Find your personal boom town

How does a person find where they fit into the world’s largest, most sophisticated economy?


Why Live in Newfoundland? A Great, Terrible Question

Are we sure Australia was the penal colony?


How an English City Is Losing Its Soul

A splurge of polished student housing is displacing Newcastle's coolest district.


Vancouver Versus Toronto: Two Renters Talk About Who Has It Worse

The story in which Montreal finally wins.


Vomit, Anal Beads, and Crucifixes: The Things You Find When Moving into a New Place

The traces of the people who lived there before you can be horrifying.


How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.


Photos of the Apartments of Australia’s Single Women

Single guys are gross, but how about girls? We visited some single ladies around Melbourne to talk about their homes and housekeeping.


Why Sheds Are Actually the Perfect Homes

I was forced out of my already expensive studio apartment by rising rents. My solution? Living in a shed.


We Asked an Urban Planner How to Build the Perfect Town

We asked an expert how we can build housing that's actually good for us.


What It's Like to Live with Someone 65 Years Older Than You

Unlike some of my previous roommates, Iside doesn't steal my food or leave dirty socks around.


Nine Months Living with a Junkie

You watch a sad parent pack away his son’s clothes, digging through the wreckage. That’s when, maybe for the first time, I understand the depths of the disease my roommate and supposed friend has been living with. I could’ve done better.