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30 Latest Links to Photography Tutorials, Special Features and Amazing Photos

Another terrific week in the world of photography passes us by as Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet looking for …

Winter Whites: 5 Foolproof Beauty Gifts for the Minimalist in Your Life

It's not easy shopping for a minimalist. You know the type: Everything on her vanity is black and white; her bathroom is curated like a gallery. Bright colors and frilly fonts won't do, no matter what’s inside the bottle. That’s why, in honor of the holidays, we’ve rounded up five products in …

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9 Unexpected Holiday Decorating Ideas from Instagram

Refresh your seasonal decor with these brilliant ideas from some of our favorite designers.<p>1. Metallics and white are just as festive as red and green.<p>2. Make wreaths out of unexpected materials, like quartz crystals.<p>3. Everything looks fancier on cake stands and under glass cloches.<p>4. Peonies make …

10 DIY Stencil Projects for the Holidays --> http://on.apttherapy.com/MSQgXV Whether you want to personalize Christmas stockings or gift bags, or whip up a one-of-a-kind tree skirt, here are ten projects we love:

Plan to boost northern Australia farming 'must involve Indigenous groups'

Federal hopes that the region could become Asia’s food basket risk ignoring the needs of local people, conference is warned<p>Federal plans to develop the north into a food basket for the booming populations of Asia must fully involve Indigenous groups and communities if they are to succeed, a …

Free Things to Do in Sydney

Urban and rugged, adventurous and chic, Sydney is a city that has it all. Its position as a booming global destination gives it a reputation for expensive taste, but the truth is that its down-to-earth design gives families plenty of opportunities to explore for free. Even some of Sydney's most …

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Australia for All Types of Travelers

When departing from North America, the land down under can feel like it's a world away, and well, it almost is. By birth, I'm Canadian, and by choice I'm living in <b>Australia</b>, having moved to Sydney several years ago. I'm often fielding questions from friends and family back home on what part of my …

Adelaide and South Australia: wildlife

Expert guide to Adelaide and South Australia<p>An insider's guide to the best wildlife in Adelaide and South Australia, including Baudin Conservation Park, for dolphins and wallabies, and Cleland Wildlife Park, for Tasmanian Devils and kangaroos. By Mark Chipperfield, Telegraph Travel's Adelaide …

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Life in the Great Barrier Reef

Changing Planet<p><i>This article is brought to you by the</i> <i>International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP)</i><i>. Read our</i> <i>other articles</i> <i>on the National Geographic News Watch blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world.</i><p>Text and photos by iLCP Fellow Jürgen Freund on …

Expert guide to Sydney

Local laws and etiquette<p><b>Tipping:</b> there is no set etiquette around tipping in Sydney. However, I suggest 10 per cent in restaurants and for table service in cafés, and rounding up taxi fares to the nearest A$5<p><b>New alcohol laws:</b> licensed venues in Sydney's CBD Entertainment Precinct must observe a 2am …

What to Pack for Summer in Australia

As the temperatures in the U.S. drop, Australians are gearing up for summer. Here’s how to dress for a warm escape Down Under.<p>Australia from December to February is everything you’d expect from a summer escape—hot, sunny days and warm, balmy nights. The blazing sun is intense compared to other …

Australia's Kakadu National Park Looks Like A Real-Life Wonderland

As winter is approaching here in the United States, we're looking for a warmer hideaway before the first snowfall.<p>A likely choice? Australia, where it's currently warm <i>and</i> a lovely time to visit Kakadu National Park. To be fair, monsoon season is sort of around the corner, but there are still a few …

Food and Wine

Australia's culinary scene has progressed well beyond the backyard barbie to include some of the best food and wine travel experiences.<p>From the …

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The Top 5 Most Popular Runway Models of Spring/Summer '15

While fashion month seems like a grueling four weeks for editors and buyers, it's perhaps most exhausting for the models. On top of all the travel, these hard-working ladies also face early call times and late-night fittings -- making sleep but a distant memory for most. Needless to say, it takes a …

3 Tips for Finding a Signature Fragrance for Any Season

image via bohaglass.co.uk<p>I receive several emails a week asking about fragrances -- one of my favorite beauty items to shop for and to talk about.<p>Most of the emails are inquiries about finding a signature in-season fragrance. You would think finding a signature scent for any season would be easy, …

Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone's President expects return to "normalcy" by December

Oscar de la Renta on the Secret of a Well-Dressed Woman

Photo: Oscar de la Renta<p>Back in July, news broke that two of our fashion faves, Oscar de la Renta and Detroit-based Shinola, were teaming up to create a limited edition watch, each individually numbered and handmade in Detroit.<p>"A beautiful watch is the secret of a well-dressed woman," Mr. de la …

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