It all started with two French girls. It was 2006 and five months into my first round the world trip. I had arrived in Thailand two weeks before, ran into a friend, and jetted off to Ko Phi Phi, a place I didn’t enjoy. A friend e-mailed me about a beautiful, out of the way, hidden island near the Malaysian border called Ko Lipe and suggested I come. Show More Summary
We previously visited three spectacular Thai villas at the amazing luxury getaway on the island of Koh Samui, and we just can’t help going back for more. So, come with us once again to Thailand’s second-largest island after Phuket, as we visit yet another villa at Samujana. http://youtu.be/cCe8pMcnf5Q For more regular updates from Home Designing, […]
On the trip to Long Island to fish with Bonefish Paradise at Greenwich Creek Lodge we got lucky when it came to the weather. There were no whitecaps on the water (which I learned are formed when relative wind speeds reach 14 mph). We might have seen a few minutes of 12 mph wind, but […]
These tropical paradises and famous urban islands are threatened by rising sea levels, and may be underwater in the next 50 or 100 years.
Close your eyes and imagine paradise: Perhaps you see a deserted tropical island or even a snowy peak, but what about an overwater bungalow? Elevated over the ocean, these hotel rooms on stilts are most often found in the Maldives and the South Pacific, but they also crop up in unexpected places such as Switzerland, Malaysia, and Cambodia. Show More Summary
Taiwan is a foodie?s paradise. For such a small island, it offers a host of weird and wonderful gastronomic delights, many of which are totally unique and cannot be found anywhere else. Tainan is traditionally the place associated with gastronomy but on my travels I have had my taste buds tantalised al across the country [...]Show More Summary
Heidi Klum made a splash in the Bahamas on a Paradise Island family vacation on Sunday. The gorgeous model wore a black strapless bikini and a big hat as she had fun at the beach, floating around on an inflatable tube in the water and chatting on her phone in the sand. Show More Summary
Bali; the ultimate tropical island paradise, featuring everything from pristine turquoise waters with powdery white sand beaches, to lush terraced rice fields. Small and intimate, yet vibrant and lively, Bali is an island rife with variety that knows how to pack a punch. This eclectic island serves up sensational dining, celebrated shopping, stunning temples and [...]Show More Summary
Photo via Design Boom Built by California-based practice Belzberg Architects, this modern, 7,800-square-foot residence sprawls across an unlikely base of cooled lava on the volcanic island Kona, Hawaii. Overlooking both the ocean and the dormant mountains from its precarious parcel...
What's better than an awesome slide at your favorite outdoor park? How about an entire hill full of them! Construction workers are working on erecting a 38-foot-tall hill at Governor's Island Park that will eventually be covered with slides. The exciting
Each year 1.3 million people reluctantly leave the small and spectacularly beautiful island of Kauai after vacations and visits. But there are 68,000 people on this planet who don't have to leave because they are lucky enough to call...Show More Summary
“It’s like Tulum ten years ago,” say the founders of this remote Caribbean island retreat, who've created a boho, yoga, juicing paradise.
Deep Silver has kicked off the closed beta for Dead Island: Epidemic, a free-to-play ZOMBA (Zombie Online Multiplayer Battle Arena) game set in the tropical zombie paradise that is the Dead Island series. If you have access to it, the beta will be playable 24/7,... Read More
Air New Zealand's newest safety video, "Safety in Paradise," features Sports Illustrated models Ariel Meredith, Chrissy Teigen, Hannah Davis and Jessica Gomes on a shoot in the Cook Islands.
On Sunday I mentioned that Air New Zealand was about to debut a new safety video, Safety in Paradise, marking 40 years of flying to the Cook Islands — a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit safety video. And I posted a ‘making of’ video. Now the safety video itself is live. Show More Summary
At the end of January, the Duchess of Cambridge whisked Prince George off to the Caribbean island of Mustique for a family vacation. She and baby George headed to paradise with the Middleton clan for their annual trip, this time also...Show More Summary
Air New Zealand debuts a new safety video on February 11, marking 40 years of flying to the Cook Islands. And it’s a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit safety video, “Safety in Paradise” Here’s ‘the making of,’ in anticipation of the safety...Show More Summary
To celebrate 40 years of flying to the Cook Islands, Air New Zealand has collaborated with Sports Illustrated (celebrating the 50th anniversary of their Swimsuit Issue) for a new safety video featuring swimsuit models such as Chrissy...Show More Summary
Though the Hawaiian island of Oahu has nearly a million residents, it offers many relaxing alternatives for daily life in paradise. The cool breeze, the beach, the slow days, and nature are some of the alternatives to enjoy. The more than 50 spas on the...
Alec Baldwin has a new victim of his ever–evolving aggression: the TSA. The "30 Rock" star recently traveled to Paradise Island in the Bahamas with his wife, Hilaria, and their 5–month–old daughter. What appeared to be a lovely vacation apparently had a rough ending as the family headed back to the States. Show More Summary