Secret Islands

Three islands you probably haven't thought about for laid-back summer getaways

The onset of summer means vacation plans—or at least daydreams about them—abound. Whether you’re looking for seclusion or are simply ready for a change in beach venues, these islands offer lesser-known ways to get your seaside fix. The Outer Hebrides Known for its ruggedly mythic terrain, the Outer Hebrides are an archipelago off the coast of Scotland. If you’re in the mood for a relaxed …

Inntel Hotel Amsterdam

Stoner cuisine, denim glad rag fashion, and re-thinking airport furniture in this week's web roundup

Tweeted by CH colleague Jose Mejia, the new Inntel Hotel Amsterdam, comprised of 12 houses stacked on top of each other is an intriguing architectural feat and seemingly stellar spot to hang out.

Write The Future

Stoner cuisine, denim glad rag fashion, and re-thinking airport furniture in this week's web roundup

As the world gears up for World Cup 2010, Nike takes the excitement to a new level with their Wieden+Kennedy-produced video Write The Future. The action-packed short, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu (whose new film Biutiful has been getting some recent attention at Cannes), makes some clever predictions about football players, capturing the competition in its full glory—from the obsessed fans to the brawny footballers …