Word of Mouth: Athens, Greece

Classic cuisine, contemporary cocktails, concept stores, modern art and more in the Greek capital

Athens is overflowing with ancient treasures and modern-day gems, with views of the Acropolis at almost every corner and a decidedly vibrant, contemporary vibe. Named for Athena, the goddess of wisdom and courage, the Greek capital buzzes with character, culture and creativity. From the historic hillside Plaka neighborhood to the Acropolis Museum, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center and striking views from Mount Lycabettus, there are countless …

Gifts For Mushroom Enthusiasts

A comprehensive guide for all fungi-filled fantasies

Whether you’re into mushrooms for their psychedelic properties, health benefits, umami flavor profile or aesthetic proportions, there’s no doubt that these fungi (which are actually more similar to humans than plants) are fascinating. For anybody keen to eat, trip, admire, enshrine, grow, learn or read about these spore-bearing delights, we have rounded up some of our favorite mushroom-centric products. John Cage: A Mycological Foray – …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Queer-Owned Businesses

All types of presents for all types of people, made by members of the LGBTQ community

Every gift we give can have a resounding impact well beyond the reaction of the receiver. To buy today almost requires one to be mindful of where their money goes—and who it can benefit. In recent years, advancements for the LGBTQ community often come with backlash and burden. Support is always necessary. Items in this Queer-Owned Businesses gift guide are not just for queer people; …