Austin is the state capital of Texas, an inland city bordering the Hill Country region. Home to the University of Texas flagship campus, Austin is known for its eclectic live-music scene centered around country, blues and rock. Its many parks and lakes are popular for hiking, biking, swimming and boating. South of the city, Formula One’s Circuit of the Americas raceway has hosted the United States Grand Prix.
Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Errin Haines of the 19th join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including President Trump’s unpredictable approach to passing the coronavirus relief bill, his continued refusal to accept the results of the Presidential election and how his behavior could influence the Georgia runoffs.
Buenos Aires, Argentina – The rose garden is located in the heart of Bosques de Palermo (officially called Tres de Febrero Park), and was created by the famous landscaper Carlos Thays in 1914. It has several different parts to it, and most who have visited swear that you could wander the park forever without ever getting bored.
The paths are made of red gravel, and the meander casually through the different areas of the garden. Roses abound, of course, creating splashes of color all around, and a beautifully fragrant air. Nearly 1,200 different species of roses are featured, for a total of over 15,000 rose bushes. Park benches are scattered throughout, perfect for taking a break to sit and enjoy your surroundings.
In the center of the Rosedal you’ll find the Garden of Poets, which has busts of many of the greatest poets to ever live, including Shakespeare and Argentina’s famous Jorge Luis Borges. This is the perfect place for reading your favorite poetry book, surrounded by tranquility.
Designed by: Ehab Alhariri:
A Futuristic Smart Sustainable Mountain pod designed to utilize solar power using a petals mechanism that allows it to open up and close down to charge up the pod using photovoltaic cells mounted on the petals.
Inspired by a flower motion, the petals when open allows for a 360° view of the surrounding, the mechanism could also potentially allow the pod to collect rainwater to be self-sufficient and of the grid hide out.
Milan woke up to a thick blanket of snow on Monday, disrupting anyone trying to get back to work after the strict Christmas lockdown.
The price of bitcoin is skyrocketing, driving a rally of momentum trading that’s pushed its value higher than it’s ever been before. WSJ explains how bitcoin trading works, and why the volatile digital currency is reaching all-time highs. Illustration: Jacob Reynolds/WSJ
The architectural office konstantinos stathopoulos KRAK. architects,
participated in the 10th Biennale of Young Architects, with an impressive holiday home, named Casa Odyssia, located in the northeastern part of the island of Corfu, in a lush landscape, with intense relief and at an altitude of 250 meters, where the user as a modern Odysseus.
In search of Ithaca; the mythical Odysseus, washed naked on the island of Phaeacus, today’s Corfu. There, Nafsika, the king’s daughter, surrounded him and led him to her father’s palace, where he received the hospitality and supplies to return to Ithaca.
The house, like a seed in the ground, grows, finding space, among the other forces of the place, the trees, the rocks; in search of the best view, the sun, the good orientation.
The MICHELIN Guide takes you to Moscow, where we just dropped our luggage! Discover the variety of Russia’s culinary heritage and its authentic cuisine built around exceptional local products. Second stop at a cheese-making school in Moscow, where Olesya Shevchuck –Master Cheesemaker and Affineer– trains people to make cheese with their own hands.
Rich in history and secular traditions, the Russian culinary scene has seen some new trends emerge over the past 30 years, embodied by talented chefs who are devoted to highlighting the quality of the ingredients of local producers. Let’s discover some quality products and producers which make the gastronomic reputation of this mysterious and timeless capital city ! Here, Olesya Shevchuck explains us how to find our own favorite cheese and what we need to know to make them perfectly.
Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a large city known for ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds its network of canals, flowing past the Rattanakosin royal district, home to opulent Grand Palace and its sacred Wat Phra Kaew Temple. Nearby is Wat Pho Temple with an enormous reclining Buddha and, on the opposite shore, Wat Arun Temple with its steep steps and Khmer-style spire.
Luzon sits at the northern end of the Philippines, and is the country’s largest and most populous island. It’s known for its mountains, beaches and coral reefs, and is home to Manila, the national capital. Set on a deep bay with famed sunsets, the city has many Spanish-colonial landmarks, national memorials and monuments, a centuries-old Chinatown and a diversity of museums.