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Watters Spring 2014 Wedding Dresses

The "Say Yes to the Dress" alum shows ruffled ball gowns, twinkling 3-D florals and sexy bodices for his first namesake collection this spring. See …

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Top 10 adventures in Peru

Peru may be known as a cradle of ancient civilisations, but its wild topography also makes it a wonderland of adventure. The icy mountain peaks of the Andes draw trekkers and climbers, the untamed desert coast is lapped by excellent waves for surfers, and for explorer types there’s the Amazon – a …

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8 Things Not to Miss in Prague

The heart and soul of the Czech Republic, as well as traditional Bohemia, are inseparably wrapped up in the amazing cultural confluence that is Prague. There has been a settlement on the site of the city for over 1,200 years.<p><b>Be Enchanted by Old Town Square</b><p>It's like stepping inside a fairy-tale …

6 Ways to Never Pay Baggage Fees

(photo: Scottevest)<p>The busy holiday travel season will soon be upon us, which means crowded airports, higher airfares and -- if you're not careful -- hefty baggage fees. Traveling light when you have kids in tow can be challenging, but not impossible if you have the right gear and a streamlined …

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 …

Sweet Spot Travel Deals

Now that summer has slipped away, so have the crowds that flock to summer’s top travel destinations, making this the perfect time to sneak in and nab …

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

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DIY Vintage Postcard RSVPs

A2 scalloped postcards from Paper Source<br>Printer<br>Vintage postcards- try searching a local flea market, or on Etsy or Ebay<br>Stamps - I used these but the …

15 Delicious Chocolate Wedding Cakes

For a twist on the traditional all-white wedding cake, try chocolate. You'd be surprised how many creative ways there are to design a unique and …

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

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Paddle around the forested domes of drowned mountains and sleep under the stars in rustic beach campsites on an unforgettable sea-to-summit trail in Australia’s Whitsunday Islands: http://bbc.in/WLT9Ws

Top 10 hotels, B&Bs and campsites in Melbourne and beyond

<b>Alto Hotel, Melbourne</b><p>Alto Hotel's neo-baroque facade might be an unfamiliar sight in Australian cities but the striking frontage belies the property's true significance. Alto was the first inner-city Melbourne hotel to receive the coveted EarthCheck silver certification, and has since won a number …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

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Dusky Track, New Zealand

Weather dominates one of the New Zealand's longest treks, but sometimes the landscape makes you forget the wet.<p><b>ONLY A FEW HUNDRED METRES</b> from the …

Insiders' guide to winter sun holidays

Tom Hall, travel editor, Lonely Planet, and regular Guardian contributor<p>If there's one country that provokes more exclamations of affection than any other when I'm doing the Q&A on the Guardian website, it's Colombia. The country has the rare gift of turning visitors into zealots, and security …

6 Beautiful Canals You'll Probably Want To Visit Soon

You know about the Panama Canal and the Grand Canal in Venice, but the Corinth Canal kind of beats them both.<p>It cuts between the Peloponnesian peninsula and mainland Greece, and its walls are ridiculously high -- 300 feet above sea level, to be exact.<p>People have been trying to build a canal like …

Bangkok in three days: holiday itinerary

Bangkok can be as bewildering as it is bewitching. In the first of a new series on holiday itineraries, we tell you how to make the most of Thailand's exuberant capital, filling your days with street food, impressive temples and lively bars<p>For old town charm, check into canalside B&B The Asadang …

Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

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New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

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First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

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A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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Island hopping off Cambodia's coast

Sandy bliss awaits travellers off Cambodia’s south coast. Whether you favour being glued to a hammock upon an isolated shore, or fancy slothful days recovering from all-night raves, Cambodia has an island for you.<p>Lapped by the lapis-hued waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the scattering of islands in …

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Bridal hair tutorial

May <i>24</i><p>Categories Wedding Inspiration<p>A couple of weeks ago we shared this bridal updo from hair stylist Cammy Lau. We convinced her to come back and …

How To: French Braided Bun

I love this simple summer hairdo. I posted a photo of it on <b>Instagram</b> last week, and one of our wonderful followers asked for a tutorial…so here you …

Elegant English Countryside Wedding With Fantastic Florals

This English countryside wedding is so gorgeous I had to pinch myself when London wedding photographer, Dasha Caffrey, sent over these photos.<p>Lorna …

DIY Seed Packet Wedding Favors

So excited to share this tutorial for DIY Seed Packet Wedding Favors with you today! If you are looking for a wedding favor idea that lasts longer …