Purvi Shah

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10 World Festivals You Have to See to Believe

Across the globe, themes and types of festivals are as varied as the people who attend them. Some celebrate holidays, some raise awareness, some feed …

5 Tips for Developing an Eye for Details in Your Photography

I’m a firm believer in the power of photographing details. Take a particular scenario… let’s say you walk into a restaurant. It’s busy, packed with …

How Using a Manual Focus Lens Can Make You a Better Photographer

Back in the days of all manual, focusing your lens was a skill that every photographer had master. Focusing used to be that thing that made your …

Nine of the Most Secluded Resorts Around the World

I think we’re alone, now.<p>Sometimes you just need to get away from it all. Perhaps you can no longer stand the buzz of your phone and want to hide out …

30 Days of Pies: Pumpkin, Apple, Pecan, and Savory Too!

It's amazing what a difference a few teaspoons of brandy can make! It adds body and depth to this classic Thanksgiving dessert.

11 Crazy Waffles You'll Go Nuts About

Waffles have been popular part of American food culture since they arrived stateside in the 1700s. A tasty tradition brought over by Belgian immigrants, the humble waffle has risen to celebrity status over the past few years, popping up in gourmet restaurants from coast to coast, topped with …

15 Dreamy Things You Didn't Realize Your Bedroom Needed

These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.<p>These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.

Interior Design

7 Types of Texts All Married Couples Send

Back in the day, you used to call them on their cell phone (late night when you needed their love), but now you're all about the text message. A girl's got to multitask, no? From keeping your S.O. up to date on the latest news to showing them your newest nail art, here are seven types of texts all …

Adorable Preemie Twin Girls Playfully Pose for Creative Portraits

Though they're only eight months old, twins Leia and Lauren have already stolen the hearts of thousands on Instagram. Their parents are Singaporeans Amber Yong and Peter Lok, who initially decided to create an Instagram account for their girls "as a medium to document their growing journey." They …

The 9 Winning Photos of the 2015 Smithsonian Photo Contest

The Smithsonian has just announced the winning photos of its 13th annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest. A total of 9 winning shots were selected from …

The world’s most secretive places

From an isolated Pacific island without running water to a James Bond-like spy base in England, these five places are practically off-limits to even the most curious travellers.<p>The most alluring things in life are often those that are off-limits. And as travellers, this means that we’re fascinated …

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How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

Amazing Benefits Of Blueberries

The healthy campaign that has swept across the world in recent years have put more emphasis on the benefits of blueberries and propelled it to the …

The World's Most Scenic Train Rides

Britain’s most stunning railway links the ports of Mallaig on the West Coast of Scotland with Glasgow. The 90-minute journey skirts somber lochs, …

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The world's 50 most Instagrammable pools

Thinking Drinkers: the best beers to drink with a barbecue

Everyone knows that beer and barbecues are a match made in heaven, but don't just grab the nearest can of cooking lager, say Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham<p>Neolithic Man had none of the mod cons. No television, no central heating, no microwaves. Not even Google Chrome Incognito.<p>He only had fire. Man …

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These 15 Breathtaking Restaurants Literally Take Dining to New Heights

If you like the idea of gourmet food with a garnish of vertigo, you’ll love these restaurants in dizzying locations around the globe. Here are 15 …

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

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17 DIY Kitchen Tips That Will Forever Change Your Favorite Room

The kitchen is hands-down our favorite room in the house... and not just because of food prep. The kitchen is a place where form meets function, and if things are streamlined, every task flows as smoothly as melted butter into a bowl.<p>Thank <i>goodness</i> for DIY tips that totally change the kitchen game. …

World's Best Ecolodges

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A Wall On The Top Floor Of This House Can Be Used As A Movie Screen

The residents of this house in Germany, designed by Roger Christ, can use one of the flat white exterior walls on the top floor, as a screen to …

Welcoming London Home Boasts Ingeniously Suspended Living Room Bed

This unusual looking home in London instantly captured our attention and you probably guessed why. Found on JJ Locations, the striking design project …

15 Sneaky Tricks To Make Flowers Look Better, Last Longer, And Make YOU Happier

From a penny in the water (genius!) to how scotch tape can make your arrangement perfect<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let our sister site, Cosmopolitan.com, in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house with beautiful flowers easy …

Swimming Pools

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

Look at that super-clear water at Linapacan Island in the Philippines! Where's the clearest water you've ever seen? 23 of the bluest, clearest waters on the planet: http://bit.ly/1ysELp3

15 Places You Won't Believe Exist

We're awed by rainbow-colored canyons, lakes, and natural pools; by national parks that inspired the making of Pandora in James Cameron's Avatar.<p>Bioluminescent Dinos, The Maldives<p>An Airplane Hotel, Costa Rica<p>A Temple Unearthed in Java, Indonesia<p>Fingal’s Cave, Scotland<p>The Wave, Arizona

Stunning stone fruit recipes for summer

Delicious dessert recipes using peaches and nectarines from Ben Tish, chef director of Ember Yard<p><b>SLOW ROAST PEACHES RECIPE</b><p><b>SERVES</b><br>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>6 medium white peaches<br>25g soft butter<br>250g sugar<br>250ml fresh orange juice<br>50ml water<p><b>METHOD</b><br>Pour half of the sugar into a pan with the water, put on the hob and …

20 Genius Space-Saving Hacks for Packing Your Suitcase

Wrinkle no blouse, tangle no jewelry, leave no beauty product behind, and still have room to spare.<p><b>1. Set your jewelry between two sheets of plastic wrap to prevent it from moving around and tangling inside your bag.</b><p><b>2. Use pill case compartments or an old lip balm container to organize and keep</b> …

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25 Gorgeous Pools Everyone Should Swim In Once

The only thing that's more relaxing than lounging poolside or soaking in the water on a sunny day is doing it at one of these incredible destinations.<p>From luxurious infinity pools with unbeatable views to natural pools teeming with marine life, these pools around the world deserve to be on …