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Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Scuba Diving

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Honeymoon dreaming

WEDDING ADDRESS BOOK<p><b>From a palace in India, to a cabin on stilts in the Maldives, a villa deep in the Thai jungle or a bed under the stars in</b> …

Japan

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

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The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

Caribbean cocktails: 10 of the best

New Xbox One Commercial Highlights Gaming And TV-Watching Experiences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1mfIg1I3zE<p>We’re now less than a month from the launch of the next-generation gaming consoles. As both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 look to differentiate themselves from one another (and from the still-pretty-good current-gen devices), the Xbox campaign is now …

Star Trek

We Can't Believe All The Great Items On This Week's Cheap Celeb Finds (PHOTOS)

Whenever we see one of our favorite stars out and about, we always take notice of what they're wearing. Whether they're donning couture on the red carpet or boyfriend jeans on the street, so many celebs have items we covet. Though we can't afford a Birkin bag (for now, at least), A-listers often …

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

Stunning<p>The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out …

14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Hot Springs

7 Tips to Make You A Cooler Photographer

Everyone has seen “that photographer” at one time or another. He’s the guy rocking his camera around his neck, gazing around his surroundings in a …

Paris fashion week - style on the streets

Paris has a deserved reputation for being chic. I spent several days there during fashion week and I must say that the atmosphere is rather different than the one we have in London. Take a look.<p>Walking chic<p>Bohemian chic<p>Running late chic<p>Plaid chic<p>Ginger chic<p>Camouflage chic<p>Cactus chic<p>Business …

Bangkok is an exciting mix of ancient and modern, where glistening skyscrapers and marble-fronted mega-malls sit alongside centuries-old Buddhist temples and royal palaces: http://bit.ly/178O2Iu What's your favourite thing to do in Bangkok?

What You Don't Know About Workout Supplements

Here's what you need to know...<p>For improved body composition, recovery, performance and muscle growth, <i>when</i> you consume nutrients is just as important …

Commercials During 'Breaking Bad' Finale Commanding A Cool Quarter Million

What’s the price of history? If the history is a spot on series finale of <i>Breaking Bad</i> the week after its first Emmy for Outstanding Drama, the answer is around $250,000 for 30 seconds.<p>That puts this very special episode of <i>Breaking Bad</i> at the very top of television’s scripted shows. Extrapolated to …

Top 15 travel experiences in Sikkim, India

One of the Himalaya’s best-kept travel secrets, Sikkim is a welcome diversion from all conventional notions of an Indian holiday. Far from Rajasthan’s royal trail, Goa’s beaches and Kerala’s backwaters, this tiny Indian hill state prides itself on pristine alpine forests, lofty snow-capped …

Sikkim

Beautiful Houses: Y-House

This week we will show you the elegant Y-House, a project by ONG&ONG. This house really got my attention with its simplicity and beauty. Each space …

Architecture

Articles about small and modern family lakeside getaway texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...<p>Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

Dessert

8 Newcomer Resorts Not to Miss

Fall is finally here, so it's time to put your cool-weather travel plans in motion. Here are eight fabulous, unique, brand-new resorts that are the epitome of wellness traveling at its best.<p><b>1. The Pearl at Rosemary Beach, Florida</b> If you are looking for a purely luxe, romantic getaway, you'll find a …

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

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Best places to get married - and best places to go after a break up!

From the giddy heights of romance and commitment to the best places to be miserable and alone, we've got places to suit, taken from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences.</i><p>1. Leh, India<p>From the town of Leh in the northern Indian region of Ladakh you can depart for a two-day trip (from mid-July to …

Cape Town

You Can Get Richer Pinching Pennies Like Warren Buffett

Many people have tried to emulate Warren Buffett‘s investment style. More may attempt it as they search for the best investing ideas for 2012. But here’s a more attainable goal: Pinch pennies like the Oracle of Omaha. This might turn out to be a New Year’s resolution you can actually <i>keep</i>. And …

An island of sweet surprises: Maui for honeymooners

A Hawaiian honeymoon has all the storybook ingredients to make couples swoon: sherbet-colored sunsets, songbird serenades and palm-tree hammocks shimmying in the trade winds. But the island of Maui has more than a few surprises up its aloha-shirted sleeve, with something unique to offer every type …

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Top 10 Caribbean Resorts

Planning a trip to the Caribbean? Check out our list of the 10 best hotels and resorts in the Caribbean Islands. From Anguilla to the Turks & Caicos, this list includes our favorite hotels and resorts to help you plan the ultimate escape.<p><b>ANGUILLA</b><p><b>Cap Juluca</b><p>A mere 25-minute boat ride from the shops …

New Study May Provide Hope for a Stretch-Mark Cure

We've got retinol to smooth out fine lines, kojic acid to lighten dark spots, and alpha hydroxy acids to give us more even, radiant skin. But can anything actually diminish stretch marks (or striae distensae, as they're known in official medical jargon)?<p>"Nothing works. Let's start with that," says …