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Emily Henderson Shares Her Tips on Shopping for Vintage Finds

Man-made islands create a calm marina at the heart of the Pearl of Istanbul

Forum Studio’s Pearl of Istanbul has earned the firm two design awards to date, and nobody will be surprised if it scores a few more. The mixed use …

Skyscrapers

8 of America's most prestigious private schools make students read these books during summer

It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at America's most prestigious private schools must still endure the rigors of homework during their summer vacations with a …

College & University

A quick travel guide to Toronto’s food scene

Cafés<p>Sit down at Balzac’s (several locations) and enjoy a cup of fair-trade organic coffee. The Distillery District location is a great option with …

A quick travel guide to Toronto neighborhoods

TORONTO REVEALS ITSELF SLOWLY through its dozens of neighbourhoods. However, the areas of most interest to visitors cluster around downtown. You’ll …

Bright Ways to Beautify a Basic, Boring Bookcase

Update an inexpensive or basic bookcase with just one or two easy changes! We often have the materials just lying around the house, or we’re just a …

Living Rooms

The Best Of French Culture In Toronto

While many Canadians might have forgotten the country’s second official language, Toronto still has a very active Francophone community. French …

Turkish Style: Istanbul Street Style

#TurkishStyle is more than just a cool hashtag on instagram. If you happen to notice some of the trendiest globetrotters around the world posting pics from the city of Istanbul, it's no coincidence. Turkey is the sixth most traveled to country in the world. And it is definitely one of the trendiest …

Street Style

“Tsundoku,” the Japanese Word for the New Books That Pile Up on Our Shelves, Should Enter the English Language

There are some words out there that are brilliantly evocative and at the same time impossible to fully translate. Yiddish has the word <i>shlimazl</i>, which …

Travels to Turkey

There is no greater thrill than that of traveling! It is a part of me, and a part of my work as well. I cannot get enough of visiting the archaic and the novel locations. I always have to be on the move, there are plenty of places to discover, and each time I make a new discovery I reveal another …

Travel

48 Hours in Istanbul: Where to Eat, Stay and Play

<i>Streets of Galata, Istanbul.</i><p>Istanbul is one of the world's most historically rich destinations, a busting metropolis with one foot in Asia and the other in Europe. It's a city of many contrasts -- East and West, the old and new, traditional and modern. There's so much to discover in this beguiling …

The 10 prettiest streets in Toronto

The prettiest streets in Toronto are a collection of those that have stunning architecture, unique character or a natural setting. These are all open …

Toronto

Turkey's best kebab restaurants | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — This story complements the Culinary Journeys TV series, airing monthly on CNN International. This month we follow Noma's Rene Redzepi to Istanbul. Learn more about the show here: www.cnn.com/journeys.<p>(CNN) — Put any kind of meat on a stick and roast it over a flame and it …

Onions

Bourdain in Istanbul: Beautiful, sprawling, troubled | CNN Travel

Travel

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Justin Trudeau takes Canada by the horns as Prime Minister

<b>He campaigned on change. And within two days of being sworn in as Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau altered the course of the country.</b><p>"Over the course of the campaign, we promised you a government that will bring real change - in both the things we do and the way we do them," he wrote in an …

Canada

'Strangeness in My Mind' explores Istanbul with the eyes of an amiable Everyman

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk has written about his native city many times, most recently in the memoir "Istanbul" and a 2008 novel, "The Museum of Innocence." He always seems to have more to say, however, and he taps into a new vein of tenderness in "A Strangeness in My Mind," the story of a dreamy …

Justin Trudeau's 'Because It's 2015' Comment Gets International Media Attention

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's succinct "because it's 2015" explanation of his new, half-female cabinet has attracted international attention. The …

Justin Trudeau

Discovering the Thousand Islands in New York State and Ontario, Canada

One of the most memorable travel experiences I could imagine would be discovering a place on the planet of extraordinary beauty that I had never known about - but had lived very close to over forty years ago in upstate New York. Straddling both the State of New York and Ontario, Canada, this …

New York State

Your Philippines Pictures

The Vital Role of Conversation -- Sherry Turkle Talks About Her New Book

A father accompanies his daughter on a school field trip and spends the whole time Instagraming. College students literally choose an electric shock over sitting quietly for six minutes without any devices to entertain them. Children ask their parents to put down their devices and talk to them. …

Middle School

Drake is single-handedly making it cool to love Toronto

He is an enthusiastic front man for basketball’s Raptors. Last month came news that he opened a fancy Toronto restaurant with local chef Susur Lee.<p>He has even popularized a new nickname for Toronto: The 6, sometimes rendered The Six or The 6ix. It may refer to the 6 in 416 or 647, or it may not. …

How to Decorate, When You're a Design Omnivore

(Image credit: Kim Lucian)<p>Are you the type who gets totally flustered whenever you're asked to define your decor? I mean, how can you define a single …

A Local's Guide to Istanbul's Next Great Neighborhoods

Beyond Istanbul's Old City and Grand Bazaar, three once-neglected neighborhoods have realigned the city's orbit—and become centers of Turkey's cutting edge.<p>Istanbul is one of those cultural-pilgrimage sites, like Delhi or Cairo, that can too easily be reduced to a checklist of must-sees: the Blue …

Curiosity over Canada’s next Prime Minister ripples around the world

A rare phenomenon is transpiring in a foreign capital where mentioning Canadian politics is generally about as likely to stimulate conversation at a dinner party as to get you disinvited from the next one.<p>People are curious about Canada's next prime minister.<p>It's evident on multiple fronts in …

Istanbul Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Istanbul—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Topkapı Sarayı</b><p>Palace of sultans from 15th- to 19th-century; housed thousands of imperial servants. Center of the historic district, overlooking city across Sea of Marmara, Golden …

On The Fringe: Istanbul's Hottest Neighborhoods

Once neglected, Karaköy, Galata, and Kadiköy are making a comeback and shifting attention to a modern cultural center.

The top 10 places to see fall foliage in Toronto

Fall foliage in Toronto is one of the saving graces of the season before winter. For about two weeks in mid October the city's parks and ravines are …