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How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Western Australia

Should you wait an hour after eating until swimming?

We are told taking a dip on a full stomach is dangerous because we might get cramp or a stitch, or even drown. But is there any truth to this?<p>I can still remember how slowly time seemed to pass as a child when I was on the beach, and had to wait an hour after I’d finished my sandwiches before I was …

Wellness

Space Pictures This Week: Mars Gullies, Aurora Borealis, and Dragon Detaches

Philippine Freshwater Crocodiles: Freshwater Species of the Week

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>This month 36 Philippine freshwater crocodiles were introduced into the wild on Siargao Island, in an effort to bolster the population of this endangered reptile. The Philippine freshwater crocodile (<i>Crocodylus mindorensis),</i> also called the Mindoro crocodile, <i></i>is found only in …

Healing Journey 2013: Tribes and Schools Cleaning Up Alaska

Human Journey<p><i>On each “Healing Journey” Expedition, Jon Waterhouse uses travel along rivers, recording traditional knowledge from local people, and detailed scientific readings of water conditions and quality using cutting-edge technology. In March and April Jon and team are traveling from St.</i> …

Galápagos wildlife spotting: why you should go underwater

This Pacific archipelago, 1000km adrift of the Ecuadorian mainland, has been called many things: evolution in action, a living museum, a 'little world within itself'. And they’re all true.<p>Visitors come to coo at the wildlife – the giant tortoises that lumber across the highlands, the comical …

Nature

What to do when you encounter dangerous animals

There's no better story than an encounter with a charging bull elephant. That said, you want to make sure you live to tell the tale.<p>Whether you are spotting the Big Five on a wildlife drive in Africa, staking out polar bears in Canada, or photographing wild monkeys in Asia, the first rule to …

Wildlife

Wildlife wonderland: planning your trip to the Pantanal

You never forget the first time you set eyes on a hyacinth macaw. A remarkable parrot cloaked in deep indigo plumage with clownish yellow eye patches, it seems both too fantastic and too beautiful to be real. But as home to some of the world's most incredible – and cooperative – wildlife, the …

Charisma

Island adventures: top activities in the Philippines

The Philippines is justifiably known for its beaches, but the country isn't just about finding an isolated patch of sand and sinking into a sun-kissed stupor. The 7000-plus islands of the Philippines offer an array of more adventurous pursuits that can raise any adrenaline junkie's pulse. Here are …

Asia

Honduras’ Bay Islands: a laid-back, uncrowded Caribbean paradise

Plenty of Caribbean islands have been labeled with the daydream-inducing word: paradise. If your definition of paradise includes empty beaches, no crowds, and not having to dress for dinner, consider packing your bags for an easy-access option you might not have considered: the Bay Islands of …

Great Barrier Reef

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Tom Hanks
Internet of Things

A friendly bug that feasts on plastic

Each week a global thinker from the worlds of philosophy, science, psychology or the arts is given a minute to put forward a radical, inspiring or controversial idea – no matter how improbable – that they believe would change the world.<p>This week, psychologist Susan Blackmore suggests we use a …

Peter Piot

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>Sean Flynn found out what people do when they think they only have moments left to live.<p>By Sean Flynn1 day agoView More<p>Hair<p>A slightly more …

Men's Fashion

Da New York a Sydney, tutti i WC dei nuokers

WC capitalista a Nuok<p>Dalle linee squadrate, semplici ed essenziali, il WC del Financial District lo troviamo incastonato tra marmi, acciaio e …

Tatuaggi giapponesi

<i>I tatuaggi, in Giapponese, (“irezumi” ireru inserire sumi inchiostro) o “horimono” (horu inscrivere mono qualcosa) nascono nel periodo Edo ed hanno</i> …

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Bodies of Subversion - History of Women and Tattoo - Book

Back in 1997, <i>Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo</i> was the first photography book collecting women’s tattoo art dating back to …

Terminator Tattoos: I Need Your Clothes, Your Boots, Your Motorcycle and Your Ink - Technabob

Maybe it’s because I don’t want to see what they’ll look like when I’m old and shriveled up, or maybe it’s just because I have a low threshold for …

Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

Photography

Strani rifugi: il futuristico Bivacco Gervasutti sul ghiacciaio del Freboudze

Il Freboudze è un ghiacciaio situato sul versante italiano del Monte Bianco. Si tratta di una meta da intenditori e da alpinisti esperti, dato che …