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The best iPad apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and a new lineup of tablets from Apple, iPad users got some pretty big updates in 2014.<p>Of course, major hardware and software updates …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

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1888 Hotel In Sydney Promises Free Stay For Instagram Savvy Guests!

Dreaming about staying at a hotel that is custom-designed for the shutter bug in you? 1888 Hotel in Sydney could well be the one you are after! …

63 Contemporary Bathroom Ideas For A Soothing Experience

The contemporary style is more difficult to describe than others simply because it’s a style that contains everything that’s unusual, unconventional …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.

5 Dream Tree House Honeymoons

Instead of the typical honeymoon suite, reserve a tree house. No seriously. Gorgeous tree house hotels and bungalows are popping up in far-flung …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …


14 Hipster-Friendly Hotels Around The World

But what if your tastes aren't so easily defined? What if you're just as interested in brown-bagging it on a rooftop as you are in a five-star meal? Dive-bar environments with mint Danish design? What if you're a hip/ster creative-minded millennial?<p>With more and more of us wanting something that's …


The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)

Summer is finally here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and hike one of the world’s best trails.

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Great Barrier Reef

50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.


France's 10 Most Enchanting Towns

It's no surprise that France has long held the title as the world's most-visited country. From the artistic legacy of Paris and the glamour of the Riviera to the legendary cuisine of Provence, France's historic and cultural treasures have made it a perennial favorite among international travelers. …