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World's Best Ecolodges

National Parks

Marriott Launches Brand to Target Younger Travelers

If you haven’t heard of Marriott’s newest hotel brand—AC Hotels— you’re not alone. Since it launched in 2011 it’s only been featured in Europe: in 79 …

The 20 Most Expensive Cities In The World

ECA International, a global management consulting firm, just came out with its semiannual cost of living survey, which calculates the cost of living based on prices of various day-to-day goods and services.<p>Tokyo has always claimed the number one spot as the most expensive city for expatriates to …

European Travel

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms …

Tiger Woods, Nike close to deal

DUBLIN, Ohio -- Tiger Woods is close to signing a new deal with his longtime equipment and apparel sponsor Nike that will "emphatically" keep him as …

The AL13 Ultrathin iPhone Bumper Is A Sharp, Classy, And Minimalist Delight [Review]

The AL 13 enhances the elegant iPhone 5 design rather than detracting from it.<p>The bottom of the AL13 can be a bit on the sharp side, and boy does it vibrate.

Architecture of Density, Photos Highlight Patterns & Textures of Hong Kong Apartment Towers

Photographer Michael Wolf highlights the patterns, textures, and anonymity of Hong Kong’s vast apartment towers in his photo series “Architecture of …

How Life is Different For Left-Handed People

In this video, <i>BuzzFeed</i> shows six ways that the world is harder for lefties, but reminds everyone that lefties are also better at sports, have …

Land Rover Defender Lxv Special Edition

To mark the 65th anniversary of Land Rover, the firm have announced a special edition Land Rover Defender LXV (Roman numeral for 65). Based on the …

One-room New York Cabin In The Woods

We have featured some amazing retreats over the last couple of years, but none as special as this wooden cabin in Yulan, NY. It is owned by fashion …

Cabins

Vidda Pro Trekking Trousers | By Fjallraven

We are big fans of Fjallraven, a Swedish brand that specializes in outdoor equipment (mostly clothing). If you like hiking and trekking you should …

Nike Tw 14 Golf Shoes

Our friends over at Nike Golf were kind enough to send us the newly released Nike TW 14 Men´s Golf Shoe. You might have noticed them on Tiger Woods …

TaylorMade R1 Black Driver

Not digging TaylorMade's recent obsession with white club heads? Don't let that keep you away. The TaylorMade R1 Black Driver ($400) gives you all …

August Smart Lock

Now on its third generation, the August Smart Lock has gotten an all-new design as well as some new features. Notably, the round look of the original …

Sonte iPhone-Controlled Film: It’s Curtains For Curtains

Sonte’s new film can switch up its opacity in just a second, and it can be controlled from your iPhone. Cover a window and flip it from transparent to opaque at the tap of a screen, blocking out nosy passersby or ugly distractions whilst still letting in most of the light. It’s like turning any …

‘August’ Looks Like The iPhone-Controlled Smart Lock You’ve Been Waiting For

Designed by the makers of the Jawbone fitness band, August brings the concept of sharing a key into the 21st century.<p>A sleek, hi-tech deadbolt and companion iPhone app allow you to unlock and lock your door without the need of a physical key. Access codes for your lock can even be sent to friends …