Derek Nuñez

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When Exactly to Buy Your Next International Flight, According to a Study of 350 Million Fares

By analyzing 350 million airfares to more than 3,000 international markets, CheapAir.com identified the “Prime Booking Window” (the period of time …

Air Travel

The 14 Best Bottles of Whiskey Under $25

Affordable whiskey sounds contradictory these days, with some new players on the block charging outrageous prices like $120 for a 2-year-old rye, and …

These Australian tiny cabins are designed to help us disconnect

We all need a little digital detox once in a while, and these beautiful off-grid cabins are the ideal answer to getting away from it all. Scattered …

Off-grid

OJT uses inexpensive materials for entry-level home in New Orleans

Cement panels and asphalt shingles cover the exterior of this family dwelling by US architecture firm Office of Jonathan Tate, which was designed to …

Architecture

Koto prefab cabins are the definition of sleek Scandinavian style

And there’s even charred wood<p>It’s all about the details in these Nordic prefab cabins. Designed by U.K.-based husband and wife duo Johnathon and Zoë Little, the Koto (Finnish for “cozy at home”) cabins are built from off-the-shelf components that look anything but off-the-shelf.<p>The cabins, which …

Prefab Homes

Pathfinder pics: epic hiking on New Zealand’s South Island

New Zealand is home to nine ‘Great Walks’: premier hiking tracks that pass through the country’s most spectacular scenery. The South Island in particular offers some the finest hiking in the world. We spent two weeks touring the island to get a taste of these pristine trails, several of which are …

New Zealand

The Nolla cabin by Robin Falck is a zero-emissions escape in Finland

Finnish designer Robin Falck has created an A-frame mirrored holiday home on Vallisaari, an island near Helsinki.<p>Named Nolla after the Finnish word …

Words simply don't do Banff National Park justice...you just really have to experience it for yourself

When you visit Banff National Park, you’ll be walking into history. Literally. This is Canada’s oldest national park, established way back in 1885. …

14 Framing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.<p>Minor framing mistakes can lead to wavy walls and squeaky floors. More serious …

America’s 9 Most Beautiful Mountain Towns to Visit

If you’re a mountain kind of person, these spectacular mountain towns across America are places you’ve really got to visit at least once. If you’re …

The "Off-Grid Guest House" By Anacapa And Willson Design

Dan Weber of Anacapa, together with Steve Willson of Willson Design, have completed the “Off-Grid Guest House”, that’s located in undeveloped coastal …

Architecture

Everyone Should Be Drinking Tequila Manhattans

Leave it to a tequila sommelier to find a worthy rival to this classic cocktail.<p>We probably don’t need to tell you that a classic Manhattan is an …

Diffused Light: How to Design 'Lantern Buildings' With Self-Supporting Glass Walls

Recurrently we see how architects opt for translucent facades to create the envelopes of their buildings, promoting the entry of a large amount of …

The Skirt Steak Recipe I Can Cook Even on My Old, Cheap Gas Grill

I used to have an irrational fear of grilling steak and messing it up—and then I met the no-fail skirt steak recipe of my dreams.

Twin Tea House

Down a path of artificial mountain stone, the Twin Tea House is a tranquil addition to a retreat garden in China. The cast concrete pavilion sits …

Caring for a Cast-Iron Skillet Is a Lot Easier Than You Think

Just follow these rules<p>When I first started cooking, the utensil I feared most was not the razor-sharp mandoline, nor the …

Argentina, Chile & Brazil Tour

<b>Trip Overview</b><p><b>DiscoverBrazilEtc_JourneysSCSNG</b><p>Learn about Chilean wines from a certified enologist in the Maipo Valley, and cook up traditional dishes at a family home in Puerto Varas.<br>• Dance the tango at a neighborhood studio in Buenos Aires, and then see an optional tango dinner show<br>• Witness the …

Buenos Aires

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

How To: Mountain Bike Maintenance 101

Today's guest post is from Mark Mithu at mountbikeguide.com<p>Mountain biking can be an expensive hobby. It's easy to purchase all the latest mountain …

Why This South American Country Is a Dream Destination for Citygoers and Adventure Lovers Alike

From bird-watching adventures to sleek hotels, new offerings reveal different sides of Colombia.<p>With the South American nation finally at peace, it’s …

Anacapa Architecture creates AutoCamp glamping resort in northern California

California studio Anacapa Architecture has designed a luxury campground in Sonoma County that features customised tents and Airstream trailers, along …

Discover Europe's Secret Villages

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>These surprising hamlets are shrouded in mystery, steeped in history, and blissfully off the beaten path.<p>When I was four, we lived in a Midwestern suburb of flat ranch houses and straight lines. The only whiff of magic languished at the local, storybook-themed miniature golf …

The best places to surf, stay and eat on Portugal's coast

Veerle Helsen spent six months touring the coasts of north-west Spain and Portugal in her campervan and with a surfboard. Her book Surf & Stay documents the trip in photos: the places to stay, eat at and visit, as well as the beaches. In this extract we’ve focused on the Portuguese coast, picking …

What Should You Charge for an Architectural Rendering?

It's no secret that many architectural visualizers find themselves completely at a loss when trying to find clients and complete assignments on a …

10 of the Best Mountain Bike Descents in the Midwestern USA

While reading Sarah Brown’s (amazing) article about the best MTB descents on the East Coast, a thought crossed my mind. <i>What about the top 10 descents</i> …

Best Beaches near Vancouver, BC

Vancouver is home to plenty of beautiful beaches and attractions but the Lower Mainland surrounding Vancouver boasts some of the most gorgeous …

OUR TOP 10 MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS AROUND THE WORLD

OUR FAVOURITE TRAIL GOLD FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE!<p>Our tours stretch far and wide across various corners of the world with each country sharing a …

America’s 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns

1. MOAB, UTAH<p>It’s almost impossible to overhype Moab. Its red-rock landscape is truly like nowhere else on Earth, and the best way to appreciate it …

5 BUCKET LIST MOUNTAIN BIKING DESTINATIONS

The first step towards any adventure is to start dreaming, and what better way than to check out our five bucket list mountain bike destinations. …

An updated Scandinavian summer cottage weaves Japanese influences throughout

There are few better places to spend a Scandinavian summer than in a breezy cottage by the water. One stellar example is the Summer House completed …