The whole affair, in fact, was tender and delicious. And summery, evoking flavors of Greece for one guest (which validated the "à la grecque" tag for the artichoke preparation).
During my first visit to Austin, Texas, I had no car. Over the course of four days, I walked as much as my body could withstand in the high heat and photographed the Live Music Capital of the World's urban textures.
We love hipsters. Yes, they're easy to make fun of (seriously, glasses without lenses?), but they also tend to attract cool things to their neighborhoods. Here are 10 painfully hipster 'hoods around the world -- add them to your list for the epic people-watching, organic food, obscure cafes, and fun bars.
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With its stunning natural beauty and a thriving arts and culture scene, the city has an abundance of things to do if you're on a budget or just saving for other indulgences.
The commission to design a contemporary art museum is one of the most prestigious an architect can receive. The confluence of creativity with money allows a firm to both experiment, and realize its dreams.
By Erin Fitzpatrick PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE AGENCY. We watch their movies. We read their interviews. We might even run into them at the gas station...
Standing on the edge of a gigantic bluff overlooking the sea, the breeze continues to roll in as the sun dips toward the horizon. If this is a scene you could only imagine in a foreign country, than you should take a look at the dramatic shorelines in the U.S.
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Wouldn't it be great to celebrate black people, just for being black? Nothing is more positive than flipping the script. Where there is oppression, we will uplift. And where there is hate, we'll inject love.
If you're like us, we are constantly on the lookout for travel quotes to spark our wanderlust. We asked Trippy.com this August to share with us the most inspiring quotes that remind them of the importance of travel in their lives, and how travel makes the world more connected. This is what they shared...
Maybe your mind goes to epic hikes in Yosemite, paddling the coast of Acadia or camping out under the stars in Zion--but chances are you didn't think of relaxing on a beach.
Some may seem far-fetched, but might actually be extremely useful to you on your next trip. While you might write them off at first, you may find yourself wondering, "Why didn't I think of that!?"
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A peacemaker for the ages walks among us. Whether he is blessing world leaders who are notorious for war, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, or speaking of his own exile from his homeland of Tibet, the message of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is the same. "This should be the peace century."
Disruptive ideas. Innovation. Creativity. These buzz words drive the conversations in branding, business, visual design and the arts. And all three boil down to the same pressing question -- how do you create something new?