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Heaven in Tuscany

There is a reason why renting a villa in Tuscany is so popular - rustic farmhouses, rolling hills filled with olive and plum trees, golden sunsets, …

Understanding Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

What if we lived in a world where, if you imagined something, it actually came to life? What would you wish for? Money? World peace? A new career? But, what if I told you that we already live in a world like this? And the key to unlocking this ability is you, yes You! You have all the control.<p>If …

25 Songs and Albums That Inspired Adele’s 25

Part of the reason Adele took four years to follow up <i>21</i>, her world-beating second album, is that she had to work out what kind of artist to be, …

Music

Watch Adele Perform Smoky '25' Ballad 'Million Years Ago'

Singer showcases immense vocal range during 'Today' performance of new track<p>Adele showcased her immense vocal range on Wednesday during a <i>Today Show</i> …

Music

Bruce Springsteen on Making 'Born to Run': 'We Went to Extremes'

In a never-before-published 2005 interview, Springsteen goes in-depth on the writing and recording of the 1975 classic<p>He had one last chance to make …

New Jersey

This Is What Happens After It Rains on One of the Driest Places on Earth

It's seriously stunning.<p>Just as soon as you think you've seen everything, Mother Nature astounds you with more of her stunning beauty. In this case, an extraordinary amount of rain in Chile has transformed the Atacama Desert, a.k.a. the driest non-polar desert on Earth, into a floral wonderland.<p>The …

32 Outdoor Christmas Decorations That Make Your Whole Yard Shine

Give the North Pole a run for its money.<p>You don't have to have the most lights on the block to feel festive this holiday season. Decorate the porch, mailbox or front door with these cheerful ideas.

Which Hawaiian Island Is Right For You?

So many islands, so little vacation time.<p>The Hawaiian islands have long been considered the best islands in America by Condé Nast Traveler readers, but with so many islands to choose from, where does a wanderlust traveler even start?<p>You can't go wrong, of course, but each Hawaiian island has a …

Natural Beauty

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

Autumn Apple Sangria {with Cinnamon & Apple Cider}

Hostess with the Mostess®I love a good sangria at any time of year, but when it comes to fall celebrations like <b>Thanksgiving</b> or fall bridal showers, …

Cider

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

New Music Friday: See the Hottest Albums Released November 6th, 2015

Find out what new releases you need to pick up today<p>It’s another New Music Friday. Here are the biggest, coolest and otherwise most noteworthy albums …

Albums

Italian Escapes Where You Can Be One With Nature

<i>By Luisa Taliento</i><p>New places of encounter, contemplation and peace, where you can enjoy experiences without conflict, because the stars here aren’t people but plants. The concept behind the success of horticultural travel couldn’t be simpler, and in Great Britain it inspires one person out of three …

Italy

6 MISTAKES TO AVOID IN LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

How many people have never taken a photo of a landscape? After all, it’s a photography technique that doesn’t require any sophisticated equipment.All …

Landscape Photography

Writer’s Favorite Lens – Nikon 16-35mm f/4

Rodeo Beach, Marin County, CaliforniaAsking me which lens is my favorite is somewhat akin to asking me which one of my two children I love the most. …

Cameras

10 Reasons You Should Go Backpacking With Your Significant Other

Backpacking requires a lot of patience, strength, cooperation, and a “go with the flow” attitude. Spending a few days and nights in the backcountry …