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The best camper vans

The best camper vans

Camper vans aren't just for pensioners. These rigs are far from the average RV, and they'll take you anywhere.
Bay Area coronavirus restrictions: Can I still hike, bike or surf?

Bay Area coronavirus restrictions: Can I still hike, bike or surf?

There's still some wiggle room, but health officials urged all residents to stay close to home.
Coronavirus: Why are there teddy bears in Bay Area windows?

Coronavirus: Why are there teddy bears in Bay Area windows?

Teddy bear hunts are popping up in neighborhoods around the Bay Area. Here's why.

How urban Indian parents are dealing with the coronavirus lockdown

On seeing their folks home, kids think it's a weekend.
An Open-Air Opera, Cut Short by Social Distancing

An Open-Air Opera, Cut Short by Social Distancing

The encroaching pandemic hung over “Sweet Land,” an opera performed in a Los Angeles park, but its tales of cultural violence would have been a gut punch under any circumstances, Alex Ross writes.
Coronavirus: Residents’ hunger for outside recreation collides with social-distancing rules

Coronavirus: Residents’ hunger for outside recreation collides with social-distancing rules

Bay Area residents seeking an escape from their living rooms amid the COVID-19 outbreak are dulling the effect of social distancing, forcing parks officials to make tough choices.

Connection with nature

Connecting with nature out in the country, with nothing but fields and trees and wildlife as far as the eye can see is just what I could use right about now while stuck at home. How peaceful living
Amazon delays shipping: Here’s where you can get online order deliveries in time

Amazon delays shipping: Here’s where you can get online order deliveries in time

Amazon may be your go-to online merchant, but you may find faster shipping at other sites temporarily.

Bridge Garden

It’s called the Bridge Garden because this walled garden forms a bridge between the existing sandstone workers cottage and its new minimalist, Japanese inspired addition. I think it could easily have

In my dreams

In my dreams we’re on the other side. In my dreams we can leave our homes, we can cross borders and we can come together in numbers more than a handful. In my dreams we’re lying by the pool, listening

Interview: Philippe Starck on his B&B Italia “Oh, It Rains!” Collection

Designed for human experience and the elements, a new range of seating made for the outdoors Two icons of contemporary design—French designer Philippe Starck and Italian furniture brand B&B
Stuck inside? Save up to 80% during the REI Co-op Sale

Stuck inside? Save up to 80% during the REI Co-op Sale

REI is running a big online sale right now on all sorts of outdoor gear and clothing with discounts up to 80%.
20 Best Weekend Deals: Games, Kindles, Home Theater, and More

20 Best Weekend Deals: Games, Kindles, Home Theater, and More

For everyone stuck at home, these are our favorite videogames, gadgets, and gift subscriptions for adjusting to a new reality.
Save 20% on REI gear and practice social distancing by going outside

Save 20% on REI gear and practice social distancing by going outside

TL;DR: REI members get 20% off one full priced item and can get an extra 20% off one discounted REI Outlet item with code MEMPERKS2020 through April 6. Practice social distancing in its purest,

Nickey + Kehoe encore

“The interior design of Nickey + Kehoe comes alive through uncannily beautiful contrasts. Modern meets classical, old-world elegance parallels pure function. Through this infinitely curious lens, they

A peaceful family getaway

Love the idea of staying a some of Australia’s best homes with 24-7 concierge service? Want a 5-star hotel experience in the comfort of a private home? I’m in if it means a family getaway to this 5
Want to Boost Your Team's Productivity? Consider Creating a Workplace Outside.

Want to Boost Your Team's Productivity? Consider Creating a Workplace Outside.

With the help of a few chairs and tables in your office's backyard, you'll soon find your employees will feel refreshed, energized and full of great ideas.
Want to Boost Your Team's Productivity? Consider Creating a Workplace Outside.

Want to Boost Your Team's Productivity? Consider Creating a Workplace Outside.

With the help of a few chairs and tables in your office's backyard, you'll soon find your employees will feel refreshed, energized and full of great ideas.

Tips For Cloudy Weather Photography

If it's raining, photography lives on. Some great tips here to ensure you get the best from shooting outdoors in overcast (and/or wet) conditions. Sometimes bad weather creates opportunity for

Casa La Quinta

A holiday home in the Mexican city of San Miguel De Allende by PPAA (Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados) looks inward on a series of patios. A study of voids and 3D spaces the house is not so much