Natalie Kinney

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A Local’s Guide to Hida-Takayama, Japan

Most people (myself included a year ago) imagine Tokyo and Japan as the same place. When you think of Japan, you think of Tokyo: Flashy skyscrapers, …

A Two Week Japan Itinerary for First Time Visitors

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Elizabeth Huey’s Subjects Don’t Know They’re Subjects

"If they catch me, the photo is not that interesting to me."<p>Elizabeth Huey's photographs are energetic and so involved you could be forgiven for assuming they were choreographed. Predominantly a painter, her first experience of photography was casually snapping reference images in the Brooklyn …

30+ Best Uses of American Express Membership Rewards Points

There are so many “best uses” of American Express Membership Rewards points because they have a large number of transfer partners compared to Citi …

Paint Tools That Help You Paint Like A Pro - Consumer Reports

Some call it March madness, for others it’s cabin fever—those final weeks of winter when you start itching to spruce up your home. Painting a room or …

Home Improvement

20 highlights and sights of Dublin, Ireland

You will probably arrive in Dublin when visiting Ireland. Make sure you have enough time to explore the city! There are so many things and we have …

Croatia - Condé Nast Traveller | CN Traveller

On location<p>Where 'Game of Thrones' season 8 was filmed around the world<p>City Breaks<p>The best things to do in Split, Croatia's lesser-known coastal …

europeantravel

Everything you need to know about trips to see the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are one of nature's great displays, a free, multicoloured light show that is most commonly seen in the Arctic regions. Every performance is different, a beautiful, shifting dance of nocturnal rainbows that many viewers find a humbling and spiritually uplifting …

Croatia's best kept secret cafe finds

I spend a lot of time researching the best restaurants around the world for my clients, namely the Michelin starred restaurants where I have to sell …

European Travel

Navigating the London Tube

We know how hard it is to navigate through any subway system, so we’ve decided to break down the London tube! Let's start...

Free Things to Do in Bangkok

With its haphazard sprawl, steamy climate, and traffic-choked streets, Bangkok can overwhelm visitors at first, but scratch the surface and you’ll find warm hospitality, gilded temples, festivals, markets galore, and a vibrant arts scene, all easy on your budget.<p>With its haphazard sprawl, steamy …

Europe’s 10 Most Epic Hiking Trails

Thrilling heights, breathtaking scenery, challenging landscapes—the world’s best hiking trails have something for everyone. And there’s no better …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in August

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in August:</b><p>Take a deep dive into Australasia’s contemporary art scene at the 25th annual <b>Melbourne Art Fair</b> (August 13-17) in suburban <b>Carlton</b>. Held in the Royal Exhibition Building, a World …

T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan Works Well for International Travelers

About a month ago I wrote about T-Mobile’s new Simple Choice Plan, which includes free international data and text message in over 120 countries as …

Here Are the 15 Best Books of 2014 (So Far)

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Books

New Zealand Has A Cave Full Of Glow Worms, And You Should Go Inside It

Imagine you're floating on a small wooden boat through a damp cave. It's completely dark inside, save for dots of light from the bodies of a thousand teensy blue insects. Their electric-looking selves create a Milky Way of color above your head.<p>No, you're not dreaming. You're in Waitomo, New …

10 mind-blowing places in South Africa

If you’ve stepped foot in South Africa and allowed yourself enough time to explore, you can attest to the fact that its beauty is unrivaled. I’m yet …

16 incredible Northern Lights hotels

To watch the ethereal and elusive Northern Lights is to witness one of nature's most splendorous sights: a celestial dance across the Arctic sky that surely features near the top of most - if not all - travellers' bucket lists.<p>Those seeking this remarkable phenomenon have a decent pick of …

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

Form Better Habits with a Cue-Routine-Reward System

Good habits can be hard to form and bad ones hard to break, but if you know how they work you'll have an easier time making them work for you.<p>Writer …

Smoothies

Salina Turda

Turda, Romania<p>Amusement parks can be fun, but amusement parks deep underground? Even better. Located in a salt mine that dates back centuries and was …

The 10 best islands in Thailand

White sand, rustic-chic beach shacks, a hammock gently swaying between two palm trees as a turquoise sea laps at the shore… But each is quite …

Thailand

6 of the best places to see natural wonders

Feel inspired by nature and the sheer magnificence of the amazing planet we live on. From bleeding icebergs and flaming fire pits to bubbling sulphur …

How To Hop Around Language Barriers

Here is how I've made it through over 25 countries (only 3 of them being English speaking) without knowing more than a lick of the home tongue.

A Mini Traveller’s Guide to Thailand's Culture and Customs

Many people choose to begin their Thailand holidays in Bangkok, opting to witness the organised chaos of this fascinating city before moving on to …

Comparison Table of United, US Airways, Delta, and American Airlines Award Charts

United and Delta have devalued their charts in the last few months, but American and US Airways, which close their merger tomorrow, have not devalued …