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The Enchanting Cinque Terre: Fiat

I'm up early in my favorite village on the Italian Riviera, as the morning sun touches the tip of Vernazza's bell tower and greets a peaceful world. …

Italy

Walkabout California

Is there anything better than a leisurely drive through Tuscany? Yes! A multi-day hike from hill town to hill town savoring the Tuscan countryside at …

10 Most Beautiful Hikes in the US

Expansive views, towering trees, and dramatic geology are just some of the astounding features of America’s most beautiful hiking trails. From routes …

Hiking

Hardscaping 101: Outdoor Showers

Outdoor showers are what I look forward to most during our annual summer excursion to the North Carolina shore. More than swimming in the warm ocean, …

Hardscaping 101: Garden Sheds

Yearning for an outdoor storage closet? A garden shed can offer that and much more. From the simple to the sublime, garden sheds serve up space, …

Basic Design Principles and Styles for Garden Beds

Gardens should always be considered highly personal works of art. As in any kind of art, taste will vary greatly with every person having a different …

Articles about secret garden on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...<p>Shh, can you keep a secret? The Royal College of Art in London is having its annual RCA Secret exhibition and one-day shop of its...<p>On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional …

Best Day Bag: Civita Day Pack

Description<p><b>Less Is More:</b> Featured in Rick's TV series, our light-duty Civita (chee-VEE-tah: Italian for "little city") Day Pack won't weigh you</b> …

Travel Checklist for Europe | Before You Go

By Rick Steves<p>Quite a few things are worth arranging while you’re still at home — lining up these details before you travel is a big part of having a …

Travel Tips

Carry-On Backpack | Travel Backpack

Description<p><b>Carry-On with Confidence:</b> It fits within most airlines' carry-on guidelines. (Note: It's possible to over-stuff soft-sided bags beyond …

Luggage

Traveling Light

Packing light has always been a savvy travel tip, because hauling less weight means you travel with more comfort and freedom.<p>But now, when you …

Google Finally Puts Captchas to Good Use

Captchas are the Internet's speed bump. They perform little function beyond slowing users down—not bots, mind you, just people. But now Google's …

This Electric Bicycle Hits 27 MPH ... For the Price of a Motorcycle

I remember the precise moment I was ruined. I was riding in the Presidio, not far from the Golden Gate Bridge, when I spotted a roadie up ahead. He …

Travel tips: Eden Valley, electric bike tours and stylish Canary Island retreats

<b>Take me there: the Eden Valley, Cumbria</b><p><b>Why go?</b> Skirting the eastern edge of the Lake District National Park and meandering northwards to Carlisle, this beautiful river valley offers a less touristy alternative to the honeypots of Windermere and Coniston. It's heaven for hikers, especially in …

Electric Bike Touring: 80 Year Old to Ride 2,500 Miles on an Easy Motion NEO Jet!

John Moss will ride his Easy Motion Neo Jet 2,500 miles from Washington State to Ohio!<p>What a great adventure; 2,500 miles of electric bike touring …

The Leeds USA Electric Bike Kit | Shop E-Bike Kits Online

By now, you’ve likely heard of the electric bike sensation revolutionizing transportation. From leisure cycling to commuting, bicyclists everywhere …

Electric Vehicles

Electric Bike Touring: 80 Year Old to Ride 2,500 Miles on an Easy Motion NEO Jet!

What a great adventure; 2,500 miles of electric bike touring from Washington State to Ohio on an Easy Motion NEO Jet! At 80 years old, John Moss will …

Electric bikes: what experiences in China can tell us

Cycling in Europe and North America has expanded dramatically in the past decade. Meanwhile, in Asia, and particularly in China, there has been a dramatic decline.<p>Streets have been overtaken by pollution belching motorised vehicles. Bike lanes have been turned over to cars or buses and cyclists …

Velorapida | Vintage Electric Bikes

Making an electric bike not look electric is a difficult task, but Italian brand Velorapida have managed it beautifully with their collection of …

MIT-Designed Copenhagen Wheel Finally Hits the Market, Turns any Bike Into a Hybrid Electric Vehicle

When MIT unveiled designs for the Copenhagen Wheel in 2009, it generated a lot of buzz. The deceptively simple, self-contained system can turn any …

Electric Vehicles

Rubbee Electric Drive Gives a Boost to Any Pedal-Powered Bike

Today’s electric bikes represent a great alternative to traditional pedal-powered bikes, especially when you’re traversing a hill or on a hot summer …

FlyKly Smart Wheel Snaps Onto Any Bike to Give it an Electric Boost

Lots of people would love to bike to work. Or school, or the theater. Pedaling your way around town is a great way to burn calories and curb carbon …

Visiobike: A Smartphone-Enabled Electric Bike Offers the Functionality of a High-End Car

Hands-free, smart technology is popping up in all corners of our lives from smartphone-controlled cars to LED bulbs. To bring this energy saving, …

Nomadic Designer Makes Cool Furniture From Trash

A Dutch designer creates complete interiors in just one week using discarded materials found on city streets.<p>In 2013, designer Francois Duquesnoy moved from Eindhoven, where he was a student at Design Academy Eindhoven, to Berlin, and then to Normandy. As anyone who’s changed homes knows, moving …

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