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How to Become Insanely Productive.

I’m one of the most productive people I know, and I never procrastinate on what is important to me. How do I do it? Let me try to share what I think …

Why a train trip through the Canadian Rockies is one of the world's great journeys

Following tracks into wild places that cars can’t reach, Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train that takes guests through the Canadian Rockies, provides some truly remarkable experiences. From cosmopolitan Vancouver to the UNESCO Heritage Sites of Jasper and Banff and renowned Lake Louise, four train …

Trains

Victoria’s Secret Hair How-To Tutorial: Secrets Straight From the Angels' Hairstylist

For the latter part of the millennium, Victoria’s Secret hair has been big, sexy, tousled, and about as unattainable as Gigi Hadid's abs. Even if you're the biggest Angel fangirl (no judgments), watching the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show has always felt a little like a masterclass in things we'll …

6 Wonders in Kobuk Valley: America's Least Visited National Park

<i>The enchanting, like-a-dream landscape at Kobuk National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>In the great state of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle, there is a place where you can be dropped off by bush plane and stand amidst one of Earth's last true wilderness places. There are no signs …

6 Emerging Kitchen Storage Design Ideas with Form and Function

The kitchen is known as the heart of the family, a perfect place for hosting and bringing loved ones together over a good meal. It’s a space that …

Kitchen Gadgets

How to Transform Spatial Perception Using Stunning Glass Walls & Floors

Interior design has developed over the years to encompass various designs and styles in order to create both beauty and functionality. Over the …

16 Boozy Shakes and Sundaes to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day tends to take an alcoholic turn once you reach adulthood. You were first introduced to boozy ice cream by way of wine ice cream recipes and have been experimenting with making your own brown sugar bourbon ice cream ever since. That means it’s time to take things up a notch …

15 Best Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Just 15, you say? We flock to Florence for annual vacations and study abroad, never quite feeling like we've scratched the surface. There are always return trips to make to the Uffizi, the Accademia, and new cafes and shops to discover, pockets of modernity in a city that seems frozen in time. It's …

How to visit the world's 10 best restaurants

Each year the World's 50 Best Restaurants award names its pick of the best restaurants in the world. With almost 1,000 industry insiders casting votes, it's a given that whoever wins can expect worldwide publicity, even though the judges' choices always provoke controversy and the judging process …

Hospitality

11 amazing music videos that will make you want to travel

The video for Justin Bieber’s latest single, Company, is likely to give fans the wanderlust, as it follows the singer on his travels around the world. We round up other music videos that might inspire you to get away.<p>1. I’ll Show You by Justin Bieber<p>The simple yet otherworldly landscape of Iceland, …

Scientists Discover Hidden Switch In Our Immune System For Fighting Cancer

Our body is much better at fighting cancer than we give it credit for.<p>TIM VERNON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images<p>Researchers in Australia may …

Immunotherapy

The A-List: 100+ of the Best Interior Designers From Milan to Miami

From newbies to grand masters.<p>These are the designers we look to again and again. Each is distinctive—what unites them is their excellence. Here are the 2018 ELLE Decor A-List designers.

Congress Wants Not One, But Two Europa Missions

This icy world could be our best bet for finding life.<p>Jupiter's moon Europa could be the best place in the Solar System to look for life beyond Earth. In fact, NASA scientists revealed this week that the moon's subsurface ocean could be similar to the oceans here on Earth. This boosts the chances …

Astronomy

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy

People are paying $48 to fall asleep in SF and wake up in LA

A Sleep Bus, that is.<p>Since late April, a chartered bus service between the two cities has been bringing people back and forth for just $48 a ride, and the concept is simple: Get in, grab a bunk, and pass out. You fall asleep in one city and wake up in the next.<p>"It would basically be like you …

30 Travel Experiences to Collect so that you can say You've seen the World

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. So aim far, literally. These are some of the exquisite places you can be …

Best Honeymoons Hotels U.S. and Canada

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon location is no easy feat — countless destinations, endless hotel options, and finding the ideal spot to suit both you and your new spouse's needs... how do you choose? Well, we've got you covered. Whether you're looking for inexpensive honeymoon ideas, ultra-romantic</i> …

10 secret places in Paris you would never discover on your own

SECRET TOUR GUIDE and filmmaker Mathieu Stern reveals the top 10 secret places to discover in Paris.<p>1 – Jardin alpin (Map)<br>Nestled in the heart of the …

The 13 most inspiring travel photos this week

EACH WEEK WE CHOOSE OUR favorite images from readers, fans, and travelers, who tag their photos with #travelstoke and post them on our Instagram …

The top 15 American cities for young college grads

As the year winds down for college seniors around the US, the next important decision many will make is where they should move after graduation.<p>A ranking of the best major metropolitan areas from the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) may help students having trouble making the …

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19 Beautiful Alternative Wedding Bands That'll Steal The Damn Show

This finger ain't big enough for the two of us.

Handcrafted Miniature Worlds by Secret Wood – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Vancouver-based jeweller Secret Wood handcrafts finely detailed, snow globe-esque scenes out of wood, resin and beeswax. More images below.<p><i>Secret</i> …

Miniature

12 Secret Caribbean Hotels for a Crowd-Free Beach Getaway

This private island 50-acre resort makes life so sybaritic—cocktails on the deck at Hill House, bocce on the private beach, hammock time pretty much …

Caribbean

The 10 highest-rated boutique hotels around the world

For its Loved by Guests Awards, Hotels.com looked at trusted reviews from travelers to find the best hotels in different caregories. One of those was the top 10 boutique hotels from around the globe.<p>The results were based on hotels that had an average guest rating of at least 4.7 out of 5, and a …

Coconut Milk and Thyme Braised Chicken

Yum! <b>Coconut Milk and Thyme Braised Chicken</b> – Delicious and easy to make one pot chicken dinner cooked in thyme-infused coconut milk and garlic.SO …

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

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

These Travel Photos Will Make You Want to Book a One Way Ticket To Iceland, Yosemite and Mozambique

Take a sneak peek at our favourite entries from The Adventure Handbook's photo competition.<p>For the last few years photography platform The Adventure Handbook has allowed us to vicariously travel all over the world. We’ve hitchhiked through Armenia and peddled through Patagonia. We’ve even …

National Parks

9 Things the Most Influential and Persuasive People Do, Backed by Science

Some people are naturally persuasive. The rest of us have to learn to be more so. Here's how.<p>Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas--in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe …

Self-improvement