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50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

Hiking

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

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Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

Asia Travel

The Pros and Cons of Road Trips

Should you buy an airplane or train ticket or get behind the wheel of your car and drive to your destination? The answer to this question depends on …

Save Big on Summer Travel in Japan

<i>Nebuta Matsuri. Festivals are at their best and brightest in the summer.</i><p>Over-the-top festivals, fireworks extravaganzas, street-side barbeques, a chorus of cicadas singing in every tree, shaved ice, colorful cotton <i>yukata</i> kimonos and the <i>clip clop</i> of wooden sandals: The sights, sounds and flavors of …

Japan

Kitchen Island Tower Puts Your Essentials in a Single Stack

Sick of giving up precious space to a cramped kitchen you hardly use? For those of us less inclined to be chefs, this all-in-one stack just may be …

How To Clean Your Kitchen (and Keep It Clean) in 20 Minutes a Day for 30 Days

The kitchen is the heart and center of the home, but it gets dirty fast. (Cleaning up is the downside to cooking at home!) If neglected, aside from …

Time Management

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical.<p>You’ll spot sharks, coral, and fish of the likes we’ve never seen before.

24 Wedding Hairstyles for Brides, Guests, and More

Because 80 percent of your friends just got engaged, and sock buns give you the creeps.<p>With engagement season done and over with, you have about 72 weddings to look forward to this year. Don't settle for basic when it comes to your updo— this is a sock bun-free zone. Whether you're the bride, a …

Hair

Forms of Nature: Organic Chandelier Casts Forests on Walls

As much art as lighting, this suspended sculpture uses shadow and scale to mimic roots and trees inside spaces, recreating a forest effect for home …

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Your Complete Guide To White Wine [Infographic]

Or, how to get smashed with class<p>So you're about to order a bottle of tasty white wine! Do you want dry, very dry, or off-dry? And what ratio of melon-ness to butterscotch-ness do you want? What about saltiness? Stonefruit-ness? If you don't know, your waiter will look at you through eyes swollen …

New Program Offers Travel Discounts for Teachers - Vagabondish

For many teachers, the summer months mean time spent concentrating on continuing education, a second job, and most likely, no true vacation.<p>But …

Travel

Quito's Strangest Museum Is Definitely Off the Beaten Path

For tourists who are visiting Ecuador and can't afford a trip to the Galapagos, the giant tortoise shell in Rodrigo Dueñas' recently opened science museum in downtown Quito is a good way to get close.<p>Dueñas, a former middle school science teacher, says the shell used to belong to his school's …

South America

Cozy Designer's House Decorated With Artistic Taste

Designer Marta Badiola decorated this amazing house in San Sebastián, Spain, for herself, and so we see her artistic taste and preferences. She …

Fabrican't Hardly Wait: Manel Torres' Long Road to Commercializing Spray-On Fabric

Fabrican is a sprayable fabric that actually contains fibers, and after curing it can be washed and re-worn. It first created an internet stir in …

Imperial College London

Live & Work, Warped: Japanese Townhouse & Noodle Shop

Live and work spaces have a tricky set of tasks to manage – beyond the layout itself, there is the look. In this case, the architects managed to tap …

How To Create An Inspiring Home Office Space

Nobody wants to work, but an inspiring home office space can take away the pain. After all, how are you supposed to tap into your creative side or …

Interior Design

Freedom Rooms: Micro Apartments Designed by Prisoners

Who has more experience living in cramped spaces than prisoners? Modeled after a jail cell, the ironically named Freedom Room is a 96-square-foot …

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> …

European Travel

5 Colourful Shower Enclosure Ideas

If you are like most people then your bathroom will be the room in your home which receives the least amount of attention. Very rarely do we decide …

Cosgriff House by Christopher Polly Architect

Keeping the original shell of the home, the Cosgriff House was given an environmental and economic renovation and extension designed by architect …

Architecture

The 33 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Can't wait until the world ends and EVERYTHING looks like this.

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Loneliness

The Stunning Coco Privé Resort In The Maldives

The Maldives are a wonderful and popular vacation destination visited by tourists from throughout the world. Here you can find numerous resorts and …

Swimming Pools

Swimming with the fishes at Francis Ford Coppola's resort, and an adults-only silent beach - yes, really …

<b>Escapism</b><p>From March until June, and especially at full moon, whale sharks can be seen off the coast of Belize. At Turtle Inn, in the village of …