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An American in Havana

“The Americans are coming!” my cab driver exclaimed, as we trundled down Havana’s Paseo del Prado in his bright turquoise 1951 Chevy convertible, past ornate buildings in various states of disrepair, some meticulously restored, others with boarded windows or laundry strewn from their crumbling …

People Were Told To 'Take What You Need' From A Board Full Of Money. What Happened Next Will Amaze You

Money with no strings attached.<p>It's not something you see every day. But at Union Station in Los Angeles last month, a board went up with dollar bills attached to it with pushpins and a sign that read, "Give What You Can, Take What You Need."<p>People quickly caught on. And while many took dollars, …

Bridges

Peanut and Scallion Relish

Makes about 1 cup<p>A favorite, try this versatile crunchy peanut mixture with braised-chicken-thigh lettuce wraps.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large scallion, green parts only, thinly sliced<p>¾ cup coarsely chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts<p>1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro<p>1 tablespoon light …

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What's hot for 2015

The original globetrotter Christopher Columbus called this Caribbean country 'the most beautiful land eyes have ever seen'. But more recently it …

Manchester 2018: Best of Manchester, England Tourism

Airports nearby (1)<p>Plan your day of travel<p>Updating Map...<p>Check In Check Out<p>There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your …

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30 under 30: Moscow's young power list

The ‘fresh-faced’ politicians, hipster editors and radical post-Soviet artists shaping the fabric and the future of Russia’s capital city<p>Читать эту статью по-русски<p>Adult life begins at 30, they say, or slightly earlier if you live in Moscow. As part of our week-long focus on life in the city we’ve …

Russia

Is the 'Moscow experiment' over?

The plan was to create a new type of city that answered the needs of Moscow’s creative middle classes. But did the exit of Sergei Kapkov, the culture minister who ushered in these changes, also signal the end of the city’s urban revival?<p>Is Moscow changing for better or worse? Muscovites speak – …

Russia

Moscow's food revolution: craft beer, McDonald's and a big dash of nostalgia

Moscow’s hipster food culture may be largely immune to sanctions, but for many residents it is a different story – and McDonald’s an unlikely white knight<p>Last August, 200 branches of McDonald’s in Russia came under scrutiny for hygiene and safety. Several were closed, including Moscow’s first ever …

McDonald's

Moscow's true 30 under 30: nominate your alternative power list

Responding to a furious debate about our selection of influential young Muscovites, we’re asking you to suggest names for a better list to publish at the end of Moscow week<p>Lists produced by journalists are always controversial. Sometimes that’s the point, but yesterday’s ‘30 under 30’ Moscow power …

Russia

Izmaylovsky Market in Moscow, Russia

Never mind the kitschy faux 'tsar's palace' it surrounds, this is the ultimate place to shop for <i>matryoshka</i> dolls, military uniforms, icons, Soviet badges, and some real antiques. Huge and diverse, it is almost a theme park, including shops, cafes and a couple of not terribly exciting …

Russia

Meat Is the Meal in Remote Afghanistan, Greenland

Vegetarianism isn’t an option for the Kyrgyz in Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor or for Inuits in Greenland. Whether it’s yaks or seals, the diet of both communities is almost exclusively meat, since few plants can survive in such harsh climates.<p>As part of our Future of Food series, photographer …

Vegan in Copenhagen

Well, that was a much longer hiatus than I anticipated. We had a fantastic time in Copenhagen, although I think all of the walking we did (in the …

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WintertimeNew seasonal menu set from Chef Vladimir Mukhin Vegetables — food of the futureUnique vegan set in White Rabbit is for vegans, and not only

Eating your way through Copenhagen’s red hot culinary scene

“We’re waiting for a late passenger, and then we’ll begin our flight to Copenhagen,” the pilot said in an unnervingly smooth voice. My eyes darted to …

Ice Cream

Budget Copenhagen: How to survive a trip to Denmark

Scandinavia has the reputation as being the most expensive corner of the world, but the true reality of day to day expenses don’t really kick you in …

YOU THINK YOU KNOW ME ? THINK AGAIN !!

Superkilen is a public park in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. The park is intended to celebrate global diversity, designed as a …

Røde Roses Kaffebar – An oasis in the city

Røde Roses Kaffebar – which translates into Red Rose’s Coffee Bar – is truly a local gem.When the sun is out, the cafe’s regulars, together with …

Music Festivals

Dissing+Weitling: The Bicycle Snake

‘The Bicycle Snake’ is Copenhagen’s new architectonic trademark.

Copenhagen

The Nasothek nose collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen.

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook and Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter.</i><p>As with clothing, museum …

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City life: Copenhagen

It’s late afternoon in a Copenhagen backstreet, and my boyfriend is slumped in an old factory doorway. A couple of feet away a girl’s body lies …

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