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Destinations

(Relaxnews) - Costa Rica was the most popular vacation destination among US holidaymakers in 2014, according to Bing’s annual trends report.

Art, Shows & Exhibitions

(Relaxnews) - Art Basel Miami Beach gets under way Thursday and is expected to draw 70,000 visitors over four days.

Interiors & Design

(Relaxnews) - Philippe Starck is captivated by elegance. It runs like a current through the bold aesthetic of his myriad designs, from yachts to bicycles, watches and prefabricated houses. Currently in the headlines due to the news that his successful "Mama Shelter" hotel concept is heading Stateside in 2015, the French designer seems to be on something of a crusade to preach his message to the masses.

Art, Shows & Exhibitions

(AFP) - A long-lost avant-garde painting has returned home to Hungary after nine decades thanks to a sharp-eyed art historian who spotted it being used as a prop in the Hollywood film "Stuart Little".

Interiors & Design

(Relaxnews) - Florida is heating up for the 10th edition of the unmissable contemporary fair Design Miami, set to kick off this December.

Destinations

(AFP) - The Hagia Sophia, which the pope visits Sunday on his tour of Istanbul, has in the course of some 15 centuries of its history served as a church, a mosque and now a museum but still inflames passions.

Art, Shows & Exhibitions

(AFP) - The British Library will bring together the four remaining copies of the Magna Carta for the first time in February as Britain celebrates the 800-year anniversary of the famous constitutional charter.

Luxe

(Relaxnews) - Audi, Swarovski and Fendi are just some of the big names set to showcase their work via exhibitions during Design Miami this December.

Destinations

(Relaxnews) - New York City, famed for being a concrete jungle, could become the world’s first city to build an underground park complete with grass, trees, park benches, and sunlight.

Art, Shows & Exhibitions

(Relaxnews) - Britain's Tate has launched a series of maps of virtual 3D worlds with Minecraft, combining art, history and gaming.