hotels, the best hotels, and the best hotels for families being among them.<p>Its newest list examines the islands of the world, and the U.S. in particular. …

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Four classic American road novels (and a picture book)

It’s getting warmer out, and I’m starting to get restless for movement, so I’ve been going through my bookshelf and remembering road novels I read as …

Trees in Yosemite

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Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

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Curious Cat Walks Over Medieval Manuscript

Inky paw prints have been discovered in a 15th century manuscript.<p><b>From ancient Egyptian religions to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" to the latest I Can Haz Cheeseburger meme, felines, literature, and culture have enjoyed a long love affair. But perhaps no other feline has walked through history</b> …

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10 Tranquil Yoga And Meditation Retreats In India For Stress Reduction

For years, travelers seeking serenity and spiritual renewal have made their way to India's ashrams and retreat centers to learn the wisdom of ancient practices like yoga, meditation and Ayurveda healing. Whether you're looking for a disciplined daily meditation routine at a spiritual center or a …

Naples and the Gems of Florida's Paradise Coast

Stroll along Naples' historic Third Street South and Fifth Avenue South and discover lushly landscaped palm-tree lined mini-boulevards with art galleries, antique stores, and clothing boutiques.<p>When he was growing up, Randy Sarton remembers walking through the Wisconsin swamps with a frog in each …

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I Heart My City (in the Spring)

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There’s still a chill in the air here in Washington, D.C., but the days are getting longer, the cherry blossoms are starting to pop, and residents are beginning to shed those cumbersome winter coats. Spring is upon us (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), …

Photographs of Ocean Waves Captured With a Long Lens and Slow Shutter

Photographer David Orias of Santa Barbara, California photographs waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they …

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"Truth" and the Best of Light Stalking for the Past Week - Plus Weekly Photo Contests

It can be easy to miss helpful photography articles, weekly contests and photos submitted to the forum as our site and community flourish and grow. …

Sunlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

In the last week on dPS we’ve posted a couple of tutorials that focus upon the ‘Sun’ in different ways with our posts Using the Sun as a …