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Best Oregon Wineries to Visit

That Oregon, with its wet weather and short summers, could ever be famous for wine was in doubt until as recently as 30 years ago, when it began to …

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DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages}

I have seen various versions of Faux Rosewood Wreaths in just about every store and catalog for the upcoming season; most with a price tag running …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Party Underground In Paris' 'Ghost Stations'

As if Paris wasn't already enviable enough. One mayoral candidate for the world's most romantic city has just unveiled a proposal to turn Paris's eleven abandoned Metro stations into fabulous cultural venues, ranging from nightclubs to theaters to public swimming pools.<p>Politician Nathalie …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Enchanting Florence

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How to Make Instagram Charms

A cut and filed jumbo popsicle stick provides the backing for tiny printed Instagram charms. This is one cool way to personalize handmade accessories this holiday season!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>instagram photos<br>• jumbo popsicle sticks<br>• large (finger) nail file<br>• Mod Podge<br>• Aleene’s Paper Glaze<br>• jump ring<p><b>Ready</b> …

Crafting

30 DIY Sharpie Projects You Have to Try

You’re about to be drawn into the world of everyone’s favorite permanent marker: Sharpies! And what’s not to love about ‘em? From the variety of bold bright colors to the nearly hundreds of ways to use them to make your world a more wonderful place, Sharpies are the go-to instrument for upgrading …

Wall Art

50 DIY Jewelry Tutorials for Mother's Day

You know we love making jewerly around here!<br>So I thought it would be fun to put together a big roundup of inspiration – lots of Necklace, Bracelet, …

25 Gorgeous DIY Necklaces Tutorials

Looking for a stylish DIY necklace tutorial? Here are 25 of the best DIY necklaces.<p>Those who love arts and crafts projects will surely be interested …

10 DIY Birthday Presents for All of Your Friends and Family

Every month comes and goes and every month we have birthday presents to think about, shop for, buy for and wrap up for. But, instead of the usual …

How to Stay Healthy in Italy

The birthplace of pizza, where pasta flows as freely as the wine, Italy may seem like a tough place to keep an eye on your waistline. However, with a …

How-To: Style a Corner Gallery Wall

When decorating small or irregularly shaped spaces, a corner gallery wall can be the perfect way to display pieces of art that otherwise wouldn’t fit. But, as with any large decor job, getting started can be a little bit intimidating. Luckily, Elsie from A Beautiful Mess has created this great …

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<b>Steve Waters</b> Lonely Planet author<p>Leave the bright lights and tourist delights of Esfahan and Shiraz far behind to track down these astonishing millennia-old relics among the dusty wilds of ancient Persia. From snow-tipped northern crags to scorching southern deserts, you’ll traverse eroded volcanic …

Visions of Hawaii: Capturing the Perfect Sand, Sun + Surf in Maui [Gallery] - Vagabondish

Maui leaves an indelible mark on every visitor. It’s a place of staggering beauty – endless beaches, world class surfing at every turn, and the most …

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9 Reasons to Visit Australia’s Northern Territory

Why should you make the effort to visit the Northern Territory? The Australian Outback endures as a symbol of the rugged, remote reaches of the …

Brewpubs to Burgers: The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Arizona

After a day on the desert single track eating only trail mix, the occasional granola bar and lukewarm energy drinks, food is top of mind for all cyclists and hikers on our new Arizona tours. If it's your first time visiting Pure Adventure's home state, you're in for a gastronomic treat -- Arizona …

5 Things Not to Miss in Barcelona

<b>Worship the Sagrada Família</b><p>Barcelona has many treasures, but one stood out to us above all the others, literally and figuratively: Sagrada Família. The massive basilica is without a doubt the pinnacle of architect and designer Antoni Gaudí's incredible career. And we do mean pinnacle. Huge spires …

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New Zealand Photos

See photos of New Zealand (including Milford Sound, Kaikoura Canyon, and Maori tattoos) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

New Zealand

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

5 badass New Zealand itineraries for surf, snow, and flow

NEW ZEALAND’S exceptional geography — mountains in close proximity to the ocean and rivers flowing out to enormous, wave-filled bays — creates all …

7 Business Travel Expenses You Never Knew You Could Write Off

That's where expense reports come in.<p>"For traveling business people, not going overboard is really good advice," says Pauline Frommer, who travels often in her role as publisher of Frommers.com. "There's nothing more embarrassing than turning in an expense report with the wrong information."<p>The key …

10 Things I Learned in Post-Harvest Napa

In late October, the bouquet of fresh grapes still permeated the air in Napa, California’s playground for oenophiles, even as the flurry of activity …

Hawaii's Diverse Terrain Makes For Spectacular Rainfalls

Did you know that ancient Hawaiians had 200 names for rain?<p>Rather than dreary, gray rainstorms, Hawaiians often enjoy <i>ililani</i>, "an unexpected drenching from a seemingly clear sky."<p>According to Maui Magazine, Hawaii experiences such rain diversity thanks to the trade winds and vacillating …

The Gelato Maker's 5 Favorite Sweet Shops in Florence

Little bites of ganache goodness from Torta Pistocchi. Photo: Jeralyn Gerba<p><i>By Silvana Vivoli for Fathom</i> | <i>A tour of Italian milkshakes, biscotti, tortes, and brioche -- it's enough to make our sugar-coated hearts pitter-patter with joy (and, perhaps, cardiovascular distress). The last time we saw</i> …