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Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

Previous<p>The World's Most Beautiful Train Stations<p>Our Editors' Favorite Places to Travel Solo<p>A Road Trip Through Portugal's Algarve Region<p>The Best Cities for Expats<p>The Best Hidden Beaches in Italy<p>Next<p>Eat Your Way Across the Globe<p>The food we live and fly for.<p>Previous<p>World's Best Cities for Street Food<p>…

Endless Skyscraper Proposes a Vertical City in a Single Structure

The skyscrapers of the future aren't going to just be buildings, but will function as vertical cities. That's according to SURE Architecture, at least. <i>Endless City</i> is a fascinating proposal that transforms the skyscraper into an upright ecosystem. It's a mixed-use tower that is wrapped in huge …


Winners of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

After months of seeing the stunning entries in the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, it's finally time to announce the winners! Out of more than 18,000 entries from photographers around the world, Marko Koroec took home the grand prize for his amazing photo of a dramatic storm cloud. …

Nature Photography

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

Stunning Spanish Home Built Around Transparent Rooftop Pool

When we think of a private home with a built-in pool, we don't usually picture it on the roof. But the <i>Jellyfish House</i>, located in Marbella on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, features just that. Wiel Arets Architects chose to cantilever the pool from here because neighboring buildings block its …


48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …


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 / …

Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart

It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years.<p>The study was conducted by three …

European Union

Focus Forward Films - Home

Short Films, Big Ideas<p>FOCUS FORWARD - <i>Short Films, Big Ideas</i> is an award-winning series of 30 three-minute stories about innovators—people who are …

Google's "Android Wear" Changes The Face of Wrist Watches

This past Tuesday, Google announced its newest endeavor that will change the way we interact with technology. The company launched <i>Android Wear</i>, a user interface that's designed for a wrist watch. Although these types of devices are nothing new, none of them significantly alter the way we …

Wear OS

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

#Unplug: Not What You Think It Is

While “digital detox” sure sounds exciting, it’s really just another binge. Instead, we can learn to unplug every day.<p>Digital detox spas and device-free vacations are popping up in the name of unplugging. They promise to make us healthier, more creative, and more productive.<p>But what does <i>unplugging</i> …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This week's installment of Link Love is brought to you by comforting carbs. Babas, king cakes, waffles, biscuits, mac and cheese -- all things that …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Even though a certain love-centric holiday is weeks away, it seems that many of our favorite food bloggers have chocolate on the brain. From tarts …


From Italy to Santa Fe, the Best Hotels of 2014

From Amsterdam to Australia and from Santa Fe to Switzerland, check out some of the most luxurious—and relaxing—hotels on the planet.<p>Grand Hotel …

Stormy weather batters Europe's Atlantic coast - in pictures

It's not just the UK and US that have been having extreme weather, as these spectacular images from Portugal to Ireland attest

Rescued baby animals – in pictures

Photographer Alex Cearns has taken a series of striking images of a baby Tasmanian devil, quoll, wombat and other baby animals, to raise funds for a new 24-hour wildlife hospital at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Tasmania. Prints are available by emailing, 50% of profits going to the sanctuary.

Foodily Blog

Fried Green Tomato Po'boys

Fried Green Tomato Po'boys from Southern Living• French bread baguettes<br>• Rémoulade Sauce<br>• Shredded lettuce<br>• Fried Green Tomatoes<br>• Cooked bacon<br>• Avocado slices …