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Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

This dreamy boutique hotel in California is made up of 11 refurbished Airstreams

Anyone looking to blend a little Americana nostalgia with California dreaming will feel right at home in this boutique hotel made up of renovated …

Devour Barcelona Food Tours - Tapas Tours & Winery Tours

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight<p>While you’ve been trying your best to keep up with your New Year resolutions, losing weight easily yet effectively …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Sophisticated Murphy Beds Prove That Foldaway Furniture Can Be Stylish

Murphy beds have been working their magic in small spaces for decades. Built so they fold up and disappear into a wall, these compact beds are …

Interior Design

This New Airline Has $99 Flights to Europe in the Summer

Cheap flights to Europe have become a strangely familiar sight over the last year plus. Part of that is due to price wars ignited by low-cost …

Sleek multifunctional 'bedroom box' maximizes this small apartment

Small apartments in old urban centres like Paris or Madrid are cheap, but can be cramped and rundown. To update this old apartment in Paris, Batiik …

Hard to believe: Some consumers find free health insurance

Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on sign-ups.<p>"Free Obamacare Coverage in 2018," says an online pitch from insurance broker …

High-performance #TinyLab house is the "Tesla of tiny houses" (Video)

The genesis of the modern tiny house movement grew out of a love for simplicity and freedom, meaning many earlier tiny homes having that …

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

New York City

How to Eat Your Way Through New York's Hudson Valley in a Day

A whirlwind exploration of one of North America's most exciting food and drink destinations right now.<p>Long before the West Coast grew to become the …

7 Tips for Getting Better Hotel Rooms for Cheap

Save money, travel more.<p>It’s an open secret of the hotel industry: There are almost always perks and discounts on hotel rooms that aren’t heavily …

Solo travelers get a break on Star Clippers' Mediterranean and transatlantic cruises

Modern tall ship cruise line Star Clippers offers solo travelers a break on selected transatlantic and Mediterranean sailings next year. For example, individual travelers can take a five-night Spain and Morocco cruise for $1,385 — no single supplement added.<p><b>The deal</b>: Vessels in Star Clippers' fleet …

Black Sea

16 Of The Most Beautiful Villages Across The World To Add To Your Travel List

Heading to the mountains to escape the city life? Wait till you see the breathtaking scenic beauty of these villages across the world. Unscathed from …

European Travel

Road Trip Diaries: 5 incredible stops to make between New York City and Hudson

Stretching nearly 150 miles north from New York City, the Hudson Valley has, for centuries, been an easy escape for Gotham’s world-weary denizens. …

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

Air Travel

10 Websites to Use When You Want Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

Having a five-star taste can be quite a burden on your wallet, especially when trying to plan extravagant trips to far off places. One of the most …

The Best Dim Sum Restaurants in New York City

New York City is a great place to enjoy dim sum, whether it's your first time or a seasoned veteran of the morning delights. Dim sum is typically …

The 10 most expensive bottles of wine in the world

Fine wine has been one of the best performing asset classes of the last 20 years, and with some bottles fetching thousands of pounds at auction, buying high-end cases could be the answer to an early retirement.<p>But what should you be looking for? Cult Wines, one of the largest UK fine wine …

How to Realistically (and Affordably) Drop Everything to Travel the World

We’ve all imagined what it would be like to quit the daily grind, pack our bags, and jet off on a worldwide adventure. Of course, between hotels, …

Holy Homes! 20 Chic Converted Churches Seeking a Buyer - Curbed

If there's one thing real estate nerds love, it's modern homes carved from buildings with fascinating backstories, particularly when there's gut-reno potential lurking within interesting bones. Churches, especially, are great for home-conversion buffs, and luckily there's an abundance of homes that …

This Luxury RV Is Basically a Palace on Wheels

You've got to see inside this thing to believe it.<p>We've shown you campers decked out in adorable decor, one that expands to three times its size, and even a model that converts into a boat, but we promise you've never seen an RV like this before.<p>Meet the Palazzo Superior, a luxury motor home from …

Motorhomes

The 7 Most Adorable Hotels in France

Not everyone has the same opinion on what qualifies as adorable when it comes to digs. Accommodations that are adorably charming or rustic to one …

Cute

Let's go camping! A tour of trailers and RVs

Ah, summertime, when we want to hit the open road and go camping. We previously looked at little teardrop trailers, but now for something a little …

RVs

This tiny cabin is like a horizontal treehouse

And it only cost $20,000 to build<p>This cabin in the woods of Barryville in the Catskill Mountains of New York is not your ordinary wooden shack. Designed by Manhattan-based architecture firm JacobsChang, the dwelling, called Half-Tree House, appears to float above its sloped site and protrudes as if …

How to Travel the World and Get Paid to Do It

One peek at my Instagram and you’d be forgiven for thinking I spend every single day on vacation. Lazing in hammocks sipping cocktails, exploring …

Pennsylvania: Must-See Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail

If you are a frequent reader of my posts, then you know that I am a huge fan of Pennsylvania hiking. With that being said, after hiking all 250 miles …

Hiking

South America's first luxury sleeper train rolls through the Peruvian Andes

All aboard the Belmond Andean Explorer!<p>What is so magical—and transporting (sorry)—about train travel? It’s quaint, glamorous, and calls to mind the days of old Hollywood black-and-white movies, in addition to simply being a great way to travel, commute, or get inspired. Also, some train stations …

Are these the most luxurious train suites on Earth?

For decades the name Venice Simplon-Orient-Express has been the very epitome of all that is luxurious and sophisticated and glamorous in the world of luxury train travel. And yet there has always been one little niggle – the absence of en-suite facilities.<p>Not for much longer.<p>Belmond, the company …