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12 reasons Crested Butte is Colorado’s coolest mountain town

1. We’ve got outdoor activities for every season and every interest.<p>Obviously you can ski in the winter and mountain bike in the summer. Digging a …

5 Affordable Off-Peak Destinations Worth a Visit This Fall

Many associate the end of summer with the return to the grind -- but it doesn't have to be so! As professional vacationers (hey, it actually can be a lot of work -- and someone's got to do it), we here at Oyster.com would beg to differ. The fall season can actually be a prime time for a getaway; …

16 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Your Independence Day Grill

Can't decide what to make for the biggest cook-out holiday of the year? We've got you covered. From smoky ribs to spiced kebabs, juicy pork chops, and spicy chicken wings, we have 16 great excuses to fire up your grill this Fourth of July.<p>Before you get started, make sure you know how to these …

A Genius Trick For Washing Your Bra

Be honest: When was the last time you hand washed your bras? We're going to guess that it's sometime between "Never" and "Wait, I'm supposed to hand wash them?"<p>Well, we've discovered a crazy-clever method -- and it involves your salad spinner.<p><b>What Do I Need?</b><p>Baby shampoo or gentle detergent, a …

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6 Hacks for Saving Money This Ski Season

Equipment, gear, lodging, lift tickets. The costs can add up.<p>But do not despair! There are still simple ways to ski on a budget. Ladies and gentlemen, don your Guy Fawkes mask: It's time to democratize skiing with these six ways for saving big bucks this season.<p><b>1. Rent Your Gear in Advance</b><p>Some …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Workouts

Canada’s backcountry by air

A new ride shimmies over British Columbia’s jaw-dropping wilderness, giving nature lovers access to terrain usually reserved for steely rock climbers and tough backcountry hikers.<p>Vancouver visitors lured by British Columbia’s jaw-dropping wilderness can now spare their calf muscles thanks to a new …

13 Reasons Why the Cyclades Are Basically Paradise

Paradise isn't on some far-flung, pricey South Pacific island; actually, it's in Europe. Greece, to be precise. The Cyclades islands have an amazing mix of culture, history, and cuisine, and a natural beauty to rival any of the world's exotic island getaways. Using the tips and photos of the minube …

European Travel

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always …

Cape Cod

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

Crispy Autumn Veg Burgers with Apple Cider Slaw

Crispy Autumn Veg Burgers with Apple Cider Slaw.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 21, 2013 87<p>It’s very weird to not be talking about pizza or breakfast.<p>Because …

Caramelized Butternut, Roasted Garlic + Coconut Butter Grilled Cheese

Caramelized Butternut, Roasted Garlic + Coconut Butter Grilled Cheese.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 16, 2013 76<p>I’m probably pushing my limits here.<p>Not just …

Turkey Monte Cristo with Rosemary Aioli

Last week my husband Jack and I were watching the television show “Unwrapped” on the Food Network where they featured all sorts of Thanksgiving …

Breakfast

Leftover Sweet Potato Casserole, Brie and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Leftover Sweet Potato Casserole, Brie and Bacon Grilled Cheese.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 29, 2013 63<p>How trashy can we get?<p>That is the question.<p>Very …

Articles about 5 striking dining spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

These visually arresting facades can't be accused of being boring.<p>With dazzling pendant fixtures, plenty of natural light, and well-designed furniture, our editor's top picks of the week feature...<p>Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. Take a peek at our favorite homes this week …

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Articles about 7 best kitchen and bath renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>The most intensely used rooms in the house depend …

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Articles about carefully curated interiors part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent,...<p>It's a new beginning for Currie Person's minimalist contemporary homewares collection at Spartan Shop—as well as the end of an...<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

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Latin American adventures for the whole family

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved. It’s easier than you think, and just a few simple guidelines can keep your …

An insider's guide to driving in Italy

So you're ready to go. You've booked your flight, arranged your accommodation and organised a hire car. Awaiting is a week of motoring through Italy's magical countryside. But what's it really like to drive in Italy? Is it as nerve-wracking as it's made out to be? Do you need the skills of a …

Lonely Planet's top 10 USA fall trips

Roadtripping in Autumn can be an especially photogenic time, and the US affords some lush landscape to motor through. Here are 10 trips for fall across the USA from Lonely Planet's <i>USA's Best Trips: 99 Themed Itineraries Across America</i>:<p><b>1. Weird Vermont</b><p>If the Department of Tourism has convinced you …

Top 10 scenic drives

They don't call it America the Beautiful for nothing. Roll down that car window and feast your eyes.<p>A road trip is nothing without roads. Here are some doozies, although any mere Top 10 list will inevitably leave out some of the best. See the Itineraries chapter in our new <i>USA</i> guide for more, and …

Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …