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18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

The Best Recipes That Came From Food Bloggers In 2014

If there's one thing the world doesn't need more of, it's food bloggers. The Internet is packed -- stuffed and basically bursting at the seams -- with thousands upon thousands of food blogs. After a while, they all sort of look the same and if you spend too much time browsing, you run the risk of …

Long exposure photography: how to set up your camera for perfect exposures

<i>In low light conditions or for creative effect, make better use of long exposure photography to extend your photographic boundaries.</i>There are …

Breathtaking Long Exposure Images of the Night Sky

The Universe is an all-encompassing area of space, time and everything else that exists, as well as all stars, galaxies, planets, the contents of …

Supernovae

Eight Highly Effective Testosterone Boosting Tips

Shares 7K<p>#1: Increase healthy fat intake<p>Following a low-fat diet is a very effective method to destroy testosterone production. Healthy sources of …

NZ havens rank with world's best

Three New Zealand luxury lodges have been named among the world's "Top 20 International Hideaways" in the prestigious <i>Andrew Harper's Hideaway …

New Zealand: Navigating the Land of The Lord of the Rings

New Zealand is an otherworldly mashup of climates, geologies, adventures, and luxuries. Susan Hack explores the Maori land (that you may recognize as the backdrop of The Lord of the Rings), navigating the Alps, Bay of Islands, Milford Sound, Bowen Island, Blanket Bay, and Abel Tasman National …

Amazing Road Trips

Travel Photography

20 Things You Didn't Know About New Zealand

<b>1.</b> New Zealand was the last major land mass to be populated -- it was first settled by Polynesians around 1250 and became a British colony in 1840.<p><b>2.</b> The capitol, Wellington, is the southernmost capital city in the world.<p><b>3.</b> There are no public drinking fountains in New Zealand.<p><b>4.</b> BUT there are free …

New Zealand’s number one place not to be missed

By Angela Schrider on Jun 17, 2013 in Attractions, Going Out, New Zealand, Oceania, Regions<p>Lake Tekapo is possibly one of the most beautiful places …

5 Reasons to Visit Milford Sound, New Zealand | Pack Your Passport | Award-Winning Solo Travel Blog, UK

[twitter style=”vertical” source=”PckYourPassport” related=”PckYourPassport” hashtag=”#ttot #nz” float=”right” use_post_url=”true”]<p>No trip to …

Trekking the Dusky Track, New Zealand

<b>ONLY A FEW HUNDRED METRES</b> from the track head and I’ve already taken a dive into the thick sludge beneath my feet. It’s a sobering reminder that …

Magnificent Starlit Skies that Encompass Lake Tekapo in New Zealand All the Way to the Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, Australia

A fellow who uses the moniker AtomicZen has taken some breathtaking images of starlit skies that span locations from Lake Tekapo in New Zealand to …

Australia

10 Reasons New Zealand Is Heaven On Earth For People Who Love The Great Outdoors

Known for the the stunning landscapes featured in Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings", New Zealand should be atop the travel list for all nature-lovers. Covered in breathtaking landscapes of fjords, mountains, meadows, rivers, geysers and beaches, you could spend months exploring everything this …

From the Coast to the Alps: A Glimpse of New Zealand's South Island

Flushed with vast plains, towering mountains and dramatic beaches, New Zealand’s <b>South Island</b> is teeming with pristine wilderness and alpine beauty …

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

Alternative Queenstown

Queenstown in New Zealand is renowned internationally as an adventure tourism hotspot, but there are also less adrenaline-fuelled activities to be enjoyed amid beautiful Central Otago scenery. Once you've secured your collection of souvenir T-shirts and DVDs by bungy jumping, whitewater rafting and …