Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Adventures. Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro Aerial shot
Diminish and Ascend is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi,
Captive is a powerful series by Washington D.C.-based Canadian photographer Gaston Lacombe that takes a look at animals in zoos and their living environments. Shooting his images from the perspective any
François Chambard reinterprets Theremins with mid-century, Bauhaus-Pop, and Steampunk style. Named after its Soviet creator Léon Theremin–whose other inventions include the legendary Cold War listening
When newspapers compile their must-see travel lists they usually like to throw in a headline-grabbing curve-ball. Birmingham, Margate and Dresden are just a few of those destinations that have made it
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trinidad, Cuba, was built on the back of the 19th-century sugar and slave trade. At its zenith, in 1827, one of the 56 sugar mills in the region harvested the biggest
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The Andes is pocked with snow-capped volcanic cones, offering towering ice spires, sulphurous craters and stunning altiplano views to the aspiring volcano-bagger. There is something magical about volcanoes.
Blossom Gate is an artistic new take on the function of a gate that complements its surrounding landscape. The visually striking bamboo structure, a sight to be seen on its own, references the surrounding
The Berg Cloud Devkit makes it easy for anyone to create their own cloud-connected device. Over the last two years, product and design consultancy Berg London has been bringing smiles to our lips with
California's Yosemite National Park, established on October 1, 1890, stands closed today, along with all other national parks and monuments in the U.S. More than a century ago, naturalist John Muir, a
Toroweap, Grand Canyon, Arizona For many photographers, taking a picture of the elusive double rainbow is a rare and unexpected treat. Not only do you have to be at the right place at the right time, need
There are dozens of book adaptations coming out this fall, both promising and ridiculous ("12 Years a Slave" and "Adore," respectively. How could they do that to Doris Lessing?). Book lovers may be wary
Autumn is a great time to cozy up at home and get to all the reading you missed out on during the summer. The barbecues are over, the holidays aren't here yet, and your friends will probably believe you
These are the soothing spaces our readers most covet. We've got cabin fever—in a good way. These rooftops, courtyards, patios, and gardens are a breath of fresh air. We celebrate the architecture firms
Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1.