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10 Pretty Centerpieces (Without A Flower In Sight!)

Beautiful centerpieces can be yours without a single stem! Get creative with elements that tie together the style and theme of your wedding. (Bonus: …

7 Lace-Inspired DIY Wedding Projects

Lace is a bridal staple that's as relevant for weddings now as it's ever been. (Think: the modern lace “tattoo" details on the runways of Bridal …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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Global Mala: More than just yoga classes

MANILA, Philippines-With over 40 different classes to choose from during Global Mala, offerings expanded to include healing modalities as well.<p>Global …

NYC Rules Airbnb Rentals Legal if at Least One Tenant Present

Airbnb won a victory in New York City Friday when host Nigel Warren, a New Yorker who was to be fined $2,400 for illegally hosting a visitor through …

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …

Budget Travel

[Executive Edge] The business of elite security

Rather than simply let the story of Kristelle “Kae” Davantes affect us emotionally, we, as businesspeople and as entrepreneurs, must learn from the …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Volkswagen Europe Illustrations by Iv Orlov

VW – Europe Illustrations.<p>Lovely illustrations for Volkswagen Weekenders on Look At Me by Iv Orlov, an illustrator from Murmansk, Russia. The …

10 Fifty Shades Of Grey Sex Scenes We Can't Imagine On Film

We are but a mere 11 months away from the impending pandemonium that will be the <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> movie. Now that the leading characters have been …

Who Needs Monogamy?

Arianne Cohen and her husband have a happy—and open—marriage. Why they decided to try the brave new world of polyamory—and how they make it work.<p><b>I'M UNDER THE COVERS WITH TIM</b>, a burly video artist, ostensibly watching <i>Mad Men</i> on Netflix but actually making out. This happens most Tuesdays. My phone …

Travel To Europe Without Leaving The USA

America is a melting pot, so it’s not surprising that when new citizens arrived they brought a taste of home to their new country.<p>You’re probably familiar with Little Italy and Chinatown -- neighborhoods found in big cities like New York and San Fransisco. But spread across the country are …

Where to Go Wine Tasting in California Now

Ramping up for the autumn harvest season in California, a crop of new tasting rooms and experiences have opened at wineries this year. Some bring a …

6 Book-Themed DIY Wedding Projects

We love a wedding theme that celebrates books — even better if you can pull it off with a few fun DIY wedding projects. So if you have a stack of …

3 Gorgeous Wedding Decor Ideas from Details Details

The wedding planners behind Details Details shared with us gorgeous ways to personalize a wedding from the invites to the event space. Read their …

Neon Wedding Inspiration — Plus An Electronic After-Party Play List!

When settling on wedding colors, consider the mood you want to set and choose a palette that will complement the location or theme. Here are 30 …

What Your Wedding Dress Says About You

Whether you've found the dress or you're still looking for the one, your wedding gown can indicate more than just your sense of fashion. Find out …

The Most Beautiful Trash The Dress Photos We’ve Ever Seen

Let's be honest, the traditional trash the dress session that involves a mud-covered dress doesn't appeal to everyone. But take a look at these …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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Articles about 6 white hot homes tropical paradise on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>These prefabricated homes in the Sunshine State are built to withstand harsh …

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20 Ways to Find Joy in Every Day

Want to feel a little lighter, shine a little brighter and watch your mood go sky-high? That incomparable state that's one part inner peace, one part …

Health

A Local Shares Her Favorite Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

<b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> If you are a Paris Virgin (never been before) I recommend hopping on a segway, via Segway Tours of Paris and taking their three-hour tour. You'll cover some of the key sights in central Paris such as Invalides and the Eiffel Tower, Place de la Concorde …

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The Best Hotels Under $250 In The US

When you're traveling for work, you may not have tons of free time to explore the city so you'll want to splurge on a nice hotel room on the company dime. But sometimes you're limited to a budget.<p>We found the best hotel rooms in America that cost under $250 per night. Whether they're small boutique …

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10 Free Things You Can Get at Airports

Airports have some pretty amazing amenities nowadays, like golf courses and full-service spas. But for cash-strapped travelers, some of the very best airport perks are the ones you can get for the price of showing up. The secret to bagging many of these freebies is being in-the-know. Here's a …

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Sevilla -- Getting Up to Date with the Best City in Southern Spain

The best stop in southern Spain is Sevilla. The city is a delight from a sightseeing, eating, and live-music point of view. And it's always changing. After a few days in town with the help of excellent local guides, I am right up to date for the 2014 edition of our Rick Steves' Spain guidebook. …

Barcelona

Europe's Secret Beaches

You've donned oversize sunglasses and slathered on sunscreen for a blissed-out day of sunbathing along the French Riviera -- you and about a million other pasty tourists. Finding your own little slice of sand in Europe can be as challenging as finding a local boutique open in August.<p>"You have to be …

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10 Crazy Laws That Could Get You In Trouble Abroad

You know the basics when it comes to staying safe and out of trouble while traveling.<p>But there are some pretty crazy ways to break the law abroad that probably have never crossed your mind.<p><b>1) Chewing gum in Singapore</b><p>Singapore likes to keep its street clean. Chewing bubble gum has been banned in …

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

South Korea from behind the wheel

History of South Korea<p><b>Matthew Gwyther leaves a 21st-century megacity and journeys to a medieval kingdom. Photographs by Jason Michael Lang</b><p>Korea has …