Eileen Lyon

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Forty Days Without Shadow

• <b>Author:</b> Olivier Truc<p>The international award-winning, bestselling phenomenon, now available in English for the first time. Tomorrow, the sun will rise for the first time in 40 days. Thirty minutes of daylight will herald the end of the polar night in Kautokeino, a small village in northern Norway, …

Leaving Berlin

• <b>Author:</b> Joseph Kanon<p><i>New York Times</i> Notable Book * NPR Best Books 2015 * <i>Wall Street Journal</i> Best Books of 2015<p>The acclaimed author of <i>The Good German</i> “deftly captures the ambience” (<i>The New York Times Book Review</i>) of postwar East Berlin in his “thought-provoking, pulse-pounding” (<i>Wall Street Journal)</i> …

A Dangerous Place

• <b>Author:</b> Jacqueline Winspear<p>Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, only to find herself in a dangerous place . . .<p>In Jacqueline Winspear‘s powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy, a brutal murder in the …

The Swimmer

• <b>Author:</b> Joakim Zander<p>A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew in this electrifying debut thriller—an international sensation billed as “Homeland meets Stieg Larsson” that heralds the arrival of a new master sure to follow in the footsteps of Stieg Larsson, John …

The Goldfinch

• <b>Author:</b> Donna Tartt<p>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE<p>"<i>The Goldfinch</i> is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, <i>The New</i> …

Cabin-Style Refuge Mirroring a Perfect Landscape: Saturna Island Retreat

Located on an oceanfront property in British Columbia, Canada, the <b>Saturna Island Retreat</b> is a a contemporary getaway providing comfort on many …

A Healthy & Clean Home All Year With Weekend Projects

Each week, we work on our homes, tackling small cleaning chores, DIY projects and more. You can work on the assignment delivered each Friday through …

Project Management

The Default Parent

Are you the default parent? If you have to think about it, you're not. You'd know. Trust me. The default parent is the one responsible for the emotional, physical and logistical needs of the children. Spoiler alert: It's <i>typically</i> the one with the uterus.<p>The first time I knew I was the default …

Parenting

Before & After: These Chair Skeletons Bulk Up Beautifully

Rachel loved the "clean lines" of these chairs. Clean lines indeed! She took these super pared-down frames and added just enough to make them sing …

Food & Dining

How To Spot Clean Old or Set-In Upholstery Stains

By this point I'm reasonably certain that the majority of responsible furniture owners are aware that spills and stains on upholstery should be …

5 Fire Pits For Fall

Fall is officially here. While the shorter days are definitely a bummer, the cool, brisk nights have felt like a nice treat. We busted out the fire …

Anna Wintour Answers 73 Probing Questions (and Reveals Herself to be Surprisingly Charming)

She has the most recognizable haircut in fashion but just what is going on in Anna Wintour's head? Now you can find out. Vogue recently posted this …

Oscar de la Renta

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Under-the-radar European cities to visit by rail | Boutique Travel Blog

With high-speed modern rail services whisking travellers from city centre to city centre at speeds of up to 320km per hour, exploring Europe by train …

7 Tiny, Perfect European Towns You've Never Heard Of

Flying to Europe is incredibly cheap right now, so it's a perfect time to skip the continent's big-name destinations and visit the tiny towns that dot its countrysides. The most precious European towns may range in size from the super small (Bibury) to slightly bigger (Cesky Krumlov), but they all …

13 Reasons Why You're Winning At Life If You're In Croatia

Any country that has Blue Ivy as an honorary citizen is automatically awesomer than other places. But Croatia's also totally winning thanks to its stunning landscape, chic port towns, awe-inspiring national parks and party isles.<p>Here are some places you'd be remiss not to hit up this summer.<p><i>Vis</i><p>It's …

The best beach hotels in Europe

La Minervetta, Sorrento<p>AMALFI COAST/SORRENTINE PENINSULA, ITALY<p>With this crazily brilliant, pocket-sized hotel clinging like an eagle's lair to the …

Dreamy Dubrovnik a Summertime Treat

June 23, 2014 Cristóbal Ramírez<p>As Iberia enters its third week of summer flights to the UNESCO World Heritage city of <b>Dubrovnik</b> (through September …

10 things you didn’t know about Ljubljana, Slovenia

The term ‘hidden gem’ gets thrown around a lot when talking about Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It’s partly because we all like to think we …

10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe

Paris, London, Rome…the big cities require no introductions. But have you heard of the foodie haven of Tremolat, France or the pristine Alpine hamlet …

Travel

A Balkan Journey: Slovenia to Croatia

Heavy storms and a 100-year flood battered the Balkans in May, but by the end of the month, the sun appeared and I was bound for Slovenia and the northern head of the new Via Dinarica hiking trail, which follows the Dinaric Alps, a 620-mile string of peaks spilling south and east from the Alps …

Luck of the Irish! Dublin named one of the world's friendliest cities... with Auckland taking the top spot and Johannesburg voted the least amiable

• <b>Dublin moved up eight places to share 5th spot with Sydney</b>• <b><br>Others at top of list include Melbourne, Seville and Auckland</b>• <b><br>Beijing, Moscow and Paris were</b> …

New Zealand

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 …

5 European Cities to Visit during the Fall

Fall is my favorite time of the year. Perhaps it’s the fact that I’ve lived with endless sweltering Texas summers, robbing me of months of sweater …

Exploring Sweden! | Kevin & Amanda | Food & Travel Blog

Europe, Sweden, The BEST Thing I Ever Ate, Travel, Where to Eat! by Amanda on September 1, 2014 36 Comments »<p>Two weeks ago my friend Stephanie and I …

Five historic English towns to visit by train

South West Trains are offering <b>25% off off-peak day return tickets</b> every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Sunday 28 September*! So we went looking …