Elaine Mahon

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UNESCO's 21 New World Heritage Sites Are A Traveler's Dream

UNESCO's list of protected locales are as stunning as they are diverse.<p>If you have plans to see the entire world in all its grandeur, UNESCO’s official list of World Heritage Sites is a good place to start.<p>This sacred collection consists of 1,052 locales across the globe ― historical and cultural, …

What's New In Paris?

Image via REISETIPS.NETTAVISEN.NO<p><i>By: Susan "Honey" Good</i><p>Oh, how I adore Paris! Such a vibrant city always growing, and always surprising me with new, hip spots to attend to. Find yourself heading to Paris anytime soon... or even thinking about it? Here are some of the new goings-on in one of the …

Top 10 women's events in North America

While there is a slew of incredible, all-inclusive LGBT events confettied across the calendar — Prides, film festivals and cruises galore — there is …

The Kitchen

The 25 best restaurants in the world, according to travelers

A dish from Vue de Monde in Melbourne, Australia. TripAdvisor TripAdvisor has released its list of the best restaurants in the world.<p>The list is based on millions of traveler ratings and reviews.<p>Most of this year's winners are in Europe, but there are a few restaurants in America, Asia, Africa, and …

Lost streets of Old Paris

Lost streets of Old Paris<p>Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away<p>1902<p>1902<p>Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt …

All Swimsuits Should Be Miami-Inspired

Summer’s sweaty, sultry, and scorching hot days are in full swing, especially in the sunshine state where Miami Swim Week will be kicking off this weekend. Naturally, we unraveled some swim-spiration on our end that will have you all covered and ready to endure summertime’s dog days in style. Here, …

Clothing

10 Remarkable Cafes In Paris

Once a wasteland for good coffee, the city of Paris is today home to one of the most vibrant specialty coffee scenes in the world. From the Left Bank …

France

Clever Superhero Bookends "Save" Books from Falling

Everyone needs a hero in their life. For books, it's the <i>Book & Hero</i> and the <i>Supershelf</i>, a clever bookend and floating shelf that each makes it look like books are being “saved” by a superhero. These whimsical metal creations are the handiwork of Israel-based design studio Artori Design.<p>Each bookend …

Books

The Travel Accessory Guide — Gentleman's Gazette

For the traveling gentleman, there is a rather extensive list of accessories the average man will take with. From cufflinks and ties, to watches and …

Men's Fashion

Articles about 8-products-help-you-be-more-productive on Dwell.com - Dwell

When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, watching TV at night—it’s not hard to find a good seat these days.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times …

Small Spaces

Rome Journal: Why Travel Anywhere?

What is the point of travel? People do the Terracotta Warriors, the Forbidden City and the Wall when they go to China. You go to Jordan for Petra, India for the Taj Mahal and the Ganges, Cambodia for Angkor Wat, Rome for the Pantheon. Angkor what? remarks the jaded tourist. But what really is the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

The Best of Brain Pickings 2014 – Brain Pickings

After the annual reading list of the year’s best books overall, it’s time for the annual summation of the best <i>Brain Pickings</i> articles of the year — “best” meaning those most read and shared by you, as well as those I took the most pleasure in writing. Please (re)enjoy and have an inspired, …

What Everybody Needs

In 1994, <b>Sherwin Nuland</b> (1930–2014) — a remarkable surgeon and Yale clinical professor who in his nearly four decades of practice cared, truly <i>cared</i>, for more than 10,000 patients — received the National Book Award for his humanistic masterwork <b>How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter</b> (<i>public</i> …

Pulitzer Prize

Les monuments disparus de Paris

En complément de notre article sur les endroits disparus de Paris, nous souhaitons vous parler d’autres monuments de la capitale détruits. Des …

Paris’s hottest new micro-quartier near Gare du Nord

Tuesday marked the 20-year anniversary of the Eurostar service, which has ferried more than 145 million passengers between London, Paris and Brussels. The French capital has changed immensely in the past two decades, with several down-at-heel areas being reinvented as hip neighbourhoods full of …