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Sister Cabins Frame Sweeping Views of Rocky Mountains, Colorado

<b>Renée del Gaudio architects</b> completed the design of a project named <b>Big Cabin | Little Cabin</b> in Fairplay, Colorado. The new pair of cottages are …

Photographer Tiptoes Through The Tulips To Shoot Harvest Mice, And The Result Will Make Your Day

Having one of those days? With so much craziness going on out there at the moment, sometimes what we all need is a break, time to switch off from it …

10 great adventures for solo travellers

1. Wild Scotland<p>Just around the coast from the Eden community on Ardnamurchan lies the equally remote Knoydart Peninsula. A simple but comfortable alpine-style lodge with single rooms is the base for some challenging guided walks over the Knoydart passes and around the islands of Eigg and Rum. Most …

100-Year-Old Theatre Converted Into Stunning Bookstore

Tucked away in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires is a beautiful bookshop called El Ateneo Grand Splendid. It is built within the almost 100-year-old Grand …

17 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Let Your Guard Down And Fall In Love Deeply

It is a choice to love. For some, that choice may be as easy as choosing a pair of heels for your night out, or that perfect tie for the big …

This Is How You’ll Find Yourself

<b>You will find yourself on the days in which you stop seeking perfection.</b><p>For it is in these pure moments of imperfection and clarity that you are the …

The suites at the spectacular Valentinerhof Hotel make you feel like you are sleeping outside

The family-owned Valentinerhof hotel nestled into a hillside in the Tyrolean Alps offers magnificent views of adjacent Schlern Mountain. The owners …

Destinations that are so magical, they hardly seem real

These seven dreamy destinations make you feel like you’ve stepped straight into a magical fairy tale world.<p>Where to go to escape the stresses of life, the bustle of the workweek and the noise of traffic? To find out, we turned to question-and-answer site Quora, where users have been sharing their …

Hidden Destination Known As "The Venice of Japan" Is a Tourist-Free Dream Town

When traveling, is there anything better than stumbling upon a hidden destination without crowds of tourists? Luckily, this traveler's dream town exists within Japan's Kyoto Prefecture—it's a place known as <i>Ine no Funaya</i> (or <i>The Boat Houses of Ine</i>). Here visitors will find a row of 230 wooden …

14 untranslatable words turned into beautiful illustrations

Cafuné – the act of tenderly running fingers through someone’s hair<p>Brazilian-Portuguese: For the third time in my life, I’m caught in a daze, I …

Sak Yant - I Got Tattooed and Blessed by a Buddhist Monk!

Pin4.5K<p>Share1.0K<p>+114<p>Tweet63<p>Share<p>Stumble13.4K<p>Email<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Shares 19.1K<p><b>Thousands and thousands of ants peeing on me.</b> And suddenly I’m not nervous …

Northern Ireland’s most spectacular rope bridge

County Antrim is home to one of the island’s most precious seascapes – dotted with medieval castles, colourful glens and a historic, adventurous suspension bridge.

The spectacular Gobbins Cliff Path

This feat of Edwardian engineering, consisting of cast-iron bridges and stairs hand-chiselled from rock, has reopened to the public for the first time in more than 60 years.

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Your Heart Vs. Brain: Webcomic Highlights Hilarious Battle Between Our Emotions And Intellect

Which do you listen to more often your brain or your heart? Life is a constant battle between your emotions and intellect and it takes a healthy …

21 Signs That Prove Booksellers Are The Absolute Best

Books on books on books.<p>H/T mysharona1987

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Inspiring Old Cottage Rehabilitation in Scotland: The Torispardon Project

Located on a beautiful hillside with panoramic views of the Cairngorm Mountains and the Spey Valley in Scotland, <b>Torispardon</b> is a surprising home …

Why Being Single Sucks: What No One Wants to Talk About

Once a week, I grab sushi takeout: green dragon roll, spicy salmon roll, miso soup. As the waiter finishes taking my order, I brace myself for the …

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

These Photos of Mini Figures Capture the Frustrations of Office Life

Ad agency brand strategist Derrick Lin has developed a creative way to vent about all the little annoyances of his office job. Using an iPhone, a …

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Monotype Wordplay My home neighbourhood of Clerkenwell in London boasts more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet. It’s been bursting with even more over the last few days as the huge Clerkenwell Design Week hits town for the 6th year. Type Design is represented at the festival with Monotype’s WordPlay exhibition: Seven lively verbs, each set in Monotype typefaces, have been brought to life as outdoor installations made from wood, vinyl, glass, metal, concrete, paint and light. Celebrating type’s influence on our world, you can discover them installed around Clerkenwell suspended within trees, stacked on pavements, fixed to walls and crafted into furniture. Above, top-down: ENJOY: Clerkenwell Road Material: Wood Supplier: AHEC Font: Neue Haas Unica™ Designer: Sebastian Cox EXPLORE, Passing Alley Material: Eco chalk and acrylic paint Supplier: Media Gang Font: Clarendon® Designer: Manou Bendon and Jan Mohammed CELEBRATE, House of Detention, Sans Walk (3) Material: Vinyl Supplier: Surface View Font: Festival™ Titling Designer: Surface View and Monotype SEE, St Johns Garden Material: Mirrored glass Supplier: 3A Font: Quire Sans™, Avant Garde®, Monotype Modern™, Monotype Grotesque®, Cachet™, Rockwell® Designer: Sally Hogarth EXPERIENCE, Clerkenwell Road Material: Metal Supplier: RMIG Font: ITC Johnston™ Designer: Clerkenwell Design Week and Monotype DISCOVER, Brewhouse Yard Material: Fibre cement Supplier: Equitone Font: Gill Sans® Designer: Sally Hogarth and Monotype INSPIRE, Jerusalem Passage Material: Light Supplier: Applelec Font: Glaser Stencil™ Designer: Applelec and Monotype

<b>Monotype Wordplay</b><p>My home neighbourhood of Clerkenwell in London boasts more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on …

40 of the last storybook towns left in Europe

Much of old-world Europe has been swept away. Thanks to countless wars, the irresistible draw of modernization, and overwrought tourism …

The hidden Scottish Highlands

Hikers roam freely in this glacier-carved land of lonely sea cliffs, winding trails and breathtaking views.

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Whale watching on Ireland’s newest coastal route

Ireland’s southwest coast is one of the easiest places on Earth to see whales, porpoises and dolphins in the wild – and no one knows it yet.<p>When I saw the first roll of dark skin emerge from the water, I knew we weren’t alone. I was on a boat with Whale Watch West Cork less than a kilometre off the …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Sumatran Tiger Trio Got Their Stripes...and Names

In late January, Chester Zoo announced the birth of three endangered Sumatran Tiger Cubs. ZooBorns was excited to share the news and introduced our …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.