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Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

Suspended Flowers Installation

Rebecca Louise Law is an artist based in London who create ephemeral installations. Known for her transformations of space, it uses hundreds or …

Avoiding Bears While Camping in North Georgia

08Feb<p>Written by Robert Sutherland<p>Bears along the Appalachian Trail in GA are cute, except when they want your food. ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland<p>…

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]

No, you don’t need to adjust your screen, nor are any of these the product of extreme photoshopping.<p>Instead, these places (natural and manmade, …

Da Nang

The Works of Patricia Ariel

View Gallery<p>Patricia Ariel is inspired by the intertwined existence of human life with that of all other living organisms. In her work, she …

Pink Cake Box

Steal-Worthy Wedding Hairstyles

Happy Monday lovelies! Your wedding day is your chance to be a star for a day, so I thought I will kick off the month of February by giving you a …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Vendor of the Week - Fern Wedding Florist

Happy Monday Dotties! With another blistering hot spell we are experiencing not the most pleasant of weather to enjoy! We’ve been busy in the polka …

10 Caribbean Adventures in the U.S. Virgin Islands

As I write this post from my favorite coffee shop in New York City, a.k.a. the frozen tundra, I'm bundled up in two pairs of socks and a wool sweater, my hands heated by an extra hot latte. Today, it's 15 degrees in New York City, and 85 degrees in the U.S. Virgin islands. So for a moment, I'll …

Caribbean

National Geographic Travel

The Most Popular Tourism Photos on Instagram All Come From Australia

Pity the poor travel marketer that goes up against Tourism Australia on social media.<p>Australia has already had success with images on social media …

5 Places to Find Your Zen in San Francisco

By Rachel Ward, San Francisco editor, Where®<p><i>Photo courtesy Samovar Tea Lounge</i><p>When traveling in a fast-paced metropolis, a moment of respite in a quiet place is a luxury to relish. In San Francisco, peaceful havens cater to that need, providing an escape. Here's where to go to relax, renew and …

The Best of Romantic Ireland

With castles and legends, Old World hospitality and indulgent experiences, epic scenery and fairy trees, Ireland is a world of romantic mystique.<p>Here are some of the key highlights from around the Emerald Isle:<p><b>> Ardmore and Environs</b> (County Waterford)<p>Quiet Ardmore offers jaw-dropping sea views, …

Make This Chic DIY Centerpiece and Organization Tool in One

When it comes to planning a wedding, things can definitely add up. So why not get more organized <i>and</i> make your very own centerpieces at the same time? This simple hack is handy, and won’t leave you with 20 useless (albeit, beautiful) vases or planters after the wedding. Best of all, these lovely …

Chemicals

Target Helps Us Recreate Our Favorite Drink Stations

From the engagement soiree to the fling before the ring, the parties will be non stop. In order to plan the perfect event, you’re going to need to a …

SDIM0371 Waterton Lake, Alberta/Montana

Monument Valley Lightening What the fork!

Doublet Pool

Between Worlds

The Subway - Zion National Park

grain editMerijn Hos

Merijn Hos is an Illustrator and Visual Artist based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Splitting his time between personal and commercial projects he …

Swiss Company Turns Cremated Human Remains Into Diamonds

Algordanza compresses ashes into what they call “memorial diamonds,” letting people live second lives as precious jewelry.<p>History is filled with rich rulers who were buried blinged-out in emeralds, diamonds, and other precious gems. But it’s only recently that humans themselves can literally become …

Diamonds

How To Conduct A Fish Census From Just A Glass Of Ocean Water

A method to survey the "DNA soup" of water. Don't think about this next time you swim.<p>There are many fish in the sea, as many a jilted lover has been told for non-marine-biological reasons, but what kinds, and how many? To answer those questions to date, scientists have relied on physical counts, …

Aquaculture

Space.com

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most stunning images from science and technology this week, from slingshot drones to lab-grown bones.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>US Air Force’s 2013 best pics and lobster spring cleaning<p>A limb transplant and the end of the line for classic van<p>Coldest place on Earth and ancient lakes on …

The last place on Earth without human noise

Is there anywhere left utterly free of man-made sound? In the first of a series for BBC Future called Last Place on Earth, Rachel Nuwer sets out to find havens where silence still rules – but discovers that avoiding civilisation’s clatter is harder than it seems. In fact, there’s one human noise …

National Parks