Nima Sarikhani

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Jungle glamping, the only way to hear the Amazon come alive at night

Now why am I doing this? The question crossed my mind on more than one occasion after my wife Alice and I had left the considerable comforts of Manatee Amazon Explorer – a luxurious 14-cabin river ship offering exploratory voyages on the Napo River – to spend a night in the rainforest of the Upper …

Speedboat

13 incredible bum transformations to inspire your workout

Although you can't build a bonafide booty overnight, that's not to say you're stuck with the butt you've got. These women are proof that diet and exercise can lead to some <i>incredible</i> results:

Fitness

Cape Town's Hottest New Hotel

The Silo Hotel, which opened last March at the top of the tallest building in Cape Town's Waterfront, is the talk of the town and beyond. For a …

Cape Town

How to sculpt a brand new body in just EIGHT weeks

How to sculpt a brand new body in just EIGHT weeks: Woman, 34, who transformed her figure reveals the fast-growing Australian diet and exercise …

The best vacation rentals with ocean views

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know you're on vacation when you fall asleep to the sound of the waves lapping against the shore and wake up to the sun rising over a watery horizon.<p>Just ask Sebastiaan Bedaux, a keen traveler who has compiled stunning ocean-based vacation rentals into a new book: "Ocean View: The …

15 Active Volcanoes You Can Climb If You're Looking for an Adventure

Plan a trip to blow off some steam.<p>Over hundreds of thousands of years, volcanic activity has yielded a breathtaking array of breathtaking features, …

Australia's Been Hiding the Beachy Wine Region of Your Dreams

The name “Margaret River” is a catchall: It's a river, a town, and a region at the southwesternmost point of Australia. Despite the generality, tell …

Wineries

Fancy licking the icing off these vulva cupcakes?

There are so many ways to celebrate our genitals in all their glory.<p>You can decorate your Christmas tree with vagina baubles, store your coins in a …

Cupcakes

Slim And Modern Shower Drain Systems For The Minimalist In You

Beauty lies in the details and that applies to everything, even something as insignificant as a shower drain. Actually, nothing is completely …

Home Improvement

Boston Dynamics unveils robodog that can open doors

A leading robotics company has revealed footage of a canine-inspired robot that can open doors that is certain to draw parallels to man's worst nightmare, rather than his best friend.<p>Boston Dynamics on Monday revealed footage of its SpotMini robot, which has four legs, a trunk and long reaching …

27 pet-friendly hotels in Britain that your dog will love as much as you will

We round up the best dog-friendly hotels in Britain, offering everything from complimentary treats, bowls and beds, to dog reiki. Whether you're seeking a stay in central London or a staycation in the countryside, there's something for every owner and every faithful four-legged friend – because …

This stunning Japanese island you've probably never heard of is the top trending travel destination for 2018

Ishigaki, a stunning white island in Japan's Okinawa archipelago, is the top trending travel destination for 2018 on TripAdvisor — but you'd be forgiven for never having heard of it.<p>The Japanese island has topped TripAdvisor's "Destinations on the Rise" list, which, as part of its sixth annual …

Kim Lost 42 Pounds of Baby Weight and Grew a Booty by Doing These 2 Things

Kimberley French is a 30-year-old mom of two young kids, ages 2 and 4. As is normal with pregnancy, Kim experienced some weight gain. After her second baby was born in May 2016, Kim shared with POPSUGAR, "I had put on a massive three stone [42 pounds] in weight and was 14 stone [198 pounds]." Three …

Fitness

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

National Parks

This Mesmerising NASA Footage Set to a 'Sound of Silence' Cover Will Give You Chills

Hello darkness, my old friend...<p>The vast majority of humanity can only imagine what it's like to spend your days travelling around the planet and …

Space Exploration

13 unforgettable Blue Planet experiences

Have your own Blue Planet II adventure courtesy of Sarah Marshall’s oceanic insight. For more on the BBC programme's filming locations, see our guide.<p>1. Reef encounter<p>When he returned with a sequel last year to the first installment in 2001, Sir David Attenborough ramped up our wanderlust for wild …

Blue Planet II

How to Shoot a Day to Night Timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy

This 10-minute tutorial by nature photography site Nature TTL teaches how to create a day to night time-lapse from sunset to a starry night sky. …

Time-lapse Photography

Inside The Glasshouse, Japan's ultra-modern £20,000-a-week ski chalet

Skiing

Welcome to the new age of the luxury train

You wait ages for a brand new state-of-the-art mould-breaking luxury train to come along and then there are three in rapid succession.<p>First up, in April, was the Shiki-Shima – sorry, Train Suite Shiki-Shima – a striking 21st-century reinvention of the humble locomotive with an eye-catching …

Trains

Are these remote islands the Atlantic's best-kept secret?

The dogs sensed it first. Tremors deep in the bowels of the earth set them whimpering. Then goats grew nervous, straining at their tethers.<p>Shortly after sunrise the villagers were woken by a terrible whistling that became a roar as ash, rocks and lava exploded from a volcanic vent above their …

Watch the World’s Biggest Animal Lunge for its Dinner

Drone footage taken near New Zealand shows how blue whales lunge and feed on some of the ocean's smallest creatures.<p>When you weigh 200 tons, even the smallest body movements require a lot of energy. That's why blue whales, Earth's largest animal, are picky eaters.<p>Stunning new drone footage shows …

Whales

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

Tutorials

A Look at the Creative Work of X-Ray Photographer Nick Veasey

Photographer Nick Veasey has made a name for himself by photographing large objects using X-Rays instead of visible light. The 6-minute video above …

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year

Photography

8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

Universe

How to Photograph the Deer Rut in Richmond Park

Home » Tutorials » Wildlife » <b>How to Photograph the Deer Rut in Richmond Pa...</b><p>Sam Rowley<br>• Sep 6th, 2014<br>• Comment<p>Following the extinction of many of …

Hunting

This vast country’s 17,000 islands would take years to explore. As a new direct flight from the UK to Indonesia launches, we pick what to do and see plus the best hotels, food and drink in four popular destinations<p>The world’s largest island nation, Indonesia comprises about 17,000 islands sprawling …

Hot Springs

In the company of wolves: animal encounters in Narvik, Norway

I arrive after dark, driving past piled up snow and pull up by a darkened log cabin office. No one comes out. I turn off the car lights and step into the freezing air. As my eyes adjust to the Arctic night, I see a green glow in the western sky, at first just two smudges on either side of the …

Wildlife

To welcome in the Year of the Fire Monkey, foodiehub writers share their top tips for Chinese restaurants in Asia and beyond<p>• <b>Tell us about your favourite Chinese restaurant whether it’s in Hull or Hawaii</b><p>Michelin-starred Yat Lok is a world-famous restaurant on Stanley Street and renowned for its …

Deep Frying