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13 adventures in Europe's secret corners

Think you know Europe inside and out? Think again. The continent is better than most at keeping hidden secrets – but you can discover them on these …

Don’t Be a Slave

<i>Read as a Google Doc (feel free to suggest edits), or download and print out the PDF.</i><p>—<p>I am a slave. I am a slave to others’ opinions of me. I am a …

Street Photography

Hiking, rafting and relaxing in Greece's Zagori wilderness

As I wound my way up a wildflower-strewn path along Greece’s dizzying Vikos gorge, I had to keep stopping, just to drink in its sheer scale. Forested mountains stretched into the distance – the craggy peaks still topped with snow – and the clear waters of the Voidomatis river whooshed by below. I …

European Travel

Top 10 budget beach B&Bs in the Seychelles

Colibri Guesthouse, Praslin<p>For a room with a five-star view, Colibri is hard to beat. Nine rustic rooms – all wood and stone – ensconced amid tropical foliage that tumbles down a hillside to the turquoise waters of Baie Sainte Anne. There’s no beach but you can use the small infinity pool …

Swimming Pools

A couple who ditched their 9-5 jobs years ago to travel the world explain how they afford it

"We felt like we got a taste of the tropics, living the dream," Swift remembers. "We did a day trip and took these ATVs out and went through the jungle and the local villages, and it was so different from home that it kind of triggered something."<p>That something came to a head about a month later. …

The Surface of Everything - Photographs and text by Kooyong Sohn | LensCulture

As we experience the reign of endless advances in just about every aspect of contemporary society, we soon notice that chaos is everywhere, both physically and psychologically. It is evident that disarray is visible and inherent at the same time, making it more and more difficult for us to see the …

Prejudice

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

Climbing On Mount Denali

Photos

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

Books

Mark Kermode's Top Five Films of the Year (so far)

All hail the almighty quiff!<p>Resident BBC film critic and quiff connoisseur Mark Kermode has revealed his top five films of 2013 thus far on his …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The top 250 finalists have just been selected in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The contest invites photographers to submit images of the world of action and adventure sports in one of 10 categories, including Energy, Illumination, Sequence, and Experimental …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Woody Allen: his 40 best one-liners

Portrait Photography Tips

Portraiture can be very rewarding. It’s a chance to show the best side (literally) of someone, and create a photo that communicates something …

Landscape Photography

Ian Komac’s surreal photography

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Best of May 2013

The 16 Best Western Movies | The Art of Manliness

Few figures in history have had as powerful an impact on American masculinity as the cowboy. For over a century, the cowboy has — for better or for …