C D Johnston

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Three Defining Movements in Architectural Photography

From the first experiments carried out by the French Joseph Niépce in 1793, and his most successful test in 1826, photography became an object of …

Architecture

7 Photography Exercises To Help You Be a Better Photographer

5 – Shoot in Difficult Conditions<p>The general rule of photography is that you photograph certain subjects at certain times to be able to capture the …

Photography

Discover Belgium's Beautiful Medieval City

TravelWorld Heritage<p>Explore historic canals, stone bridges, and Gothic architecture in this well-preserved historic center.<p>TravelWorld Heritage<p>A visitor to the historic center of Brugge, commonly spelled Bruges, can easily imagine a time when this picturesque Flemish town was bustling with …

European Travel

Discover Europe's Secret Villages

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>These surprising hamlets are shrouded in mystery, steeped in history, and blissfully off the beaten path.<p>When I was four, we lived in a Midwestern suburb of flat ranch houses and straight lines. The only whiff of magic languished at the local, storybook-themed miniature golf …

European Travel

5 Great, Affordable Alternatives To Italy's Most Popular Spots

Italy’s most popular destinations attract millions of visitors each year for good reason—they are places of almost indescribable beauty or home to epochal art (or both). Everyone wants to visit these charmed locales and in summer, it can seem as if everyone does. So where to go if you want to …

Unfurling the Rich Tapestry of Armenian Culture

A modestly sized landlocked nation framed by the Black Sea to the west and the Caspian to the east, Armenia links the southernmost former Soviet …

The Azores Are the Perfect Island Getaway—and They’re Closer Than You Think

The remote archipelago, an autonomous region of Portugal, is less than a five-hour flight from the East Coast.<p>Travelers who’ve been to the Azores …

Here's why you should always check your hotel room for bedbugs, and how to do it

• <b>When you're traveling, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told INSIDER you should check for bedbugs everywhere you stay.</b>• <b><br>That's because</b> …

Bedbugs

Best Places to Go in Northern Italy's Veneto Region

Venice, one of Italy's top travel cities, is the jewel of the Veneto region but there's much more to see in the Veneto. From the city of Verona with …

The Best Seafood Dives in Rhode Island

1 of 6<p>Aunt Carrie's<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>Blount Clam Shack<p>3 of 6<p>Champlin's Seafood Deck<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Evelyn's Drive In<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 6<p>Flo's Clam …

The ultimate train journey through France’s whimsical west coast

The decision to head north from Paris and spend three weeks meandering from Brittany south along the West Coast to Bordeaux, all by train, was …

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)

Tom Bob (previously here) refuses to simply <i>live</i> in the world. He's reshaping it. Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, …

The Most Expensive Cities in Europe and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

When it comes to popular European cities, Barcelona, Paris, and Rome grab all the headlines. And while these destinations have the cultural offerings …

New Tools and Tours for Solo Travelers

When it comes to seeing the world, more and more people are seeing it solo — and travel companies are rolling out tools and tours to accommodate them. Some are adding spaces for solo travelers to existing trips. Others are offering more affordable rooms and packages. This year also marked the first …

10 attractive cities that prove you can move overseas and live comfortably

By Kathy Orton<p>, Reporter/editor<p>Buying a home overseas is not only for the wealthy. In some cases, living abroad is cheaper than living in the United States.<p>The U.S. government doesn’t compile official data on how many Americans reside overseas but the State Department estimates 9 million live …

Real Estate

How to Pack and Prepare Your Smartphone for Traveling This Summer

Many travelers are familiar with this scenario: You are finally going on that well-earned vacation. You decide to take your smartphone on the journey. But you run into a host of tech snags after you arrive at your destination.<p>You might quickly burn through your cellular data limit, for instance. Or …

Why Italy's Bodacious "B-List" Cities Should Be On Your A-List

No, its not just because the pizza you’ll find in Italy’s smaller cities will likely be cheaper than comparable pies in the big touristy ones like Florence and Rome. It’s because to overlook places in Italy off the main tourist track is committing a travel sin of the highest order. Sure, I love …

Italy

The Best Camera Bags for Travelers

TravelArticle<p>Our photo engineer tested over 40 camera bags, so you don't have to.<p>Whether traveling to another continent or just around town, it never hurts to have a great bag to safely carry your camera gear. One that can handle the rigors of travel—or carry more than just your camera—is a plus.</i> …

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

Top 10 Small Towns to Visit in Europe

Introduction<p>Europe is a continent full of diverse cultures, languages, food, and architecture all compacted in a relatively small area. Within a five …

Gadgets you can't live without while traveling

Traveling brings challenges both maddening and mundane: fees for overweight suitcases, tight fits in overhead bins, lost luggage and ever-shifting …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes New Photographers Make

Whether you’ve just purchased your first DSLR or have been shooting for a while and would like to start using your camera’s manual settings, you …

Shutter Speed

Master Photography for Yourself

Master your own style, aesthetics, and vision in photography.Master photography according to yourself, to your own vision; disregarding what others …

The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>London and New York do not make it anywhere near the top of the …

European Travel

Novice Photographers: Absurdly Clear Explanation On Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO

<b>If you’re just starting out</b> in photography, the basics of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO could leave you feeling confused.<p><b>To help you overcome</b> this …

Train Travel in France

Train Travel In France – Making Travelling A Pleasure Again<p><b>Train travel in France is one of the most efficient forms of transportation in the world</b>. …

Eurail's New Train Route Is the Best Way to See Switzerland and Italy in One Trip

Traveling around Europe has never been easier.<p>For many of us here at <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i>, nothing quite beats traveling by train—especially when in Europe, where that particular mode of transport rewards you with spectacular scenery and an ease of crossing borders rarely replicated anywhere else. …

This Could Be The Cheapest Way To Travel Around Europe

No matter the season, Europe is always a good idea — and even better if you can hit up multiple countries in one go. While budget airlines like …

How To Score The Cheapest Amtrak Deals

There's something inherently enjoyable about train travel: You get an up-close perspective of the scenery, and not having to go through the misery of …