Micah Bocek

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Sizzling Deals at Kid-Friendly Beach Resorts

(photo: The Landings St. Lucia)<p>There's nothing like cooling temperatures to make families start yearning for the sand, surf and sun. Here are five deals at kid-friendly beach resorts to book right now.<p><b>The Landings St. Lucia</b><p><b>Where:</b> Gros Islet, St. Lucia <b>Why:</b> Because this plush St. Lucia resort sits on …

It's Like Holy Land Monopoly

From my experience traveling here, I've learned that it's all about control of land. That's the crux of the problem between Israelis and Palestinians, and symbols of that ongoing struggle are everywhere. Israelis are developing settlements -- secure and fortified communities on the tops of hills -- …

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100-Year-Old Woman Fulfills Lifetime Travel Dream on Polar Bear Expedition

When Elsa Bailey turned 100 last May, she still had a bucket list. And on it was her desire to see a polar bear in the wild.<p>Last week Bailey got to realize her dream when she traveled to Churchill, Manitoba as the guest of Natural Habitat Adventures.<p>Through the picture window of a Polar Rover, …

Business trip: Atlanta

Despite being the commercial capital of the fast growing southeastern US, the city’s genteel Southern charms have survived amid rapid economic and social changes.<p>Like its official symbol, the phoenix, Atlanta is rising from the ashes of the recent recession, maintaining its position as the …

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Premium Economy Class: Is It Worth It?

When Hawaiian Airlines announced their new Extra Comfort seating option a few days ago, they were just the latest in a line of airlines adding options for travelers flying economy. For those of us who are fed up feeling squashed into standard economy seating, and are willing to spend a little more, …

Aloha Surf Journal's Indonesia Photography Will Leave You Dreaming Of Bali

When French photographers Nora Lemoal and Benjamin Fabre set their travel sights on Indonesia, they were on a quest for waves. The couple runs an ocean-minded blog called Aloha Surf Journal, which sells their photography from around the world and gives 10% of the proceeds to the environmental …

Solar Eclipse Leads To Uganda Tourism Boom

The Chobe and Paraa safari lodges located in the Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda have been fully booked, including local hotels in Pakwach, …

Iran Debuts Submarine for Tourists at Kish Island

Iran has launched its first submarine for tourists in the Persian Gulf waters, an all-Iranian-made undersea vehicle.<p>State TV says the sub has been …

Daylight Saving Time 2013: When Does It End? And Why?

Here's why we get an extra hour of sleep and an earlier sunset this weekend.<p><b>With an extra hour of sleep and an earlier sunset, daylight saving time (also called daylight savings time) ends this weekend.</b><p>That means clock confusion is once again ticking away, giving rise to hotly debated questions: …

Extreme Races: 10 Mind-Blowing Marathons (Photos)

Running 26.2 miles is crazy to begin with. So why not do it in one of the most extreme—and spectacular—places around? Sign up for a race across the …

Miami Tourism To Focus on Convention Center and Touts LeBron Ad

After years of record-setting tourism numbers, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau is trying to keep the momentum going.<p>Its plan, to be …

13 Words You Must Learn Before Visiting New York

When traveling, it is of utmost importance to hide the fact that you’re a tourist. If you seem like you’re not from here, you run the risk of being ripped off, shut out, or just totally humiliated by the savvier, sassier locals around you.<p>One of the diciest places to look like a tourist, of course, …

Just the Two of Us: Portraits of Cosplay Enthusiasts in their Homes by Klaus Pichler | Colossal

<p>We’re less than a day past October 31st and it would be reasonable to assume the people depicted in these portraits are wearing Halloween costumes, …

Interior design ideas for parents and children - in pictures

It doesn't have to be all primary coloured plastics: with a little imagination, style and children can mix

David Hochbaum: Village in a Can

It has been frequently noted that there's magic in miniature gifts. It's no different with New York-based artist David Hochbaum's "Village in a Can." A handmade, ornately painted collection of 11 pieces per can, all are born of the remnants of his large-scale paintings and installation work. The …

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A Greenhouse To Go

Determined to keep the greenhouse alive, a Danish architect creates plant-loving pods that cultivate urban growth.<p>When it was introduced in the 1800s, the modern greenhouse was at the forefront of architectural design. While architects of the time were busying themselves with gargantuan pastiche, …

A Fresh & Modern Bathroom You’ll Never Want To Leave

Australian design firm Minosa Design recently completed this modern bathroom with designer Darren Genner at the helm. A family sought design help …

The Latest illy Art Collection Project: Artist Liu Wei

Third generation family-owned coffee giants illy have been partnering with artists from around the world since 1992 on their illy Art Collection …

Daily Inspiration #1594

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Great Things to People Introduces a Prototyped Machine that Makes Creating One-of-a-Kind Pottery Pieces Easier on the Hands

Great Things to People—a design group hailing from Santiago, Chile that we've previously covered at NY Design Week—has created a experimental machine …

Articles about 9 striking modern white facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of …

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2 Monumental D.C. Buildings, 2 Inspired Outfits To Match

Photo: Courtesy of Carla Cabrera.<p>I vividly remember the first time my family drove through downtown Washington, D.C., as we passed the majestic Greek …

16 Candy-Colored Necklaces For Spring

Think about it: For as often as you use the phrase "the best of both worlds," how often do you actually <i>get</i> it? As in, how often do you come across a …

Lady Gaga, the Kardashian sisters, Katy Perry & more of this week's best & worst dressed celebs

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How to Wear Your Cozy-Chic Weekend Sweater Like an American It Girl in Paris

So we're kind of obsessed with cozy, warm sweaters to snuggle up into right now—especially on the weekend. Lucky for us, designers seem to be too, and they're making such cute weaves and cuts and showing us so many killer ways to style the knits. Case in point: Blake Lively in a full Étoile Isabel …

How To Wear Fall Trends When It's 80 Degrees Out

Miamians have a tendency to throw on a thigh-high boot and leather coat at the first sign of weather south of 80 degrees. But, this eagerness to …

Your Month In Weird Holidays: November 2013

Welcome to November, the month where fall has a hissy fit and strips the trees of all their leaves. The month The Postal Service prophesied we'll be …