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Tiny house financing: What you need to know

Options for when buying out a tiny house is just too expensive<p>Tiny houses can be extremely satisfying to look at, but when you’re ready to move from pinning images of them on Pinterest to actually owning one, a number of tricky real world challenges arise. There’s the matter of where you can build …

The Greatest Library Before Alexandria

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today.</i><p>Much has been written about the Islamic …

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The Ultimate Japan Bucket List: 50 Things to do in Japan

Looking for things to do in Japan? I've compiled the ultimate Japan bucket list full of adventures, cultural experiences, and must-see sights.

Bucket Lists

We still have no idea why humans speak over 7,000 languages

The thatched roof held back the sun’s rays, but it could not keep the tropical heat at bay. As everyone at the research workshop headed outside for a break, small groups splintered off to gather in the shade of coconut trees and enjoy a breeze. I wandered from group to group, joining in the …

Language Learning

Where You Should Travel Based on Your Harry Potter House

This year, the best-selling book series ever written, Harry Potter, celebrates its 20th anniversary, marking two decades since muggles of all ages …

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

Luckily, Mastercard has released a list of Europe's top little-known — yet affordable — travel destinations to help you avoid the hoards on your next trip.<p>The list of 44 under-the-radar destinations was compiled using information from local travel bloggers and tourism experts, as well as Mastercard …

European Travel

13 Places To Visit Before They're Gone Forever

Owing to threats such as climate change, overfishing, and ship traffic, the Great Barrier Reef is slowly deteriorating.<p><i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Hannah Huber.</i><p>With the growing concerns over everything from climate change to urban development looming over some of the most beloved locations on …

7 Amazing International Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune

Go for an adventure without breaking the bank.<p>If Paris is too passé for your next international vacation, it’s time to consider a more off-the-beaten …

10 of the best US hiking trails: readers’ travel tips

From a rocky wonderland with views of Las Vegas to the green ridges of the Appalachians, our readers share their tips for great walks<p>• Enter a tip for the chance to win a £200 hotel voucher<p>Winning tip: Angels of Utah<p>This five-mile round-trip hike within <b>Zion national park</b> takes you from the Virgin …

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9 Reasons Why Raising Ducks Might Be a Better Option Than Chickens - Homesteading and Livestock

Many folks these days are keeping backyard chickens in suburbs, on homesteads or even in city-based coops. If you don't have a few chickens of your …

15 Ways to Use Trees in Permaculture That Will Help You Create a Thriving Food Forest - One Green Planet

Trees are a vital part of establishing permaculture systems. Not only are they highly productive sources of food, but they also perform many services …

10 of the best Airbnbs in Scotland

I’ve selected some of the best Airbnb options in Scotland. These have been chosen because they showcase the rich history and culture of the Scots, …

Scotland

6 islands to vacation in Ireland

Known for its picturesque landscapes, here are some of the most beautiful islands of Ireland<p>There’s a unique magic to the islands that dot the coast …

5 tiny houses we loved this week: from a ‘Craftsman’ stunner to a wheelchair-friendly solution

These are pretty impressive<p><i>2016 was a fabulous year for</i> <i>inventive tiny houses of all stripes</i><i>, and 2017 is already off to a strong start. Here, we catch you up on the</i> <i>latest standout projects</i> <i>you should know.</i><p>Craftsman-style lovers, we got the tiny house for you. Designed by Handcrafted Movement, the …

Tiny house documentary highlights legal obstacles and solutions

The second installment of a three-part series is now streaming<p>Last December brought some big news for the tiny house world: For the first time ever, an appendix of health and safety standards specifically addressing micro dwellings under 400 square feet was approved for the newest International …

Escape One Tiny House

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Home<br>• Luxury<p>The Escape One is built by a company with over 25 years of experience designing high-end tiny houses …

The 10 Best Tiny House Rentals on Airbnb Right Now

We’re all about minimalist living, but downsizing isn’t exactly simple. Some people can make tiny home living look easy, but even if you’re not ready …

Miniature

Top 20 Tiny Homes on Wheels - How Much They Cost 2017 - How to Build a Tiny House - Tiny Home Plans

Believe or not, there are many people who enjoy living in tiny homes that measure less than 300 sq. ft. Why? Mobility, flexibility, sustainability, …

Home Improvement

Rustic modern tiny house shows another clever way to do the stairs

The limited amount of area that's available in small spaces often pushes designers to be creative in laying out various elements like the bedroom, …

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Tiny House Movement

River Resort is a modern double-loft tiny house with two staircases

More and more people are curious about living in smaller spaces, whether it's for financial freedom or to just get free of the tyranny of 'stuff'. …

Seriously, You Have to Do This U.S. Road Trip at Least Once in Your Lifetime

Most of the time, we’re just itching to go on a vacation. We make the excuse that we can’t afford the flight or it’s just not good timing. But guess …

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Best Hostels in London

Our favorite hostels in London based on amenities, price, location and overall quality.The post Best Hostels in London appeared first on Guide To …

England

Baseline: The top sights to see in Barcelona

Experience the culture of Barcelona through the eyes of famous architect Antoni Gaudi. Some of Gaudi's most popular creations can be found in …

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10 incredible bookstores around the world to put on your bucket list

We at HelloGiggles are a self-described bunch of book nerds. So you can bet when we go on vacation, we beeline for the best bookstores in the …

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

The story of an amazing discovery.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in …

Medical Research