WHAT’S NEW IN TRAVEL
Selecting the best beaches in Portugal is a tough task, as the country has been blessed with thousands of miles of beautiful coastline. The Algarve region, in particular, boasts some of the best beaches in the whole Mediterranean area. Algarve seaside landscapes alternate between fine sand beaches and rough cliffs, all special in their own way, which is I’m sure you’ll find something to suit your taste.
Undoubtedly the most captivating mountain range of Italy, the Dolomites stretch for 6155 mi² along the Italian provinces of South Tyrol, Trento, and Belluno. This UNESCO World Heritage site brings in millions of visitors every year due to its breathtaking landscapes, which boast scenic alpine lakes and hiking trails.
Perched along the stretch of sea Est of the famous Zingaro Reserve in Northern Sicily lays one of the most beautiful coastal villages of Italy: Scopello. Visiting Scopello (and Tonnara di Scopello) in Sicily is nowadays a must for every traveler that is planning a...
Ah, Iceland. So many sights to see, so many things to do! How in the world can one plan an Iceland itinerary knowing all the amazing experiences this country can offer? And is it even possible to do it when you can only spend 7 days in Iceland?
Well, don’t worry, because while one week in Iceland isn’t enough to “do it all”, it is absolutely enough to cover all the major must-sees, to get off the beaten track, and allow some free time to soak it all in.
Let me preface this post by saying one thing. I do not dedicate my “10 reasons why you should visit” series to just ANY place, it needs to be really special. In fact, I only write these kinds of posts under one specific circumstance, that is when I am so ANNOYINGLY EXCITED about a trip I’ve just returned from that my friends basically want to murder me and I’m forced to take my yapping somewhere else: the Internet.
I don’t know about you, but a glacier isn’t exactly something I get to see every day at home. Well I have seen glaciers on tv many times, but I was always under the impression that those otherworldly landscapes carved from living ice were not easy to reach, let alone hike.
And yet, as I recently discovered, if you find your way to Iceland a glacier is indeed something you get to see every day – and if you get in contact with the proper guide, you can even get the chance of walking on the surface of one.
WHAT’S NEW IN BOOKS
If you’re in the mood for a quick read, pick up one of these classic books under 200 pages for your next evening off.
There’s a common misconception that all classic books must be excruciatingly long. On the contrary, literary masterpieces come in all shapes and sizes. Here, we have featured 10 classic novels by renowned authors – including a Nobel prize winner – that pack a powerful impact without taking forever to read.
Looking to add a few of 2021’s best books to your reading list? This roundup is for you.
Goodreads, The New York Times, Vulture, BBC, Huffington Post – you name it, we got it! After comparing, reading and reviewing all their 2021 picks, we pulled out twelve books that made it on multiple lists, making them the best and brightest.
To help the fight against systematic and institutionalized racism in the long run, it is crucial that we understand it first. And to understand it, we must educate ourselves and gain full awareness of the policies, practices but also attitudes that are preserving these inequalities.
This reading list includes travel memoirs, historical-themed novels, plus masterpieces of Italian authors that were translated to English for the whole world to appreciate. Whatever floats your boat, all these books set in Italy will have you learning about Italian culture, architecture, food, and all that good stuff, without ever leaving your home
Historical nonfiction has the power to bring the past into sharp focus, revealing its relevance and importance, and making it easier for us to grasp and memorize. The right history book can even make a celebrated hero feel like someone we’ve known our whole lives, or turn complex events into thrilling prose. In fact, I believe the best history books are equal parts educational and entertaining, which is the distinctive quality of the titles I’ve put together here for you today.
2019 gifted us with a collection of memorable reads. But with so many “best books of 2019” lists out there, who has time to read them all? Turns out: I do. And to help you catch up, I scouted and rounded up all the best 2019 books, and then carefully picked the 10 most precious ones out of the bunch. You’re welcome!
So, if you’re looking for your next great read, look no further than this ultimate list of best books, 2019 edition: