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Izabel Goulart's Most Inspiring Fitness Instagrams

In honor of the model's birthday, a celebration of her endless fitness inspiration.<p>Izabel Goulart may be known as one of the most famous Brazilian models in the world <i>and</i> as a former Victoria's Secret Angel, but we're just as enamored with the model's intense workout regimen. As seen via Izabel's …

Fitness

Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

<i>Dollar. Baht. Won. Yen. Renminbi. Cordoba. Peso. Euro.</i> The world has a dizzying array of currencies. But the funny thing about money is that it's only worth something when you are using it in that country. Baht is not accepted in Australia, and Australian dollars are not accepted in Thailand. These …

The Perfect Day You Never Expected to Have in Los Angeles

The City of Angels, a megacity and metropolis you kinda have to visit once in your life. Yes, yes, it tends to get a bad rep - the traffic, the dirt, the people - but only, because most visitors don't know what to do and where the cool kids hang. No local friend present? Well, hey there stranger, …

The Rose Hotel in Venice Beach

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p><b>While he captured the Betty Blue spread for Vogue Paris September in Gruissan, it's in Venice Beach where photographer Glen Luchford</b> …

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Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Top 3 Chinese Restaurants in San Francisco

Diverse, authentic and delicious, there are tons of Chinese restaurants in San Francisco to choose from. Here, three of our favorites.<p>In F&W's survey …

Grand Designs

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

Articles about essential small space living tips on Dwell.com - Dwell

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective …

Carrie Bradshaw's Apartment Exists — In Brooklyn

There are certain perks to being one of the set decorators for <i>Sex and the City</i>. Like, oh, getting to keep a bunch of the pieces once Carrie and Co. …

What Your Watch Says About You

A taxonomy of timepieces and how to wear them<p>It has been said that you can tell a lot about a person by her hands, but you can tell even more about her by her watch. Ask any successful woman and she'll say that in our speeded-up world, time has become the ultimate luxury. We'd like to argue, …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

Clever Ideas for Loft Beds

Sleeping space is adventurously tucked away in an alcove above the kitchen, accessible by a track ladder that slides...<p>When not in use as the headboard, the large redwood slab folds down to become a desk.<p>Of the seven steps in Michael Pozner’s not-quite-500-square-foot aerie in Greenwich Village, …

Go Inside Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Pop-Up Shop

Get excited—Gwyneth Paltrow's glorious new Goop pop-up shop is open for business! The two-story, Nickey Kehoe–designed space located at the posh …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

15 Pastas Absolutely Perfect for Spring

Our 15 favorite pasta recipes for spring, from gnocchi to lasagna to fettucine.<p>We're going to be eating a lot of seasonal ingredients around this time—we're firm believers that there's no such thing as too much asparagus. But you know what makes everything better? Pasta. Here are our favorite …

Cooking

Op-Ed | The End of the $1 Billion Fashion Brand

Armed with huge sums of money invested at sky-high valuations, fashion start-ups are setting themselves up for failure. But with the right capital …

5 reasons why American companies will never ban work emails after 6pm

WHEN I HEARD that some companies in France were “banning” the sending and receiving of work-related emails before 9am and after 6pm, I thought, “Good …

The Best Global Shopping Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

Anthropologie's buyer-at-large and former star of Man Shops Globe, Keith Johnson, shares his favorite world markets.<p>It's no secret we love to shop at <i>BAZAAR</i>. That combined with an overwhelming sense of wanderlust as of late (summer is just around the corner, after all), we're looking to make a …

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How To Be Happy—Right Now

It's the universal quest. And it might be way easier to embrace than you think.<p><b>1. Be nice to yourself.</b> "Sometimes the biggest bully you know is you," says Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>May Cause Miracles</i>. "Every thought is an affirmation either lifting you up or …

Vacation Mode: Spring Break Shopping

We've narrowed down our long-weekend jaunts to four chic destinations, which just leaves the question of what to pack. Shop the best in beach, whether you're in surfer girl mode, feeling sporty or perfectly prep.<p>We've narrowed down our long-weekend jaunts to four chic destinations, which just …

The High Street Diet

Why I'm going cold turkey on the instant gratification of the easy buy<p>My favorite, most beloved, want-to-wear-them-all-the-time purchases of the past nine months are easy to identify: a black slit pencil skirt from Balenciaga, a singular pearl Delfina Delettrez earring, a cream sweater from The …

Best Books To Read - New, Favorite Novels

Books

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth …

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The Escape: Angela Pham Heads South to Charleston

Click through for her guide to Charleston.<p>Photographer and vintage-lover Angela Pham recently escaped to Charleston, South Carolina to avoid New York's snow and subzero temperatures. Down South, Pham uncovered the city's hidden gems, including a must-see destination for any Chanel lover, and where …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here are ten of the best chocolatiers in the world.<p>Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some …

5 reasons we wish cities could be nominated for Oscars

THE MOVIES NOMINATED for Academy Awards in 2014 distinguished themselves not only through remarkable acting performances, smart screenplays, and …

Designing a good night’s sleep

BBC Travel peeks into the typically closed labs used by Westin and Marriott – among others – to discover a few of the innovations possibly coming to a hotel room near you.<p>At many global hotel chains, every part of your stay – from checking in at the front desk to closing your room curtains – has …