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10 Skin Fixes From the Fridge

By Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, <i>SELF</i><p>Forget the beauty aisle -- the secret ingredients for glowing, gorgeous skin live right in your kitchen. Simplify your skincare regimen with these 10 delicious "recipes."<p>Follow SELF on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SELFmagazine

Soft Rocker: Sculptural Solar-Powered Outdoor Lounger

Lay back and relax outdoors with your laptop, tablet or phone without any fear of losing juice. The SOFT Rocker by architecture students at MIT is a …

National Geographic Travel

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Burj Al Arab

How To: Messy French Twist Hair

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A New Experience of Light for Interiors: Selux Manta Rhei

Just like a stingray going through the water, <b>Manta Rhei</b> from Selux, is a delicate OLED-based luminaire which is constantly changing its appearance. …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

A Dark and Handsome Modern Wood Kitchen

Walnut cabinets are the perfect solution for four brothers.<p>A beachfront kitchen, designed by Robert Bakes and Cecil Baker & Partners in Sag Harbor, New York, features walnut cabinets and elm flooring for a masculine look that's perfect for four brothers.

Contemporary Alpine House by Ralph Germann Architectes

Set in Fribourg, in the Swiss Pre-Alps, the Contemporary Alpine House was built for a couple who desired a harmonious environment, while also …

Clean Modern Decor

• 1 |<p>The smart-casual lounge is dotted with comfy but chic adult sized beans bags, providing easily moveable sitting places to read, relax, or group as …

Interior Design

Seating That Can Be Used for Sharing, Chilling or Hiding

Dutch design house TOOtheZOO’s line of multifunctional benches called TOOaPICNIC takes seating to a whole new level. The series, designed by Jules …

Rectangular-Shaped Single Floor House in Tel Aviv, Israel

Occupying only a third of the total surface of the plot (250 Sqm out of 750 Sqm), the Pathway House designed by Jacobs-Yaniv Architects in Tel Aviv …

Headboard Storage – A Simple And Smart Space-Saving Idea

When it comes to storage, I always think that it’s better to come up with some clever idea and hide the items in spaces which normally remain empty …

These Stunning Buildings Just Won Top Honors From The American Institute Of Architects

More than 500 submissions were evaluated by a panel of experts in the architecture world. Winners will be honored at the AIA 2014 national Convention and Design Exposition in Chicago in June.<p>From a home built into the side of a rock to a welcome center with a living roof, these buildings are a …

Architecture

River Cruising: What’s New in 2014

The art of river cruising has evolved in surprising ways over the past few years and 2014 promises to bring even more pivotal changes. Cruise …

Cruise Ships

Wisconsin’s Canoe Bay Puts Cottage on Sale

Tucked into the woods of northern Wisconsin, on the former grounds of a children’s summer camp, Canoe Bay quickly inched into luxury status after its …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p>Walkers on the Bondi to Coogee Walk approaching Waverly Cemetery. Image by Lindsay Brown / Lonely Planet Images / Getty Images.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of …

Australia

The Five Most Essential Vitamins to Take

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Plus some B12, Vitamin C, D, and E, and who knows what we're going to be told to take next month. With so much noise around what to take and when in the vitamin-sphere, especially this time of year, we were beginning to feel like our heads were spinning.<p>We sat …

Holiday hotspots: where to go in 2014

Start planning your 2014 travels with the help of our top 40 destination round-up. Some are hosting major events, others are under-the-radar places only just starting to attract tourists, but all of them are inspiring or exciting right now<p>1. Cape Town, South Africa<p>Following in the footsteps of …

South Africa's Cape wine route: top 10 guide

The vineyards outside Cape Town offer superb value, with bottles for under £3. From sunset tastings against a backdrop of mountains to renting a thatched cottage overlooking the vines, we have the lowdown on where to drink, eat and stay<p>Just a half an hour drive outside Cape Town you are already at …

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25 Reasons Norway Is The Greatest Place On Earth

Norway is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on Earth. It's home to more natural wonders than we can count and it has stunning cities, fascinating history and really happy people.<p>Norway's not cheap. But it's worth it. Here are 25 reasons why.<p><b>1. It's actually one of the happiest places on</b> …

12 Next-Level Closets for Your Dream House

Who wouldn't want a champagne bar at-the-ready for a night out?<p>There are walk-ins and then there are these beauties that redefine what it means to own a luxury closet. The only problem? You'll be left full of envy after taking a peek at these rooms, which feature museum-quality shoe storage and a …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Take these tips from illustrations to your own home.<p>Take these decorator-sourced tips from illustrations to your own home.

A guide to India's tiger reserves

How can you be sure a tiger-spotting trip has conservation at its heart? TOFTigers was set up to monitor and rate the operators working in Indian nature reserves. Here founder Julian Matthews shares his tips on the best lodges and jungle safaris<p>India's wild places face seemingly unstoppable …

Open Plan Layouts for Modern Homes

• 1 |<p>Apartment design number one begins in the lounge area, which at first glance appears to be larger than the average living room. But on closer …

Reader Q&A: Where to celebrate Christmas and New Year

BBC Travel reader Sarah Morrison wants to spend the winter holidays in Europe. In the lead up to the festive season, our Facebook fans share their destination ideas.<p>Last week, we asked our Facebook community to help BBC Travel reader Sarah Morrison in her search for the best “European destinations …

European Travel