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Animal Pharm: What Can We Learn From Nature’s Self-Medicators?

<b>Birds do it. Bees do it. Butterflies and chimpanzees do it.</b><p>These animals and many others self-medicate, using plants and other surprising materials to improve not only their own health but also the health of their offspring.<p>A video of capuchin monkeys at the Edinburgh Zoo shows them rubbing onions …

Lonely Planet's Great Escapes Around the Globe

<i>Editor's note: The following guest post was written by Emily K. Wolman, the editor at large for Lonely Planet.</i> <br>Escape. Mmm, the mere word evokes …

Loneliness

Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak

Sliding into a bathtub after a long day is one of life’s little luxuries, but there’s nothing quite like the restorative buzz garnered by a dip in a proper thermal pool. From Iceland’s idyllic Blue Lagoon to Switzerland’s most chic spa, here’s a rundown of some of Europe’s best hot springs.<p><b>Blue</b> …

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Romantic retreats in the US

Romance is a highly personal concept, and no single travel destination will fit everyone's tastes. For some it's a luxurious hotel suite with a whirlpool tub; for others it's sleeping under the stars with the howl of coyotes in the distance.<p>One common thread is solitude: truly romantic experiences …

Backpacking in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam

I've been sitting still for an hour, watching, listening, in the dark. Macaques swing through the cliff-top trees opposite, the drilling of cicadas has begun. Frogs take up the chorus below, the river rushes ahead, gibbons whoop in the distance. Even the leaves are noisy, falling around the deck of …

Travel tips: autumn in Switzerland, a new budget-friendly London hotel and where to stay in Marrakech

<b>Take me there: Engadine Valley</b><p><b>Why go?</b> <br>It's known as a winter sports destination, but savvy travellers head to Switzerland's Engadine in autumn, when the larches turn golden, the skies are ice blue and there's a dusting of snow on the mountaintops.<p><b>What to do</b><br>Some of the ski lifts run all year round …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sneaker of the Week<p>Everything you need to know to cop the latest sneaker from Nike and Virgil Abloh.<p>By Jake Woolf22 hours agoView More<p>What She …

Seven places for a romantic break in Britain

Looking to impress someone by whisking them away for a romantic, indulgent break in the UK? Quintessentially co-founder Ben Elliot picks his favourite luxury destinations<p><b>Lime Wood, New Forest, Hampshire</b><p>Lime Wood, which sits in a wonderful natural setting in the New Forest, was once a medieaval …

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Bled Island In Slovenia Is Your New Happy Place

This is Bled Island. It's the only naturally-occurring island in Slovenia, which is that country between Italy and Croatia.<p>Bled Island is sometimes called Fairytale Island, and it's probably going to be one of your new favorite places.<p>As you can see, there is a Baroque church on Bled Island.<p>People …

Health & Fitness

The Importance of Finding New Hobbies<p>A new hobby may be the last thing that you think that you have time for; however, it may just be the perfect …

Fitness

Glass and Timber Addition to a 1950?s Hampshire House by AR Design Studio

The Medic’s House is a modern extension to a 1950?s three bedroom house in Hampshire, United Kingdom, envisioned by Andy Ramus and Laurent Metrich of …

The 10 Accent Colors that Designers Love to Use Most

Designers divulge their favorites.<p>Ten designers divulge the hues they're partial to — and how they can make the design of a room sing. See their favorite colorful home accessories.

Interior Design

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.