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8 National Parks Where You Can Have an Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Natural beauty, history, education, and relaxation await at our country’s national parks. This year, many have enhanced their tours, lodging, dining, …

National Parks

6 reasons why you should visit Portugal in 2018 | Travel Feature

Portugal is less than three hours’ flight time from the UK, while flights from the US are generally available for under $500. Moreover, once you get …

Houseplants for Herbalists - Gardening

Most of us have the philosophy that it’s better to buy fruit from the farmer down the road — or pick it out of our backyard — than get it from the …

Trending on Remodelista: 5 Ideas for Sustainable Design

This week the Remodelista editors found eco-friendly design solutions: reuse, reclaim, recycle. Here are five of their favorite ideas, from …

ASLA Survey: Demand High for Residential Landscapes with Sustainability and Active Living Elements

People want to do downward-facing dogs in their sustainably designed backyards or shared outdoor spaces—while their phones are charging nearby. That …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Travel

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

What is BIM and Why Does it Seem to be Fundamental in the Current Architectural Design?

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is a methodology that allows architects to create digital design simulations to manage all the information …

Engineering

Jungle tales: village-based tourism in Thailand

‘Snake!” My guide’s shout shattered the peace of the lazy Sok river in Khao Sok national park, southern Thailand. He grabbed the rubber ring I was floating in and dragged me to an overhanging branch to gaze up at the black and yellow coils. For someone with ophidiophobia – fear of snakes – it …

National Parks

A Couple Convert An Old School Bus Into A Light and Efficient Family Home

The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a minimalist color palette.<p>When Gabriel and Debbie Mayes decided to embrace the tiny house movement, they knew the transition would be anything but easy. For starters, they—along …

How to Build a Drip Irrigation System - DIY

Proper watering is one of the most important aspects of growing your own vegetables. On a recent trip to Virginia, I met Scott and Susan Hill of Hill …

75 dreamy pictures of Spain

Porto Do Son beach, Galicia<p>To read more about Galicia, click here<p>Menorca<p>Clifftop tables at Cova d'en Xoroi. For more on Menorca, click here<p>Ibiza<p>The …

Balearic Islands

Top 10 things to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik has come a long way since I first visited in 2004. It was a charming city then, but it did feel small. It has now become an exciting and …

7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a couple nylon walls away. That’s no way to sleep beneath the …

Hiking

10 Under-the-Radar Hidden Gems You Can Only See in Japan

It's time to venture outside Tokyo! From subtropical beaches and snow-capped mountains to ancient shrines and animal reserves, there's no a shortage …

12 up-and-coming travel destinations you need to visit before they get too popular

La Maison du Lac Brûlé / Jean-Yves Rouleau

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the Laurentian Mountains, northwest of Montreal, the <i>Lac Brulé House</i> is built on a natural …

France

Tree lichen influences design of California house by Schwartz and Architecture

Dappling shading created by Sonoma Valley's local flora has informed elements of this T-shaped residence by American studio Schwartz and Architecture.<p>…

Architecture

Dog nook and fireman's pole feature in laneway house by Studio North

Canadian firm Studio North has built a two-storey residence in Calgary with design features including a built-in dog bed, a lofted niche and a pole …

Architecture

Magical Monastero Santa Rosa

LocationJust outside the stunning town of Amalfi, a two-hour drive from Naples.<p>Why go?The Amalfi Coast can easily stake a claim to being Europe's …

Italy

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

Why *this* city in British Columbia is the coolest winter travel destination everyone’ll be talking about in 2018

When it comes to winter travel destinations, places like Aspen, Park City, and Tahoe tend to be top of mind—at least if you live in the lower 48. …

12 Christmas-Themed Girlfriend Getaways

There's never a bad time for a vacation with your closest pals. We've got you covered with options ranging from girlfriend getaways perfect for fall …

Why you should become one of the first people on Earth to see this remote island from the sky

I’m going to break the first rule of travel writing and mention the view from the aircraft window. In this case, you see, it really is important. For four hours, cotton-ball clouds had been rolled out across an unbroken blanket of blue.<p>“Cabin crew to seats, please,” instructed the captain, his …

10 countries where your money will last the longest

The folks at Travelex, the foreign-exchange giant, recently published a list of the destinations where £500 (currently, $674) would last the longest. Although the list targeted British travelers, the figures should work out about the same for travelers from North America.<p>The Travelex figures are …

European Travel

The Best National Park in Every State

From sea to shining sea, our nation is packed with unforgettable, beautiful, and important sites from the National Park Service.<p><i>Originally appeared</i> …