Travel Breathtaking images from the Travel Photographer of the Year award
A breathtaking picture of newlyweds kissing underwater just won a major photography award
Photographer Kimber Greenwood said: "The current was intense, so my assistant was holding me in place."Taken by photographer Kimber Greenwood at Kelly Springs in Apopka, Florida with a Nikon D750 camera, the image features a bride and groom locking lips in a fantasy-like setting.
Margaret Mackie is not your average pop star — she did it her way. Mackie has dementia and lives in a senior care facility, but last month, she released her first single, a cover of Frank Sinatra's "My Way."
It all started when she and her caregiver, Jamie Lee Morley, sang the song together at the care home's Christmas party.
On YouTube, Morley wrote that he never thought he'd be able to work at a senior care home because he's such a big "softie."
Your only chance to see this spectacular rare natural wonder is in February
As one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the U.S., Yosemite draws more than 4 million visitors each year; many of whom consider the park a destination that everyone should see in their lifetime. Covering more than 1,100 square miles, Yosemite is located in central California and whether you’re a hiker or nature enthusiast, it’s ideal for an extended vacation or even the perfect weekend getaway. 50 Undiscovered Wonders of the WorldAs one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the U.S., Yosemite draws more than 4 million visitors each year; many of whom consider the park a destination that everyone should see in their lifetime.
"But what an amazing few months it has been," his YouTube post continued. "Last night I was asked to sing and host the Christmas party for the residents... and I have never been so emotional on stage my entire time of doing what I love."
, posted a video from the Christmas party of himself and Margaret singing the song, which holds a special meaning to them. "Every day in work we sing this song together and I do what ever I can to brighten her day and all the other residents," Morley wrote.
"For those close to me will know this was my Grandad's funeral song who our family sadly lost to Alzheimer's last year," he continued. "I've never really sang this song as it's a classic, but I knew how much Margaret and her family would love it." The caregiver said Margaret's family was there for the party, and as expected, they loved her performance.
Using points or miles for holiday travel can be tricky, but 5 strategies can help you stretch your rewards as far as they can go
If you're looking to use points and miles to book holiday travel, be prepared to pay higher award prices. Being flexible also helps.No matter how you plan to get to your destination, you may face a problem if you're planning to cash in hotel points, airline miles, or other travel rewards earned with a credit card. Not only do airline and hotel loyalty programs limit award space and availability during peak travel seasons like the end of the year, but pricing for all kinds of travel tends to be higher, too.
"For her to get up on stage at her age and have so much courage and fight and sing so beautifully absolutely blew my mind," he wrote. "This is a moment I will never ever forget. Be more like Margaret and live each day to the full and sing your absolute hearts out!"
His post ended with a sweet message: "This video isn't about being pitch perfect but it's about this amazing woman doing what she loves the most, which is singing. I feel so blessed to have been able to get her up to sing with me. A moment in my heart forever."
It appears other people fell in love with Margaret's performance and Morley's sweet post on YouTube, too. The video soon went viral in the U.K.
After that, Morley decided to take the 83-year-old to a recording studio so she could really belt out her favorite song. He filmed their excursion to the studio andto go with it on December 28.
30 Cozy Vegetarian Soups We'll Be Eating All Winter Long
When the weather calls for soup, try one of these delicious vegetarian options. We have ideas for smooth bisques, chunky chilis and more. The post 30 Vegetarian Soup Recipes We’re Eating All Winter Long appeared first on Taste of Home.
The 31-year-old never expected his duet with a dementia patient to do so well — but now it is climbing the download charts in the U.K., ahead of artists like Ed Sheeran and James Blunt,.
Not only did Mackie get to become a recording artist in her 80's, her song is also helping others. Morley vowed to donate 100% of the money he makes off the single to a charity: Dementia U.K. & Alzheimer's Society.
The single is availableand , according to Morley's YouTube post.
"It's been a very special moment for me and Margaret," Morley told CBS News. "The world needs this type of happy stories with all the bad stuff going on in the world."
Gallery: 40 Habits to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia After 40 (Provided by Best Life)
10 reasons why you need to visit San Francisco’s Presidio .
Here are 10 reasons why the Presidio is the only park in the country to win the prestigious Green Flag award.The Presidio, once a U.S. Army post, is an extraordinary national park filled with museums, restaurants, hiking trails, food trucks, art installations, recreational destinations and unparalleled views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
50 Best Photos Ever Taken With Camera That Won The Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards
50 Best Photos Ever Taken With Camera That Won The Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards. millions of pictures taken every day we can easily get lost in ...
The 100 Best Photographs Ever Taken !
Nature and humankind are both great artists, and when they join forces, amazing masterpieces can be produced. Today Bright Side has collected for you works ...