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Spotted by Locals - Local insider tips in 44 cities in Europe

Spotted by Locals - Local insider tips in 44 cities in Europe

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WHERE'S BRENT BEEN? Montauk Beach House OK, due to popular demand, my new section “Where’s Brent Going?” is up and running. (thank you Markos from Canaves Oia in Santorini for your inspiration!) The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth It doesn't matter whether or not you believe in ghosts, there are some places in which none of us would want to spend a night. These places have well earned their reputations as being so creepy, tragic or mysterious (or all three) that they definitely qualify as "haunted." Places like... Aokigahara is a woodland at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan that makes The Blair Witch Project forest look like Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. It probably has something to do with all the dead bodies scattered around.

LUXE City Guides - NEW YORK Iconic, majestic, grand, kitsch, the tops, the bottoms, the kit and the kaboodle, NY is one huge and mercurial melting pot. Fashion forward, status conscious, food and culture epicentric, exasperating, exhilarating and never, ever out of vogue. Want perfect cocktails in funky modern speakeasies or charming, charisma-stacked old bars? Cut through the mediocre to find and feast on knockout food from humble burger joints to sensational gastro temples.

15 Amazing Castles from Around the Globe Although designed and built for the prominent purpose of defense, today the castles seem like somewhat unrealistic constructions straight from the fairytale world. From solid strongholds to oriental fortresses and highly decorative palaces, the castles are our connection to the past, where legends mix with history and reality blends with a fairyland. This fairytale castle is the historical seat of the Prussian Kings and German Emperors. untitled Colt Miller and Logan Caldbeck of Corbra Rock Boot Company show us how they make their beautiful and unique South Highland leather boots out of thier shop in the small West Texas desert town of Marfa. When furniture designer and maker Joey Benton of Marfa, Texas had a surplus of beautiful leather left over from a job, he made lemonade by making sandals inspired by footwear of the past, where there were no left and right. Here he explains the idea behind the sandal’s design and speaks about the wild possibilities and limitations that are part of living in the remote west texas desert town of Marfa, Texas. Primo Carrasco supplies the soundtrack and demonstrates how to break in these beautiful sandals and make them your own. Last year while touring the country with her husband Chap, Maura Ambrose had a 1970 VW camper van induced vision of what she wanted out of life and that vision was is the name of natural dyes and quilting.

Pretty Beach House - Pretty Beach House Surrounded by ancient angophoras and with views through eucalypts down to the sparkling Brisbane Waters, Pretty Beach House is a super-sophisticated private guesthouse in a magical setting, just 100 kilometres or 90 minutes drive north of Sydney. All-inclusive rates (all meals, snacks and considered selection of beverage) and guided walks through the Bouddi National Park are on offer and once you arrive, you'll never want to leave. Bayview Pavilion Boasting a king bed, heated plunge pool, private deck and fireplace. Accommodation includes, all meals, snacks, all non-alcoholic beverages, a considered selection of alcoholic beverages and guided bushwalks.read more Hideaway Pavilion

Travel From the latest boutique, luxury and design hotel openings to up-and-coming destinations along with innovative, creative insights into the travel industry. Travel all the fun of an outdoors holiday, minus the weather, at German lakeside hostel... April 9th, 2014 Crystal River - The most beautiful river on earth [Pics] Cano Cristales - Crystal River. River of five colors, as the locals call it, originates in the south of the mountain chain Macarena, Colombia, and flows eastward to its confluence with the Guayabero river. In the Cano Cristales found five colors: yellow, blue, green, black and red. All of them are waste product of many algae and, depending on time of year, color saturation, or weakened or strengthened. Share on Tumblr

Travel • Each egg in a dozen is stamped with an individual expiration date. • It makes waiters happy when you linger over food. • Overall, the men here seem very confident, almost arrogant. World's 50 best surf spots Maybe you surf, maybe you don't. It doesn't matter. Everyone who's been to the beach in the last 50 years is influenced by surf culture. August 2010 Steve MessamNorth Stainmore, Cumbria. UK.website: www.stevemessam.co.ukblog: www.stevemessam.wordpress.com As part of my practice I have made, and also been commissioned to make, roadsigns. Performing for the Camera Serious performance art, portraiture, or simply posing for a photograph… what does it mean to perform for the camera? Photography has been used to capture performances since its invention – from the stars of the Victorian stage to the art happenings of the 1960s, right up to today’s trend for selfies. This exhibition explores the relationship between the two forms, looking at how performance artists use photography and how photography is in itself a performance. Watch curator Simon Baker talk about key works in the exhibition: Play Video

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