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6 tips to travel cheaper — from a 30-year-old who saved $60,000 on vacations

Travel can burn a hole in your wallet, and it's only getting more expensive — hotel rates are projected to go up 3.7 percent and airfare 3.5 percent …

What a $500,000 Home Looks Like in 25 Major Cities Across America

The cost per square foot for homes can vary drastically from city to city.<p>Space is hard to come by in some of America’s most popular housing …

Real Estate

Stand out from the crowd with a trip to these alternative travel destinations

The constant stream of travel photos on Instagram can provide endless inspiration for your next trip, but you may notice that certain destinations are filling up your feed. Luckily, one travel booking site is trying to help travellers find the next big destination by singling out spots that offer a …

European Travel

11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Wellness

This modern vacation home embraces indoor-outdoor living in Ontario

The boundary between indoors and out are blurred to beautiful effect in the Bear Stand Residence, a family retreat located approximately three hours …

Vacation Homes

10 of the best LGBTQ inclusive commercials

Be prepared to cry.<p>Commercials have the power to make us laugh, cry and feel empowered. They are short stories, centred around relatable and …

Sweden Officially Admits that Swedish Meatballs Are Actually Turkish

Sweden has admitted that Swedish meatballs — the signature food served in traditional holiday meals and in Ikea cafeterias around the world — are, in …

Hillside modern house is all concrete, glass, and views

Keep ‘em coming<p>On its own, concrete is a simple workhorse of a material. But in the hands of a skilled architect, it can be molded into art. We’ve seen this time and time again, and the latest example? An angular concrete house nestled into the hills of Chile, where it cuts a brilliantly modern …

Design Detail - This House In Wyoming Has A Cantilevered Home Office

When Bohlin Cywinski Jackson were designing their project, the Jackson Residence in Wyoming, they decided to create a cantilevered section of the …

Maxime Residence / b l a n k s t u d i o

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> As the house is situated amongst the flower yard, it is designed with regard to well connect to nature …

Amazing Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

H3 House is a stunning concrete and glass home designed by architect Luciano Kruk. Located eight block from the Argentinian coastline, the shared …

Is This the Most Beautiful Ghost Town Ever? Drone Video Captures Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature

As the shadows of the past loom around what’s left of the overgrown houses and pathways, videographer Joe Nafis has perfectly captured the rare charm …

Dovecote / Atelier Andy Carson

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This new home designed by Atelier Andy Carson is a sanctuary from its harsh surrounds, perched on a …

17 incredible buildings opening in 2018

The Right Way to Drink Lemon Water (For Maximum Benefits), According to a Nutritionist

Many of us know that when life gives you lemons, you should add them to your water. Along with soothing a sore throat, aiding in digestion, and flushing out toxins, drinking lemon water yields a number of health benefits . . . right? To find out whether adding a few slices is <i>actually</i> doing your …

Immune System

This café in Vietnam is a modern-day Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Next time you’re in Hanoi, don’t miss the An’garden Café, a breathtaking coffee shop designed by the Le House architecture studio. This innovative …

Modern Adaptations Of The Classic Gable Roof Style

Without even knowing it, you were able to draw a gable roof ever since you were a little kid, that’s how popular this style is. Gable roofs are the …

The next recession could be worse than the Great Depression

When will the next recession start?<p>In search of the answer, I kept asking speakers on-stage and off-stage at the Strategic Investment Conference 2018. I also asked really smart people that are well-versed in economics and economic cycles.<p>Their consensus seemed to be 2019 or possibly as late as …

Historian Who Predicted the 2008 Financial Crisis Warns the Next Recession Is Near

Niall Ferguson, a famed historian and a frequent guest of the world’s most elite events, is one of the prophets credited with accurately predicting …

In Seattle, An Urban Landscape Designed for Privacy and Indoor/Outdoor Flow

When a young couple found an aging, one-bedroom cottage for sale on the east side of Seattle’s desirable Capitol Hill neighborhood, they looked past …

Outdoor Spaces

The Physical and Mental Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold exposure is a method of body hardening, which increases your tolerance to stress and disease. Odds are you’ve heard whispers around the water …

Barwon Courtyard House

The heart of the Barwon Courtyard House is also its namesake feature. Clad in a mix of bluestone and natural hardwood, the home wraps around a …

Architecture

La Mira Ra House

Raw concrete and local stone fuse together to form the base of the La Mira Ra House. Built on a small hillside in the South of France, the materials …

Architecture

Gallery of House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez - 37

Image 37 of 81 from gallery of House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez. Courtesy of Marià Castelló Martínez

Balearic Islands

A Portuguese Glass House Uses Surrounding Foliage as a Privacy Screen

A transparent hillside abode outside Porto swerves around existing trees and takes advantage of the lush canopy for privacy.<p>Inspired by the surrounding landscape of chestnut trees, rocky hillside, and bubbling stream, Portuguese architecture firm 3r Ernesto Pereira chose to blend into, and take …

Sky High House

Situated at the foot of Mt Franklin, Sky High House is surrounded by 50 acres of Australian wilderness. The majority of the home offsets its rustic …

Best Modern Examples of Ancient Courtyard Renovations in China

Chinese courtyard houses are one of the most common housing typologies spanning all the way from the northern capital of Beijing to the poetic …

Minimal guest house looks like it’s floating in the trees

Sweet<p>Known for its sleek and sunny homes, Dallas design firm Wernerfield went <i>dark</i> for this guest house—a black-clad rectangular beauty suspended in the trees. Raised 12 feet off the ground on large metal columns, the modern home replaced a split-level on the same site. Lifting the living space was …

Modern prefab home is all steel and wood

An indoor-outdoor paradise<p>For a weekend home focused on outdoor living, you don’t need a lot of interior space—at least, that was the thinking of the owners of this sweet holiday home in Morelos, Mexico. Designed by SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, these steel-framed platforms are largely open to the …