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10 Cool Pools Around the World

Most pools are cool, technically speaking, but some are a whole heck of a lot cooler than others and luxury hotels are home to some of the coolest. Set your sights on these 10 across the globe, including two overlooking the Alps and one set right in the Indian Ocean.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10 Cool Pools …

Bath: a girl's guide to the best hotels, shops and restaurants

<b>Stay</b><p>The <b>Bath Priory Hotel</b> is where tradition meets luxury. Beautiful gardens with a heated swimming-pool, rooms filled with wonderful art and antiques, a spa and a Michelin-starred restaurant… You won’t be disappointed. <i>Doubles from £205</i><p>The elegantly furnished <b>Halcyon Apartments</b> in a fine Georgian …

Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

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A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

The best stargazing locations: in pictures

24 of London's most incredible historic pubs

As the Great British Beer Festival continues in London, we reveal our pick of the best historic pubs in the heart of the capital.<p>There are few more quintessentially English experiences than supping a pint of ale in a centuries-old public house, where the walls could tell you stories. London is …

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16 incredible Northern Lights hotels

To watch the ethereal and elusive Northern Lights is to witness one of nature's most splendorous sights: a celestial dance across the Arctic sky that surely features near the top of most - if not all - travellers' bucket lists.<p>Those seeking this remarkable phenomenon have a decent pick of …

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How To Clean Your Microwave Naturally with Just a Lemon — Cleaning Lessons from Kitchn

Have a messy microwave? Want to get it clean with minimal work? Not only is it possible to get a squeaky-clean microwave without using harsh …

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Lauren's List: Baby Items I'm Glad I Bought & Ones I Wish I Hadn't

(Image credit: Lauren Hufnagl)<p>Now that our second baby is getting close to a year old, It's become much clearer what items we really used and which …

Europe's greatest seaside escapes

The greatest seaside escapes are usually the ones that nobody else knows about: the ones down the mile-long sandy trail, the ones at the bottom of the rickety steps, the ones you have to inflate a dinghy and paddle to.<p>But even the most well-known places can feel intimate if you time it right. Plan …

Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

Paris's best fashion shops

New York is the commercial one, London the one for up-and-coming talent, but when it comes to "the shows”, and to fashion, we will always have Paris. Designs from the city’s houses influence shapes, colours and fabrics season in and season out; this is a city where clothes are deemed just as much …

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Heston Blumenthal's Bali: My Kind of Town

<b>Why Bali?</b><p>I had a two-week break there with my other half last year and it was the most relaxing holiday I’d had in years. I didn’t really know what to expect but we got such a warm welcome. The level of hospitality is amazing and so friendly. I find the island completely calming and everybody has a …

10 Dream Kitchen Designs

See kitchens straight from design heaven.<p>From swank lounge areas to concrete countertops, these kitchens are all straight from design heaven.

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New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Flavours of Tasmania: take a bite out of Australia's Apple Isle

There’s much more to the self-styled Apple Isle than, well, apples. Australia’s southernmost state, the island of Tasmania, is a foodie’s paradise and a world apart from mainland Oz. The cooler climate produces elegant dry wines and the unspoiled coastline ensures the freshest seafood around.<p>The …

Bath: our expert - a resident for 15 years - reveals his favourite places

I moved from London to Bath around 15 years ago with my family. It has proved to be an excellent decision. Bath ticks most boxes as a great place to live and visit. With its elegant Georgian crescents and terraces, it is, of course, beautiful, and the city is an ideal size. It is small enough to …

The Fab Five: Australian hotels for wine lovers

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How-To: Holiday House-Shaped Favor Bags

These house-shaped favor bags from Craft & Creativity are so cute that they could easily do double-duty as cheerful holiday garland!<p>Make some this weekend! Head on over to Craft & Creativity to see the full tutorial.

The Best Hotels & Resorts in the World: Readers' Choice Awards 2015

The 100 best hotels and resorts in the world, selected by Condé Nast Traveler readers.<p>Courtesy Ashford Castle<p>100. Ashford Castle, Co. Mayo, Ireland<p>Courtesy Mandarin Oriental<p>99. Mandarin Oriental, Prague, Czech Republic<p>Courtesy Four Seasons<p>98. Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California, …

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Here Is a List of the Best 50 Bars in the World

Cocktail industry publication <i>Drinks International</i> has just unleashed its 2013 list of the <b>World's Best Bars</b> — determined by "the most influential and knowledgeable bar industry professionals on the planet" — during a (live-Tweeted) ceremony in London. For the second consecutive year, London's …

Hokitika, New Zealand: Ten great things to do

Local media reported there was only one copy of ‘The Luminaries’ left in Hokitika on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island yesterday morning. Not surprisingly, perhaps: the day before, the novel, written by the 28-year-old New Zealander Eleanor Catton and set in the picturesque seaside town …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Home Decorating

The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.

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