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The 40 best mountain restaurants in the world

Skiing

This Florentine Hotel Has Secret Garden-Views of Europe’s Largest Private Green Space

On any given day, thousands of tourists stroll across the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy, in search of the perfect Instagram. The medieval bridge will leave you wonderstruck and should not be missed, but just across the River Arno lies a completely different side to the historical city: Oltrarno, …

Italy

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

7 Italian Towns (That Aren’t Rome or Florence) You Have to Visit

Look, we would never complain about a trip to <i>Roma</i> or <i>Firenze</i>. But when there’s nary a single nook or cranny of the entire country that’s not …

Italy

The Azores Aren’t the ‘Next Iceland’ — and That’s Exactly Why You Should Go

“Everyone says the Azores are the new Iceland,” says Catarina Maia, emphatic despite the patchy connection on our transatlantic call between New York …

8 of the Cutest Cottages in California

If the all-you-can-eat buffets, 24-hour casinos, and thumping pool and nightclub scenes of major mega-resorts tend to overwhelm and intimidate you, …

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

Awesome Adventure Lodges That Won't Break the Bank

We found five impressive spots you can actually afford.<p>Camping might make you feel one with nature, but it far from guarantees a good night’s rest. At the same time, shelling out for quality accommodations in America’s most spectacular outdoor destinations can be a hard-to-justify luxury.<p>We scoured …

The best headphones for music lovers

Headphone buying can be a minefield of terms for the non-audiophile. Most people don't spend their whole life in the studio, but some are willing to pay more for the best sound and music.<p>Music lovers who want the best headphones will find dozens of big brand names, plus a number of excellent …

Audiophile

11 websites that let you book luxury hotel rooms for cheap

These days, it's easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a button, you can find incredible vacation packages on sites like KAYAK or score cheap flights on apps like Hopper.<p>It's usually a bit harder, however, to find deep discounts on luxury hotel rooms — even for seasoned …

Hospitality

Five Fire Lookout Cabins With Amazing Views

In the early 1900s, thousands of lookout stations were built across the Western U.S. to spot wildfires. The bare-bones dwellings atop mountains from Montana to California numbered around 5,000 by the 1930s. Over the years, modern fire surveillance technology rendered these cabins useless, and many …

Hiking

A former hedge fund manager who retired at 36 gives his outlook for 2017 and explains why a recession could be on the horizon

Raoul Pal comanaged the GLG Global Macro Fund for GLG Partners and retired at 36 in 2004.<p>Since then, Pal launched Global Macro Investor and Real Vision TV, a sort of "Netflix for finance," according to the website. His newest venture, Real Vision Publications, launched earlier this month and aims …

Markets

The 50 greatest train journeys on Earth

Unless you are one of the poor souls condemned to the purgatory of Southern Rail, train travel as a rule is something that, almost two centuries after Robert Stephenson’s invention of the Rocket, remains one of the most civilised ways of getting from A to B.<p>It offers the opportunity to admire …

Top 5 Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In The World

Continuing our series of the best places to travel in 2017, I am now looking at the top 5 best luxury wilderness lodges and resorts in the world. If …

10 things you didn’t know your iPhone could do

So you’ve scored a new iPhone over the holidays. Lucky you.<p>These new devices are Apple’s best yet. Hopefully you’ve spent a few days playing around with its many features, downloaded a few apps, and used the iPhone’s stellar camera to capture holiday memories with friends and family.<p>Because it’s …

Apps

'My best travel discovery of 2016'

Dunhuang<b>,</b> Gansu Province, China<p><b>Peter Frankopan, historian and author</b><br>The world of 2016 is not all doom and gloom. In Asia, things are changing fast as the Silk Roads rise again. In September, I was in north-west China, in Dunhuang, between the Gobi and the Taklamakan deserts, on the southern Silk …

Travel Writing

Road trip to Highlands, Scotland in November: Loch Lubnaig, Glencoe & Glenfinnan Viaduct

In this post, I would like to tell you about our recent trip to Highlands, Scotland in November, where we managed to visit Loch Lubnaig, Glencoe, …

Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus | Dolomites - South Tyrol

Spoil yourselves as you like and enjoy the special feeling of holidaying in the Alto Adige.<p>Admire the majestic panorama of the <b>Dolomites</b> (UNESCO World …

Travel

The best mountain restaurants in Italy

Crested Butte Is the Country's Best Mountain Bike Destination

I spend a lot of time testing bikes across the globe, so people often ask for specific gear and trail suggestions. What’s the hottest new road or mountain bike? Where’s my favorite place to ride?<p>I usually hate answering. Bikes have gotten so good that it’s difficult to find a bad one—picking is …

Hiking

Here's how to buy an Alpine home with the best skiing, at a lower price

A cosy Alpine chalet on the slopes is the ultimate lifestyle accessory, but it comes at a high price. Limited supply, restrictions on building, and increasing demand from buyers from Asia and the Middle East continue to boost the cost of such homes.<p>This year buyers are seeking resorts that are …

Everything You Need to Build the Perfect Apartment Gym

Gyms are big business, pulling in around $22 billion annually as an industry. It helps that the average membership runs $58 per month, and that figure skyrockets if you live in a city. Brooklynites, for example, pay about $135 a month to hit the gym, while people who live in Austin pay $88. Here’s …

Workouts

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Approved for the Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit Card!

The big buzz at the moment is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Visa credit card. The draw of this credit card is that you earn 100,000 Ultimate Reward (UR) …

Personal Finance

The best diet plan for men: Dos and don’ts

The best diet plan for men: Dos and don’ts<p>Shutterstock<p>Fancy a rock hard six-pack? It’s more about your state of mind than your physical …

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Burn belly fat faster with 6 small lifestyle changes

If you have neither time nor patience but still want to burn off your belly, these small changes will optimise all the exercise you do<p>Losing belly …