Michael Crider

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101 of the most mind-blowing adventures you should have in 2018

Hands on passports, people. Here's all the adventure inspiration you'll ever need. From massive sandwiches to massive mountains, age-old railroads to …

National Parks

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime

We've done the work for you and put together this epic list of must-sees, updating our original bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and this year's travel hotspots.<p>From a beach full of pigs in the Bahamas to dogsledding in Sweden, these are the 100 most incredible trips …

National Parks

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these destinations may</i> …

South America

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy -- here's what I wish I had known going in

1. Make sure the trails are open<p><i>Emma Rechenberg</i><p>Look closely and you'll see the blocked off trails to visitors. Plan your destinations …

Hiking

16 travel experiences to have in Nepal before you die

1. Get high with holy men on Shivaratri.<p>Marijuana is illegal for most of the year in Nepal (although you wouldn’t necessarily know it). Except during …

Hiking

The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

Beaches

25 life changing lessons people most often learn too late in life

Your philosophy is your strategy for living. It is your view of the world and your relationship to it, and it affects every decision you make, every …

Bucket Lists

17 world heritage wonders in South-East Asia

Packed with wild parks, natural wonders and ancient temples – it is amazing that South-East Asia has so few (just 37) UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We …

Navigating Airports – My favourite Apps

I blogged a couple of weeks ago about how I use airports as a place to walk for exercise, people watch and plane spot. I have spent a lot of time in …

Apps

Top 10 Destinations for Backpackers in Asia

10. Climb or recline on West Railay Beach, Thailand<p>Located on the tropical shores of the Railay peninsula, this stunning setting is among Thailand’s …

A Comprehensive List of Airlines That Offer Free Stopovers

Two destinations for the price of one? Say goodbye to stagnating in waiting areas and hello to a bonus trip.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>There are a couple of options on long trips: suffer, maybe find a hotel, or make it a bonafide stopover. In the case of the stopover option, many …

Abu Dhabi

8 Travel Companies that Celebrate Solo Travelers

Courtesy of Four Season Serengeti Tanzania<p>The view from the Four Seasons Serengeti in Tanzania<p>How to ditch the single supplement<p>Solo travel is having …

7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

5 things everyone should do in Iceland

Including breathtaking hikes, picturesque vistas, New Nordic cuisine, and a one-of-a-kind museum that won't soon be forgotten, here are 10 things you can't skip in Iceland.

European Travel

14 places in South-East Asia to see before it's too late

9 of the best things to do in Iceland

1: Take a dip in a thermal pool<p>Icelandic folk have been bathing outdoors in thermal pools since Viking times. It would be remiss of you not to join …

European Travel