Marco Franchino

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The Alfa Romeo Museum Is The Greatest Car Museum In The World

In a country with a rich automotive history as Italy, there are bound to be some special automotive museums scattered around the place. On my last …

Gallery: The 10 Best 90s Movies Of All Time

Grunge fashion and Nintendo weren’t the only great things to come out of the 90s. The pre-millennial decade produced some of our favorite movies, …

This Unexpected Country Has Europe’s Most Flat-Out Stunning Coasts

If you feel like people are all of a sudden hyped about Croatia -- a gorgeous country in southern Europe you hadn’t heard much about until the past …

Cities from the sky: The best urban drone photography of the year

Drone photography is still an incredibly new and emerging art form. Just a few short years ago it would have been nigh on impossible to capture some …

Katmai National Park drama: Bear vs. Eagles

Anchorage photographer Jeff Schultz and other guests of the Katmai Wilderness Lodge watched as a brown bear sow climbed into an eagle's nest and was …

The Fortified Hilltop Village of Seillans in the Var, Provence

Located in the Haute-Var (83) near Fayence, Seillans is just 30 kms (18 miles) from the popular city of Grasse, Draguignan and Saint-Raphael on the …

5 Things I Love About Iceland

The verdict is in: I love Iceland. The fact that I can visit a place with freezing temperatures in the dead of winter and still be impressed means …

European Travel

How to Change the Color of Anything Using Lightroom

There are a lot of times when you might want to change the color of something in an image, whether it's clothing, the sky, or something else. This …

Tutorials

The Best Italian Subs — at Least in Australia

PERTH, Australia — The Italian sandwich — the submarine, the hoagie, the hero, the grinder, the wedge — is widely believed to have been invented in Maine in the first years of the 20th century. It was also invented, about 50 years later, in Perth.<p>Decades between discoveries is pushing the …

20 places you won't believe are in Britain

Think you need to go abroad to have an exotic break? Then you might want to think again...<p>Long gone are the days when a staycation consisted purely …

Travel

The Best Superman Stories of the Modern Era

As of last week, Superman celebrated his 80th year as the world’s most recognizable superhero. Tons of conversations have been happening about …

7 things to know before you go to Slovenia

<b>Slovenia is becoming more popular year by year.</b><p>Whether it’s a city break in Ljubljana (try saying that three times fast), or a more in-depth …

The Best and Worst Movie Posters of 2015

The Year's Best and Worst Movie Posters

The Dos and Don'ts of Amsterdam Coffeeshops

When visiting Amsterdam coffeeshops, which are local legal dispensaries for marijuana, there are few tips you should keep in mind. These dos and …

Coffee Shops

2018 Oscars: ‘Lady Bird’ showed both good and bad signs for women at Academy Awards

March 8 is International Women’s Day, so I think it’s worth reflecting on the conclusion to this awards season. At the 2018 Oscars “Lady Bird” got …

Our Two-Sizes-Too-Small Hearts Just Grew Watching the New Grinch Movie Trailer

Everyone's favorite cuddly-as-a-cactus green villain is back and better than ever this holiday season in the newest animated adaptation of <b>The Grinch</b>. Hitting theaters this November, the film will feature the voice of Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch and will bring new life to Dr. Seuss's beloved …

Christmas Eve

8 Great Movies Everyone Thought Would Be Terrible

How quickly we forget<p>None of us can be right all of the time – the following movies all had critics and audiences alike awaiting their release with that smug feeling of satisfaction that comes with knowing something's about to fail miserably… only to be completely taken by surprise.<p>We've gathered …

Venice Looks Absolutely Breathtaking Covered in Snow (Video)

A major weather system, known as the “Beast from the East,” that has affected most of Europe has blanketed many Italian cities with their first …

Things to Do in Australia

Look for Nemo in the waters surrounding the Sydney Opera House, get lost in the street-art-adorned alleyways of Melbourne, and snorkel the Great …

Australia

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

Hot Springs

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

10 Tips for Shooting Waterfall Photos

Here’s a straightforward guide on how to get something more out of your waterfall shots. The idea to this guide came to me when I recently visited …

Breathtaking Nature Photographs

Following Arnas Goldberg on Instagram is the account that will make you dream and travel. That will make you admire the beauty of a starry sky in …

13+ Spectacular Photos That Will Inspire Your Creativity

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photo, be original and creative in the Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 13 with chances to …

The beautiful Italian island you've probably never heard of

The local paper was breathless with excitement: “Rihanna, sirena sexy, a Ponza!” it shrieked. And me too! I was in Ponza as well! Though 24 hours ago I hadn’t even known the place existed. (Mind you, I am pretty shaky on the exact status of Rihanna.)<p>The Pontine islands are a dragon-backed …

The Big Picture: round 464

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Breathtaking Visions of Earth: Outdoor Photographer of the Year

The Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition has announced its category winners. The competition, now in its seventh year, celebrates the work of image makers and offers an insight into the landscapes, wildlife and nature of the planet and the adventures to be found on it<p>The overall winner and …

Outdoors

Here’s How to Shoot Stunning Landscape Photos with Dramatic Skies: No Editing Necessary!

We’ve all confronted a landscape scene that would have made a gorgeous photograph, were it not for a dull, drab sky. And while there are numerous …

A Visual History of Godzilla

Yes, Godzilla dunked a basketball in the Grand Canyon.<p>Godzilla is one of the most recognizable movie monsters of all time. There's a good chance you …

The 8 Worst Movies Ever Made, According To Rotten Tomatoes

Unwatchable. Unbearable. Unmissable<p><i>Citizen Kane</i>... <i>Singin' in the Rain</i>... <i>Rear Window</i>... <i>Pinocchio</i>… Just four movies with the enviable 100% rating on reviews aggregator rottentomatoes.com.<p>But what of the movies at the opposite end of the quality spectrum – the ones with a dismal 0% on the Tomatometer? …