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World's Most Beautiful Bike Trails

<i>(Photo: Thinkstock/Digital Vision)</i><p>Cycling vacations aren't just for top-tier athletes. Many of the world's most beautiful bike trails take in the countryside on gentle paths that favor scenery over strenuous pedaling. For this list of beautiful bike trails around the world, we selected routes that …

Top Ten Destinations To Visit In Greece

<b>#4) Rhodes Town</b><p>Home of Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, <b>Rhodes Town</b> comes in at number four on our list. Here, tourists come …

European Travel

9 Greek islands in 7 days

“The sea once it casts its spell holds one in its net of wonder forever.” (Jacque Yves Cousteau). The Aegean Sea attracts sailors from all over the …

A guide to the eateries of Greece

Where to eat and drink in Greece? Perhaps the question should be: ‘Where not?’ Greeks live to eat and drink – they dream about it and talk about it at all times of the day. Wherever you go in Greece you might not find accurate clocks, punctual flights or a good cup of tea, but by Zeus you’ll find …

Europe

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

European Travel

Affordable Greece

Think Greece and conjure up images of white-washed villages cascading down hillsides, azure seas sparkling in bright sunshine and powder-soft white sand beaches. A visit to this special country is a lifelong dream for many, as it delivers an astounding array of breathtaking landscapes, ancient …

Vine User Will Blow Your Mind with Entertaining Six-Second Visual Illusions

Los Angeles-based Zach King, aka FinalCutKing on YouTube, has taken the art of magic off the stage and into your smartphones.<p>That’s right. While the …

21 cool and quirky London experiences

Explore the unique experiences on offer in the British capital.<p><b>1. Follow a trail of text messages to explore</b><p>London at twilight The sun is beginning …

How To Access Over 40 Gorgeous Secret Wallpapers In OS X Mavericks

Apple is well known for bundling great wallpapers with OS X, and Mavericks comes with many fantastic wallpapers built in – but did you know that …

Chase Jarvis Floating In a Sea of Insanely Vividly Colored Clouds

Chase Jarvis was recently asked to create a photograph of his most vivid dream on someone else’s dime…and he had no problem saying yes.<p>“Samsung …

Samsung

Long Term Review: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 L

A wide-angle lens definitely has its place in most photographers bag. They have many possible uses. Although their primary use is for landscapes as …

How to Create Elaborate Light Painting Photo Compositions

UK photographer showcases his techniques for painting the “largest indoor continuously-drawn piece of light art” in this self-published short …