It is the most colourful, chaotic and life-affirming country in the world – but planning a trip can feel daunting. The best advice is to curb your ambitions. Trying to cover too much ground on a first
The winning firms span across the US and their projects were constructed in the last five years. Selected from approximately 700 submissions, the 23 recipients will be honored at a AIA conference in Orlando,
A tiny scrap of land might not catch your eye. But to Japanese architect Yasuhiro Yamashita of Atelier Tekuto, there's nothing more beautiful. A veteran designer of kyosho jutaku -- or micro homes -- has
Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your 'fitness age,' and you can try it right now
But if you exercise pretty frequently and eat right, then you might be a lot younger than you think — at least as far as something called your "fitness age" is concerned. The "fitness-age calculator,"
Don’t walk down the vitamin aisle without this guide The vitamin aisle can be overwhelming. With so many supplements available, it can be tough to separate the muscle-building, brain-boosting, highly brands
The alberghi diffusi model is revitalising dwindling communities across Italy by repurposing their unused buildings into ‘scattered hotels’. Our writer lives like a local in a few of these hamlet gems.
Whether you’re making small upgrades or going for a full overhaul, a bathroom renovation can make a big difference in the feel of your home (and its future resale value). So it’s no wonder that along the
Your whole body needs to be strong for a strong cycling performance. Here's how to train it. Core Strength Matters Your bulging quads and razor-cut calves are the envy of your cycling pack, and you start
One bright, serene afternoon last week, I sat before the fireplace in a sprightly new dwelling perched atop an old, small apartment complex at 34 Rowanwood Avenue, in Toronto’s Rosedale neighbourhood.
Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much... We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where
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
A 2,380-square-foot abode strikes the perfect match between Scandinavian form and English decor. Known for its natural beauty and rich culture, Portland has become a proud hub of architectural excellence.
A former workshop in the Dutch city of Den Bosch is converted into a hip, Manhattan-inspired loft. When you think of loft living, your mind may flash to the interesting lofted dwellings of New York City's
Travel doesn’t have to break the bank. With a strong dollar, exotic locales can offer a lot of bang for your buck and an off-the-beaten path experience. Here is a compendium of the coolest budget destinations
90 seconds — that’s all it takes. (Yes, I’m serious.) If you can make it through this routine, you’re going to get a nice, super-short workout to help you stay active and consistently burn calories, stimulate
The 2015 Smith Hotel Awards were announced this week. Here are the 11 winners: Overall winner The Pig on the Beach, UK Telegraph Travel's verdict: "The hotel stands in a stunning position overlooking sea,
As Mark Smith, a British travel writer, told the Herald Sun, "A great train ride is that triple combination of the scenery outside the train, the experience inside the train and the people you meet and
The City of Light, the City of Love, the city with a certain je ne sais quoi: There’s perhaps no place more adored on the planet, as evidenced by the millions of visitors Paris draws each year. You could