Melinda Allen

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Discovering Bourbon in Kentucky: What Else Are We Missing Out on?

I tend to think of bourbon as one of the last bastions of the old boys' club. I mean, I've had my share. Although I'm a writer now, I went to law school in Virginia for a few years after undergraduate school. Back then, I ordered whatever the boys were ordering. What they were ordering, without …

Whiskey

Heartwarming Portraits of Pets and Their Loving Owners

Need a pick-me-up? Check out the project “Your Pet and You” by photographer Tobias Lang of Hamburg, Germany. The series is composed of beautiful …

How to Choose Your Next EOS Camera: Part Two

This article is written by Andrew S. Gibson, the author of Understanding EOS, on sale now at Snap N Deals for a limited time. Note: This article is …

Cameras

Take a Trip to Beautiful San Diego, Time-Lapse Style

Most time-lapses involve long pans over vast landscapes with gorgeous star-filled skies in the background. And while we love those — if you haven’t …

Digital Camera Maintenance and Care Tips

A digital camera is a sensitive device. As such, it needs to be cleaned and cared for so it will always be on optimum performance. Proper maintenance …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

Mobile Devices

Google+ Gets Its Own Photography Conference

A specific demographic of users have latched on to Google’s social service quickly, and that’s photographers. Virtual photo walks have been a mainstay of Google+ almost since its inception, and the platform has become the home to some of the world’s most popular photographers.<p>Some of these …

Must-Do Trip: Dive Cocos Island, Costa Rica

Ultimate Adventure Bucket List: Explorer Enric Sala's dream trip is to dive Cocos Island, Costa Rica. See all our Adventure Bucket List trips.<p>Three hundred miles—and a 36-hour boat ride—southwest of mainland Costa Rica, a lush volcanic island rears up improbably out of the Pacific Ocean. Cocos is …

Costa Rica

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Hiking

I Heart My City: Kash’s Edinburgh

Blogger and budget travel expert Kash Bhattacharya moved to Edinburgh, Scotland and fell head over heels. Read about what makes this Kolkata, India native’s heart flame for the Scottish capital, then add your own favorites in the Comments section below. Follow Kash’s adventures and get great travel …

I Heart My City: Shannon Switzer’s San Diego

As you know, Shannon Switzer, otherwise known as the Curious Traveler, just returned from an epic road trip around the American West. Though she’s happy to be back in her hometown of San Diego, she aims to keep her curiosity goggles on now that she’s back in familiar territory. Now, without further …

I Heart My City: Jessica’s Barcelona

Travel and lifestyle writer <b>Jessica Benavides Canepa</b> has been living in Barcelona for two years, but is going to be spending the next year of her life traveling around China and writing about her experiences. To bid <i>adéu siau</i> to the city she’s come to love, she sent Intelligent Travel her top picks …

Paris, France: Window Licking in Paris

Photographing Nature and Landscapes

Travel Photography

WTF is this red stuff?

slowly does it.....

Con fuerza

Going to the sun

Conflict

Intruder