Month: February 2024

The gorgeous little, traffic-free village of Saas-Fee looks a bit like a small Zermatt with its dark wooden chalets, and it is surrounded by magnificent glaciers and mountain peaks, including the Dom – the highest mountain located entirely within Switzerland.  Saas-Fee’s ski area is one of the highest in the Alps, popular for summer skiing
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San Francisco’s cultural heart beats just a few blocks from ‘Cerebral Valley,’ a nickname coined last year for the Hayes Valley neighborhood following an influx of Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-up activity. Civic Center is home to the city’s most established performing arts institutions—America’s oldest professional ballet company, San Francisco Ballet, the 101-year-old San Francisco Opera,
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Most of the accommodation in Saas-Fee is in hotels, including some smart options to suit guests with deep pockets. However, families and visitors on modest budgets can find apartments and catered chalets in the resort’s traffic-free centre and within easy reach of the lifts. For further Saas-Fee inspiration, see our guides to the resort’s best
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The kingdom of Bhutan is planning a “mindfulness city” that, if built, will cover some 2.5% of the country — an area larger than Singapore. Plans show the 1,000-square-kilometer city will be built near the town of Gelephu, along Bhutan’s southern border with India. “Gelephu Mindfulness City,” as it’s called in the project’s masterplan, will
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Most of Sölden’s accommodation is in comfortable hotels, which are predominantly four-star. At the less expensive end of the scale there are also traditional Austrian pensions and some apartments to rent. The two access gondolas, Giggijoch and Gaislachkogl, are at opposite ends of the village, leading to opposite sides of the ski area, but there
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Welcome to the delectable world of pizza, where tradition meets innovation and flavor knows no bounds. As we embark on a culinary journey through 2024, it’s time to uncover the latest trends shaping the beloved dish that has captured hearts and taste buds worldwide. From cutting-edge technology to tantalizing toppings and global influences, the pizza
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The Jeanneau Yachts 55 joins the new 60 and 65 What’s in a name? In the case of the new Jeanneau Yachts 55, there’s a double number that seems to speak of this monohull’s dexterous adoption of some of the best multihull characteristics. Look once and you’ll see a monohull, but look twice – especially
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Tennessee is home to a number of landmarks, museums, and educational destinations focused on African-American history and culture. While February is an opportune time to visit and celebrate Black History Month, the destinations below are worth planning a vacation to during any time of the year. The Bessie Smith Cultural Center, founded by empowering visionary
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The Botanist gin is introducing two cask-matured expressions, representing the brand’s first innovations since its initial launch in 2010. Available globally starting today, these new aged gins are inspired by tequila’s aged classifications, a first for the spirit category. Created in Islay by the whisky experts at Bruichladdich Distillery, head distiller Adam Hannett’s mission was
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