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The Craziest Places to Have a Meal

We love good food here at Condé Nast Traveler. But we can't lie -- location matters, too. And there's no doubt we'd go out of our way to visit a restaurant in an an amazing and unexpected location -- like the ocean floor, perhaps, or inside an ice castle...<p>By Sarah Bruning, <i></i><p>PHOTO …

What's Best When Traveling? Cash, Check, or Charge?

<i>A:</i><p>Paying for your vacation is fraught with potential pitfalls. Here are a few tips about what form of payment to use when, how to get the best exchange rates and avoid conversion fees, and other things to know before you go:<p><b>Cash</b><p>Travel with a handful of local currency for your first 24 hours abroad. …

8 signs you’ve lost your sense of adventure

You may have lived on a communal farm in the Prairies in the early ’80s. You may have spent one year traveling around in your Volkswagen van with …

Women's mules: the wish list - in pictures

The slip-on mule is back on the fashion radar. Choose from satin, suede, stiletto-heeled or jewel-encrusted. Here's our pick of the best

Taylor Swift's Beauty Transformation

See Taylor Swift's beauty looks throughout the years.<p>Taylor Swift is undeniably a girl's girl — from her sweet melodies about love and breakups to her feminine frocks. In just a few years Swift has transformed from tween superstar to a sophisticated chanteuse.


The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014

Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.”<p>Today, the organization announced its 2014 AIA Housing …

How the Heartbleed bug works, and what passwords you need to change

Internet security experts are scrambling to patch an alarming encryption vulnerability that has exposed millions of passwords and personal information, including credit-card numbers, email accounts and a wide range of online commerce.<p><b>Latest news</b><p>The Canada Revenue Agency says about 900 customers had …

Information Security

Hoarder Is Killed By His Own Wall Of Trash

(Image Via WFAA)<p>Increased risk of fire, exposure to toxic mold, and toxoplasmosis due to animal waste exposure are all risks you run living life as a …

12 True Stories of Romantic Trips Gone Awry

When it comes to romantic getaways, "unforgettable" isn't always a good thing. Here are 12 real-life trips that went terribly wrong.

Budget Travel

12 Awe-Inspiring American Castles

You don't have to travel to Europe to indulge your royal fantasies—it turns out we have towering turrets, secret passageways, and medieval moats …

30 of the trippiest buildings around the world

These architectural oddities range from super-modern skyscrapers to organic treehouses, but all share the common theme of being super trippy.<p>The …


#theLIST: Scent of a Woman

Alyssa Harad of Coming to My Senses: A Story of Perfume, Pleasure, and an Unlikely Bride pays homage to the most classic fragrances of all time<p>Alyssa Harad of Coming to My Senses: A Story of Perfume, Pleasure, and an Unlikely Bride pays homage to the most classic fragrances of all time

The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time

From Coco Chanel to Marc Jacobs and Bill Cunningham, words to live by from fashion's greatest forces.<p><i>It can be difficult to articulate the power of style and fashion through words, but these icons managed to do so with quote-worthy, inspiring words of wisdom to live by. From the greatest fashion</i> …

Coco Chanel

Rachel Zoe on Bringing Glamour to Everyday Life

The renowned stylist talks her newest book, fashion, family, and the meaning of glamour<p>The story of Rachel Zoe is the story of a great balancing act. Her "own chic world," as she puts it, is the stuff of fashion fantasy and domestic dream. Playing dress-up with Jennifer Lawrence? That's just her …

35 Long Hair Looks We Love

We rounded up the most gorgeous celebrity cuts and styles for hair with serious length.<p>We rounded up the most gorgeous celebrity cuts and styles for hair with serious length. If you're not there yet, prepare to start the growing-out process now (or check out our favorite pixies, lobs, short …


27 Looks That Prove Diane Kruger Sets the Trends

See 27 looks that show the German actress is quite the futurist.<p>The preternaturally stylish actress seems to get it right every time, but even more than that, her early-adopter status has made her one to watch in the trend game. See 27 looks that show Diane Kruger is quite the futurist in fashion.

Women's Fashion

#theLIST: Spring Is In the Bag

The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solsticeand a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now.<p>The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solstice—and a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now. Plus, check out spring's best bag trends.

Louis Vuitton

The Top 10 Skin-Perfecting BB and CC Creams

The right beauty balm for every skin concern.<p>Multitask your makeup and skincare regimen with tinted treatments that pack a powerful punch. Laced with potent ingredients to repair damage, reverse the clock and protect against pollution and the sun, these are the all-in-one beautifiers that you'll …

Prince William & Kate Middleton Release Intimate Family Portrait

The new photo captures a sweet family moment at Kensington Palace<p>Prince William and Kate Middleton released a new family portrait this afternoon. Taken at Kensington Palace, the photo captures an intimate moment, with Prince George gazing lovingly at the royal family's dog, Lupo. We particularly …


Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin finally break silence following ‘conscious uncoupling’ statement

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have broken their silence following the announcement of their marital split.<p>Three days after the release of their now-infamous "conscious uncoupling" statement, the celebrity couple have released a followup statement to thank fans for their support.<p>And once again, …

Chris Martin

National Geographic Travel


Shezad Dawood, Iain Kiaer, Robin Megannity: this week's new exhibitions

Shezad Dawood, London<p>There are plenty of strange encounters with exotic creatures in Shezad Dawood's latest films, be they blue-faced sea people or moustachioed silent movie villains. The former are the focus of the British artist's latest offering, Towards The Possible Film, where sci-fi's …

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