Travel

Travel tips: How to get to and around Lake Tahoe this summer

Summer traffic in Tahoe can be particularly bad when construction is occurring. Consider alternative modes of transportation. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Randy Pench) LAKE TAHOE...

11 Incredible Underwater Hotels around the World

Relax at these retreats that take guests literally beneath the deep blue sea. These properties make 20,000 leagues under the sea a reality for today’s...

11 Charming Small Towns in California

Find hidden gems scattered throughout the Golden State. As one of the largest states in the U.S., California is home to many quaint small towns,...

Why Milwaukee Is the Midwest’s Coolest (and Most Underrated) City

Lake Michigan from Milwaukee, Wisconsin Photo: Getty Images Amidst the steep bluffs of southeastern Wisconsin, in a shallow valley where three rivers join before flowing into Lake...

Is This the Best Country for Millennials?

Photo: Alamy In America, things aren’t looking too rosy for millennials. Student debt is a 1.3 trillion dollar crisis. The future of social security is up in...

Best of Arhitecture

Shoe Box apartment in Beirut packs everything into 15 square metres

Lebanese studio Eliemetni has squeezed everything a guest could need into a micro studio apartment on the roof of an old building in the Achrafieh district of Beirut....

Japanese organisational technique informs layout of Sydney micro apartment

Australian architect Nicholas Gurney has used bespoke joinery, sliding partitions and moveable furniture to make the most of limited space inside this 24-square-metre apartment in Sydney. The home, re-modelled for a...

Cutler Anderson designs Studio/Bunkhouse for dad’s work and daughter’s sleepovers

A principal at US firm Cutler Anderson Architects has created a small outbuilding at his residence overlooking the Puget Sound, which serves as both his studio and...

Gensler designs pair of skyscrapers on Sri Lankan coast

The Gensler-designed Sapphire Residences in Colombo, Sri Lanka, will be connected by a sky bridge topped with a swimming pool, and have interiors by Philippe Starck. US architectural firm Gensler designed...

Green kitchen and wall of plants add character to low-budget apartment in Ukraine

A kitchen decked out with forest-green plywood cabinets and a shelving unit filled with plants add colour to this otherwise simple apartment in Ukrainian city Lviv, by interior designer Roman Shpelyk....

Panovscott rearranges Sydney cottage around central courtyard garden

Local architecture studio Panovscott has modernised a cottage in Sydney by introducing a courtyard that the living spaces and bedrooms all open directly onto. The house, which was likely constructed in the...