There is a German word for longing: sehnsucht. It is a homesickness for a country you have never visited, a love for somebody you’ve never met. It is a yearning without an object, and so without an end. It’s the vague, elegiac melancholy you find in Viennese writers like Zweig or Roth, missing the Vienna Before the War.
Since its inception, the Setouchi Triennale has garnered international attention for its blue chip art, displayed in a surreally beautiful and utterly remote setting.
Open as of August 2016 and designed by Vancouver architect James K. M. Cheng—one of the godfathers of Vancouverism as an architectural style—the suites incorporate elements of contemporary European design (hello, merlot-hued Ico Parisi–inspired sofa) with localized touches.
FROM THE ARCHIVE:Native American folklore is woven into Arizona’s history, and tales of pusillanimous villains and heroic outlaws abound from the cowboy years, making the state a real-life adventure land.
Miraval provides choose-as-you-please rejuvenation. No matter how one decides to spend their time, ocean views and sound of rolling waves make for a paradisiacal backdrop to a luxurious escape.
No fewer than 332 islands make up the Fijian archipelago. But once you meet the exotic beauty named Laucala, you may not want to venture further.
Just a quick jaunt from the Canadian border, the Pacific Northwestern city of Seattle, Washington, is well-situated for weekend visits and offers plenty for curious travellers to explore.
The natural world seems larger than life in Washington State, where towering conifers drip with lush green mosses and volcanoes sit quietly.
For those clutching their pearls, worrying that the renovations will change their beloved Ritz, don’t worry. It’s still the same old place—just much, much better.