Carina Isabel da Silva Lopes

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The Heir To Birkenstock Is Selling His Eclectic New York Apartment

Delights from around the world are rooted by an exposed-brick type of New York charm.<p>Birkenstock shoes are known for their crafty contoured cork and, for the most part, have a pretty standard look: cork sole, straps, done. The heir of the company, however, has an anything-but-standard …

This London home's mind-blowing modern extension

How can you make an already beautiful period home that bit more fabulous? By adding an unapologetically modern, yet complementary extension to the …

Living Rooms

Travel Tips for First-Time International Travel

So, you've never left the country before, but your sense of wanderlust is strong. Going abroad can feel super intimidating and the process might seem …

Flying

A brief portrait of the island of Sylt

Sylt is one of the most popular holiday islands in the German North Sea, not least because it has so much variety. Between the mudflats and the west …

10 best flat water canoe and kayak adventures in Norway, Sweden & Denmark

1. Henningsvær, NORWAY Lofoten<p>The fishing village of Henningsvær is spread over several small islands. Hire kayaks and launch into the large harbour …

Here's Why Everything You Know About Hawaiian Food Is Probably Wrong

#TopChef's Sheldon Simeon sets the record straight.<p><i>Top Chef</i>'s Sheldon Simeon probably knows a thing or two about Hawaiian cuisine. After all, he was …

Now is the Time to Visit the USA

By Adam GroffmanFor the last six months, like many around the world, I’ve been glued to my TV. I’ve obsessively watched cable news, set my browser’s …

New York City

10 great summer holidays for solo travellers (with no single supplements in sight)

The summer holidays I have found the most edifying are ones where I’ve set out on my own: a lazy beach getaway in Rio de Janeiro where I actually had the chance – cross-legged on a striped towel on Ipanema – to read books I had been longing to finish, and time to wander aimlessly through the …

What to do if you lose your passport

Travelers, here is a cautionary tale for international fliers, anyone who steps foot in any airplane, in the U.S. or abroad, or anyone who believes that details are boring (they are) and best left to somebody else (they aren’t). This is the story of Barrett Crake, who lost his passport on a flight …

6 extraordinary British holiday stays

1 of 12<p>Canopy & Stars<p>The Big Green Bus, Sussex<p>Sleeping up to six guests, this property from Canopy & Stars certainly fits the extraordinary label - …

Disabled Countryside Cottage UK

UK is a wonderful holiday place for the disabled from all over the world. Disabled tourists can visit UK for short break, family holiday. Many …

'Game Of Thrones' Star Iwan Rheon's Guide To Wales

<i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by Meredith Carey.<p>You may not like his character Ramsay Bolton on HBO’s award-winning “Game of Thrones” — OK, hate is a better word — but off-screen, Iwan Rheon is far more amiable. Named Wales’s official ‘Year of Legends’ ambassador for 2017, the Welsh actor shared with …

How To Explore The Black Périgord Of France

If you love maps and books and enjoy twiddling with a GPS, French geography will still challenge you. Administrative divisions, including 13 <i>regions</i> subdivided into 96 <i>d</i> <i>épartements</i> in mainland France (and Corsica), frequently change names and boundaries.<p>Take the example of Périgord. This patch of …

France

Lady’s 4-Day London Itinerary

Over the last few months I’ve been sharing London itineraries on the blog. From one day to three, I’ve written out my ideal mix of things to do, see, …

England

A Visual Tour Of 2017’s ‘Best Countries For Adventure’

Striking out on the open road at least once or twice a year helps all of us live better lives. But where to go? The world is vast and full of a seemingly endless list of choices. Over at US News they conduct a yearly survey to parse the best places for adventure around the world. Hopefully it’ll …

8 most romantic camping destinations in America

The most romantic camping destinations in the US are all about sharing the love of the outdoors with someone special!<p>As long as your love’s idea of …

Li Hui Photography – Skin

Selected images of Li Hui’s sensitive and intimate photo series called ‘Skin’.At the end of last year I introduced you to one of my favorite …

Photography

Landscape photographer lets imagination color his world

Brendan Pattengale started out wanting to be a commercial fashion photographer, but the draw of nature was too powerful to resist.<p>Every summer he’d join his parents, avid backpackers, in the Eastern Sierra backcountry, and he has hiked with a brother from Bishop to Mt. Whitney. But it was a trip to …

Landscape Photography

Spanish eclectic home with outdoor kitchen lists for $899K

Complete with a turret and views<p>This three bedroom Spanish Eclectic home is breathtaking before you even get inside, with distressed brickwork, a terra cotta roof, the occasional mosaic, stained glass windows, and even a tower. Inside, it gets even better, with a complex floorplan creating a …

Eco-friendly converted van home is full of hidden features

Streamlined and efficient<p>Think living in a tiny mobile home means giving up storage and large items that you could only have if you had lots of space? Think again.<p>Wanting to explore his interest in alternative housing, Ross Lukeman ofAlternative Homes Today converted his cargo van into his own …

Inside Philip Johnson's Underappreciated Glass House in Manhattan

The architectural legacy of the Rockefeller family in Manhattan is well-known, most obviously demonstrated in the slab-like Art Deco towers of the …

Before & After: Big Changes for a Tiny Paris Apartment

The apartment before - this was the view just as you walked in the door.<p>(Image credit: Paris Perfect)<p><b>Project by:</b> Ann Huff & Paris Perfect <b><br>Project</b> …

Dining Rooms

Breathtaking Stained-Glass Cabin Looks Ripped from a Fairytale

Neile Cooper’s handcrafted glass abode is made entirely of reclaimed materials and it is stunning.<p>A miniature house made from glass shows off expert construction and dazzling motifs seemingly ripped from <i>Alice In Wonderland</i>. Covered with stained glass, the house sits on a stretch of luscious green …