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15 European Castles You Can Spend the Night in

Home » Luxury Lists » 15 European Castles You Can Spend the Night in<p>Have you ever dreamed about spending the night at a castle, surrounded by …

European Travel

The Kitchen Concept | VIPP

The Kitchen Concept | VIPP

Black, White, and Gray All Over: Monochromatic Copenhagen Townhouse

A design-savvy family in Copenhagen crafts their dream townhouse.<p>The home itself—built in 1898 and renovated by the Egelunds eight years ago—is a typical Danish townhouse, with five small levels that might traditionally serve as homes for five different families. The couple, however, has separated …

Avocado Pancakes Could Be The Next Avocado Toast

Avocados are a versatile fruit. Smashed into guacamole, served on toast, stuffed with fillings and turned into boats, there’s no limit to what you can make with them. Avocados can even be cut into the likeness of a rose.<p>We just learned there’s one more thing you do with avocados, and it might be …

Breakfast

The Best Etsy Shops for Buying Modern Lighting

It may not be the first place you think of when you're shopping for lighting, but don't neglect handmade marketplace Etsy. Here, you'll find plenty …

Vintage

Amazing Modern Stairs in a Medieval Tower in Denmark

Situated in Denmark, the Kalø Tower is a 700 year old historical building. While inaccessible, the architecture studio MAP created a modern spiral …

Best Books of January 2017: Barack Obama to Trayvon Martin - Signature

As Barack Obama exits office to make way for a new administration, Michael D’Antonio reflects on his legacy and examines Obama’s journey from a truly unlikely candidate to President of the United States. D’Antonio lauds Obama for the many successes of his eight years in office and credits him with …

Oyster Box Hotel in South Africa ... Memorable in Most Every Way

THE OYSTER BOX HOTEL IN SOUTH AFRICA … MEMORABLE IN MOST EVERY WAY<p><i>Oyster Box Hotel</i> ~ the infinity pool in front of the iconic <i>Umhlanga Rocks …

South Africa

European city breaks: our experts' favourite hotels for 2017

European Travel

An Insider’s Guide to Copenhagen

The best places to eat, shop, stay and embrace winter in Copenhagen, with expert advice from Noma’s René Redzepi, co-founder of Hay design company, Mette Hay, and others<p>Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 45 minutes by train outside of Copenhagen’s city center.<p>Mikkel Heriba for The Wall Street Journal<p>1 …

Wall Street

The 6 Best Plank Variations Nobody Does

Have regular planks become too easy for you? Time to change that.<p>It's no secret that I'm a big fan of planks. I include them in my clients coaching programs all the time.<p>In addition to helping strengthen the core, they can improve posture and alleviate lower back pain.<p>Before trying the more …

Workouts

These European destinations have the best accommodation prices for each month of 2017

With so many places to go and things to see, a trip around Europe can be a pricey endeavour. But with a bit of planning – and a month-by-month list of the best destinations for affordable accommodation – a trip around the continent could be within your grasp this year.<p>Booking.com has released a …

European Travel

Here's A 7-Minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Daily movement can come in a number of ways, whether it’s reaching a certain number of steps, a gym class or even just rising from your desk at work. And here’s a new option to add to your routine: A seven-minute, heart-pumping workout you can do virtually anywhere.<p>Hannah Bronfman, founder of the …

Exercise

20 Champagne Cocktails To Sip on New Year's Eve

The world's best cruise holidays for 2017

From revolution to reformation, the birth of a nation and the death of Elvis, there is no shortage of anniversaries and events to plan a holiday around next year. Here is a round-up of 2017's up-and-coming cruise destinations with advice on which river or ocean ships can take you there.<p>Russia<p>If …

The 50 Best Films of 2016

<i>As voted on by more than 200 critics participating in our annual Criticwire survey, here are the best films of the year.</i><p>“‘Moonlight’ transforms rage …

This Simple 4-Move Workout Will Get You Serious Results | Women's Health

And when it comes to getting the most bang for your buck, you can’t really find two no-equipment moves better than the good old pushup and plank.<p>Done right, they both engage nearly every muscle in your upper body and core (which includes your glutes: squeeze those suckers during these exercises for …

This 5-Pound Dumbbell Workout Will Give You a Total-Body Burn | Women's Health

Try this circuit once and you’ll see what I mean. The idea here is that by using lighter resistance (I opt for five-pounders), you can keep your tempo and intensity up while also increasing muscle activation in spots that would have been under-utilized in a bodyweight routine (think your shoulders, …

The 30 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2017

Time to start packing your bags: 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe — and according to an American Express Global Business Travel report, airfares are expected …

Costa Rica

Restaurateur Gavin Rankin enjoys a gastronomic trip to Belgium

(Restaurateur Gavin Rankin enjoys a gastronomic trip to Belgium but wishes travelling companion, chef Rowley Leigh, had kept his mouth shut about the ox tongue.) - I recently lunched with two National Treasures – both Chefs – and was amused to see that their pointed bantering was every bit as spiky …

Europe

Three Perfect Last Minute Getaways For Winter 2016

Home » Travel » Three Perfect Last Minute Getaways For Winter 2016<p>2016 has seemed like whirlwind and the past 11 months have gone past in the blink …

European Travel

10 amazing things to do in Finland

From stripping off on a ski slope to climbing a frozen waterfall - the long winter nights in Finland must just fly by<p>Glamp out under the Northern …

European Travel

Looking for a city break? These are the most inspiring cities around the world

While travel is always a source of inspiration, some places create more of a spark than others, and a new survey breaks down just which cities around the world are the most inspiring.<p>TravelBird, a European travel booking site, looked at destinations around the world. Based on eight different …

European Travel

The incredible Italian ski resort that you've probably never heard of

Imagine a child’s drawing of a ski resort. There’s a cone-shaped mountain, a gondola hauling smiley faces up to a sharply pointed peak, a tall figure – out-of-scale by at least 1,000 per cent – skiing down the slope, poles akimbo. Even the most encouraging parent would admit that the image is …

The world's weirdest ski slopes, from a power plant in Copenhagen to a Hawaiian mountain

Everyone knows there's good snow at big ski areas like Whistler and the Swiss Alps. But did you know it'll soon be possible to ski down a power plant …

Skiing

15 Websites That Help You Travel Like a Local

In a post-1980s world, the travel industry had to change with the whirlwind installation of global Internet and mobile services. These websites tap …

Travel

Why I Was Happy I Changed My Mind About Portugal.

I was not a fan of Portugal when I first arrived. Let's just get that off my chest right now.<p>If I had it my way in the beginning, I would probably never go back. Unless someone said <i>"hey let's go to Portugal in NOT January and sit on the beach."</i> Of course, I'm glad I did go considering Lisbon is one …

European Travel