Barcelona is known for a lot of things—powdery beaches, Gaudí architecture, tapas bars. Perhaps because its sun-worshipping, party-all-night reputation takes precedence, Barcelona has never been known as a beauty destination. That’s all beginning to change.
California Wine Country Gets a New Look
The architecture of California wine country has become synonymous with the “modern farmhouse” style popularized by Bay Area architect Howard Backen. But in recent years, a new generation of architects have arrived on the scene, drawing on their diverse backgrounds and their clients’ creative visions to break the farmhouse mould.
A Low-Key Surf Haven in Nova Scotia
Surfers will go to the far ends of the Earth in search of perfect waves. But in Nova Scotia, you can chase world-class surf on your lunch break—seriously.
The Harvey House Is a Supper Club That Evokes the Golden Age of Train Travel
Spread over two floors, Harvey House is an inviting space, with warm wood and marble surfaces, a lively open kitchen, and locally-discovered vintage fixtures. The Papachs transformed the old train station over a three-year period, building a 2,000-square-foot prep kitchen, changing the layout, and enclosing a former train platform in glass.
One of the Largest Saunas in North America Is Opening in Southern Ontario this Winter
At Vettä Nordic Spa, there will be a similar emphasis on connecting with friends and family while reaping the healing benefits of water, heat, and steam.