Angus Marjoribanks

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A craft beer lover's guide to London

In the last 15 years, London has seen incredible growth in its brewing industry from a mere two breweries in 1999 to more than 50 today. Almost all of these new enterprises are small, independent and produce high-quality, innovative styles of beer – an approach to brewing that’s been given the …

Not going to Glastonbury? Try Eastern Europe's more affordable festival alternatives

It took a two-hour coach ride through thick pines, a clatter in a rusty jeep up a rutted track and then a final jig in a horse and cart, but it was worth it. As bucolic a setting as you could dream of for a festival, Meadows in the Mountains, held last week, is set in the Rhodopian Mountains in …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

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Cop Who Threatened to Make Photog’s Life a ‘Living Hell’ Found Guilty of Misconduct

Following up on a story we shared a couple of months ago, it seems we now have TWO examples of police officers facing consequences for dealing with …

Video: Paragliding Video Will Make You Believe You Can Fly!

The sensation that comes along with flying is one of the allures of paragliding for sure. But if you're not sure you could ever actually take up the …

Best adventure travel for 2014

For those who like their trips to thrill, here’s our pick of the best places to feel pumped in 2014.<p>Mountain biking, Avoriaz, France<p>Avoriaz is one of 12 interconnected resorts in the Portes du Soleil region of the French Alps, where man-made bike trails and alpine tracks create a spectacular …

Best ‘middle of nowhere’ places

Want to get off the beaten path? Then here are 10 places that will stump most travel agents and reward you with original experiences. But remember, these are 'no pain, no gain' destinations so you'll need to be prepared for long transit times there and back - and you won't be able to recover at a …

20 unmissable extreme sports (and where to try them)

Ready to feel your pulse racing? From zorbing to volcano boarding, we’ve rounded up 20 adrenaline-packed but accessible activities to tick off your bucket list – and the most stunning destinations to try them in.<p><b>Volcano boarding</b><p><b>The gist:</b> pioneered by an Australian traveller in León, Nicaragua, …

Hands-on Photo Tip: Creating Truly Realistic HDR Images with Adobe Camera Raw

Into the Open (HDR) – Final image created in this tutorial: 12 exposures merged in Photoshop CS6 and tone mapped in Adobe Camera Raw 8.2<p>In this …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Photography Tips on Facebook: Reaches 100,000 Followers

We love our Facebook followers, they are often the first to know if we have a new in-depth article posted and we value the comments, discussions and …

Scotland: the world's adventure capital?

The new edition of Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures, which is published this month, mentions the country on more than a dozen occasions.<p>Authors of the book have compiled 100 top 10 lists suggesting the best trips for adrenaline-lovers around the world.<p>Scotland is mentioned for its great …

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

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Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Where to volunteer in Nepal? Corrupt NGO's & what to do about it

So you want to help out in Nepal by Volunteering …<p>Want to volunteer in Nepal? Choose carefully and with knowledge<p>If tourism is Nepal’s number one …

Resolution is an iOS App That Lets You Pixel Peep and Measurebate to Camera Porn

If pixel peeping on your desktop wasn’t enough, Resolution is here to continue to feed your addiction.The app was developed to specifically let you …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

1000 Photos, 36 keepers

This is a 30 min preview of the 4+ hour post-processing landscape tutorial from New Zealand. We recently had people came from all over the world to …

Video: The Road To Karakol

In 2011, Kyle Dempster traveled solo to Kyrgyzstan in search of some new places to climb. With little understanding of the language, a vague idea of …

My Favorite On-the-Road Apps

On recent trips, I’ve zipped around Belgium, Israel, and Ireland on foot and behind the wheel of a rented car without getting lost (okay, it happened once in awhile), all because of my phone, or what I like to call my third hand.<p>When I think back to traveling ten years ago, I can’t even imagine (or …

Release the Google Internet Balloons!

4 AM, a week ago…<p>I get a strange email from Google. Just sign the paperwork they say. We can’t tell you anything. I sign, assuming it’s gotta be cool …

PhotoExif is an iPhone App That Helps You Keep Track of Your Film Photography

If there’s one major advantage that digital photography has over its analog counterpart, it’s EXIF data–the storing of date and time, aperture value, …

Paragliding Photographer Captures Beautiful Landscapes from 20,000 Feet in the Air

Jody MacDonald snaps spectacular landscape photographs from all over the globe, but from a most unique perspective. This lady photographer captures …

18 Night Sky Pictures with Light Pollution

Astrophotographers like Mike Taylor are able to get stunning night sky pictures partly because they live in a remote location or go there to take …

ShotHotspot: An Intelligent Search Engine that Finds Great Photo Locations for You

Once you’ve lived somewhere long enough, it’s easy to fall into a photographic rut. We’re not talking about a running low on creativity (read this if …

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Everest Climbers Also Face Dangerous Runway

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the first summit of Mount Everest, a feat that’s been attempted by thousands of climbers since. Although we …

How to Use a Tripod for Smooth Tracking Shots On the Cheap

With the ability to shoot video now nearly ubiquitous among DSLRs, many photographers take advantage and switch into video mode on occasion. But …

A Mathematical Look at Focal Length and Crop Factor

I’m hoping this post can explain a lot of the confusion beginning photographers have about focal length and crop factors. Some understanding of basic …