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Our 15 Favorite Hotel Bars In The World

There’s an unmistakable thrill attached to the hotel bar. Charging creative cocktails (sans plastic!) to what you hope is the right room; flirting …

Articles about 7 innovations 2014 international ces part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...<p>Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.<p>…

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Timo Glock gives us a ride in the new BMW M3

No need to worry about the next M3 going soft.<p>It was just supposed to be a brisk taxi ride around a short test loop. A short demonstration of the progress being made in the development of the next-generation BMW M3. Drivers evenly spaced, cars departing in a neatly scheduled fashion, only when the …

Stockholm's Subway System is the World's Largest Underground Art Museum

In most American cities, a ride on the subway isn't a particularly luxurious experience. Funding is in short supply for most of the country's aging …

Murals

Falling Asleep on Strangers Brings Out Smiles on NYC Subway

Public transportation often lacks adequate personal space. In this situation, the last thing you would want is a stranger resting his head on your …

New York City Needs More Buses, Not Subways [MAPS]

There's a lot of work to be done. Rising housing costs have pushed many New Yorkers far from existing subway lines, and there's a strong argument that expanding the underground system is not a viable solution.<p>The Pratt Center for Community Development works with small businesses, policymakers, and …

Urban Design

Russians Get Free Subway Rides for Doing Squats Ahead of the Sochi Olympics

Want a free subway ride in Moscow? Get ready to do 30 squats. And make sure you drop it low, because the specially designed ticket vending machine …

URBAN GREEN : On Photo Safari through Cities | Biotope City

<i>Collecting ideas for greening the city in Vienna, Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris and elsewhere...</i><p><i>Vienna, greening a narrow public passage through a block</i> …

Vienna

Former Museum in Rotterdam Transformed Into Luxury Home

Rotterdam-based studio Pea Architecture recently completed the transformation of the former Kralings Museum at the Hoflaan into a luxury apartment building called Casa K. The space features a shared entryway, an elevator, and three spacious apartments designed with a contemporary, open layout and …

Architecture

How to Open Stuck Jars: The Only Guide You Need

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>Generally speaking, public feats of strength</b> have fallen out of fashion in modern America. Pistols at dawn, bare-knuckle …

Swiss Food Bliss

To those who think that the subject of Swiss cuisine can be summed up in one word — fondue — I say not so fast. In a country with four official languages (French, German, Italian, and Romansh) culinary traditions reflect a complex national identity.<p>Put your fondue prejudice aside in <b>Zürich</b> by …

Adventures in Swiss Cheese

“A pro can sniff out at least 45 distinct aromas,” says Dominique Yersin, a Swiss cheesemaker who resembles a champion wrestler in an apron, as he holds a ripened hunk of his L’Etivaz cheese to my nose.<p>“The higher the altitude, the more aromas are captured in the milk,” he says. The odors of hay …

I Heart My City (And So Should You)

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>It’s a new year and, with it, new trips to plan. As you mull over which places you’d like to tick off your travel bucket list in 2014, consider these brief but compelling reasons why you should visit 20 of the world’s cities from the people who know and love them</b> …

Top 10 Literary Cities

If your idea of vacation includes checking out local bookshops and exploring writer hangouts, this list is for you.<p><i>From the September 2011 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>magazine</i><p><b>Edinburgh, Scotland</b><br>It’s practically mandatory that visitors to Edinburgh travel by the book. The atmospheric …

The Best of Central Argentina

A few years back, when I was volunteering at an orphanage in Kathmandu, I met a high-powered, sassy New York lawyer who had taken a year off from her career-driven life to travel, give back, and trek the world’s highest mountains. Rima and I bonded instantly, trading stories about the trials, …

Best Beach Adventures

See photos of beach adventures (including biking in Hawaii, diving in Thailand, and surfing in Micronesia) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Happiness Hot Spots

See photos of happiness hot spots, including Denmark, Singapore, Mexico, and California, from the new book Thrive by Dan Buettner, from National Geographic.

The Power of Train Travel

I blame luggage for all my troubles on trains — whether I’m whizzing down to Washington, D.C. or wending my way through Wallonia. I try to avoid clunking other passengers in the head with my elbow as I navigate tight aisles and haul my wheeled carry on over my head, but it’s not easy.<p>Despite these …

Exploring Amsterdam’s ‘Nine Streets’

I’m not a big souvenir person. My souvenirs have always been the pictures I take or the occasional piece of jewelry or cool scarf.<p>It’s harder than ever to find a product unique to its country these days — and I don’t want to end up with something I can find on junk-clogged Canal Street in Manhattan.<p>…

Are Bikes the New Tour Bus?

Many travelers opt for hop-on, hop-off tour buses to get a quick primer on a new place. As silly as it can look, and it does, it’s a useful way to get oriented when you’re visiting a destination for the first time. But there’s an alternative: biking.<p>The world is in the throes of a bike-path …

When to Call Yourself a Pro Photographer

When can you call yourself a “professional” photographer?<p>Is it when you buy an expensive camera, sell a picture, or get published? No one seems to agree on the qualifications necessary for such a distinction, but I feel I’ve been flirting with that label for awhile now.<p>I started snapping pictures …

A Virtual Photo Walk Through Toronto

At National Geographic Travel we know that our readers are passionate about using cameras to document their adventures abroad and at home. The number of ways we can share our photographs these days can be overwhelming, so, I consider it my duty to add yet one more option to the befuddling array: …

Long Weekend Bliss in Mexico City

I tend to get very animated about new discoveries. Like the best chocolate cake (EVER!) from Delirio, a delicatessen in Roma, Mexico City. Bites of this cake, called Tarta Helena, melt in your mouth and linger there. I wanted to find Chef Monica Patiño, give her a high five, and beg for the …

The Best Eats in Cabo

The man making my Caesar salad at Edith’s restaurant is taking his task very seriously. First he mashes aromatic garlic cloves in a big wooden bowl along with anchovies, an egg yolk, dijon mustard, olive oil, worcestershire sauce, and white vinegar. Mix, mix, toss. Next, he lays three perfect, …

My Favorite Things About Mexico

After I returned from Mexico, I met a good friend for lunch and she asked me how my trip had been. “It was a game changer,” I replied. “It reminded me why I love traveling so much.”<p>I meant what I said. Mexico wowed me in so many big ways, from the level of sophistication I saw in hotels and …

Electric Cars Hit Milestone With First Grand Prix Race Ahead

Leonardo DiCaprio's new FIA Formula E team adds glitz to a competition designed to showcase EV performance.<p><b>Electric cars have rounded a corner in their drive to enter the mainstream. Soon, you're going to be able to watch them race at high speeds.</b><p><b>The world's first fully electric Grand Prix racing</b> …

Articles about look space saving furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to...<p>Aalto, and Rietveld, and Panton—oh my! With the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Schaudepot, the Vitra Design …

Yale School of Management

Articles about 5 small and narrow modern houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>As we finish planning our Small Spaces issue for next year, I was interested to find coverage [via Dezeen] of an exhibition...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern …

Outdoors