William David Myers

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A 400-year-old Mesoamerican map of Spanish colonization is now online for all to see

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, a manuscript dating back to the late 1500s, sounds like an artifact from an <i>Indiana Jones</i> movie. Essentially an ancient map of an area including present-day Mexico City and Puebla, it was created during a period when both Spanish colonizers and indigenous people were using …

Mexico City

10 of the best lakeside towns and villages in Europe

Ohrid, Macedonia<p>Straddling the border between Albania and Macedonia, Ohrid sits on the lake of the same name, one of the deepest in Europe. The Church of Saint Jovan Kaneo teeters on a cliff above a harbour full of brightly coloured fishing boat, and there’s a scattering of small beaches. A few …

European Travel

Meditation Improves Brain Function

<b>Meditation Improves Brain Function</b><p>There is a great deal of evidence that meditation, in particular mindfulness meditation, improves the brain, and …

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On this Turkish trail, kindness is the compass

Walking an ancient 330km route alone seems solitary. Except for friendships struck with farmers – and for the ghosts of Ottoman sultans and Roman soldiers who trod the trail before.<p>When I arrived in Hersek, a Turkish village located 160km south of Istanbul across the Sea of Marmara, Refik Ertürk …

Small and Having It All: A Year of Small Space Advice & Strategies

Last week we shared small space advice geared toward specific rooms in your home, but living well in a small space is sometimes less about "fixing" …

Small Style: Small Space Advice Room by Room

Guidance about using small spaces smartly is at the core of what we do at Apartment Therapy. It's where we started and is never far from our hearts. …

The best Android apps of 2014

The Guardian’s pick of Android apps that launched for the first time this year, taking in music, productivity, messaging, maps and more<p>• <b>The best Android games of 2014</b><p>What we say: Mailbox is one of the better ways to attain the fabled Inbox Zero – or at least try to – by swiping unwanted emails …

Runtastic Sleep Better: Sleep Cycle & Smart Alarm

Track your sleep cycle, monitor dreams, improve bedtime habits, sleep patterns & wake up better with the free Sleep Better sleep tracker app with …

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

How To Fit a Dining Room Into Small Spaces

Whenever we ask readers why they don't entertain more often, lack of space inevitably crops up as a recurring reason. Although space can definitely …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

2 Mix Veggie Suiza Enchiladas, 1 Mix Pepper and Crema Taco & 1 Mushroom Chimichanga with Rice & Beans in Vancouver BC

325 sq. ft. Micro Apartment Coming to Museum of the City of New York as Part of Small Living Exhibit

1/7<p>MCNY Making Room Exhibit<p><i>An example of the kind of transforming furniture that might be included in the exhibit. Photo: Resource Furniture</i><p>With life …