House Hunting in Russia: Green and Modern on the Gulf of Finland

In the port city of Saint Petersburg, the pandemic has sparked a new wave of housing demand as Russians seek safe investments.In the port city of Saint Petersburg, the pandemic has sparked a new wave of housing demand as Russians seek safe investments.Real Estate and Housing (Residential), Russia, St Petersburg (Russia)Read More

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In the Tuscan Countryside, a 15th-Century Monastery Turned Beloved Family Home

Since moving into the Chianti, Italy, property in the ’70s, the shoe designer René Caovilla has, together with his kin, made the traditions of the ancient region his own.Since moving into the Chianti, Italy, property in the ’70s, the shoe designer René Caovilla has, together with his kin, made the traditions of the ancient region […]

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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Ghosts of Segregation

Vestiges of racism and oppression, from bricked-over segregated entrances to the forgotten sites of racial violence, still permeate much of America’s built environment.Vestiges of racism and oppression, from bricked-over segregated entrances to the forgotten sites of racial violence, still permeate much of America’s built environment.Race and Ethnicity, Photography, Segregation and Desegregation, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68), United StatesRead More

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Deadly White Island Volcano Eruption Leads to Charges

Government agencies and individuals were among those charged over the roles in the 2019 disaster, which killed 22 people.Government agencies and individuals were among those charged over the roles in the 2019 disaster, which killed 22 people.New Zealand, Volcanoes, White Island (New Zealand), Accidents and Safety, Politics and Government, Deaths (Fatalities)Read More

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A Chilling Question Divides Europe: Open Ski Slopes or Keep Them Closed?

Leading up to the Christmas season, France, Germany and Italy will keep slopes shut, but Austria and Switzerland have vowed to reopen theirs, in Europe’s latest struggle to coordinate a pandemic response.Leading up to the Christmas season, France, Germany and Italy will keep slopes shut, but Austria and Switzerland have vowed to reopen theirs, in […]

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It’s the Winter of Backcountry. Here’s How to Start Safely.

The pandemic has many people wanting to avoid crowded slopes. Going into the backcountry requires avalanche knowledge or a guide. Here are suggestions for taking part across the United States.The pandemic has many people wanting to avoid crowded slopes. Going into the backcountry requires avalanche knowledge or a guide. Here are suggestions for taking part […]

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Travel Insurance During Coronavirus Pandemic: What To Know

A spate of new travel insurance policies have begun covering Covid-19, just as many international destinations begin to require it. Here’s what to look for.A spate of new travel insurance policies have begun covering Covid-19, just as many international destinations begin to require it. Here’s what to look for.Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Travel and Vacations, InsuranceRead More

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