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6 Reasons to Try Long Exposure Photography

The purchase of a nine stop neutral density filter two years ago changed my approach to landscape photography. It allowed me to take photos using …

Landscape Photography

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

5 Common Mistakes Beginners Make in Photography

So you have had your first DSLR camera for a month or two now and you are very excited about using it. If you are new to photography, there will be a …

How to Shoot a Star Trails Selfie

There are times when planning and patience can result in a killer shot. This nighttime star trails selfie (above) that I captured in the Canadian …

5 Airlines That Fly to Europe for Cheap (for Real)

No-frills carrier Ryanair made the news this year by announcing the launch of transatlantic flights starting at just $15. It's a deal that sounds much too good to be true, and indeed, that $15 price tag fails to factor in the passenger taxes ($200 or so) and other fees like luggage and seat …

Top 10 Cities That Spook: Creepy Tours Around the World

Need a good scare this Halloween season? Indulge in your penchant for the paranormal with bone-chilling details of ghosts, torture and unexplained phenomena on a spooky city tour. Cheapflights.com's list rounds up the goriest, scariest and creepiest tours all around the world. Read on to see which …

7 Off-Track Countries that Are Worth Checking Out – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

[box] <i>This is a guest post from our friends Dariece and Nick from Goats On The Road. Their blog is an extremely useful resource for those who are</i> …

The 5 strangest cemeteries in the world

Travel<p>By Gianni Jaccoma Published On 02/18/2014<p>@gjaccoma<p>By Gianni Jaccoma @gjaccoma Published On 02/18/2014<p>Since the dawn of man, we've struggled …

Comic Books

The World's 6 Creepiest Haunted Hotels

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller<p>Usually when you need a good scare, you just check out your credit card statement to see how much you spent last month.<p>But if you're really out to prove you have, like the awesome '80s T-shirt line, <i>no fear</i>, well, try sleeping in a haunted hotel. And we don't mean the …

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This Is Colombia: A Caribbean Coast Adventure

The word "Colombia" doesn't exactly bring to mind colonial buildings dripping in bougainvillea or snow white beaches lapped by turquoise water. But that's exactly what you'll find on the Caribbean coast of this South American country, long devoid of international visitors.<p><b>A quick direct flight</b> from …

How to Survive Travel With Kids Or ... How to Plan the Perfect Family Holiday

This year I travelled to 9 countries in six weeks with a four year old and a baby. And they weren't all countries that were close together either - we went from the North Pole in Finland to the very southern parts of Australia. The response I get when I tell people this is always the same. It's not …

Set-jetting: top 10 movie and TV destinations for travellers

Rather than dreaming about the sometimes stunning, often gritty destinations in your favourite flick, why not get off the sofa and experience it yourself?<p>Set–jetting, visiting the places where movies and TV shows are shot, is easier than ever thanks to dedicated tours and heaps of rabid fans …

National Parks

A Mountain Town with a Surfing Problem

Photo: Paolo Marchesi<p>America's best kept surfing secret? Missoula, Montana. While the town's Strongwater surf shop doesn't have any beachfront access, the store has cultivated a loyal following of dedicated wave junkies. Photographer Paolo Marchesi caught up with the crew this summer for an …

7 Shameless Ways To Get An Upgrade

Want an upgrade? The key is availability: All upgrades are based on it. They're also, largely, based on loyalty status. But even if you do belong to your airline's or hotel's loyalty program, you're still competing with countless other travelers for the same upgrade. To rise above the pack, it'll …

Practical Photography Tips for Beginners

Is photography getting you down? Did you stretch your budget to buy the best camera you could, then realize you were in over your head? One look at …

Landscape Photography

How To Turn Your Panorama Photos Into 360-Degree Little Planet Images

At 500px, we love featuring new photographers that have recently discovered photography, or picked up new skills in-camera and in post-processing …

12 Reasons To Fall In Love With Hawaii's Surf Scene

Ah, the Hawaiian islands -- home of swaying palm trees, clear waters and... a mechanical wave park with manmade beaches?<p>Apparently all the naturally beautiful surf in Hawaii wasn't good enough since the Aloha State is welcoming The Endless Summer Resort, a 400-unit resort and water park.<p>We're not …

Adventure Travel: Kayaking in Argentina

<b>We speak to accomplished Argentinian kayaker, and founder of SDK Kayaks, Ricardo Kruszewski on the most extraordinary kayaking spots in Argentina and how to be a part of it.</b><p><b>For adventure seekers, the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires is a gateway to diverse landscape that's ideal for outdoor</b> …

Slowcooker Chocolate Pudding Cake

I love September. Where I live it’s that strange transition month where Mother Nature is super confused so sometimes it’s miserably hot and sometimes …

Spinach and Tomato Frittata Recipe on Food52

• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 handfuls spinach, chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic, minced (Instead of "clove garlic," I write "glove" first, every time. Let's make glove a thing.)<br>• 8 big basil leaves<br>• 5 eggs<br>• 1 heaping cup chopped tomatoes -- like, just a big ol' mound of them<br>• 2 ounces shredded asiago cheese<br>• 3 ounces …

Down Under: The Great White Way

This month's great read selected by our editors: Face-to-face with the great whites off south Australia’s Neptune Islands.<p>"Shark on!" I drop my forkful of eggs and bolt out of the lounge, pinballing off the carved wooden pillars of the <i>Princess II</i> as the boat rolls gently in the open swells of the …

Your New Zealand Photos

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Surf's way, way up in Southern California

<b>Malibu, California (CNN) —</b> Smashing!<p>That pretty much sums up the waves coming to Southern California this week. And depending on whom you ask -- weather forecasters or surfers -- that word means either life-threatening peril or enlivening fun.<p>Far offshore, Hurricane Marie is driving some of the …

SoHo Photo Walk

Camera Controls

1<p>2<p>Image Sensor<p>Since the dawn of photography, cameras have captured and stored images on glass plates or on film. Today, digital cameras capture the …

An artful life: Scotland Island, Sydney

<b>IT’S CHRISTMAS EVE</b>, and for the island and bayside residents of Pittwater, in northern Sydney, that means one thing: the dog race. A handful of …

21 Buildings You Need To See In Your Lifetime

We've come a long way since then — creating temples to our gods, houses for our operas, and museums for our art that rival nature's beauty.<p>Here are 21 buildings you need to see before you kick the bucket.

Los Angeles