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Chances are, any traveler who falls in love with a new destination inevitably asks themselves if they could picture actually living in said locale. But when you pair a living-abroad fantasy with #RealEstatePorn, the result is a full-on love affair with a new place — stunning abode included, of course.

In the brand-new title, Modern Living — Homes Away From Home by Claire Bingham, global architecture takes center stage. Featuring glamorous houses from eastern South Africa to Venice, Italy — as seen below in this exclusive excerpt — some of these holiday homes are over-the-top opulent while others are jaw-dropping rustic chic. Be it an image of an island villa, beach house or a chalet, escapism is the recurring theme here. And what better way to transport readers than through travel and living space?

In this just-released title, you’ll get a look at some of the world’s more exquisite escapes — Bingham, an interiors journalist, also offers tips for incorporating these looks into your own home. Here’s a peek at some of the beautiful international dwellings featured inside.

Modern Living — Homes Away From Home, by Claire Bingham, published by teNeues.
Live vicariously through Modern Living — Homes Away From Home.
Boulders Lodge in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Image by Singita.
Boulders Lodge in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Image by Singita.
Hope House in Cornwall, UK. Image by Paul Massey.
Hope House in Cornwall, UK. Image by Paul Massey.
Villa F in Venetia, Italy. Image by Tony Amos.
Villa F in Venetia, Italy. Image by Tony Amos.
Aegan Villa in Syros, Greece. Image by Yiorgos Kordakis. Styling by Anestis Michalis.
Aegan Villa in Syros, Greece. Image by Yiorgos Kordakis. Styling by Anestis Michalis.
Escargot in Victoria, Australia. Image by Tony Amos.
Escargot in Victoria, Australia. Image by Tony Amos.
Boulders Lodge in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Image by Singita.
Boulders Lodge in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Image by Singita.

Modern Living — Homes Away From Home by Claire Bingham, published by teNeues, is now available on Amazon.com from $28. 

Featured image by Yiorgos Kordakis.

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