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Casa do Lago

Comprised of 1,000 square feet of pure living space, Casa do Lago is the ultimate lakeside hangout spot. The cabin has no bedrooms. Other than a …

Architecture

Myconian Avaton

Its traditional stone facade and rustic wood windows blend in with the local Cycladic architecture, but it's Myconian Avaton's contemporary design …

Architecture

Black House

Overlooking Loch Bracadale on the Isle of Skye, the Black House is a modernization of Scotland's vernacular architecture. The home draws inspiration …

Architecture

A taste of the tropics with Seattle's tiki bar roundup

The Mai Tai is the king of tiki drinks, and the perfect starter to your tiki journey. It contains rum, fresh lime, orange juice, almond syrup and …

Ten lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

Asia Travel

Sky High House

Situated at the foot of Mt Franklin, Sky High House is surrounded by 50 acres of Australian wilderness. The majority of the home offsets its rustic …

Architecture

This amazing green office is covered with native plants that were rescued on-site

Ho Khue Architects has created a beautiful office space in Da Nang infused with lush native greenery. The Vietnam-based firm constructed the Modern …

Landscaping

Edmonds + Lee creates white Switchback House for sloped street in San Francisco

The founders of US firm Edmonds + Lee Architects designed this urban dwelling for themselves, including a bright white facade, a slanted roof and …

Architecture

This Floating Hotel In France Is Relaxation Goals

When it comes to unique aquatic escapes, the possibilities are endless thanks to an abundance of floating hotels around the world. The latest comes …

Sustainability

10 Ideas for Decorating with Tile

Luscious Texture<p>Hand-painting adds an artistic flair to each tile that’s impossible to match via industrialized manufacturing. The slight variations …

Interior Design

10 luxury hotels around the world where the ultra rich love to stay

• <b>There are hotels, and then there are luxury hotels favored by the ultra rich.</b>• <b><br>The Bellagio and Caesars Palace are surprisingly popular with the</b> …

Hospitality

The Most Popular Airbnb in Every European Country, Mapped

Traveling Europe on a budget can be tough — particularly with the amount of luxury high-end hotels lining the streets. If you’re looking for …

European Travel

A Dramatic Home on San Juan Island Appears to Cascade Toward the Sea

Each of the home’s four staggered volumes is covered in a blanket of native grasses.<p>From the road, the new house that he and project architect Dan Wickline designed, located next door to the still-existing old one, appears as a one-story structure poking its head out from behind the slope. From the …

Architecture

8 Shipping Container Homes You Can Buy Right Now

With their standard sizes, inherent durability, bright exteriors, and global availability, shipping containers make the perfect shell for these ready-to-buy, prefabricated homes.<p><b>Price:</b> Starts at $66,800 <b><br>Size:</b> 320 square feet<b><br>Container Size:</b> Two 20-foot containers<b><br>Features:</b> Bedroom and living room in …

Home Improvement

Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico

Many all-inclusive resorts come with rowdy pool scenes and boisterous kid-friendly activities, but there are plenty that offer a more subdued …

Riviera Maya

Canada Train Trips

The Best Train Trips and Experiences in Canada<p>The Canada train trips on this list offer stunning scenery and provide more than just transportation …

Canada

Sky House

On the edge of Stoney Lake, the Sky House is a vibrant waterside retreat. Sitting on a steep slope, the home is comprised of two stacked volumes. The …

Architecture

These Log Cabin Kit Homes From Finland Are Surprisingly Sleek

Helsinki-based company Pluspuu offers 11 customizable models of modern log homes and sauna cabins that start at $18,000.<p>To avoid settling, the centermost lamellas of the spruce or pine logs are laid vertically.<p>Working with a non-settling log structures allows Pluspuu to incorporate advanced …

Architecture

Australia's Glasshouse blends minimalism with a tropical resort-like twist

Sarah Waller of Sarah Waller Architecture seized on a chance to build her dream home after a move took her from the UK to Australia. Channeling her …

Architecture

Montecito Modern Home in Scottsdale, Arizona on Dwell

Located in the sunny desert community of Scottsdale, Arizona, the Tracy Lynn Studio's Montecito Project consists of a main house and guest-house situated around a courtyard with an adjoining pool and ample outdoor entertaining space. This ground-up build, allowed Tracy to assist with selection of …

Architecture

The Best Months to Visit Iceland (Video)

When Iceland's economy buckled under the pressure of a crumbling currency back in 2008, the island instantly became accessible to travelers with a …

European Travel

Camp Site House

Arranged on a six-acre plot full of mature trees, the Camp Site House is a rustic retreat on the Uruguayan coast. The compound consists of five …

Rustic

Mink Campers

Iceland is covered in beautiful countryside. It's best enjoyed outside of your vehicle. Mink Campers gives you the chance to explore the landscape …

Travel

The 14 Most Beautiful Airports In the World

Some include amenities like movie theaters or golf courses.<p>Many major American airports have seen better days, but some of their global counterparts …

Manta Rays

Breaking Away From the Boutique Hotel Hype Formula

<i>Colin Nagy, head of strategy at Fred & Farid, a global advertising agency, writes this opinion column for Skift on hospitality, innovation, and</i> …

Hospitality

Top Designers and Architects Speak: What’s In and Out in Home Design Trends for 2018

Ready to access the design hive mind? 1stdibs, the global marketplace for dealers and collectors of home design pieces, polled 40,000 of the world’s …

Home Decorating

james brittain revisits safdie's habitat 67 to see what it's like to live there

<b>created as part of the jonathan tuckey design retrospective in 2016, building on the built relaunched a programme of exhibitions and talks for 2018,</b> …

Architecture

21 Hotels We Can't Wait to Visit in 2018

As travel editors, there are two questions we’re asked on a consistent basis: “Do you travel a lot?” (Yes, and it’s wonderful.) and, “Where are you …

Travel

12 Under-the-Radar Montreal Bars To Know

It probably won’t surprise you that a city like Montreal known for its subdued coolness is teeming with quote-unquote “hidden” bars that while not always secret, seem intendedto be overlooked — unless you have the inside scoop. And with restaurants and other businesses inheriting buildings with …

Montréal

50 epic river journeys you must do in 2018

Ever since river cruise companies began throwing serious money at their hardware, river cruising’s star has been in the ascendant. Old hands who cruised Europe and Russia in the early Nineties speak of mediocre food, drab interiors and no “service” to speak of. The 21st century experience couldn’t …

Cruise Ships