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Six Grand Hotels Make a Major Comeback

After painstaking restorations, these historic American properties are ready to welcome a new generation of travelers.

Gold List 2012: 17 Hotel Terraces with Unbelievable Views

Our favorite vacation activities generally involve sitting, gorgeous views, and a snack or two. Here are 17 hotel porches—all from 2012 Gold List properties—perfect for just that.<p>Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora<p>Four Seasons Resort Lana’i at Manele Bay<p>Rancho La Puerta, Tecate<p>Wequassett Resort and Golf …

Mesmerizing Photo Series Captures Nature at Its Best

Photographers Maxime and Florent Courty are two brothers who share a common passion. Both siblings have a soft spot for landscape photography. Based …

Favorite movies 2004-2014

I thought it would be fun to look back and make little lists of some of my favorite things over the last ten years. I will start with …

Gold List 2014: World's Most Charming Hotels

All of these hotels have enviably bucolic locations, and they know that big isn’t necessarily better. But what really sets them apart is that each makes you feel like you, and you only, have just discovered a real secret.<p>Le Sirenuse, Positano<p>Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa, Cambridge<p>Las …

Top 10 Cities in the United States: Readers' Choice Awards 2013

Condé Nast Traveler readers voted Charleston, South Carolina the number one city in the United States for the third year in a row. Read about all of the best hotels, resorts, airlines, and cruise lines in the world in our Readers' Choice Awards 2013.<p>Alamy/Dennis Frates<p>Sipping Wine in …

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9 Great Castle Hotels in Europe

Photos of nine castle hotels in Europe, including Ireland, Greece, France, Austria, Spain, and Germany.<p>Peckforton Castle<p>Château de Mirambeau<p>Sababurg Castle<p>Dromoland Castle<p>Parador de Santiago de Compostela<p>Kinsterna Hotel and Spa<p>Ashford Castle Hotel<p>Popular Galleries

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today

Five Photography Bad Habits to Quit Today: hesitation, pixel peeping, too low ISO, luck shooting, and editing too many images.

I love giving presents.

Don't you?<p>In the past we've given flowers and cookies and songs to our church family.<p>Today, it's BULBS.<p>Fall is the time for planting fragrant …

10 Landscaping Mistakes Not to Make This Fall

Autumn is the perfect time to sit back and let nature put on a display in your outdoor home. From the changing colored leaves to the cooler …

Dictator. Procrastinator. Hoarder

en_US<p>website<p>A blog about restoring our 1890 Victorian house.<p>http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/<p>Victoria Elizabeth Barnes

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

Dear Lillie

Whew! It's been another busy week. I can't believe it's already August. On Monday the girls and I started our drive home from New Hampshire. We drove …

40 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas For A Good Impression

Having a front yard is definitely something to appreciate and to take advantage of. The front yard is like a magical garden through which guests have …

Landscaping

The Artistic You: Finding Your Heart's Way Back - (in)courage

Photo by John-Morgan<p><b>I sat there, at one spot on a table that stretched long, parked adjacent to other tables, wrapping us into a square donut of</b> …