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How to Elope to Paris

Last month, after ten years of dating, my longtime beau, Andy, and I eloped. When we were figuring out our game plan, we thought it would be romantic to get married in the City of Light, but we discovered that if you want to get married in Paris as a foreigner, at least one of you has to live there …

Where to Eat in Boston Now

What’s the last culinary buzz in Beantown? There’s lot of foodie news in its neighborhoods like the South End and Somerville, as well as the …

The perfect trip: Dordogne

Steeped in tradition, this rural idyll is a vision of quintessential France, with standout cuisine, castle-strewn riverlands and mesmerising prehistoric cave paintings.<p>Steeped in tradition, this rural idyll is a vision of quintessential France, with standout cuisine, castle-strewn riverlands and …

France

My Guide to Napa With Niños

There are few places that evoke romance more than <b>Napa Valley</b>. Spectacular scenery, romantic inns, excellent dining, and, of course, plenty of wine combine to create something nearing the ultimate couples retreat.<p>But, as I recently discovered, this viticultural wonderland doubles as an ideal escape …

How to Travel the World for Free

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>We know, we know. You can't actually travel the world without paying for something along the way. But we've got a few ideas to help cut down on costs and ensure you'll have a more authentic adventure.<p><b>Barter your time and hard</b> …

Beyond the beignets: New Orleans' modern food movement

New Orleans is a food city, no question; it always has been. No offense to those hearty regional faves – gumbo, jambalaya and the ubiquitous beignets – but the association has long been one of over-indulgence rather than variety and refinement. The good news: a number of the city's recently opened …

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …

How To Do A Plank

A plank is one of the simplest, most effective bodyweight exercises out there—if you do it right. Because while you could hold a plank for an hour (figuratively, don’t try that), it’s isn’t worth anything if your form is off. “The plank is a great exercise for strengthening your deep inner core: …

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

Yoga

37 Sea and Beach Inspired Living Rooms

We’ve already told you about sea-inspired bathrooms and bedrooms and now it’s time for one of the most important rooms in the house where you gather …

Living Rooms

Infographic: How To Tell The Difference Between 66 Varieties Of Cheese

Stilton or Roquefort? This chart’s got you covered.<p>With age and maturity must necessarily come more discerning tastes. Sooner or later, you’ll have to graduate from beer to wine, from <i>Shining</i>-Kubrick to <i>Barry Lyndon</i>-Kubrick, from Safran Foer to anyone else. And, of course, from cheddar to Stilton. Or …

Stylish And Cheerful Silver Lake House

Bestor Architecture created this Silver Lake house showing us how a stylish interior can be cheerful and refreshing. The design is simple and light: …

Interior Design

An Ingenious Button-Down Shirt With A Hidden Microfiber Cloth

You’re already using the tail of your shirt for cleaning glasses and gadgets. The VoyVoy oxford just makes the ritual a little more effective.<p>In a world full of shiny surfaces, fingerprints are a small but persistent nuisance. They get stamped on our smartphones, our tablets, and most frustratingly …

12 Luxurious Outdoor Showers

Anyone can rig a nozzle up on the side of the shed, controlled by the garden hose spigot. And then there are the simple rinse off spots for a beach …

Catlike House: Spiral Shell Home Rests Its Head on Its Tail

Curves can be challenging, but inside and out, this dwelling follows through, wrapping up and around to form two stories of semi-continuous space …

Avant-garde

Italian Canvas Tent Veranda Decorated In Different Styles

Don’t know how to decorate your patio or a garden house? Here’s a brilliant idea by Hélène and Patrick Aumont, designers of furniture and interiors. …

Interior Design

49 Beautiful Beach And Sea Themed Bedroom Designs

Sea-themed wall art and white sea shells that are covering a bedside table complete light blue wall color to make an interesting impression.<p>Beach, …

What SaY?

The SaY mobile phone was designed quite a while back but somehow the design looks still fresh and in sync with today’s needs. Right from the colors …

Inside-Out Brazilian House Brings the Sunny Outdoors In

In general, we can expect certain things from homes – things like interior walls and exterior yards. The Maracana House in Sao Paulo, Brazil – …

Avant-garde

WWII Airbase Becomes a Farmhouse

During World War II, this site was used as an airbase for the USAF 381st Bombardment Group and Devon, UK-based Timber Design transformed it into a …

OMG, I Want This House: Brussels (Photos)

A sleek Brussels townhouse? Oui, Monsieur—we’ll take it. Look inside a home by Belgium’s finest artisans.<p>Simon Upton/The Interior Archive

Voluntourism: 5 Relaxing Vacations That Give Back (PHOTOS)

Your idea of a relaxing vacation may not involve volunteer work or sustainability initiatives, but there are ways to give back during your travels that can still be fun and stress-free. If a enjoying a traditional family vacation is more your speed than heading overseas to build houses, you can …

Three Cool Small Hotel Chains You've Probably Never Heard Of

There are over 3,500 Marriott hotels on Earth. There could be 3.5 million and that still wouldn't be enough to satisfy the world's traveling population, and so, for your future travel pleasures, we present <b>three small hotel chains you've probably never heard of but should totally book because</b> …

Ultra-Sleek Mainport Hotel Opens in Rotterdam

Earlier this month, Mainport Hotel opened in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a sleek design consisting of black glass and aluminum, poised to make the …

Coffeemakers

Eastern European Travel in July

01 of 07<p>The Prague Folklore Days take place in July in Prague. If you love traditional culture, check out this cool festival!<p>02 of 07<p>Outdoor music …

European Travel

New York: One City, One Week, Seven Hotels

<i>By Joshua Hergesheimer, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>They say that New York is the city that never sleeps. You should, of course, sleep while you're here -- just not in the same place twice! Luckily, that's not a tall order in this city of eight million. So check in, unpack, then get out and about!<p>PHOTO …

Travel

14 Hipster-Friendly Hotels Around The World

But what if your tastes aren't so easily defined? What if you're just as interested in brown-bagging it on a rooftop as you are in a five-star meal? Dive-bar environments with mint Danish design? What if you're a hip/ster creative-minded millennial?<p>With more and more of us wanting something that's …

Plan your great American road trip

Roadtrippers, a new trip-planning website and app, can pinpoint the country’s most majestic bypasses, plus tell you where to eat and stay along the way.<p>Somewhere in the United States, there are places waiting to be discovered this summer -- jagged mountain peaks, roadside diners with heaps of …

National Parks