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It's one thing to put the roof back on a house—what about rebuilding young lives in a Caribbean economy torn apart by hurricanes?

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Snapping shots of people is easy; slowing down and turning it into a genuine encounter is a whole different story. Photographer Trevor Lush explains how.

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Brendan Sainsbury discusses the challenges and pleasures of his career as a guidebook writer for Lonely Planet.

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Perceived to be an accessible climb, summiting Africa's highest peak is still no walk in the park, and most climbing parties rely on porters. Insisting that they are treated fairly is part of the deal.

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Activist Bill McKibben says climate change is the most important issue of our time. And he's leading a tech-savvy movement to demand serious change from our governments.

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What makes a good image? Pro photographer Trevor Lush offers some simple rules of thumb for composing your shot (but feel free to break them!).

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Fantastic architecture, crazy festivals, spectacular landscapes. Here are a few of our favourite regional highlights. But don't just take our word for it—stay for a while and find some of your own.

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Long-standing Spanish tradition or nothing more than animal cruelty? Colin Moore checks out a bullfight in Madrid for a taste of the debate.

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Taking your camera on the road is easy. But bringing it back safe and undamaged can be a challenge. Photo pro Trevor Lush shares some top tips.

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Colin Wiseman goes to Ecuador looking for political enlightenment—but finds that teaching kids to paint may be as much as he can handle in one trip.

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A pipeline to bring water to Israelis, Jordanians, and Palestinians might encourage more than just a scientific partnership.
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