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How To Break Up — Dignity Intact

Breaking up is hard to do. But, it doesn't have to be a hot mess. Yes, there will be hard feelings, but if you can just refrain from throwing things, …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Lauren Conrad's Must-Know Trick For Keeping Your Lippie In Place

Photographed by <b>Sunny Shokrae</b>.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our</i> …

5 Websites That Will Change the Way You Shop Online

In the past few months new websites have popped up on my radar that have changed the way I shop online. Here's my short list...<p><b>Farfetch</b>: On this one website alone you'll find more than 250 boutiques across the world, 2,000 different labels, and 105,000 products. The hub has established itself as a …

Travel South Africa: A Classic Safari Experience at Gondwana Game Reserve - Vagabondish

I fell in love (bordering on obsession) with South Africa the first moment I set foot (or <i>wheel</i> as it were) inside Kruger National Park. It’s a vast, …

South Africa

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season of visitors eager to hit the slopes or take in the unique local culture that these mountain regions seem to inspire. While …

European Travel

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Articles about 8 ways renovate airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following …

Airstream

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to soak up …

13 Amazing Uses For Baking Soda You Should Know

Baking soda is one of the many household goods that is always lying around, yet we barely get any use out of it. (Cleaning and baking aren't exactly high on our list of priorities these days.) But ever since Emma Stone told French Elle that she exfoliates her skin with the powdery white stuff, …

5 Ice Hotels You Should Probably Book For Winter Break

As temperatures drop, the ice hotel construction workers of the world are prepping to build another season's worth of awesome ice abodes for travelers.<p>Consider booking a stay in one of these frozen palaces for the most epic winter vacation you've had in a while.<p>ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, …

The Best Places To Go In 2014, According To Lonely Planet

Each year, we look forward to Lonely Planet's take on the next places to visit. Their book, out Tuesday, highlights the best of the best of travel--countries and cities to visit, the best budget spots, the best family spots, everything. We're kind of obsessed.<p>They were kind enough to give us a look …

6 Must-Try Foods in Seoul, South Korea

Cuisine-wise, South Korea is probably best known for traditional (and healthy) fare like spicy kimchi, bibimbap, and cooked-at-the-table barbecue. …

8 Awesome Wellness Retreats You Didn't Know About

Looking to get out of the daily hustle and bustle and finally take some “me” time, but don’t know where to start?<p>Of course, you can begin by booking one of the world’s top retreats, some of which require a flight halfway around the world …<p>… Or you can de-stress and find your center at one that …

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

Where Chefs, Bartenders and Sommeliers Eat and Drink in New York

Find. Eat. Drink. checks in with New York City chefs, bartenders and sommeliers to see where the industry pros are eating and drinking.<p>Photo: Betony<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Find. Eat. Drink.s Where Chefs, Bartenders and Sommeliers Eat and Drink in New York<p>Follow Find. Eat. Drink. on Twitter: …

New York City

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

7 Trips I Should've Taken Before Getting A Job

Getting a job right after college is great. Jobs challenge you, develop your knowledge base, and force you to finally wake up at the same time as the majority of people in the United States of America.<p>But jobs also come with rigid hours. And there's a minimum number of hours you must work each …

Travel

Top 10 Destinations for an Endless Summer in Autumn

Autumn is now well underway and many travelers have unpacked their winter wardrobe, stashed their swim trunks, and officially postponed that longed-for summer beach trip for another year. Although the local leaves are turning colors, summer is still in full swing a bit further south and there's …

Central America

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

Dessert

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

Travel

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

Yellowstone National Park

24 Extremely Delicious Slow Cooker Dinners

There's no better feeling than coming home after a long day to a great dinner that you've already made. Way to go, slow cooker. Way to go, self.

Cooking

This Is The Absolute Bluest Water In The World

As fall descends, we're tired of looking up at orange leaves and craving a peek down at blue waves. So we embarked on a hunt for the absolute bluest water on Earth, and this is what we found.<p>Don't jump in-- it's just a computer screen.<p><b>The Maldives</b><p><b>Five Flower Lake, China</b><p><b>Peyto Lake, Canada</b><p><b>Aragusuku</b> …

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

40 images of Peru we can’t stop looking at

IT’S EASY to cast Peru in superlative terms. The nation has the world’s deepest canyon, a selection of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountains, …

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …