Tag Archives: Cultural trips

The better towns and small cities in the US: Missoula, Montana

With woodlands, mountains and Native American reservations nearby, this city is a goldmine for the adventurous, and theres a homespun arts incident, too Ten years ago, if you wanted to live in a city on the edge of a rocky wilderness, surrounded by parties prepared to let you be whoever you required, you moved to … Read More

Poet’s Pacific paradise: Pablo Neruda’s homes in Chile

As a brand-new movie about Pablo Neruda gets a UK release, we see two of the Pacific-facing residences where the poet found inspiration: beachside Isla Negra and the crazy port of Valparaso If we march up and down all the stairs of Valparaso well have walked all round “the worlds”. Poet Pablo Neruda was alluding … Read More

Naked entertainment: art and sad fibs in Modigliani’s Paris

As Tate Modern readies a brand-new exhibit of his operate, including 12 of his famous nudes, Louise Roddon researches the artists haunts around Montmartre and Montparnasse Poor Amedeo Modigliani, what a tough life he passed. I’m thinking this as I climb the steps to his last studio in Montparnasse. It’s a classic artist’s garret with … Read More

Taos, New Mexico: a superhighway expedition of high-flowns and pueblos

Snowboarders love the unpisted fissures of Taos, in New Mexico. Off the ascents, countries of the region adobe hamlets render an insight into Native American culture and a chance to support local communities In the burning cold of the dark, incense-scented St Jerome chapel, tour guide Francisco Velarde, or” Flying Hawk” in his native Tiwa … Read More

Why I affection has become a aviator

Mark Vanhoenacker flies for a living hitherto the shock of arriving somewhere new with various air, different bangs, different everything still had managed to astonish him. Place lag, as he announces it, is a wondrous thing Jet lag is part of my job as a long-haul airline aviator for British Airways. Its something you cant … Read More