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Tye Haus Cabin

Nestled in the trees outside the town of Skykomish, somewhere in Washington, lays the wonderful Tye Haus, the perfect hideaway where you can leave …

Mountain Biking

Molekule Air Purifier

Studies state that indoor air is up to five times more polluted than outdoor air, and that it contributes to a wide variety of health issues for …

14 Top Experiences You Must Have When Visiting Florence For The First Time!

Florence is one of those cities that most of us want to experience at least once (but most likely hundreds of times)! Up there with the the likes of …

15 Things To Know About Visiting Cinque Terre In Italy

Cinque Terre is many a traveller’s dream location (especially in Italy) and with summer just around the corner, promising with it oddles of sunshine, …

Photo by @TimLaman. The world’s riches coral reefs surround West Papua, #Indonesia in the region of the Raja Ampat Archipelago. This area, the heart of the so-called “coral triangle” has more species of fish and corals than any place on earth. This shot, taken off the island of Misool, shows a rich reef of soft corals teaming with wrasses and damselfish. #IndonesiaBiodiversity, #coral, #coralreef, #RajaAmpat, #Misool, @thephotosociety, @natgeocreative.

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and kids at heart) …

Nature

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Rome Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Rome—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Pantheon</b> <br>"A magical space, expansive, evocative, and peaceful."—Ann Wise, Rome-based journalist. Rome's most intact ancient monument; a massive sphere designed as a pagan temple by …

Italy

19 Of Hawaii's Most Epic Photo Ops

Do it for the 'gram.<p>Hawaii is undeniably photogenic, but even in the Aloha state, some photo ops are better than others.<p>Vacations, after all, are as much about sharing your adventures with the folks back home as they are rest and relaxation.<p>Whether you’re a professional photographer, a selfie …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

Nature-Inspired Tattoos Combine Vintage-Style Etchings of Fauna and Flora

Pony Reinhardt‘s naturalistic monochromatic tattoo pieces reflect deep artistic flair and amazing talent. Her intrinsic tattoos are rich in detail and visual texture, and often feature elements of the natural world with a modern twist. She tattoos using vegan ink with plant-based glycerin, and is …

nikolai tolstyh's papercut snaps

If we were to create a Venn diagram labelled with ‘genius’ and ‘impossibly simple’, these pieces from artist Nikolai Tolstyh would sit smack-bang …

Japan's Yakuza Documented by Belgian Photographer

“I literally expected to enter into a Kill Bill kind of world.”<p>Made up of approximately 50,000 members, Japan’s Yakuza gang forms one of the largest criminal networks in the world. In 2009 Anton Kusters, a Belgian photographer, was granted access inside this heavily guarded criminal community and …

20 Amazing Travel Experiences to Have Before You Die

We admire those who quit their jobs and travel the world, ticking off their bucket lists one destination at a time. Life doesn’t happen that way for …

Travel

Summer Retreat | By Avanto Architects

Looking for a place to escape hectic city life and reconnect with nature? So was Finnish designer Linda Bergroth, so she commissioned Avanto …

Design

The 10 Best New Beach Hotels In The World

<i>By the editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>From a tranquil oceanfront escape in Sri Lanka to a buzzy, ultra-hip hotel on South Beach, these hotels are our favorite new beach hotels and resorts.<p><b>1. Cape Weligama, Galle, Sri Lanka</b><p>The team behind Ceylon Tea Trails has opened its latest Relais & Chateaux …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Photographer Documents the Rapid Development of Chongqing, a 21st Century Megacity

If you’re measuring by sheer space, Chongqing is the largest city in China. Over the last few decades, it has grown so large that in 1997 its status …

Real-World Analysis: 6 Ideas for Images That (Really) Work

Looking to connect with your audience? Don’t rely on words to start conversations; use images to communicate instead. With more and more competition …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

13 Reasons You Need To Visit Budapest ASAP

Europe is mind-blowingly cheap right now. The euro is nearly equal to the dollar (for now), and flight prices are largely on the decline, too. Even many hotel costs are pointing downward, making this quite possibly the most budget-friendly time to visit Europe in <i>years</i>.<p>And of all the picturesque …

The Isle of Skye’s star turn

Hollywood’s hottest filmmakers are flocking to shoot on this rugged, windswept Scottish isle, making a cinematic tour of the area, well, epic.<p>The Isle of Skye in the northwest Highlands of Scotland is as rustic and rugged as it gets. Where the jagged peaks of the Black Cuillin Mountains meet the …

When it comes to travel photography, National Geographic has always been at the forefront, but finding older photos can be a chore

When it comes to travel photography, National Geographic has always been at the forefront, but finding older photos can be a chore.<p>Scouring Craigslist and thrift stores, a blogger on Tumblr created the most expansive archive of vintage National Geographic photos we’ve seen. Prepare to get lost for a few hours!

The iPhone’s camera has always been a cut above the rest, and Apple has finally gotten around to showcasing some of the best photos taken…

The iPhone’s camera has always been a cut above the rest, and Apple has finally gotten around to showcasing some of the best photos taken with it.<p>Apple scoured Instagram and the rest of the internet for their iPhone 6 World Gallery, featuring some of the best iPhoneography in the world.

Dots furoshiki (black) Japanese eco wrapping textile/scarf, handmade in Japan

Dots Black by Lucinda Newton Dunn<p>Size: 900 x 900 mm (35.4 x 35.4")<br>Material : 100% cotton satin (lighter weight, smooth cotton)<br>Handmade in Japan, using Japanese traditional printing techniques.<p>About Furoshiki :<p>Furoshiki (風呂敷, fu-rosh-ki) is a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth. It can be …

Astropad

Watch out Wacom! Astropad is an ingenious idea that lets you turn your iPad into a professional drawing tablet! Designed by two former Apple …

Amilla Fushi Resort | Maldives

Officially opened on 1 February 2015, the Amilla Fushi Resort is the newest breathtaking retreat in the Maldives. Located on a unique island Amilla …

10 Lies Everyone Tells You About Paris

We adore Paris, we really do. It's mesmerizingly beautiful, full of secret gardens and delicious treats that look so utterly <i>chic</i> at first glance.<p>But let's be real: After a visit, most of us come to find Paris is NOT everything we imagined. Which makes us wonder: Why has everyone been spreading …

14 DIY Coasters To Cheer Up Your Coffee Table

These 14 easy-to-make coasters are great for gifting (or for yourself!). This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com<p><b>1. Geometric Clay</b><p><i>Pretty Nice</i><p>These black-and-white geometric clay coasters from Pretty Nice can be decorated however you'd like to fit into your living room decor—but we …

Grown-Up Birthday Party Ideas

It's a perfect pairing. When eye-catching fluorescents are teamed with warm earth tones, both look their best. Plain brown bags and plates never looked so stylish. The best part? You can find plates and bags in the supermarket and stickers and tags in an office-supply store.