Julia Barnes

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Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Rick Steves: The Original Hipster

Last month, the New York Times ran an article about hipster fashion trends that claimed sarcastically that "the Rick Steves look is next." While I'm honored to be mentioned in any article discussing pop culture, I must respectfully disagree with the author. The Rick Steves look isn't the NEXT …

Australian PlantBank opens with mission to protect and preserve

Forget the humble windowsill – the nation's plants now have a multimillion-dollar place to call home.<p>The Australian PlantBank, opened on Friday at the Australian Botanic Garden, will conserve and research the nation's unique flora.<p>The $20m Sydney facility includes the largest native plant seed bank …

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweet Chili Slaw

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Cover the pork with the salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder and garlic powder. Sear the …

20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

<i>Travel for long enough and one day you wake up to realize: This is no longer a vacation, it's your life.</i><p>Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in the making and one of the best decisions I've ever made.<p><i>Night train from Belgrade to …

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Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

Foodie Trip To Thailand's Koh Samet Island

The beach island of Koh Samet lays just a few hours drive and a short boat trip from the city of Bangkok. For an enjoyable and edible weekend, don't miss these local Thai treats and get a real taste of the island. From your start in the city to your end at the boat dock, each step of your trip will …

Rouen, France: The Four C's of Normandy Cuisine

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Seascape Photography Guide Bundle

Seascapes make an excellent learning ground where diverse techniques can be practiced and mastered. This new series of e-books has been written to …

Northern California Weekend Getaway: Half Moon Bay

Hidden in the shadows of San Francisco and Santa Cruz, Half Moon Bay might not lure the masses to her shores, redwood groves, and hiking trails, but Bay Area peeps flock to this region in October to celebrate California's official Pumpkin Capital, complete with vegetable themed spa treatments, …

Food-Lover’s Road Trip: Barcelona to Basque Country

Few cities rival Barcelona for sheer chic and panache. From its sinuous sensuous Gaudí architecture to the stunning seaside setting, the Catalan …

Dusky Track, New Zealand

Weather dominates one of the New Zealand's longest treks, but sometimes the landscape makes you forget the wet.<p><b>ONLY A FEW HUNDRED METRES</b> from the …

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