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Art Basel Miami: best galleries and parties

What to know (and not to miss) at the fairs

By Sana Imtiaz Choudhry

Art Basel Miami Beach is North America’s most comprehensive, international art fair which showcases the work of 4000 artists from 35 different countries. Scheduled to be held from December 5-9, 2019 at Miami Beach Convention Center, the show will host 20 satellite fairs, parties, and exhibitions during Miami Art Week. Among 269 Galleries that will exhibit their work, there are 20 new participants including Barro Arte Contemporáneo from Buenos Aires, Mariane Ibrahim Gallery from Chicago and Parker Gallery from Los Angeles.

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Palermo, the gateway to Sicily

Once a mafia battlefield, Palermo now is cool and charming

By Vanessa Costa (text and photos)

After visiting the main cities of Italy, I was missing the Italian islands and Sicily was on my radar as a priority destination. Finally this year I was lucky enough to go to Palermo with an architect friend who had been to the city before and wanted to return. We stayed for 7 days in Palermo, long enough to know the city, but not to know the island. Palermo is just the gateway. Unesco World Heritage site with a cultural heritage influenced by the Greeks, Romans and Arabs, Palermo has a monumental architecture, as well as beautiful historic villages and nearby beaches to refresh your body and soul.

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Traveling with friends is good for your health

Check what science says

Struggling with work, family or life in general? Feeling anxious, overwhelmed or even a bit depressed? Do not hesitate: clear your agenda and embark on a trip with your best friends. If someone says anything, here’s the perfect reason: your health needs a minibreak and doing so with your most trusted friends is the way to heal, according to scientists.

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10 Free things to do in New York [updated]

What to do in NYC for free

New York is undoubtedly one of the most expensive cities in the U.S. (and the world) but also a dream for many international travelers. While average accommodation can strip your wallet out, and coffee & muffin easily reach up to $10, it’s necessary to show that there are other possibilities to enjoy the city. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities for free tours, outdoor activities, and cultural attractions. Here are 6 fun free things you can do in NYC without spending a cent.

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Which Greek islands to visit?

Donousa, a hidden gem in the Aegean Sea

If you ever wondered which of the Greek islands is best to visit, don´t wonder anymore. Our bet is for two hippy-happy little islands, charged with a peaceful vibe and that amazing blue-turquoise-emerald sea. They are Donousa and Amorgós and in this post, we’ll tell our experience with the first, a tiny wild island that (still) is a hidden gem. Come with us!

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