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Carnival Reports 30 Percent Drop in Third-Quarter Profits

Carnival Corp, the world’s largest cruise operator, reported a 30 percent fall in third-quarter profit, hurt by a series of mishaps on its cruise …

Market Scenes in St. Petersburg

While St. Petersburg has lots of earthshaking turnstile sights, simply visiting a neighborhood market is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable experiences a visitor can have. Part of my mission on this visit was to find some good markets that are accessible to tourists and add them to our …

Travel Quote of the Week: Bill Bryson on Rediscovering Everyday Things

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

Travel

Travel 101: 5 Tips for Not Going Insane While Stranded in an Airport — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Traveling is no luxury like it used to be – no blankets, no pillows, no nice hot meals …

All Kinds of Things You Won't See on St. Barts

First, let's get the name of this little Caribbean island straight. It's officially St. Barthélemy, as tagged by 17th century French settlers. It goes by several nicknames, such as St. Bart, St. Barth, St. Bart's and St. Barth's, but its "official unofficial" name for short is St. Barts with a …

New York Hilton Midtown Brings Back Room Service In Paper Bags

New York Hilton Midtown, one of the largest hotels in Manhattan, caused a stir when it discontinued room service in August, but now it has brought it …

11 Best Winter Getaways to Lock in NOW

Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.<p>We know, we know: You've still got some sand in your shoes. Who wants to think about winter when it's still so far away? But you might want to reconsider because we've got 11 irresistible winter getaways that can put …

Laguna Beach

Traveling With Parents: Costa Rica

<b>My parents are troopers.</b> They've always been down to go on an adventure. When we were kids, we'd take to the road in our van and explore the U.S. for weeks at a time.<p>By the time I was 10, I'd been to every U.S. state but Maine and Alaska. In essence they gave me the travel bug. I learned to travel …

10 Questions to Answer When Planning a Cruise

01 of 10<p>Who Is Going on the Cruise?<p>Planning a cruise vacation can be a challenge for those who either haven't traveled much or who haven't taken an …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

6 Beautiful Canals You'll Probably Want To Visit Soon

You know about the Panama Canal and the Grand Canal in Venice, but the Corinth Canal kind of beats them both.<p>It cuts between the Peloponnesian peninsula and mainland Greece, and its walls are ridiculously high -- 300 feet above sea level, to be exact.<p>People have been trying to build a canal like …

Insider’s Guide to the Great American Beer Festival

For the longest time beer was treated as a second-class libation, failing to garner the attention of its hoity-toity cousins wine and liquor. But …

Beer Festivals

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Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for raising your home’s intelligence …

IQ

London Design Festival 2013: Creative Illuminations

Despite the recent infatuation with the Edison bulb, in the past few years there have been drastic improvements made to commercial incandescent lights; from miniature LEDs to the handsome, energy-saving Plumen. And while that remains an exciting and innovative field to watch, on our recent trip to …

East London

Sam Zwemmer obituary

My friend Sam Zwemmer, who has died aged 68 of lung cancer, was an upholsterer, interior designer, furniture painter, decorator, calligrapher, muralist and, most recently, a botanical artist. To all these decorative crafts she brought a meticulous and stylish exuberance, qualities that also …

Architecture Student Converts Old Bus into Comfy Mobile Home Complete with Repurposed Gym Floor | Colossal

<p>I don’t know about you, but few exciting things ever transpired for me on a school bus. It always smelled like gas fumes, and its primary purpose …

in orbit: A Gigantic Floating Installation by Tomás Saraceno

Artist and architect Tomás Saraceno (you know, the Cloud Cities guy) created a massive layered installation that’s suspended more than 25 meters …

Singapore Paradise: JKC2 by ONG&ONG

This little (okay, not so little) slice of tropical paradise was built with the outdoors in mind. Located in Bukit Timah, Singapore, the JKC2 house, …

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Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>It all started by accident in the fall of 2012.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the …

El Salvador

Rare and Stunning Views of the Glowing Universe Overhead

This stunning collection of <i>Astrophotography</i> by filmmaker and photographer Michael Shainblum features a rare view of nature at its best and brightest. In each scene, the California-based artist uses long exposures as well as multiple images stitched together to produce one final panorama.<p>With a …

Universe

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In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen Institute...<p>This single-family home in Himeji, …

Office Furniture

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Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. Take a peek at our favorite homes this …

Prefab Homes

Folio. Corporate Identity & Editorial Design by Face

Folio. Design Magazine & Journal.<p>Monterrey, Mexico based branding and graphic design studio Face created the corporate identity and editorial design …

Graphic Design

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This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …