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SUNDAY 17.01.2021

Paris, France


Malibu, California, USA


The Adventurers Kit

Whether you’re venturing to the trails or taking a quick weekend trip to the city, it’s likely that you will have to dig through your bag to find a few of your belongings. This kit provides the essentials of your everyday carry while ensuring your things are easily located and protected from the elements. Organize your belongings, roll it up, and take it with you on your next adventure. Get yours here.

Wintry Scenes From a Swedish Wonderland

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Marcus Westberg shares a collection of images from his home country of Sweden. See them here.

Soon You’ll Be Able to Attend a Concert at the Colosseum

Italian officials have set to work on a new vision for the Colosseum, one that includes concerts, theater and the ability for visitors to stand in the very place where gladiators fought to the death. According to the BBC, the Italian government is currently taking bids from engineers to build a retractable floor complete with trap doors and hidden lifts, with a budget of $22.5 million. Design proposals are due by February 1 with officials looking to complete the project as soon as 2023. Read more about the project here.

The Gritti Palace, Venice, Italy

A Venetian institution, The Gritti Palace draws discerning travellers with its 15th-century charm and views across the Grand Canal. Thanks to its state-of-the-art spa and Italian menus, it’s the perfect base for exploring La Serenissima – so long as you finish the day with cocktails on Bar Longhi’s famed terrace. Read more here.

Las Ventanas Al Paraíso, Los Cabos, Mexico


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