Luciano Bonini

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10 of the best small towns in the US: readers’ travel tips

To get a real feel for the diversity and quirkiness of America, visit its small towns – where fascinating history, regional cuisine and great scenery are just some of the attractions<p>Helper is an old mining town 100 miles or so from Salt Lake City. It had been in decline for years but a steady flow …

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The 12 Most Beautiful Bars and Restaurants in the World

Because you deserve to only eat and drink in stunning surroundings.<p>Great restaurants are loved for more than just their food. Interior design plays an important part in the overall dining experience, which is why the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards celebrate stunning eating and drinking spaces each …

This Is Exactly Why Cities Need To Cover All Of Their Buildings In Plants

A recent report from the global engineering firm Arup makes the case that they do, and that as cities get denser–squeezing out more green space at …

10 one-storey homes you'll wish were yours

One-storey dwellings are practical, efficient, and offer a reduced building price when compared to their taller, multi-storey counterparts. Not to be …

Neat

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

South Africa

A Once-Abandoned, 135-Year-Old Building Is Home To New York City's Fanciest New Hotel

The Beekman, with restaurants by Tom Colicchio and Keith McNally, just opened in Lower Manhattan.<p>You may recognize the just-opened Beekman Hotel's interior.<p>Nestled between a Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts, and Pita Express in Lower Manhattan, the once-abandoned building has been used in feature films, …

New York City

The Best International Airlines for Food

Sommeliers, master chefs, and pressurized tasting rooms: the best airlines in the world go to great lengths to perfect your meal service.<p>“When you …

35 Best Grey Paints According To Top Interior Designers

From calming pale colors to edgier dark tones, top talent keeps coming back to these sleek shades.<p>Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't stop lusting after. The neutral color can create a calming, elegant or even electrifying effect, making it the perfect option for any decor and …

Wild Scandinavia: adventure without breaking the bank

This is a pricey part of the world, but these adventures in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland, from the new Wild Guide Scandinavia, are pleasantly surprising in more ways than one<p>With some of the largest remaining tracts of true wilderness in Europe, Scandinavia and Iceland offer a multitude of …

European Travel

8 Los Angeles Restaurants With Instagram-Worthy Decor

Now you can have your lunch and Instagram it, too<p>Oversharing has become a staple in our social media–fueled society. Most of us are guilty of not only sharing the beautiful spaces around us on Instagram—be it a home store or local coffee shop—but making plans in accordance to these unspoken …

7 Best Hotel Pools in Los Angeles

When you’re landing at LAX and peering down at the city from up above, do you ever notice that there are perhaps more swimming pools in LA than there …

Leaves of Grass: 9 Ways to Create Curb Appeal with Perennial Grasses

Add romance and hazy color to your life–and create instant curb appeal–by planting perennials grasses in a front yard, alongside a path, or as a mini …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

10 of the best hotel, B&Bs and apartments in Athens

Greece’s economy may still be in the doldrums, but Athens’ arts scene and nightlife are flourishing. Combine that with a wave of new affordable places to stay and the capital is no longer just a gateway to the Greek islands<p>In July 2016, Athens cathedral emerged gleaming from its dusty shroud of …

24 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

Being the boss comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management position, it can be difficult to evaluate how you're doing.<p>Are you striking the right balance between commanding respect and appearing accessible? Are your employees responding well to your style of leadership? Are any of …

Employment

Environmental Twist As Buildings Now Made From Recycled Goods

As we all strive for a better future for ourselves and our loved ones, we must now focus on maintaining a healthy environment. We could all do a …

Sustainability

The 10 cheapest US destinations to visit this summer

TripAdvisor just released the results of its annual TripIndex Cities study, which compares the cost of a three-night trip for two people across 39 popular tourist cities around the world.<p>To find the top 10 cheapest US destinations, TripAdvisor compared the cost of a three-night stay in a four-star …

Incredible Volunteers in India Plant 49.3 Million Trees in 24 Hours!

Trees are the lungs of the planet. They help keep the air we breathe clean, they take in carbon dioxide and release the oxygen we breathe – and they …

The Best Hotels in Every State 2015

The Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa offers guests a relaxing break on the Gulf Coast. The 550-acre property overlooking Mobile Bay is …

Colombians Are Building Houses Made of Wasted Plastic—Shaped Into Huge Lego Bricks

A group of Colombians are transforming the serious problem of pollution by using plastic waste—and the Lego building model—as a solution for the …

Scientists call for better plastics design to protect marine life

Improved materials would encourage recycling and prevent single-use containers from entering the oceans and breaking into small pieces<p>Plastics should be better designed to encourage recycling and prevent wasteful single-use containers finding their way into our oceans, where they break up into …

Modern apartment in Bucharest for two architecture lovers blends form with function

50 square meter apartment in Bucharest for a young couple, with a passion for architecture & design<p>This apartment is situated in a newly-built …

Interior Design

Five ways to make your garden into a haven for bees

Kim Stoddart celebrates Bees’ Needs week with her roundup of the best ways to attract pollinators of all kinds to your patch<p>Have you ever listened to the musical sound a bee makes as it works a flower head? Or looked at a wasp as it chews tiny bits of wood off your fence or garden furniture? Wasps …

Gardening

San Francisco Just Banned All Polystyrene Products in The City

Yesss.<p>San Francisco has just unanimously voted to ban the sale of polystyrene products - also commonly called styrofoam - by 2017.<p>Polystyrene is the …

Gaixample and beyond in queer Barcelona

Barcelona remains Spain’s most popular city for tourists, even if it isn’t the country’s largest gay party destination. That title belongs to …

15 Amazingly Romantic Mini-Moon Getaways For Newlyweds

Enjoy a little getaway after the big day.<p>Jetting off on your honeymoon the night of your wedding is a romantic notion that has become a bit …