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Lightgazing | Japan’s best illumination spots of 2013

Illumination. It’s an odd word to hear in a sentence, made only odder as a seeming tourist destination. But In Japan, especially around this time of …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Digital Photography

Northern Lights: a how-to guide

There are few phenomena that capture the imagination like the Aurora Borealis. The Northern Lights appear only at high latitudes on dark nights from September to March, and lucky star-gazers can witness anything from an ethereal green glow on the horizon to pulsating scarlet streaks across the sky. …

Northern Lights

Top things to do in Adelaide, Australia

Top Choice Market in Adelaide<p>A tourist sight, or a shopping op? Either way, satisfy your deepest culinary cravings at the 250-odd stalls in superb Adelaide Central Market. A sliver of salami from the Mettwurst Shop, a crumb of English Stilton f…<p>Top Choice Modern Australian in Adelaide<p>Peel St itself …

Australia

Living in: Sydney

With an exuberant nature, cosmopolitan vibe and relaxed beach culture, Australia’s most populous city consistently ranks among the world’s most liveable.<p>The jaunty, swooping lines of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge are iconic shorthand for the city’s exuberant nature and cosmopolitan but …

Australia

The Science Behind Man Surviving Underwater for Three Days

How did a man survive underwater for three days without food or water? Turns out an air bubble helps.<p><b>How did a man trapped in the depths of the sea survive for three days in conditions that surely should have killed him?</b><p><b>Turns out that an air bubble was Harrison Okene's savior.</b><p>The Nigerian man had …

Share your smartphone travel photos

Most of us now take holiday snaps on our mobiles. What's the best shot you've taken on your smartphone? Send us the image and we'll publish a selection of our favourites<p>Celebrity Cruises have announced the winner of their hunt to find the “best travel photo taken on a smartphone”. The competition's …

top 10 regions

Need inspiration for your travels in 2014? These 10 regions have captivated our travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches.<p>1. Sikkim, India<p><b>Green is the colour</b><p>A bird's-eye view over Yumthang Valley in Sikkim, India. Image by Image Source / Getty Images.<p>Picking up national accolades …

Pacific Ocean

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

National Geographic Travel

The world's best luxury boot camps

At these wellness retreats, the staff will kick your butt – and then spoil you silly.<p>Pure Kauai, Hawaii, USA<p>Woman on a mountain top looking out to the ocean surrounding Kauai, Hawaii. Image by Chad Riley / OJO Images / Getty Images.<p>Use the island’s stunning nature as a gym – surf lessons, kayak …

Fitness