So, you’ve left the nest. Maybe you bailed on your suburban childhood home for college, or for life in a big city, or a town across the state. Maybe you have the occasional tendency to think you’re pretty hot shit because you’re off doing Big Exciting Things while everything back home seemingly stands still. Rest [...]
By Josephine McKenna VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis leaves on Friday (Nov. 28) for a three-day visit to Turkey and, given the issues on his plate and the troubles in the neighborhood, it is expected to be his most challenging and potentially most dangerous trip yet. There are so few Christians — around 120,000 — […]
CALAIS, France — Arriving in this French port city aboard a sleek Eurostar train from London, I worried that I might have trouble finding the migrants whose presence was the reason for my visit. They are in Calais, after all, to do something illicit: to sneak into Britain, land of their dreams. Show More Summary
Nat Geo Young Explorer Erin Spencer is a marine scientist with a curious fascination with invasive lionfish and tri-cornered hats. After visiting Virginia's Historic Triangle every year as a child, she ended up moving to Williamsburg to attend William & Mary. Show More Summary
A couple of weeks ago, I was preparing to head back to Turkey from Erbil, in northern Iraq. I had spent the past few days in and around the city, visiting the Kurdish peshmerga’s front lines against the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Show More Summary
Just in case you were stuck right on the fence about whether to visit the Forbidden City in Beijing, museum officials unveiled this weekend something that is sure to shock you right off—mascots. [ more › ]
Last week, I enjoyed two completely different dinners out in the French capital's 11th arrondissement. The contrasting experiences in the so-called “Brooklyn of Paris” reminded me why right now is a wonderful time to be in the city that casts a magical spell, whether it’s your first or fifteenth visit.
Marreese Speights scored 28 points to help the visiting Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 91-86, on Sunday night.
We just had a trip to Washington D.C. Coming up in the new year will be visits to Seattle, Austin, and San Francisco, But a number of you suggested New York City as our next place for a meet and greet, and so that is what we decided to do. We have scheduled the week...Read More
During a recent visit to London, a friend and I decided to explore Kensal Green Cemetery in the west of the city. Founded as the General Cemetery of All Souls by barrister George Frederick Carden in 1833, Kensal Green was inspired by the garden-style cemetery of Pere-Lachaises in Paris. Show More Summary
I'm breaking from health care today, with a throwback to my training as a city planner. I'm spending several days in Melbourne, Australia, and had a chance to visit some of the old neighborhoods. We spent some time walking around Drummond...Show More Summary
Yaya Toure scored the second-half winner as Manchester City came from behind to defeat visiting Swansea City 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium. Swansea had led through Wilfried Bony's volleyed ninth-minute strike, but City equalised through Stevan Jovetic 10 minutes later. Show More Summary
A late-summer trip to San Francisco with my wife, child and parents had all of us wanting to check out different parts of the City by the Bay. With some planning, we were able to combine touristy highlights with lesser-known areas, including where we stayed — the city's NoPa neighborhood....
Manchester City need to get back to winning ways—and fast—if they are to keep pace with Chelsea in the Premier League. The Sky Blues currently sit eight points behind the Stamford Bridge outfit in third and have the difficult visit of...Show More Summary
Kabul may seem an unlikely location for a fun park, but that's exactly what makes an attraction devoted to amusement so appealing. Thousands of families have visited Kabul's City Park since it opened in October, taking advantage of the chance to temporarily escape lives greatly affected by war. Show More Summary
After the dramatic Richie vs. Kevin cliffhanger that ended season one of HBO’s Looking, it’s little wonder that Jonathan Groff‘s character Patrick needed a little R&R. In a first peek at the season two, courtesy of EW, Patrick and pals Dom (Murray Bartlett) and Agustin (Frankie J. Alvarez) head out of San Francisco to enjoy […]
Earlier this autumn I spent a week in Switzerland. It was a typical leisure trip, colored with couple of “gun nut special” detours. First of those was a visit to B+T factory in the city of Thun, which I already described here. LaterShow More Summary
You may need to ditch your rolling suitcase if you plan on visiting Venice in the future. Under a new proposal introduced yesterday, the Italian city would fine tourists caught with a suitcase on plastic or hard rubber wheels up to $620 beginning in May, the Local reports. Apparently the...
The Chiefs are trying to keep pace with the Broncos atop the AFC West while the Raiders are looking for their first win of the season. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:25 p.m. ET on NFL Network. The Kansas City Chiefs are a perfect 5-0 SU and ATS over their last five games. Show More Summary
After stopping by FEIT’s New York City boutique, we had the pleasure of taking a peek inside PHM Saints Pères’ new Paris concept store which was created in an effort to “propose the best wardrobe for a man today.” The… The post Highsnobiety Visits | PHM Saints Pères’ Paris Concept Store appeared first on Highsnobiety.