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The 6 Best Road Trips to Take in Europe

Its open roads might not share the same pop culture status as some of the iconic U.S. highways, but Europe is home to some incredible drives that …

European Travel

Luxury homes, live-in housekeeper and a balmy tropical climate: The three overseas destinations where Aussies can live the 'good life' for just $40,000 a year

Many of us have dreamed about relocating to tropical and exotic climes to escape the stresses and strains of big city life and the associated …

Chiang Mai

Profile: Erika's Originals Military Watch Straps • Gear Patrol

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018<p>Erika's Originals<p>Meet The Woman Making Instagram’s Favorite Watch Straps<p>August 4, 2018 | By Andrew Connor | Photo by Erika<p>Watch …

Watches

16 Epic Places in Germany Even Germans Don't Know About

Whether or not most people realize it, Germany is a country filled with spellbinding scenery and marvelous historical buildings, towns, and villages. …

Hilltop town in Sicily hopes to attract new blood by offering old stone houses for €1

With its terracotta-tiled stone houses perched on a rocky crag overlooking rugged countryside, it might seem like the perfect Italian hill town.<p>But San Piero Patti has been losing inhabitants to ageing and migration for decades and has now decided to offer its empty houses for sale at €1 (90p) each …

Italy

12 Beautiful Beaches in Europe That Are Perfect for Fall Travel

From Albania to the Algarve, these 12 beaches are exceptional in the autumn.<p>Europe’s vast and varied coastline offers beaches for all, whether you’re …

European Travel

8 Gorgeous Greek Islands You Haven’t Heard of Yet

With 6,000 different islands sprinkled across the Aegean and Ionion Seas, Greece is the perfect vacation spot if you’re searching for photogenic …

European Travel

Why Visit Croatia? Here Are 12 Reasons To Go Now

Thanks in part to that dazzling World Cup run, Croatia is buzzier than ever, although each year increasing numbers of travelers seek out this idyllic haven on the Adriatic, known for its richly historic and evocative cities, exceptional food and wine, and heavenly sailing waters. Wanda S. Radetti, …

National Parks

The 11 Best Mechanical Watches to Wear When Traveling in 2018

<i>Last Updated July, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>You’ve got your slip-on shoes, …

Watches

10 train routes in Europe that are faster than flying

While Europe doesn’t have the caliber of high-speed trains that Asia is known for, the continent certainly has better train travel than the U.S. Train routes in Europe are often affordable and easy, especially when traveling within the Schengen zone. Train travel has plenty of advantages over …

Media Management

27 brilliant things to do in Bruges

The Groenerei<p>The most romantic canal in Bruges<p>Bruges was once a seaport and although the coast has shifted, it remains a waterborne city, its many …

North Sea

The human side of Southeast Asia’s criminal underbelly exposed in non-fiction page-turner Hello, Shadowlands | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>Hello, Shadowlands</b> <i><br>by Patrick Winn</i><br>Icon<p>★★★★★<p>Non-fiction books about organised crime have a particularly loyal band of readers. With a few exceptions …

Asia

Sacred Games Is the Best New Show on Netflix You Aren’t Watching

Seriously, this is the best Netflix original in years.<p>The new Netflix show <i>Sacred Games</i> opens with the horrifying yet surreal image of a white dog falling dozens of stories to the street. “Do you believe in God?” a voice says. “God doesn’t give a fuck.” From the beginning, <i>Sacred Games</i> wants you to …

Ali Khan

11 Reasons Why Montenegro Needs to Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Ask anyone who visits this slice of absolute paradise and they’ll tell you that Montenegro is a land of Adriatic heaven. Bursting with rolling, …

11 German Fairytale Villages You Need to Visit At Least Once

Those of you who have Germany on their travel bucket list probably dream about enchanting castles, alpine views, the wild Berlin nightlife and …

The Book That Terrified Neil Gaiman. And Carmen Maria Machado. And Dan Simmons.

We asked 13 authors to recommend the most frightening books they’ve ever read. Here’s what they chose.<p><b>“The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson</b><p>The scariest book I’ve ever read is “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson. I read it one night next to my sleeping wife and found myself …

Books

10 great long-distance cycle routes in Europe: readers’ tips

Winning tip: Passau, Germany, to Vienna<p>For a one-week first cycle tour, I’d recommend flying to Linz then catching the train over the German border to Passau, a beautiful city where the rivers Inn, Danube and Ils meet. Rent bikes from Matthias Drasch at Fahrrad-Klinik and pedal off along …

Cycling

Incredibly popular tourist attractions you haven't even heard of

National Parks

72 Hours In Lisbon

During Spring, I visited Lisbon for the first time to attend the Condenast International Luxury Conference. It was my first time in the Portuguese capital. This city is very enchanting and I have so much enjoyed my time there. Old colored townhouses, cute yellows trams and relatively inexpensive …

European Travel

Your Ultimate Guide to Spain’s Fairy Tale Castles

From towering keeps used on ‘Game of Thrones’ to others that may have inspired Disney, Spain has its fair share of unforgettable castles.<p>Wherever you …

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Paul Gerber’s Migrating Moon

Master watchmaker PAUL GERBER makes it simple to add a lunar dimension to any watch.<p>Whether mechanical or electronic, modern watches can house myriad complications and displays- both traditional and tech-driven. In many cases these added values create an air of complexity that gadget-geeks love to …

Forget Paris—This Tiny Town Is the Unofficial Food Capital of Europe

As I drift in and out of a jet-lagged haze during our drive from Frankfurt airport to Baiersbronn, a small town in Germany, I'm confused by the …

Summer Essentials: 20 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Beach Reads

This is the irreverent, absurdist sci-fi comedy against which all others inevitably fall short. If you’ve yet to experience the intergalactic …

Books

Surprising strategies to avoid the alternative minimum tax under the new tax law

Unfortunately, the dreaded alternative minimum tax (AMT) still exists after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The good news: the TCJA made the AMT …

Retirement

Berlin Then and Now Photos

Berlin 1933-45<p>July 20, 2015<p>In a formidable display of military might, Soviet tanks, troops and aircraft converge on the Reichstag in the heart of …

The 10 Best Blacked-Out Watches You Can Buy in 2018

In 1972, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and designer of the legendary 911, split from the carmaker to start his own …

Why Every Stylish Wrist Deserves A Swiss Watch

An expert guide to Swiss watches for men, from the reasons why Swiss made watches are so revered, to the five types of watches you should have in …

Watches

The 30 Best Watches Under $1,000 (Updated for 2018) • Gear Patrol

One of the biggest misconceptions about buying a watch is that it needs to be expensive to be <i>nice</i>, when, in fact, many watches under a grand prove …

Essential tips, tricks, and apps to help you learn a language

Fait intéressant: Seulement 17% des Américains parlent plus d'une langue. Yep, according to a survey cited by Forbes, less than one fifth of …

Language Learning