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8 Essential Apps for Traveling Abroad

Travelers used to carry along guidebooks about each place they were visiting when exploring the world, but now you can find all the information you need in the palm of your hand. There's an app for virtually everything these days and many of them are designed to make traveling easier. Here are …

The Best Pubs in London

Welcome to The Best Pubs In London. We’re seeking the best pubs in the capital, based on regular polls of Londonist readers as well as our own …

London's hottest new hotels for 2015

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

Entertainment

How to Learn Your Camera's Light Meter and Master Manual Mode

Most cameras have a few different shooting modes such as Automatic, Aperture Priority (A or Av), Shutter Priority (S or Tv), and Program. It’s not …

Cameras

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

DSLR Cameras

10 Hot Photography Tutorials

Who else is slightly freaked out by how fast the year is moving? Anyway – it’s time to look back on the hottest tutorials for the last month. This …

Top 10 Mistakes that Cause Blurry Photos

If your photos are not sharp, you are not alone! The most common question I get asked by beginning photographers is "how do you get your images so …

Top 10

Understanding Depth of Field for Beginners

Learn how depth of field (DoF), can enhance your photos and the three main factors that influence depth of field in photography.

Improve your Images with Photography Projects

Have you ever been in a situation where you are stuck for ideas about what to take photos of? I certainly have, and a lot of it comes from being so …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

5 Beginner Tips for More Autofocus Success

When you’re just starting out, it can sometimes be frustrating trying to get sharp photos. The camera’s autofocus often seems like it has a mind of …

Digital Photography

How Can I Make My Economy Class Seat Better?

<i>A:</i><p>Airlines have been on a roll with downgrading economy class seats. To wit: Jet Blue, whose planes are known for being the most comfortable (on the domestic front), just announced it will cram 15 extra seats into their Airbus A320 beginning in 2016. Since those aluminum tubes don’t expand, that …

The Top 10 Exercises to Tone Your Legs

You already know you don’t need a gym membership or fancy classes to get your workout in, but it sure would be nice to have a personal trainer! Good news: I am one. So when the Brit + Co team asked for the ultimate leg exercises, I knew exactly which to share to get everyone rocking their holiday …

Workouts

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

<b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better. You'll love that the meatballs are baked, not fried, and the sweet and tangy sauce is ready in under 15 minutes. Just be sure to …

Top 10 breakfast venues in London

Rise and dine like a king at one of these exceptional London establishments.<p>Hearty haggis at The Wolseley<p>The Wolseley is renowned for its breakfasts. …

Best rooftop bars in London

Summer pop-up bars in London<p>Lost Vegas at Queen of Hoxton<p>A post shared by Queen of Hoxton (@queenofhoxtonldn) on Apr 26, 2018 at 11:54pm PDT<p>Journey …

England

Top 10 photo spots in London

1. Houses of Parliament from the South Bank<p>This is a fantastic location to bag a load of London icons for your gallery. The Houses of Parliament and …

101 things to do in London for teens

London is the place to be for teenagers: with all the fun things to do in London, it’s hard to know where to start! Discover all the cool things to …

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use | Colossal

<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for …

Top museum exhibitions

Many of London's museums are free to enter, but they also offer a wide range of temporary paid-for exhibitions - find our top picks below.<p>Diana: Her …

The Zone 1 Pub Crawl

What's the best pub in Zone 1? We asked you to nominate your favourite boozers in central London and you recommended almost 80. The poll was <b>the final</b> …

18 tranquil places in England to rest and recharge – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:45 pm, April 4, 2014 in Hotels & Travel<p>© VisitEngland<br>We’re Londoners through and through, but sometimes even the most ardent urbanophile …

10 Reasons To Scuba Dive Fiji

Tons of fish, fire-walking humans, and soft corals in every color make Fiji fantastic.<p><b>1 GET AIR</b> Say “Bula!” from a wicker basket high above Fiji’s …

Vibrant Architectural Watercolors by Maja Wronska | Colossal

<p>Architect and freelance illustrator Maja Wrońska (previously) continues to amaze with her beautifully executed watercolor paintings of iconic …

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

How To Look Amazing In Photos

Like hearing your own voice on tape, seeing a photo of yourself can be a bit...jarring. Both pixels and film have a way of amplifying any miniscule …

New six-Sunday dinner series at Underbelly celebrates Houston chefs, restaurants - Food Chronicles