Sonoma vineyard photo via Shutterstock Most of us know that San Francisco is one of the coolest cities in the U.S., but during the summer it’s always fun to jet off for a weekend and enjoy the laid-back vibe of the open countryside, beaches and parks that surround the city. During the month of August, […]
BY CHELSEA BOORMAN It had only taken a week of living in Paris to hear the term bobo and to learn about the existence of the canals. I soon discovered that the two went hand in hand; Canal Saint Martin may as well have been the birthplace of French bobo. A far cry from the […]
Land’s End Sea of Cortez photo via Shutterstock In this short film, Nicolas Ibarguen travels to the Sea of Cortez, which has been nicknamed the “Aquarium of the World” due to its high diversity of species, and discovers that the conditions in the sea have led to an alarming decline in the marine population.
By Masha Vapnitchnaia I don’t actually know if he was little, I couldn’t tell from his one weathered sandal encased in glass along with a few of his books, a sleeping mat and his death mask. “He was a pilgrim, like you,” my host Colette explained as I paused before a painting of the saint. I was standing […]
By Diana Smith This month the state of Washington expects to open its retail marijuana shops, and in a state known for its coffee, it only makes sense that there is a new line of caffeinated cannabis drinks waiting to hit shelves. Mirth Provisions, the beverage company that declares to “establish unprecedented chillness, promote widespread […]
By Angelica Olstad Get Up and Ride, a Brooklyn-based bicycle tour company that focuses exclusively on urban landscapes, graffiti art, and good eats is perfect for the more adventurous traveler interested in learning about this culturally-rich borough. The bike tour features easy-to-ride street cruisers and in-ear walkie talkies so that riders can be tuned in to the […]
Pollution and clean energy photo via Shutterstock By Margaret Barthel The outlook on climate change is pretty gloomy: there’s the National Climate Assessment study that warned of impending greenhouse-gas driven disaster in the US. Then there’s the recent fervor over sea-level rise affecting iconic national monuments. And, as always, the clincher is the fact that some […]