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Straight Up: Public Hotel, New York

You get the sense that you’re not in Kansas, or at least lower Manhattan, before you even grace the lobby of Ian Schrager’s latest New York landmark, Public. The escalators upon arrival might be one of the Seven Wonders of the Instagram world, so selfie-ready are they in their amber, mirrored, …

Hudson Valley

Europe's biggest holiday rip-offs (and how to avoid them)

From Venice’s “music surcharges” to the world’s most expensive club sandwich, we track down some of Europe’s biggest holiday rip-offs.<p>The St Mark’s Square surcharges<p>As one visitor to Venice discovered this week, the restaurants that line St Mark’s Square weren’t created with budget travellers in …

London Bridge

A Reborn Gem in Portugal: The Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort

Less manicured and developed than some other resort towns in the Algarve, Carvoeiro is the place you see in those photos of southern Portugal’s stunning coastline: hidden beaches dwarfed beneath massive limestone cliffs. It lives up to the postcards.<p>For 25 years, the best views in town have been …

European Travel

Rick Steves: The magic and mystery of Venice after dark

I love Venice at night, and recently, I was reminded why. The evening started at one of my favorite Venice restaurants. The chef served up a seafood bounty from the lagoon, accompanied by deliciously grilled local vegetables and polenta. After dinner, twinkling from my sprightly Venetian white …

Italy

The Ultimate Body Transformation Plan

How much can you change your body in four weeks? More than you think – but only if you have three things: a good exercise plan, smart eating rules, …

11 Dirty Movies On Netflix That Actually Tell A Good Story

We're currently living in a truly golden digital age, ladies and gentlemen. One where filth, raunchiness, sauciness, and unadulterated erotica is but …

11 Reasons to Visit Italy's Amalfi Coast

It may only stretch for 30 miles, but the Amalfi Coast offers enough idyllic beauty and Italian luxury for a standalone trip. Driving its winding seaside roads will take you to charming coastal towns, scenic beaches, villas and gardens, and some of the best hotels in the world. Looking for la dolce …

Italy

There's a Swimming Pool Hidden Under This Ballroom Floor

Talk about a wow-factor.<p>Situated in the heart of one of Surrey, England's prestigious private country estates is a family home perfect for entertaining. It comes with a grand aesthetic, beautiful landscaped gardens, stunning leisure facilities and contemporary interior finishes — all of which has …

Swimming Pools

Land Rover - The Full Collection on Silodrome - Page 1

The James Bond “Spectre” Land Rover Defender SVX<p>4x4<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Films<br>• Land Rover<p>Vehicles used in James Bond films typically become almost as iconic as …

'Brooklyn is hipster Disneyland for some – but it has authenticity and heart'

Restaurateur Russell Norman watched Brooklyn change from industrial backwater to New York’s coolest borough – and took inspiration for his London restaurants<p><b>I spoke to friends in New York after the election, and they are still reeling</b>. But the city, and particularly Brooklyn, seems to operate in a …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Hack Still Works Like A Charm

The “Ivy Lee Method” is stupidly simple, and that’s partly why it’s so effective.<p>By 1918, Charles M. Schwab was one of the richest men in the world.<p>Schwab (oddly enough, no relation to Charles R. Schwab, founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation) was the president of the Bethlehem Steel …

The New Rules Of Interior Design

Enough with squeaky-clean lines and sterile surfaces. It's time to turn those blank canvases into something that makes your house look like a human being actually lives there (and one with an amazing design sense).<p>Blow Up Your Kitchen: Destroy, de-think & deconstruct<p>My wife and I recently bought a …

HugeDomains.com - HustleCoin.com is for sale (Hustle Coin)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

15 Amazing Movable Kitchen Island Designs and Ideas

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Dining Rooms

This Is the Dream Home of 2016, According to Pinterest

Considering the number of Pinterest boards dedicated to visualizing the "dream home," it's no surprise that the popular social media site is widely …

Top 10: the best Amalfi Coast hotels

The fabulous coastline between Positano and Ravello, with its switchback road that hugs the cliff and curls around the deep bays that protect the towns and villages along the way remains as glamourous, compelling and historic as any summertime destination in Europe, with breathtaking views, …

16 Inspirational Backyard Landscape Designs As Seen From Above

Backyards offer a place to relax, play, and socialize. No matter their size, they’re a great way to get in touch with nature without leaving your …

Build Your Own Movie Screen for Summer Backyard Parties

Making your own screen for backyard movie viewings saves you money over buying an expensive screen, and makes warm weather entertaining easy. Here’s …

Widescreen

11 gorgeous ways that tiles can transform your rooms

Tiles are one of those amazingly versa-<i>tile</i> (sorry) products that can be used almost anywhere and to great effect. If you want a super modern …

On the wine trail in Mendoza, Argentina - Lonely Planet vlog

7 of Europe's most romantic getaways

Whether you're relaxing at a spa on the shores of Lake Como or strolling through Salzburg's cobblestone streets hand-in-hand, the slower pace of life on the Continent is deliciously conducive to couples time.<p>These are the best spots for a romantic getaway in Europe.

Amalfi Coast

Edinburgh city guide: what to see plus the best hotels, bars and restaurants

Dodge the tartan and tour groups with Vonny Moyes’s guide to Edinburgh’s contemporary culture, bars brimming with personality, and great-value places to eat and stay<p>Edinburgh’s dirtiest trick is hiding in plain sight. Sold a 2D iteration of Braveheart, bagpipes and festivals, tourists cling to …

Scotland

The invisible £4.5m home: underground Hampstead Heath house up for sale

At first glance, it looks like a grey paved parking space, discreetly hidden behind a mansion block in North London.<p>But beneath the unassuming exterior of the patch of land near Hampstead Heath lies a prime piece of London property.<p>Venture through the door of what looks like a wooden garden fence, …

50 Healthy Meals Made Even Better With Sriracha Hot Sauce

Sriracha (pronounced sir-rotch-ah or sear-raw-chah) is a bright red hot sauce that’s getting seriously popular. The paste-like sauce—named after Sri …

Sriracha Sauce

This is a road-legal 1000bhp RS6

Jon Olsson is back with a DTM-inspired Audi family wagon. Is this the ultimate all-weather daily driver?

Hands-On: With The New 39 MM Rolex Oyster Perpetual

A question we receive from readers <i>all the time</i> is, "I have around $5,000 to spend, and I want one watch I can wear every single day, and will last me …

Getting off the beaten track in Fiji

Despite the brochure images – luxurious resorts, pool-side bars and palm-fringed beaches dotted with hammocks – it's surprisingly easy to get off the beaten track in Fiji. Over half the country, including the main island of Viti Levu, offers less-trodden paths and unique adventures for those ready …

Hot Springs

How to plan and book the best summer holiday in Croatia

Croatia summer holidays guide<p>Planning a holiday to Croatia? Read our guide to the best regions, with expert advice on Istria, the Dalmatian Coast, the cities Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Zagreb, the islands, including Hvar, and the national parks.<p>Croatia was all but forgotten for almost a decade …