Month: February 2020

The air changes when you arrive in the Russian River Valley. The region is enveloped by Northern California’s famous redwoods, where the Pacific sends ocean breezes into vineyard-covered valleys. And in the heart of it all is a vibrant LGBTQ community where the food and wine are as delightful as the natural scenery. Welcome to
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There are more than 35,000 museums in the United States, according to a figure released by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. That means there’s twice as many museums in our country as there are Starbucks – a staggering figure. 10Best wanted to narrow down the field to the best museums in Canada and
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(CNN) — Perched atop a dormant volcano, Edinburgh Castle has borne witness to many events that have shaped the Scottish capital. From war and peace with neighboring England to plague, expansion and enlightenment. It was there at the formation of the United Kingdom in 1707, and in years to come, it may just look on
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A crisp breeze sweeps over Tuscany’s storybook-like Forcoli woods where occasional dapples of sunlight enhance the cozy autumn hues. The leaves rustle in the wind as the earth crunches beneath our feet, composing a rhythm that nearly drowns out Birba’s hurried pants. The playful black beagle sniffs then circles a seemingly nondescript spot on the
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When the first commercial flight took off on 1 January 1914, the carbon emissions contributing to air pollution were probably not the highest priority. More than a century later, in 2019, the actions of young environmental activist Greta Thunberg helped raise awareness of the Swedish term flygskam — translated as “flight shame” — to the
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(CNN) — You’ve seen your friends’ photos, you’ve watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy and you’re desperate to experience New Zealand for yourself. But considering that the Land of the Long White Cloud is about the same size as the UK, how will you decide what to see? Here’s our insider’s guide to Aotearoa’s
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(CNN) — The novel coronavirus may have originated in Wuhan, China, but it’s since spread to more than 30 countries across the world. During a press briefing on Monday, Angelo Borrelli, head of the country’s Civil Protection agency, confirmed that five people have died and at least 219 others have been infected with coronavirus in
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