Ashima Sekhawat

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Sublime Places to Visit in Italy

I was lucky enough to travel to Italy last month for a week of road tripping with<p>my fiancée. Based in <i>Lamole in Chianti</i> in Tuscany, we drove out to a number of sublimely beautiful destinations away from (well mostly) crowds of tourists.<p><b>Le Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera</b><p>Sunbathers enjoy the sun as the …

Italy

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

7 Jackets Every Fashionable Woman Should Own

Shop seven basic styles—from the trench to the boucle to le smoking—that are as timeless as they are chic.<p>Consider it the punctuation in personal style or the perfect end to many sartorial stories. The right jacket solves nearly all wardrobe conundrums and more often than not makes a look. Shop …

Clothing

The World's Best Balconies

BAZAAR's edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p>Courtesy

Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

Zagat

27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

Cooking

50 Super Bowl Dip Recipes, from Guacamole to Onion Dip

Whether it's with tortilla chips, pita, crudites, or your fingers (no judgment), here are 50 recipes to rock your Super Bowl party.<p>We hereby mandate that all Super Bowl parties must have a dip, whether it’s a cheesy, gooey concoction or a fresh veggie salsa. Double-dipping optional.

Cooking

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Austria

Spectacular Shots of Golden Hour Across the World

The golden hour in photography refers to the first and last hour of sunlight during the day, when the light is just perfect for a spectacular shot. During the golden hour, the warm colors of the sun enhance the colors of any scene. In particular, they can cast beautiful, glowing shades of gold and …

Travel Photography

4,000 Steel Stairs Lead Up to Spectacular Views of Hawaii

A fear of heights isn't going to come in handy on this hike! Climbing the Haiku Stairs (Ha?iku Stairs) in Hawaii–also known as the Stairway to Heaven–isn't exactly legal, but the breathtaking views from the top are totally worth it. Those who dare to climb the 4,000 rickety steel stairs must have …

Hiking

The 100 Years Old Dubai!

Here we go again. This is the second time I've lost myself in the alleys of Dubai. As I try to figure out a way through these narrow lanes, surrounded by the archetypal wind-towers perched on restored middle-eastern dwellings, I realize that I've achieved the unthinkable. Getting lost in Dubai! …

Travel

A Mermaid’s World: The Beauty of Snuba

I have no desire to scuba dive or snorkel. That’s always been my policy and preference as a traveler–and one I’ve managed to stick to—until a recent trip to Guánica, Puerto Rico. When the group I was with announced that we were going to <i>snuba</i> on a beautiful Caribbean coral reef I was partially …

Best Tiki Bars in the U.S.

Modern tiki bars are serving stellar versions of kitschy drinks. Here, the best tropical-themed tiki bars and lounges in the U.S.<p>Follow Food & Wine on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fandw

Alcohol

Velocity Cycle Club – Visual Identity Design by Hobo and Sailor

Cycle Club – Brand Identity.<p>Hobo and Sailor from Rostov-na-Donu, Russia created the visual identity for Velocity Cycle Club. The graphic work …

Logo Designs by Madeline Roguschka

Handmade Logo Design.<p>Madeline Roguschka is a California based freelance graphic designer, originally from Park City, Utah. The logos were created for …

2013 Year in Review: Where I Work

Our Where I Work column allows us a chance to look inside the world of a designer or design professional to see where they make it all happen. Their …

Goldee: A Smart Lighting System for your Home

The Goldee Light Controller lets you do away with your old light switches. Goldee is a smart light system that lets you control your lights with …