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5 Costs Everyone Should Consider Before Getting a Pet

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images<p>Pets can be the equivalent of furry family members to many Americans, but before you fall in love with that adorable …

Pets

The Problem With Natural Hair On TV

If you tuned in to <i>How to Get Away with Murder</i> last night, you may have recognized something different about our leading lady, Viola Davis: Her …

Hair

Ways to Bring the Outdoors Into Your Wedding

With winter well underway, most couples will be heading indoors for their wedding ceremonies and receptions, but that doesn't mean you can't host a bash with tons of natural, outdoor influence. Sure, you won't <i>physically</i> be tying the knot or celebrating in the open air, but there are countless ways …

Wedding Day Beauty Product Must-Haves

You don't need to lug your entire medicine cabinet with you on your wedding day. But a few beauty essentials are, well, essential. Before you leave the bridal suite, make sure you're toting these must-haves:<p><b>1. Lipstick</b><p>Even the long-wearing stuff usually needs to be reapplied after dinner. (The oils …

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

14 Crazy New Sex Toys You Probably Haven’t Tried—But You Really Should

Did someone say "crazy sex toys"? Yes. Yes, they did.<p>You’ve got a lot of options when you’re looking to buy a sex toy. How many spots do you want to target? One? Two? <i>Three</i>? Do you want it to be something you hide away in the bottom drawer of your night stand, can easily toss in your carry on bag, …

25 Stir-Fry Recipes to Rock Out With Your Wok Out

Every cook has <i>that</i> piece of cookware—the one they keep coming back to day after day. That could be a stainless steel sauté pan, a cast iron skillet, or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven, but for me it's unquestionably my wok. I've been using the same cheap carbon steel wok for years, and it's one of …

BEFORE & AFTER: A 1920s Home Is Infused With Light and Energy

From dark and disparate to bright and personality-packed.<p>A Spanish-Style home in Palo Alto goes from dark and disparate to bright and personality-packed thanks to the design team at San Francisco-based BAMO.

200 Recipes for Football Season

Football Food! [200 Recipes For Football Season.]<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 31, 2014 48<p>For the third year running, I’m going to shove a whole bunch of my …

9 Super-Chic, Walk-In Closets

Modern closets with punchy hues, plush seating, and beaded chandeliers.<p>Take a cue from these glamorous, modern closet designs and paint your walls with a punchy hue, add a plush chair, or a hang a beaded chandelier.

Interior Design

World's Smartest Cities

Essential places, people, trends, and ideas that have turned the world’s most intelligent cities into travelers’ hottest tickets.<p>We all know our world is increasingly urbanized, but what makes a city <i>smart</i>? A sense of place, for starters, says Ian MacFarlane, consultant for National Geographic …

Watch The First Woman To Qualify For Mt. Midoriyama On ‘American Ninja Warrior’

The video you’re about to watch shouldn’t be real. After I interviewed Jenn Brown for last season’s <i>American Ninja Warrior</i>, I had a newfound respect for the athletes and competitors who take on this show’s incredible courses. But then Kacy Catanzaro, a 100-pound gymnast, showed up last night and …

20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe?<p>The big players -- London, Paris, Amsterdam -- are great. Those should be on</i> …

16 Crazy Bedrooms That Break The Mold

From a remote-control pull-out bed to custom-made double bunks, these 16 dramatic bedrooms are true showstoppers.<p>From a remote-control pull-out bed to custom-made double bunks, these 16 dramatic bedrooms are true showstoppers.

Interior Design

63 Incredibly cozy and inspiring window seat ideas

1 Kindesign’s collection of <b>63 Incredibly cozy and inspiring window seat ideas</b> will help inspire your search for the perfect ideas on designing your …

14 Incredible Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

We refuse to cook indoors from now on.<p>Dining al fresco is only half the fun. Whether you're designing your own outdoor kitchen, or just want to get inspired for the future, we've got ideas to suit any decor style. Now add them to your dream house board.

Kitchens

10 Spots in China Your Camera Can't Miss

There's something to be said for the value of aesthetic pleasure in travel. No doubt, history, art, cuisine, cultural immersion are appealing and valid reasons to visit a place. But there's nothing like having your breath taken away by sheer physical beauty. It's refreshing. It's humbling. It is, …

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. …

5 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Organizing a Trip Around the World

This is the beginning of the adventure of my life. 85 days on the road, 4 continents, 14 countries, 17 cities, 9 different languages, hundreds of stories, thousands of pictures and many, many interesting people. Me, my husband Dario, and his new venture, Quietly. Just us, for three months, …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Scuba Diving

Top tips for first-time family travel

The first time you contemplate hitting the road as a family can feel fraught with potential disaster – you envisage being stuck without vital wet wipes, or seeing your precious toddler getting sucked into the chaos of a Turkish bazaar. Relax. It will be okay. It’s actually very satisfying exploring …

Travel

Oprah Winfrey 'was victim of racism' in Switzerland

<b>US talk show host Oprah Winfrey says she was the victim of racism during a recent visit to Switzerland.</b><p>She said an assistant refused to serve her in an upmarket handbag shop in Zurich.<p>Winfrey, one of the world's richest women, was apparently told one of the bags was "too expensive" for her.<p>Her …

How to eat Indian street food safely

Tucking into street food is one of the joys of travelling in India – here are some tips to help avoid tummy troubles.<p>1. Give yourself a few days to adjust to the local cuisine, especially if you’re not used to spicy food.<p>2. You know the rule about following a crowd – if the locals are avoiding a …

Watermelon

Top Things to Do in Japan

When it comes to the top things to do in Japan, including Kyoto, Tokyo and beyond, most travelers have a list of major sights, shrines, parks, gardens, restaurants, museums, or neighborhoods to explore. But for many, Japan's unique culture is an attraction unto itself and simply being immersed into …

The 10 Most Secluded Hotels Around The World

And while there are dozens of great off-the-beaten-path properties out there, these 10 offer their own special kind of seclusion in great destinations from the Americas to Africa.

10 Best Underwater Sites to Visit

Some of the most magnificent pieces of architecture in the world have been submerged under water by earthquakes, floods and other geological events. Some of the sites still remain a mystery of how they ended up on the ocean floor. Nowadays, these cities, monuments, palaces, and even some …