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Luxury Vacation Club Inspirato Acquires Competitor Portico

Luxury vacation club Inspirato with American Express announced the acquisition of competitor Portico today.<p>The deal is being officially termed as a …

New Apps and Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel in 2014

There are so many new apps and websites to help us micromanage every aspect of our travel. In compiling a best-of list, we wondered where to even begin! We tried to keep it simple: Here are some of our favorites from the last year that will save you money and/or stress when planning your next</i> …

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Living in: The world’s healthiest cities

Five destinations across the globe that have excellent mass transit, ample green spaces and readily available healthcare.<p>What makes a city healthy? A combination of factors, ranging from readily available healthcare to excellent mass transit to a commitment to improving access to green spaces. …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or "Brum," as it's affectionately known in the U.K.) delivers.<p><i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget</b> …

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Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Read on for all the pros and cons to keep in mind while …

My Guide to Napa With Niños

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>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 …

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20 New Zealand experiences that will blow your mind

NEW ZEALAND IS synonymous with geographic diversity of fairytale proportions. You can ski in the morning and sunbathe in the afternoon; find yourself …

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Amsterdam's most unique bars

While Amsterdam's pulsating Red Light District and party hubs like Leidseplein need no introduction, the Dutch capital has some wonderfully diverse bars away from the raucous stag parties and tourist crowds.<p>Many offer dining too, although just stopping by for a drink is fine. Here are 10 of the …

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Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

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10 Best Off-Season Adventures (Photos)

Travel Bargains<p>10 Best Off-Season Adventures (Photos)<p>Avoid the crowds and bag a bargain by travelling to the world’s best bits when everyone else …

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 …

10 Great Spots For A Ghostly Encounter

With Halloween on the horizon, how about a seasonal getaway where you'll have a good chance of seeing something plenty more freaky than fall foliage? No matter which you visit, you're guaranteed some spirited sightseeing, indeed.<p>With Halloween on the horizon, how about a seasonal getaway where …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Paris, also known as "The City of Light", is a breathtaking city.<p>With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, Edwardians, and neo-Gothics—London...<p>As cities grow denser, the popularity of infill development rises.<p>Industrial structures can be …

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T-Mobile getting rid of international data, texting fees

In addition to free data and texting while traveling in places like Mexico or Canada, customers will pay a flat rate of 20 cents per minute for voice calls to any of those same countries or the U.S.<p>T-Mobile is eliminating fees for using data and texting services in more than 100 countries and …

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From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

The double-duty arms workout for massive biceps and triceps

Peathegee Inc / Getty<p>Peathegee Inc / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 40<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Want to improve the size of your arm muscles? We designed this …

Latin American adventures for the whole family

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved. It’s easier than you think, and just a few simple guidelines can keep your …

Modern Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

We've seen our fair share of unique modern home designs like the box-shaped metallic house or the abstract fortress made of concrete, but Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has taken on a form less-visited for his aptly titled project <i>Pyramid House</i>–a conceptual pyramid-shaped home created and …

House in Yatsugatake by Kidosaki Architects

Modern and Minimalist Architecture Surrounded by Natural Landscape.<p>The Japanese studio Kidosaki Architects designed this beautiful house, situated on …

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Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when it's saved from a landfill and reused, it has even more...<p>With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>An East Hampton abode is designed to be a comfortable setting for …

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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 …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

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