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DIY Fall Decor: How to Decorate with Leaves

Fall is upon us, which means crisp weather, warm beverages, pumpkin-scented-and-flavored everything, and men in varying patterns of flannel. But maybe best of all, it means fall leaves. Painted in shades of yellow, orange, and crimson, autumn leaves are a delight for our eyes—largely because their beauty is fleeting. In a matter of weeks, they [...]

October 29th, 2018|0 Comments

The 11 Best Hotels in Ubud, Bali for Under $100 a Night

Nestled in the mountains of Bali, Ubud is often referred to as the island’s cultural heart. Ubud features rice terraces, Hindu temples and shrines, shops selling local handicrafts, yoga studios, and fantastic restaurants and cafés. Ubud is also filled with hotels to house the millions of tourists that visit the island every year. While these [...]

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Why Succulents Are Better Than Children

There, we said it. Succulents: the beautiful, scrappy warriors of the plant kingdom. These water-storing wonders are having a moment right now, and rightly so. Succulents are extremely low maintenance; they come in tons of different kinds of colors, shapes, and textures; they propagate (aka their bits and pieces can magically create other succulents); and [...]

August 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Best Rooftop Bars in San Francisco

Enjoy San Francisco from above. Here are some of the city’s coolest rooftop bars. 1. Dirty Habit SOMA Photo credit: @dirtyhabitsf / Instagram Swanky restaurant and bar Dirty Habit is nestled within the Hotel Zelos in San Francisco’s SOMA District. While there are both indoor and outdoor seating areas, the back patio is really where [...]

July 25th, 2018|0 Comments

9 Quick and Easy Summer Drinks

Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time for sun, fun, and refreshing beverages (which must be enjoyed that in order). Whether you’re looking for fast and fresh cocktails or simply delicious summer drinks, we’ve got you covered. Here are nine drinks to quench your thirst this summer. 1. Watermelon Slush From Real [...]

July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Margarita and Jacuzzi-Loving Bear Is All of Us

Most of us enjoy a cocktail and a dip in a hot tub—bears included, apparently. Starting his or her July 4th celebration a little early, a bear decided to relax in an Altadena, California man’s Jacuzzi. Resident Mark Hough had just sat down to enjoy a Friday afternoon margarita when he heard some noises. At [...]

July 11th, 2018|0 Comments

This Magical Japanese Home is Retirement Goals

Designed for two women, this enchanting complex in Shizuoka, Japan may be one of the coolest retirement homes in the world Located in Japan’s rural and mountainous Shizuoka Prefecture is Jikka, a beautiful multi-home structure built for two women in their 60s. Jikka was designed by Tokyo-based architect Issei Suma. Constructed with concrete and timber, [...]

May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

7 Luxury Bathhouses in the U.S.

In this hectic world of ours, there are fewer enjoyable activities than soaking in a hot tub, relaxing in a sauna, or just simply unplugging from the outside world for a couple hours. And while the world today may be more stressful than it used to be, soaking and sweating is not a modern invention. [...]

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Make Your Luggage Stand Out – With Your Face

Personalize your luggage AND spread joy The airport can be a stressful place for travelers: we’re stripped of power, we’re confused and in a rush, and we have to fork over $12 just for a mediocre sandwich. And then there are our bags. Not only do you have to lug around a suitcase full of [...]

April 16th, 2018|0 Comments

7 Hip, Affordable Hotels in Mexico City

Bursting with cultural attractions and culinary delights, Mexico City is wooing an increasing number of travelers every year. There is something for everyone in “DF,” as the city is commonly referred to by locals: a variety of unique neighborhoods, ancient pyramids and ruins, over 150 museums (only Paris has more within the city), and food-wise, [...]

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments