Tag: Cities

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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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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