Hotel Villa La Palagina, Tuscany

A rustic, reasonably-priced escape among fields of Chianti

There are almost 9,000 square miles composing the Italian region of Tuscany. Much of the land remains dedicated to what one dreams can be found here: rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves. Perched atop a hill in the heart of Tuscany, only 40 minutes from Florence, Hotel Villa La Palagina provides an eagle-eye view of such landscapes while offering pleasant accommodations and a superb restaurant. …

Autodromo’s Group B Automatic Watches

Racing-inspired, retro timepieces in vibrant colorways

It’s hard to find a well-made automatic watch under $1000, let alone one that packs as much punch as Autodromo‘s latest: the Group B. Across three vibrant colors (and one black and white option), there’s a pronounced design that’s worth inspecting even further. Autodromo Founder and Creative Director Bradley Price drew inspiration from 1980s Group B rally racing cars—a romanticized period of technical innovation and …

Smooth Travels: Away’s Carry-On Suitcase

Reviewing luggage dreamt up by Warby Parker alums

Planning a trip is fun, but hell breaks loose the night before departure when you try to jam a week’s worth of clothing into your decade-old suitcase, kicking yourself for spending hours online looking at new bars instead of realizing one of your zippers is stuck. And when fancier luggage costs the same amount as a plane ticket to the Caribbean, something’s got to be …