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The 30 most beautiful towns in Europe

These are the 30 prettiest towns in Europe, according to the fine people at the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA).<p>It was challenged to come up with 30 smaller destinations to promote to holidaymakers. This is what they came up with (and there's only one in Britain).<p>1. Kilkenny, Ireland<p>On …

Small Wooden House in Bavaria Is Big On Style

This small wooden house in Bavaria, Germany, was recently completed by Arnhard & Eck. The architects’ goal was to build a retreat embedded in nature, …

10 things we Polish miss the most when we leave Poland

1. Traditional foods you never learned to cook.<p>You regret thinking that cooking traditional Polish dishes was too elaborate and time-consuming. Now, …

10 Flight Booking Hacks to Save You Hundreds

I've been traveling and hacking flights since 2008, spending nearly eight years researching and finding secret methods to save money, earn points, …

A Tiny Home So Brilliant the Owners Are Now Selling Replicas

Which is good news for us, because the sleek styling in this small house is everything.<p>Armed with 14 years of carpentry experience and a keen interest in the "Tiny House Movement" (as those in the know call it these days), James Stoltzfus set out to build his own compact home in his free time last …

Amazing Places You Can Stay Around The World For Less Than $50 A Night

You live to travel. But damn, it's expensive. And since you'll probably bust your budget on overpriced airfare and some kind of Fiat rental, that doesn't leave much to spare for a killer suite.<p>Thankfully, there are places all around the world you can stay for about $50 a night. We've rounded up the …

10 Ways To Earn Money Without Being Employed

Unemployed individuals don’t need to despair anymore—there are tons of online opportunities for gaining money. What’s more, the joy of earning money …

The Perfect Weekend in D.C.: Riverside Parks, Free Museums, and Local Brews

Washington, D.C., has seen an explosion of dining and local craft breweries in recent years, making it a destination for much more than its …

Articles about house week budget friendly box home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

The 100

A Tiny House With Plenty of Room for Its Six-Foot Owner

With a little ingenuity, this couple embraced small-space living without giving up modern comforts (and, you know, ceiling height).<p>Typically, downsizing requires certain sacrifices. In joining the tiny house movement, many people forgo amenities like bathtubs, ovens, and washing machines. Tiny …

Small Spaces

7 Places to Visit Before You Have Kids

<i>By Kymri Wilt for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Traveling around the world with kids can be one of the most fun and gratifying things a family can do together. But there are some destinations and experiences that definitely lend themselves to adult company. Considering remoteness, adventure, and sheer …

11 Insanely Beautiful Small Towns From Around the World

Sure, we love big, bustling cities. But there's something to be said for small towns where life moves slower, traditions are everywhere and the people stop to say hello. From North Africa to New Zealand, these are some of the most charming little places in the whole entire world.<p><b>Sidi Bou Said,</b> …

European Travel

Photograph: Harold Clements/Getty Images<p>Kim Philby holding a press conference after being cleared of spying charges by foreign secretary Harold Macmillan in …

Books

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European Travel

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

The Best Free Retirement Calculator

Do you think online retirement calculators are useful? When I was trying to quit my job, I spent an inordinate amount of time projecting our post …

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

Articles about super green affordable housing introduces passive design masses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...<p>Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.<p>Professional designers at rates even those with a modest budget can …

Inside the Pulitzer Prize Book Winners

Mass extinction. A pope and a fascist. A lost North American tribe. A beguiling WWII tale. Scott Porch, Bill Morris, William O’Connor, and Malcolm …

The 5 Most Spectacular National Park Road Trips

<i>by Valerie Conners, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks. …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

44 Ways To Make More Money

Usually, people who want to bolster their finances trim their expenses.<p>But cutting costs only goes so far. Unless you already make a lot of money and spend like a bon vivant, most people can’t eke out that much more from their budget by decreasing expenses. Plus, the more you retrench, the more …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Slovenia: Europe's outdoor adventure playground

The central European country of Slovenia packs an adventure-sports punch much greater than its diminutive size would suggest. The north of the country is dominated by towering mountain ranges that provide plentiful challenges for hikers and skiers. In the west, pure alpine streams strengthen as …

What the House Gets Right on Defense Spending

There is much not to like in the House Budget Committee proposal for the federal government’s fiscal plans in general. But the committee has made a wise decision in regard to military spending for 2016. Put differently, Rep. Tom Price, chairman of the committee, and other House leaders have found …

Military

Six of the Best Emergency Safety Tools

No matter what adventure comes next, the right safety tool makes life a lot easier. Our picks are small enough to fit in your pocket, and more importantly, won't let you down when disaster strikes.<p>SOG PowerLock Traveler ($108)<p>SOG redesigned its original PowerLock—one of the sturdiest and most …