Road Trip: Ancient Pasts and Agrarian Futures in Western Sicily

Wine, food and history align in western Sicily

Sicily feels like its own continent—a wild landscape of mountains that tumble into the sea, waterfront villages where fishermen cast off into an azure sea and sun-drenched farmlands rolling into the distance. The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily has an epic past and was successively colonized by the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and Spanish (and that’s an abbreviated list). Layers of history await …

Best of CH 2021: Travel

Inspiring destinations both near and far in a year when we reconsidered what travel means

Over the last two years our relationship with travel has been upended. Though it may still provide inspiration and we might continue to dream of destinations at earth’s end, concerns over health and the safety of those around us have influenced what we’re capable of doing and when. The trips we highlight below were taken with utmost caution and although those expeditions are now over, …

Exploring the 2021 Biennale Foto/Industria in Bologna

Uncovering impressive imagery at the fifth edition of the Italian photography festival

Since 2013, the Biennale Foto/Industria of Bologna, Italy, has invited visitors to discover photography through the eyes of art. In this fifth edition, several themes flutter within the fair’s 11 free exhibitions throughout the city, curated by Francesco Zanot. First, food is often the protagonist in the imagery. Second, the continuous passage of industry, or people at work between the past, present and future, represents …