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The Retreat At Blue Lagoon Is Iceland's Most Luxurious Hotel

No matter where you draw your travel inspiration from, you’ve likely seen a photo of Iceland’s Blue Lagoon. Its icy blue water has been the subject of millions of camera lenses. In 2014 the oasis drew around 700,000 visitors, which then skyrocketed to an estimated 1.3 million last year. While the …

20th Century

Great Escapes: Languedoc’s Wine & History

By<p>Aug. 17, 2018 5:12 p.m. ET<p>When most travelers conjure up the south of France, they picture Provence and the Côte d'Azur. For a lesser-explored but …

France

Amazing: See Rome, Venice And Florence By High Speed Train For Just €20...

Your Italy bucket list has never been easier…<p>Italy is like the gift that keeps on giving. You go to Rome, you say it just can’t get any better. But …

Italy

Sleek Concrete Cubes Form This Pavilion-Like Home in Israel

In Ramat HaSharon, Israel, a screen of vertical iron louvers mixes with concrete cubes to create the contemporary Pavilion House.<p>Tel Aviv architecture studio Tal Goldsmith Fish has completed a sleek family home in Ramat HaSharon that takes on the appearance of a modern pavilion, hence the …

Architecture

A Seattle Backyard Becomes a Calm Oasis For Two Book Lovers

Tucked behind a Seattle home, this beautiful backyard reading retreat of glass, timber, and tile offers an idyllic escape from city life.<p>Once rendered unusable by a thicket of overgrown plants, a Montlake backyard belonging to bookstore owners Danielle and David Hulton has been transformed into a …

Home Ownership

7 adorable French villages that will make you skip Paris completely

Everyone should see Paris at least once in his or her life, but as French tourism goes, it’s only the beginning. One of the cardinal sins of travel …

France

This Might Be the Ultimate Man Cave

The idea of a "man cave" is often a gross one: neon beer signs, a raggedy old Foosball table, an outdated television and, of course, a Lay-Z-Boy …

Man Caves

The Best Ways To Use Carrara Marble In Interior Design

Extracted from the mountains of Carrara in Tuscany, Carrara marble is a beautiful material with many different uses, most commonly in spaces like the …

Interior Design

In Just 31 Days, These Historic Chinese Ruins Were Transformed Into a Chic B&B

After suffering years of neglect, a pair of dilapidated stone villas has been brought back to life with a $88,000 budget.<p>In a testament to the incredible speed of construction in China, the decayed ruins of two historic stone structures on Zhejiang’s Dahuanglong Island have been reborn as a stylish …

Architecture

Your Next Italian Vacation Should Include These Estates and Wineries

If you’re planning a trip to Italy, we know it’s going to involve a lot of pasta, pizza, dessert, probably a wine tasting or two — and rightfully so. …

Italy

18 Amazing Active Vacations You Can Actually Afford

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up—way up—on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and …

Trails

Man converts old ambulance into a traveling tiny home on wheels

Ebay may be filled with trash that many turn into treasure, but one man has taken it a step further by converting an old ambulance into a gorgeous …

Newport Beach

15 Simple Life Hacks to Help You Look Great Every Single Day

Clingy pants that stick to your legs, new shoes that don’t quite fit right, a t-shirt that shrank in the wash — now you can say goodbye to all of …

Cleaning

10 Latin American Women Artists You Should Know

Female artists from Latin America have faced challenges entering the spotlight in the same way as their male counterparts. Thankfully, the <i>Radical</i> …

Art

This Can-Do Pool House Cleverly Goes From Private to Party Mode

Built to weather a harsh, mountain climate, this sleek pool house in Park City, Utah, transitions easily from private guesthouse to party central.<p>Salt Lake City–based designers Jamie Bellessa and David Clyde have recently completed the interiors of a relaxed, yet stylish, pool house for a …

Salt Lake City

The Top 15 Hotels in New York City

The Top 15 Hotels in New York City<p>By on<p>From the hushed streets of the Upper East Side to bustling Chinatown, these are the best Gotham hotels, as …

New York City

Casio's new G-Steel Connected adds a protective layered carbon bezel

The rugged bezel features TORAYCA and NANOALLOY materials.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Casio's upping the ruggedness o its G-Steel watches with a new …

Watches

First look: Is this the best F1 video game yet?

Two hours of early preview gameplay demonstrated that F1 2018 has taken the finest elements of its predecessor and overhauled multiplayer to become …

Motorsport

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

Airstream’s $40,000 Baby Trailer Gets an Off-Roading Upgrade

If you’re considering adding some #vanlife to your Instagram feed but lack either (a) a van, or (b) a place outside your Bushwick walk-up to stash …

Off-roading

Helly Hansen’s Lifaloft Hybrid Insulator Jacket receives Red Dot Award

<b>Helly Hansen is proud to announce its Lifaloft Hybrid Insulator Jacket has won the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2018</b><p>This year's competition was …

Sailing

Professional Picks: 12 Best Men’s Suits Under $1,000

Next to a pair of fine dress shoes for those special occasions, an elegant suit is one thing that belongs in every man’s wardrobe. And believe us, we …

Men's Fashion

10 train routes in Europe that are faster than flying

While Europe doesn’t have the caliber of high-speed trains that Asia is known for, the continent certainly has better train travel than the U.S. Train routes in Europe are often affordable and easy, especially when traveling within the Schengen zone. Train travel has plenty of advantages over …

Media Management

Made in London: The Jackal’s Guide to the capital’s finest craftsmen

London is, according to property investment giant CBRE, the world’s number one luxury destination. Its culture and commerce woo overseas visitors and …

England

A Michelin-Starred Chef’s Guide to Dining in Santa Monica and Venice

Josiah Citrin shares his favorite places to eat in the city where he grew up and now owns restaurants.<p>Josiah Citrin doesn’t have to go far from where …

The New Nordic A-Frame: A Flat-Pack Tiny House by BIG

Tight quarters aren’t what you expect from the architect who dubbed his studio BIG (for Bjarke Ingels Group). As Ingels and his friend Søren Rose, …

New York State

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

A Gorgeous, Off-Grid Guesthouse Perches Lightly on a California Ranch

On an undulating stretch of California coastline, a hidden guesthouse runs free of the grid.<p>As they approach, visitors to Steve and Margaret Cegelski’s new guesthouse north of Santa Barbara might be momentarily confused. Their quarters are hidden from sight, tucked under the lip of a hill, with a …

Santa Barbara

A Lush Wallcovering Brings the Feeling of Nature Into This Tiny New York Apartment

A Manhattan pied-à-terre provides a homey retreat for Canadians who frequently visit New York.<p>When Vancouver residents Dale Steele and Dan Nguyen began looking for a pied-à-terre in New York, they were intent on finding a home away from home, not just an impersonal stand-in for a hotel room. "Even …

Interior Design

Glass and Stone Combine to Dazzling Effect on California's Central Coast

In Clint Eastwood’s exclusive Tehama resort in Carmel, a crisp, contemporary home prioritizes indoor/outdoor living.<p>When a pair of empty nesters decided to trade San Francisco for a more rural refuge, they turned to Carmel–based practice Studio Schicketanz to bring their retirement home to life.<p>Set …

Architecture