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The Glam Outdoor Chandelier, 13 Ways

For the outdoor wedding that sways polished over rustic, the outdoor chandelier is the go-to lighting and decor choice. Strung up from a tree or …

10 Amazing New Wedding Cake Ideas

Metallic finishes, romantic ivory flourishes, geometric motifs, and new shapes (think mini!) are the standout details we're excited about right now. …

Ideas & Advice

Wedding Party<p>How to Get Your Wedding Party Photos Done Super Quickly<p>Don’t waste your precious time rounding up tipsy bridesmaids.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>A …

Multiple Exposure Wedding Photos — Thoughts?

Whether you need ideas for starting your own or you want to modify more traditional wordings to fit your style, follow these links to get ideas for …

7 Ways To Use Kraft Paper In Your Wedding

Lately we're seeing kraft paper wedding details everywhere! It's no wonder since the durable brown paper (similar to cardboard) is super versatile …

16 Unexpected Reception Seating Ideas

Make your reception instantly inspiring with a unique table arrangement. Table layouts depend on the design of the reception space: weave them in …

Ideas & Advice

Photo<p>26 Must-Have Wedding Photos You Don’t Want to Miss<p>Trust us—you’ll want to capture all of these moments.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>Your Complete Guide to …

Easy Games To Keep Kids Busy At Your Wedding

Even the cutest of flower girls and ring bearers will need some kid-friendly entertainment at the reception. While parents are sipping cocktails, …

How to Travel Solo

It's an invigorating idea we've all pondered at some point -- leaving everything behind to embark on a solo journey. Thanks to memoirs like Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love and Cheryl Strayed's Wild, traveling alone has a reputation for fostering self-discovery. Without the crutch of friends or …

Our favourite images of the week

The most breathtaking travel photos from the past seven days – capturing the magnificent Arabian Peninsula, Laos’ traditional weavers and the back streets of Venice.

10 European Destinations For 2013 (PHOTOS)

If you're the kind of traveler that is constantly looking for the next big thing, that searches for undiscovered territory and wants to explore Europe, Lonely Planet has you covered.<p>Their editors, worldly authors, and local experts have united to create a master list of 10 European destinations to …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Namaste: My YogAdventure

Its roots lie in India, its core stems from Hinduism, and its following is worldwide. Yoga and traveling go hand in hand. As I packed my backpack with wanderlust in my eyes and adventure in my heart, I dreamed of all the places I could bring yoga on my eight-month trip across Asia. With my best …

Yoga

6 Brides With Chain Headpieces

When it comes to veil alternatives, the bridal chain headpiece is a trend that can be embraced by the bohemian bride and the glam bride alike. …

Travel in Bangkok: An Insider's Guide to What to See and Do

<i>By Keith Hockton</i>, <i>InternationalLiving.com</i><p><i>Photo from InternationalLiving.com</i><p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>I've always been attracted to the madness and energy of Bangkok. …

Bangkok

The Headpiece

A bejeweled headpiece is the perfect finishing touch to a stunning wedding gown.<p>A bejeweled headpiece is the perfect finishing touch to a stunning wedding gown.

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

A view of the city from the Hollywood Hills

The Google Science Fair – Free educational event – The Science of Photography<p>I know some of you were able to watch the Google Science Fair event a …

In Milano, The 1% Salutes the 99% with a Massive Middle Finger

Milano may be Italy's no-nonsense business and banking capital, but locals still have a sense of humor. Here's a new listing (from my upcoming Rick Steves' Italy guidebook for 2014) about a new monument that has quickly become a fixture:<p>Piazza degli Affari and a towering middle finger mark the …

Italy

Inside the Kremlin walls

On the 400th anniversary of the Romanovs, Russia’s dynasty of tsars, explore the often grave and sometimes amusing history of Moscow’s fortified city centre.<p>Overrun by Mongols, rattled by earthquakes and beset by fires, the Kremlin’s fortunes have waxed and waned in tandem with those of Mother …

Russia

Beyond the Running of the Bulls: Spain's 10 Wildest Festivals

Every year since Hemingway published his classic, <i>The Sun Also Rises</i>, thousands of thrill-seekers have descended on the small city of Pamplona in northern Spain to take part in the legendary Running of the Bulls. In recent years, other fiestas like Valencia's tomato-throwing bash, La Tomatina, have …