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The 10 Most Popular Treehouses Right Now, and How Much They Cost to Rent

The views are epic.<p>If the typical hotel stay is too passé, consider staying somewhere extraordinary during your next vacation—like a treehouse.<p>No …

5 Cheap Travel Destinations "In-the-Know Travelers" Are Flocking to in 2018

While I hope that someday, money will be less of a deciding factor in all aspects of my life, "budget-friendly" still tops my list of requirements …

South America

A Proposed Icelandic Resort Celebrates Wellness and its Magical Surroundings

A proposed resort in the awe-inspiring heart of Iceland offers the ultimate escape for guests and locals alike with a 150-room hotel, a center for creative industries, and a spa and wellness center.<p>You may have heard friends recently raving about the beauty of Iceland, and the numbers don’t lie: …

Inside Thailand’s new adults-only island retreat

BROOK SABIN<p>It’s an untouched island paradise: Kiwis Brook Sabin and Radha Engling explore a new adults-only glamping retreat in Thailand.<p>Forget …

Travel

The Most Beautiful Beaches in America

1 of 10<p>Half Moon Bay State Beach, CA<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Lanikai Beach, Oahu, Hawaii<p>3 of 10<p>Barefoot Beach, FL<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Table Rock Beach, …

The Most Haunted Place in Every State, Mapped

For some of us, Halloween is best-celebrated snuggling up under a blanket hiding from scary movies and stuffing our faces with candy, but for the …

This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks

Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.<p>Co-managed by architects Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle of the London-based firm IPT Architects, Ecospace Studios was created with the goal of ameliorating the economic, spatial, and environmental …

Disconnect From Reality — and Modern Conveniences — on Alaska's Dalton Highway

Forests

I Bought a Costco Vacation — and It Completely Changed the Way I Book Travel

"Every aspect of the trip purchased via Costco exceeded expectations."<p>When I told people I was going to Puerto Rico, they were jealous. When I told …

This Tropical Island Just Opened its First All-Inclusive Spa Resort

Take one look at the shores of Phu Quoc and you'll know there's something different. An expansive estate boasting three restaurants, a spa, and 97 …

Umbrella House

Sarasota, Florida<p>Architectural Digest described the Umbrella House as “One of the five most remarkable houses of the mid-twentieth century”. In 1953, developer Philip Hiss hired renowned architect Paul Rudolph to create one of the 20th century's most iconic houses. The dominant feature of the …

We're Ready to Move Into This 7-Star Hotel in Bali With the World's Best Swimming Pool

Warning: the following information will make you want to permanently move to Bali, Indonesia.<p>The name of the hotel alone, Hanging Gardens of Bali, makes it sound like a place we want to be right now, but the destination itself more than lives up to your imagination. The breathtaking boutique hotel …

Swimming Pools

7 Incredible Island Villas in Indonesia

The islands of Indonesia are a dream come true for anyone hankering for some sun, the sea, vibrant marine life, delicious food, and exotic culture.<p>Whether you're a surfer, scuba diver, water sports enthusiast, yogi, or just someone who can’t get enough of tropical living, a visit to Indonesia will …

12 American towns that look exactly like places in Europe

Europe offers countless charming towns and attractions for visitors to explore.<p>But traveling costs money — especially if you get hit with foreign transaction fees— and sometimes you just don't have the funds or the time to make it across the pond.<p>Fortunately, several US states have their own slice …

The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

This site helps you avoid peak season to book the cheapest vacation

Whenever someone asks me when the best time to visit Amsterdam is, my first suggestion is anything but mid-September and late April. There is a good reason for that: Those tend to be peak days – and this means costlier vacations. So it makes sense to avoid them; and this is precisely what …

The Caribbean island where you can play with rescue puppies on the beach

If you are having trouble picking an idyllic Caribbean Island to visit, this puppy programme may sway you.<p>Potcake Place, a dog rescue charity on the …

Pets

You Can Rent Your Own Private Island in the Bahamas for $450 a Night

Tired of overpriced hotels and busy cities full of tourists? Now you and your friends can split the cost of an actual island for the vacation of a …

How to visit the Dominican Tree House Village

The Dominican Tree House Village is located in the jungle of the Samana peninsula, of the Dominican Republic. It is a resort made up of tree houses, …

Dominican Republic

Want a Cool, Beautiful, Affordable Beach Vacation? Go to Portugal

There's no better place to lounge on the beach after a lazy lunch of wine and fresh seafood.<p>Everyone you know is probably going to Portugal, or at least talking about going to Portugal, the same way they went to Tulum, and Cartagena, and Iceland. It’s affordable, and full of exceptional wine and …

COVE by Zaha Hadid Design for Boffi: A completely customizable sink and stovetop kitchen island

Even a quick glimpse at the late Dame Zaha Hadid's COVE kitchen for Boffi reveals the signature stylings of the acclaimed architect. The freestanding unit's smooth geometry makes reference to the curvilinear design of the MAXXI Museum of Art in Rome and even the curves of the cultural center of …

Pavilion Haus

Houston, Texas<p>Everything is not bigger in Texas, a modest single-story house going against the grain - studioMET Architects<p>In an age of real estate development where tract housing communities and production type homes often drive the Houston residential market, the Pavilion Haus is a calculated and …

Travelling on a budget? This Asian city has the most affordable accommodation prices in the world

Looking for a cheap place to stay on your next trip? Better head to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the most affordable city for accommodation, according to research compiled in a new study.<p>Online campsite booking platform Campsy compared the price of accommodation in more than 200 cities and regions …

Homewood

A late 60's A Frame retreat for a youngish family of 4, plus two dogs, that was completely remodeled throughout. The clients wanted to freshen it up, but still keep the bohemian patchwork vibe of the original cabin.<p>Front Elevation<p>Dining<p>Guest<p>Guest Bath<p>Kitchen<p>Living<p>Bathroom<p>Master<p>Master<p>Kitchen<p>Living

Everything You Need to Know When Designing and Building in Austin, Texas

Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin ninth among all U.S. metro areas for population growth from July 2015 to July 2016. The region’s population went up by 2.9% (an average of 159 people per day) during the one-year period.<p>As a city that boasts breakfast …

Boetger Residence

Knoxville, Tennessee<p>The Boetger Residence is designed for a young couple, their son, and the family dog. Moving from a downtown Knoxville loft apartment, the design for their new home needed to reflect those aspects of the loft they had grown to love – open interior spaces and ample views. Located …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Camp Out On 200-Acre 'Glampsites'

An all-inclusive, Airbnb-style camping service puts campers on large swaths of private land. It will expand across the U.S. this year.<p><b>Whether you’re</b> …

Ireland's Longest Greenway and Bike Route is Now Open

There's a reason Ireland is known as 'the Emerald Isle'; famous for its lush green plains and rolling hills, the northern nation is a haven for …