Beaucoup Baku

Baku has a medieval Islamic core surrounded by lavish late 19th and early 20th-century European styles and modern skyscrapers and designs. Layers of history can be unraveled by exploring the architecture in Baku as you pass through Azerbaijan’s different eras. Read more courtesy of TheCultureTrip.com Please rotate on mobile devices

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Chateau bravo!

With their lofty towers, glittering ballrooms, geometric gardens and all that gilded finery, no one does castles better than France. From the Dordogne’s renaissance piles flanked by dusty olive groves and pretty hilltop villages to the turret-studded landscape of the Loire Valley, French châteaux are a brilliant display of the country’s rich architectural and cultural heritage, often with wonderful stories…

Moods for Moderns

Discover vacation perfection at this quiet hideaway, nestled along the scenic De Anza Country Club. This enviable locale is private enough to feel worlds away, while still being close to all the action. Your designer midcentury modern home provides desert luxury in a tranquil residential setting. Host a breezy cookout in the palm-studded backyard, detailed with a heated private pool…

Your concierge – Google Maps

From ordering food to using Google Maps indoors, you’ll use these tips daily. You use Google Maps on your Android or iPhone to check commute times on your way to work and find new restaurants to try out on the weekends — but if you’re only using the Maps app for the basics, you’re missing out. Google Maps has several…

SpaceX Odyssey

SpaceX is planning to send three tourists to the International Space Station (ISS) next year. The trip is part of a partnership with the Houston-based start-up Axiom Space. Private citizens have flown to the ISS before, but they have all launched in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. This trip, which will use a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule,…

Almaty is the big apple

Ask someone to picture a city in Kazakhstan and you’ll likely be met with a blank stare. Despite its many draws, the Central Asian country, which stretches from China to the Caspian Sea, is not exactly a hotbed of international tourism, and remains an enigma to most tourists outside its neighbouring countries. But when grappling with planning a trip to…

So long, Frank Lloyd Wright

One man’s quest to photograph every Frank Lloyd Wright structure ever built. There are 532 Frank Lloyd Wright structures standing in the world. Phoenix-based photographer Andrew Pielage is on a mission to shoot every one of them. The 39-year-old is the unofficial photographer of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. So far, he has shot about 50 Wright structures. His quest to shoot…

Day trips from Los Cabos

We wonder why you would even want to, but here are six top day trips from Los Cabos, Mexico. Los Cabos is a multi-faceted destination with beautiful beaches, fantastic dining, boisterous nightlife, and an abundance of shopping opportunities. But when you’re ready to explore the area beyond the two Cabos and the Tourist Corridor, you’ll find many fun and interesting…

California

California is the largest state of the United States by population, and the third largest by area, located on its coast to the Pacific Ocean. California has natural attractions as well as theme-parks and bustling city life: Southern California is home to such popular attractions as Disneyland, Hollywood and the beaches in Malibu that inspired the television show Baywatch, while…

Germany

Germany, (officially: the Federal Republic of Germany; German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is the largest country in Central Europe. It is bordered to the north by Denmark, to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic, to the south by Austria and Switzerland, and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Germany is a federation of 16 states, roughly…

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