Modernist Icons In Switzerland’s Art

Famous around the world for its banks, penknives, and neutral political stance, Switzerland’s artistic history has sometimes been forgotten. Kitty Hudson investigates Switzerland in the 19th and 20th centuries, shining a light on some of the great Modernist artists of this landlocked nation. Switzerland’s spectacular mountain landscape has inspired artists for centuries. The Grand Tour, […]

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The Most Beautiful Locations to Visit in Germany This Fall

Colorful foliage, golden days shrouded in autumn mist and cool crisp air make Germany a great destination to visit in fall. Though most parts of the country see the landscape change in a cornucopia of fall colors, certain regions truly transform into fairytale lands. Here’s our pick of the best. Moselle Valley The Moselle Valley, nestled between the mighty Moselle River and rolling […]

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The Top 10 Things To Eat In Switzerland

Apart from its stunning natural beauty, Switzerland is also a destination for food lovers—especially those with big appetites. Its climate and verdant, mountainous landscapes make it highly suitable for dairy products, which is why cheese and chocolate play such prominent roles in the Swiss culinary identity. And while you definitely need to try both these […]

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The History Of Marienplatz In One Minute Germany

Marienplatz (Mary’s Square) has been recognized as Munich’s central plaza since the city was founded in 1158 and is surrounded by a multitude of historic buildings. Some of the most famous of these monumental buildings are the exquisite Neues Rathaus(New Town Hall) and the Mariensäule, with its striking gilded statue of the Virgin Mary poised […]

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Three Days in Waimanu Valley on Hawaii Island

Peek into this remote valley along the rugged Hāmākua Coast. Chances are good that you’ve never been to Waimanu Valley. The largest of a string of remote valleys along a dozen miles of rugged, windswept Hamakua coastline between more accessible and well-known Big Island valleys Waipio and Pololu, Waimanu is not an easy place to […]

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