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Oscar Wilde’s Play Salome Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley in a Striking Modern Aesthetic (1894)

In William Faulkner’s 1936 <i>Absalom, Absalom!</i>, one of the novel’s most erudite characters paints a picture of a Gothic scene by comparing it to an …

Las fantasías mentales de Ryan Gosling - Fotogramas

La ópera prima de Ryan Gosling podría evocarnos sutilmente a 'El laberinto del Fauno' (Guillermo del Toro, 2006). "<i>También aquí los personajes</i> …

La lista definitiva de las 10 mejores películas de Ryan Gosling - Cinefilia - Fotogramas

Etiquetado: Las 10... y Ryan Gosling | Categoría: Los 10

Exclusiva: tráiler en castellano de 'Black Mass' con un irreconocible Johnny Depp - Fotogramas

Si esta misma semana veíamos la primera imagen de <b>Johnny Depp</b> en la quinta entrega de 'Piratas del Caribe', esta vez el actor se presenta …

6 Reasons to Write What You Want

A few months ago, I heard Sandra Huertes, a memoirist, speak. She said this:<p>Don’t give yourself over to the fickleness of the publishing industry. Be …


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Puts 400,000 High-Res Images Online & Makes Them Free to Use

On Friday, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that "more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s …

La anti-lista de libros para sobrevivir a la Semana Santa

No todos estos libros son novedades, aunque las hay. Tampoco se incluyen en esta recopilación uno o dos géneros, sino que hemos intentado incluir la …


Top 10 Literary Cities

If your idea of vacation includes checking out local bookshops and exploring writer hangouts, this list is for you.<p><i>From the September 2011 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>magazine</i><p><b>Edinburgh, Scotland</b><br>It’s practically mandatory that visitors to Edinburgh travel by the book. The atmospheric …


National Geographic Travel

Three Reasons to Visit Swedish Lapland

If you’ve got “See the northern lights” on your bucket list, you may want to start planning a trip to Swedish Lapland later this year because your chances of catching the aurora borealis are pretty high. NASA is predicting that the strongest solar explosions of the last decade (called “solar …

The Best of Central Argentina

A few years back, when I was volunteering at an orphanage in Kathmandu, I met a high-powered, sassy New York lawyer who had taken a year off from her career-driven life to travel, give back, and trek the world’s highest mountains. Rima and I bonded instantly, trading stories about the trials, …

Irish Eden: The Magic of Ballyfin

Can you go back to the 1820s? In Ireland, you can. (Don’t worry, there is still great Wi-Fi.)<p>I’ve been lucky enough to visit the real Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, where I imagined myself (Lady Annie) sitting on a bench under a parasol dreaming up the witty remarks I’d use to flirt with my third …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Top 10 Ancient Highways

Travel to the Past Down These Countries’ Ancient Roads<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>The Old North Trail, North America</b> <br>The Blackfeet Indians traveled along the Old North Trail, which originally stretched nearly 2,000 miles (3,220 kilometers) from Canada to Mexico, running …

Hong Kong

Happiness Hot Spots

See photos of happiness hot spots, including Denmark, Singapore, Mexico, and California, from the new book Thrive by Dan Buettner, from National Geographic.


2013 Tours of a Lifetime

Top 10 Urban Escapes

Some American cities are lucky enough to have units of the National Park System right on their doorsteps, offering recreation and natural beauty within easy reach of millions.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Most people, even dedicated urbanites, need a break …

Libros malditos. Bibliotecas que nunca existieron

La biblioteca Widener de la Universidad de Harvard guarda en una caja de alta seguridad una de las cuatro únicas copias conocidas del Al Azif, el …


Peaceful by dekorAdum

Trees and sky by KariLiimatainen

“The devil smiles and laughs at me,

“The devil smiles and laughs at me,<p>Says you’ll be back, just wait and see<p>You know I’ve heard this all before…”

Perchance to Dream by CharlieA-Photos

We’d rather be here!

We’d rather be here!

“I’m here to show you what the world looks like outside the every day life. Open your eyes, just enjoy the magic of Nature.” -FlorentCourty

“I’m here to show you what the world looks like outside the every day life. Open your eyes, just enjoy the magic of Nature.” -FlorentCourty

Ghost train by Han-van-Zem


Paper Flowers - Design Crush


It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …