Travel

How to Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Before you board, know what surprising cold-causing culprits could be waiting for you If you’re planning on traveling this holiday season, you may be sharing...

How Being a Frequent Flyer Hurts Your Health

Turns out, the jet-set life has its downsides. An expert weighs on how flight duration and travel frequency can cause sleep and blood-related health problems...

Top 10 A-List Bikini Boot Camps

The ritziest retreats where Hollywood’s hottest stars get fit The Ashram: Calabasas, CA Famous fans: Gwyneth Paltrow, Catherine Zeta Jones, Oprah Winfrey, Cindy Crawford, Colin...

12 Places to Go Rock Climbing Before You Die

Rock climbing is an awesome way to enjoy the great outdoors, not to mention a hardcore total-body workout. So grab a pair of rock climbing...

The Perfect Healthy Travel Destinations for a Weekend Getaway with Your Friends

Bonding, feeding your passions, taking in new scenery, this is the stuff of rejuvenation. Bermuda PHOTO: SAM ROBINSON If you’re craving sand and surf, a...

Best of Arhitecture

Tokyo’s new Hotel Okura will recreate iconic rooms from the original

A modernist hotel that featured in 1960s James Bond film You Only live Twice is being rebuilt to be more earthquake-proof, reopening in Tokyo next year. Despite a global...

SOM-designed Diamond tower gets approved for London

The 56-storey London skyscraper designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill will feature public viewing galleries at its topmost levels. Called The Diamond, the 248.2-metre-high tapered tower will be constructed...

Schemata Architects contrasts original features with modern interventions for Japanese office

Schemata Architects, headed by Jo Nagasaka, has converted a traditional house in Kamakura, Japan, into an office featuring modern fitted furniture. The building is located in a...

MAPA assembles “simple and austere” Sacromonte Chapel in Uruguay over one day

Architecture studio MAPA has designed this simple prefabricated wooden chapel for a vineyard in Maldonado, Uruguay, puncturing a black box through one of its slanted walls to provide a shrine for...

OOPEAA’s floating sea pools offer new swimming facilities to waterside cities

Architecture studio OOPEAA plans to introduce waterborne swimming pools to coastal and riverside cities around the world, with the first set to be built in Oulu, Finland. Finland-based OOPEAA, short for Office...

Eight home interiors furnished around statement rugs

IKEA recently collaborated with high-end fashion designers on a collection of statement rugs, and eye-catching carpets are becoming a focal point again in home interior design. Here...