Sophie Sanchez

323 Flips | 12 Magazines | 1 Like | 548 Followers | @SophieSanch2014 | Globetrotting space journalist and writer. I blog about space, travel, and space travel! Co-founder of FemaleTravelBloggers- a community 5K strong! 

The 5 Best Beaches (and Secret Sea Caves!) in Portugal

When searching for the best beach to visit in your travel destination of choice -- be it Spain or Croatia or Puerto Rico or even Michigan -- you want …

Beaches

The Best Books on Art of Living

Over the New Year, people will be looking at themselves, making resolutions, starting afresh. Do you think that this introspection is a good thing, …

Henry David Thoreau

The Best Books on Ageing

You’ve chosen five books on ageing. First of all, we should clarify ‘ageing’ and ‘age’ — when do you think the process of ageing begins? How old is …

Books

The Best Books on Midlife Crisis

This is quite an unusual topic for a philosopher to write about. I can’t think of another philosophical treatment of middle age. How did you hit on …

Midlife Crisis

The best books on Surviving Your Twenties, recommended by Dana Schwartz

The sheer number of choices facing us during our twenties can be overwhelming, says the memoirist and humorist Dana Schwartz. But there's no need to …

Books

Spend Winter Break Reading the Best Nonfiction Books of 2017

An FBI cat-and-mouse game, a poignant family memoir, and the history of Vietnam's disastrous turning point top the year's best titles.<p>From con …

Books

Everything You Need to Know Before You Visit the Faroe Islands

Are you planning to visit the Faroe Islands? This remote, beautiful archipelago is located North Atlantic. It’s best known for its unforgettable …

Faroe Islands

ONE WEEK IN SYRACUSE, SICILY: WHAT TO SEE, DO, EXPECT

<i>Say “summer, holidays, rest”, and what any Italian thinks about is having the chance to spend a couple of weeks in the regions that form what we call</i> …

Italy

The best books on Aristotle, recommended by Edith Hall

Aristotle, says Edith Hall, is "quite simply the most important intellectual who ever lived." Here the author and classicist selects five key texts …

Aristotle

Your Chicago Urban Astronomy Guide for Summer 2018

Astronomy

The Best Books on Artificial Intelligence

I’ve read a couple of your books now, and what I want to know is this: Do you <i>really</i> think that artificial intelligence is a threat to the human race …

The Best Books on Applied Mathematics

Your book, <i>The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics</i> (2015), seems to have got some very high praise: a ‘tour de force,’ ‘The treasures [in this …

Mathematics

The Best Books on Statistics

These books you’ve picked – have you chosen them to get people interested in statistics? Or are they more for people who are already interested in …

Framing

The best books on Computer Science for Data Scientists, recommended by Hadley Wickham

Data science is often said to be built on three pillars: domain expertise, statistics, and programming. Hadley Wickham, Chief Scientist at RStudio …

Data Science

The 9 Best Mykonos Hotels of 2018

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Want to be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Focus on Writing. (Do This Instead)

Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story-ist whose brevity and inimitable style influenced an entire generation of fiction …

Writing

The Biggest, Most Chaotic Used Bookstore in the Southern Hemisphere

With two million books, 500,000 vinyls and a 45-year history, this ramshackle family bookstore business has to be seen to be believed.<p>“You’d be …

Books

Pics - Take a look inside this Mexican luxury boutique resort which was once Pablo Escobar's home -

Narcos fans, we’ve got an interesting piece of information for you! You can now visit the Mexican beach resort of Tulum and spend days in an estate …

Luxury Lifestyle

Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to 'touch the Sun'

<b>US space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before.</b><p>The Parker Solar Probe rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.<p>The probe is set to become the fastest-moving manmade object in history. Its data promises to crack longstanding mysteries about …

Parker Solar Probe

Heavens to shine with new ‘star’ as first space sculpture prepares for launch

Look up into the night sky towards the end of October and you may catch sight of a brand new ‘star’ twinkling in the cosmos.<p>The tiny speck of light is not the offspring of a seething nebula, but the world’s first space sculpture, which will orbit the Earth for three weeks this autumn.<p>The length of …

Space Exploration

8 Prettiest Lakeside Villages for your Europe vacation

From Bohinj to Annecy, these charming lakeside villages and cities make for idyllic Europe vacation spots.<p>Bodies of water dictate the distribution of …

European Travel

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Peaks Tonight! How to Watch Online

The summer's best meteor shower – the Perseids – peaks overnight tonight (Aug. 12), but you'll need good weather to see it. If your night sky is …

Perseids

9 Reasons To Check Out Genoa, One Of Italy's Most Underrated Gems

The megawatt attractions of Rome, Florence and Venice mean that many remarkable Italian cities don’t make it onto a visitor’s must-see list. But for anyone looking for a deeply layered, often unvarnished and boldly authentic travel experience, head to Genoa (which like Venice was once a powerful …

Italy

15 of the Best Books for Long Flights That Make the Time Fly By

Call me old fashioned, but I cannot travel without bringing a book along. Sometimes this book is literally old—I brought a vintage edition of <i>The</i> …

Books

Parker Solar Probe Explained: NASA’s Mission to Touch the Sun

NASA's mission to touch the Sun is decades in the making, sending the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft directly into the Sun's corona. Named after …

Parker Solar Probe

Far from the madding crowd: A Guide to Offbeat accommodation in Goa

I’ve always wondered what it would be like to live in Goa. Not in the honking and hollering beach-side hubs, but in the interiors where everyone …

Goa

Vancouver itinerary: 3 Days in Vancouver - Passport & Plates

<i>Disclosure: I was a guest of the Tourism Vancouver</i><i>, but all opinions and recommendations are my own. This post also contains affiliate links.</i><p>Despite …

Western Canada

10 Things You Should Do When Visiting South Beach, Miami - Charlotte Rick | A Travel & Lifestyle Blog

I recently came back from America, where we spent a week in Florida. We flew into Miami and spent the first four days there before heading up to …

Travel

These are the 8 Most Charming Towns in Tuscany

Sure, Florence has world-famous art museums housing Renaissance masterpieces, medieval churches, incredible shopping and plenty of amazing …

Italy

First commercial crew astronauts named for SpaceX and Boeing flights

On Friday, NASA, along with commercial partners Boeing and SpaceX, named the first commercial crew astronauts selected to fly aboard commercial …

Space Exploration