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Tiny-home 'hotel' a cheap way to stay and play near Boulder | Adventure Sports Network

A tiny home “hotel” in Lyons, Colorado, is reinventing staying small while living large outdoors.<p>After a mobile home park literally washed away in …

Mountain Biking

How She Did It: 'Booking a holiday was too complicated - so I changed it'

Early in 2013, while chatting with her sister over a glass of wine about her hobby of travel blogging, Nena Chaletzos, 41, had a lightbulb moment: no one had successfully made travel search simple and easy. It was this realisation that lead her to throw in her lucrative City career and walk the …

Daughters Steal the Show on Minimalist Fashion Instagram

Photographer and fashion blogger Dominique Davis never meant for her daughters to be a part of her work. It just kind of happened one day. They …

3 Cool Girl Brands You Haven’t Heard About Yet

This week we got wind of Alexa Chung’s new fashion line, and now we’re jonesing to bring you all the next-level fashion brands that need to be on your radar. Don’t worry, you can thank us later. When it comes to innovative, cutting-edge style, these brands have got you covered. Their debut capsule …

Clothing

A trailer car adventure through 59 US national parks

This year sees celebrations across the US to mark the centenary of the National Park Service. To pay homage to this great organisation, Jonathan Irish and Stefanie Payne are visiting every national park in an Airstream trailer. Here, Jonathan shares some of the highlights so far.<p>March 5<p>Death Valley …

Violence, death threats confront latest winner of prestigious environmental prize

Máxima Acuña fought a proposed gold mine on her farm. For that, she went to jail, had her house knocked down, her potato crop destroyed and faces death threats. But her bravery and determination have also earned her the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize for Central and South America.<p>The Goldman …

Latin America

10 Crazy Airbnbs You Can Book Around The World

1 of 20|Bubble Under The Stars | Limousin, France|STAY - LINK<p>2 of 20|Bubble Under The Stars | Limousin, France|STAY - LINK<p>3 of 20|The Green Windmill …

Overnight bus with bed will take travellers from San Francisco to Los Angeles while they sleep

A new California start-up is hoping that getting a little shut-eye will help make bus travel more tolerable, launching a new non-stop bus that will take travellers from San Francisco to Los Angeles overnight.<p>SleepBus is a new service, which according to the website will see buses leave one city at …

San Francisco

The 8 Most Breathtaking National Parks in America

1 of 8<p>Yellowstone<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Acadia<p>3 of 8<p>Kenai Fjords<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Channel Islands<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 8<p>Yosemite<p>Advertisement<p>6 of 8<p>Hawai'i …

National Parks

Genius 3-Minute, All-Crispy Hash Browns from Josh Ozersky

In 2011, four years before his untimely death, Josh Ozersky hit reply to one of our early Food52 newsletters. "If you guys need a genius recipe sometime, I have a really great one for hash browns."<p>His voice was clear and compelling, and almost suspiciously confident even in what amounted to a …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Travel

Panama Papers: the revelations so far

The unprecedented leak of 11.5m files is causing upheaval across the globe. Here is what has been revealed by the Guardian<p>David Cameron admits he profited from father’s offshore fund<p>The leak of 11.5m files from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca continues to create upheaval around the world. …

Corruption

Santorini for first-timers

Santorini is the supermodel of the Greek islands, a head-turner whose face is instantly recognisable around the world: multicoloured cliffs soar out of a sea-drowned caldera, topped by drifts of whitewashed buildings. With its reputation for dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets and volcanic-sand …

European Travel

Quiz: Which Bird Represents Your Style?

Springtime is finally here, and so are our favorite feathered friends.<p>74<p>SHARES<p>When we think of springtime, one of the first sensations that comes to …

Kitchens

The Best Spring Skirts For Every Body Type

Pleats, ruffles, wraps--the new wave of spring skirts has officially hit the market. Follow these tips to find the most flattering skirt for however you're built.<p><b>Related: 12 Ways To Dress Yourself Skinny</b><p><b>If you're pear-shaped: try a pleated midi skirt. How to pull it off.</b><p><b>If you're apple-shaped: try</b> …

Clothing

Dead Pigs and Rivers of Blood: Shocking Photos of Water Pollution in China

Half of China's rivers and lakes are severely polluted by industrial effluent and chemical fertilisers.<p>Rapid and immense growth of industry in China, …

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Dubai

Dubai has recently emerged as one of the most modern cities in the world, impressing onlookers with its superlatives: the world’s largest shopping …

Travel

Facing the music: Steven Isserlis

Grand-scale Faurée, the intimacy of the Kurtágs, du Pré’s Elgar and Radu Lupu’s Schubert - the cellist on his musical passions<p><b>How do you mostly listen to music?</b><p>I find myself listening to recorded music most often through the tiny speakers of my clapped-out computer. The quality of recorded sound …

Flute

How to Plan the Perfect Honeymoon

When your brain has morphed into a Pinterest-curated art gallery, and the fear of a botched bouquet haunts you in your sleep, just envision the light at the end of the tunnel—<i>sunlight</i>, actually—enveloping your bronzed body in a warm cocoon of honeymoon bliss. Care to order a cocktail before noon? …

Where To Eat And Sleep In Iceland

Iceland has become one of the hottest destinations for adventure seekers and foodies alike due to its majestic lunar landscapes, pristine glaciers, heavenly food, and warm, welcoming people.<p>In the summer months, tourists descend upon the island nation. But if you're not feeling the crowds, fall and …

European Travel

Human Go champ scores surprise victory over supercomputer

SEOUL: A South Korean Go grandmaster on Sunday (Mar 13) scored his first win over a Google-developed supercomputer, in a surprise victory after three …

10 Gadgets to Take On Your Next Trip

360fly 4K Camera<p>As you head outdoors this spring, the 360fly 4K camera lets you truly capture – and relive – that breathtaking triumphant view. …

Minae Mizumura’s The Fall of Language in the Age of English, reviewed.

<b>The Fall of Language in the Age of English</b>, by the Japanese novelist and scholar Minae Mizumura, has all the ingredients of a rage-read. Indeed, when …

Literature

Amnesty criticizes India for intolerance of dissent

NEW DELHI (AP) — Amnesty International has joined a growing chorus accusing India of supporting a climate of intolerance by cracking down on dissent through arbitrary arrests, caste-based discrimination, extrajudicial killings and attacks on freedom of expression.<p>The rights group said in its annual …

India

South Korea warns Japan over 'comfort women' accord after claims of no proof

Claim from minister in Tokyo that there is no evidence government coerced women into wartime brothels provokes anger in Seoul<p>South Korea has warned Japan not to undermine a recent agreement on second world war sex slaves, after Tokyo’s deputy foreign minister told the UN there was no documented …

South Korea

Photograph Of Arctic Polar Bear Starved By Retreating Sea Ice Shows Impact Of Climate Change

Arctic photographer Sebastian Copeland captured this remarkable image showing the savage impact of climate change one of the region's most iconic …

Global Warming