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10 Tricks to an Affordable Safari

Courtesy of Samara Private Game Reserve<p>Travel Off-Season<p><b>The Strategy:</b> Travel off-season<p><b>The Place:</b> South Africa<p><b>The Deal:</b> The May-September low season …

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Hidden Pleasures on Private Isles

TravelFar & Away<p>New properties offering the ultimate in seclusion, space and solitude are cropping up everywhere, from the Maldives and Madagascar to Fiji and Indonesia. What’s driving the boom?<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p>A PRIVATE ISLAND is a modern-day king’s …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

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31 Underrated Foreign Novels You Should Read

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Is it time to ban Western travellers - and their egos - from Mount Everest?

Spring in the Himalayas brings with it the start of the brief Everest climbing season – and for the next six to eight weeks, a thousand or so foreigners will descend on Nepal in a bid to scale the highest mountain on the planet. The weary climbers who make it to the top will join an exclusive club …

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

How to Start Building Your Photography Filter Kit

At its very heart, landscape photography is about capturing light on a sensor (or film, if you’re still shooting the old-fashioned way). Photography …

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

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Amazon Has a Secret Section of $2 Travel-sized Beauty Products

Every time you buy one, you get a $2 credit — so they're basically free!<p>Here’s reason No. 948576875 why becoming an Amazon Prime member would be a …

5 Tips for Taking Better Photos on Safari

Every year, flocks of eager tourists set out on safari in hopes of capturing the quintessential wildlife photo. Getting the perfect shot isn’t just about luck—you can improve your odds significantly with some careful planning. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of this once-in-a-lifetime …

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5 of the Best Remote Treks in India

Athletic leisure is one of the fastest growing segments of the Indian travel industry, and trekking -- once the rarefied pursuit of elite hobbyists …

10 Top Himachal Pradesh Tourist Places to Visit

The mountainous landscape of Himachal Pradesh, at the foothills of the Himalayas, is made up of a series of valleys and snow covered peaks. It's …

You Want to Climb Mount Everest? Here’s What It Takes

Mount Everest is the tallest and most famous mountain in the world — a global beacon and metaphor wrapped in awe and mystery. It is also one of the most accessible big mountains in the world, bringing hundreds of climbers and thousands to its base camp in a typical season.<p><b>Q: How high is Mount</b> …

Your guide to mysterious literary genius Donna Tartt

All fiction should be immersive, but reading a novel by American author Donna Tartt is like entering a parallel universe, constellated by sumptuous descriptions and erudite references, suspenseful twists and jolting turns, as well as characters so fully fleshed out that you mourn their absence long …

Top Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Fujifilm Cameras

Fujifilm has all but replaced their entire lineup of 16MP x-series bodies now with the newer X-Trans III based imaging sensor. The similarity to the …

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The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

World’s Most Beautiful Kayaking Trips for the Ultimate Adventure

Unspoiled nature, stunning scenery, and an increased heart rate are cravings of the adventure travel lover’s soul, and there are few better ways to …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Nat Geo Shares 10 Amazing Luxury Camping Adventures

Lets face it, we all love to backpack into a remote campsite, set up our tent, and rough it in the backcountry from time to time. But, from time to …

This couple got married on Mount Everest — see the stunning photos

These might be the most epic wedding photos we’ve ever seen.<p>A California couple decided to get hitched in one of the most stunning venues available: Mount Everest.<p>Photographer Charleton Churchill, who specializes in adventure wedding photography, said he had been wanting to capture a wedding on the …

Top 10 detours off the Everest trek

As Nepal cleans up the damage from the devastating earthquakes in April and May, trekkers are slowly returning to the trails that cut a spectacular path through the Nepal Himalaya. As before the disaster, many are setting their sights on the Everest region – and particularly the route to Base Camp …

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Returning to Everest: trekking to Base Camp after the 2015 earthquake

The airstrip at Lukla – the start of the trek to the foot of Mount Everest – is dubbed ‘the world’s most dangerous airport’ because the runway ends abruptly at a mountainside, but I’m too excited to be worried.<p>As our tiny Dornier aircraft picks its way between the peaks, I press my face against the …

Get Your Colors Right – Color Spaces and Display Calibration

As digital photographers we are able to capture the colors of the world and share them with the whole world very easily. When developing the RAW …

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My Camera Set-Up and Settings for Fuji X Cameras

Share47<p>Tweet<p>Shares 47<p>About the Author<br>• Latest Posts<p>Robert Clark<p>Fine art nature, landscape and street photographer. A graphic designer, architect, …

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DIY safari: a drive on the wild side in Zambia

Set off on a self-drive road trip beneath the big skies of Zambia: roaming among big game by day, pitching under the stars at night and casting off in a canoe at the road’s end.<p>Rules 47–54 of the Zambian Highway Code concern animals. They offer considered advice like: ‘Do not carry animals on …

Trekking Ethiopia's Simien Mountains

Ethiopia is a land of legends and mystery – the Queen of Sheba and the Ark of the Covenant to name but two. The landscape is also mesmerising. In the far north are the Simien Mountains – a mystical world of primeval forests, misty peaks, bizarre plants and exotic creatures. Trekking these stunning …

Top 7 Trail Shoes For The John Muir Trail And Pacific Crest Trail 2016

For all of you looking to start planning a John Muir Trail or Pacific Crest Trail thru hike for 2016, the time to start planning is right now! I’ll …

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