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Located across from Golden Gate Park and next to the UCSF Parnassus campus, the Inner Sunset neighborhood, with its epicenter at 9th Avenue and Irving Street, has become one of the Sunset District’s most popular hotspots.
The Design District, Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki‘s Design District is one condensed constellation of creativity in the core of the city. Covering over 25 streets and containing 200 buildings, there’s a myriad of directions you can get lost in - architecture, interior, fashion, ceramics, haute cuisine and more -
Essen, the former industrial metropolis speaks reusable lingo
The former industrial metropolis, Essen was a synonym for emancipation in its heyday. Home to 13% of the current largest German corporations, the city’s fascination for early development takes a step back to welcome adaptive reuse and slow revival of its environment and economy.
Kallio, Do's and more in the art neighbourhood of Helsinki
With an unapologetic culture of non-conformist bohemian souls, home to artists, designers, and students, Kallio is the place in Helsinki where everything progressive and revolutionary happens. Use this guide to discover the best things to do and see in the area.
The Most Beautiful Universities in the United Kingdom
Image: Royal Holloway, University of London in snow.
Marcel Khalife: The Rebellious Master Of The Lebanese Oud
Starting his long and daring musical trajectory from a small coastal village in the North of Beirut, Marcel Khalife has been devotedly preaching the ways and joys of the oud — turning more eyes and tuning more ears to the depths and richness of Arabic music.
Jammin' in Jamaica: Bob Marley’s Timeless Reggae Legend
A revolutionary figure and a global superstar whose musical and spiritual allure, over three decades after his passing, remain undiminished, Bob Marley brought Jamaican reggae into every Western household.
Amira Medunjanin: The Melancholy Messenger Of Bosnian Sevdahlinka
Much like the Portuguese saudade, or the Spanish duende, sevdah expresses the state of a mournful, melancholy heart, a yearning and a hymn to a love that pains you even at its most euphoric moments.
10 most beautiful bridges in England
Image: Severn Bridge at sunset, taken from the Bristol side of the River Severn.
Exploring The Best Of Chilean Cuisine
Chile’s startling variety of scenery translates, on a plate, into an adventurous mélange of texture, color and flavor, packed with exotic fruit, fresh fish and top notch wine.
Toronto Street Art: From Ancient History To A Cultural Phenomena
Toronto street art has become as much a part of the culture in the city as the art galleries and cafés that line the streets. Although the argument of vandalism vs. art still exists, thanks to StreetARToronto, street art has now become a vital part of the culture in the …
The 15 Best Places To Drink Craft Beer In Toronto
Beer enthusiasts, rejoice! The Toronto craft beer scene is booming, as breweries and bars dedicated to serving small batch and local beers have become the reg, popping up on corners all over the city. In need of a beer map for the best spots to drink a few? We’ve got …
10 Best Weekend Getaways From Dallas & Fort Worth
As the weather begins to warm and wildflowers start to bloom, spring fever leaps into play – it’s time to get out of the house and venture on a road trip! Fill up that tank of gas, grab the camera, and head north, south, east or west for one of …
8 Of The Strangest Canadian Poems You Should Read
Canadian literature possesses a style unto itself. As Canada’s writers and poets have developed a voice for the Great White North, a recurring theme is a refusal to adhere to the poetic norm. Find anything from broken words to strange analogies to graphic imagery in the eight poems below; and …
An Introduction To Metric In 10 Songs
Metric: the popular and eclectic indie band from Toronto, is known for deviating from the norm with their unique blend of synth pop, new-age rock and punk influences. They have set themselves apart from the average rock band, introducing a new sound to the Canadian music scene that defies traditional …
Melina Mercouri: The Heroic Voice Of Greece
Climbing up the stairs of the Acropolis metro station in Athens, you will find yourself underneath the most symbolic element of the Greek capital: the Parthenon on the holy rock of Acropolis. But wait a minute, on the platform wall you see an immense picture: in the background is the …
Funerals For The Living: South Korea’s Controversial Approach To Life
Is it necessary to die before you learn to live? In March 2015, in the South Korean county of Haenam, a six grader jumped from the 11th floor of her apartment because she had failed some tests at school. She left a note saying: ‘To mom and dad, I’m sorry …
Where To Go In Busan: South Korea’s Most Dynamic City
You may hear the South Koreans say that Busan is the contrary of Seoul — or is it the opposite? The Culture Trip doesn’t usually like to meddle in others’ affairs, but you won’t regret going south. The benign climate, the most fervent of people and the helpful information below …
8 Wonderful Wine Bars in Prague You Have To Try
Renowned for brilliant beer bars selling the gold stuff cheaper than water, Czech expertise when it comes to wine is often underrated. Prague however plays host to a fantastic array of sleek wine bars serving renowned Czech strains and the best international bottles. Grape culture has been revived in Prague, …