Word of Mouth: Santa Fe

A small desert city that's brimming with treasures

Santa Fe, known as Oga Po’geh (meaning white shell water place) to the Tewa people, has a long history that imbues everything there. Located in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, it’s a place that was—and remains—home to Indigenous people for thousands of years, before being declared a region of New Spain, then a territory of independent Mexico, before being “gained” by the …

Polestar 2 Single Motor’s Intriguing Tech

Sporty and sleek, but soft inside, this new EV has plenty to offer

The just-debuted 2 Single Motor from Polestar (an EV brand co-owned by Volvo and Geely) might not be miraculously superior in every way to its primary competitor, the Tesla Model 3—chiefly because it cannot be charged on Tesla’s nearly ubiquitous Supercharger network—but it is impressive. In a quietly Swedish way, it’s quite sporty, the cabin is more luxurious and creative than the Model 3, and …

Inside Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport Terminal

Founded in 2004 by Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic is an airline that offers trips to the outer rim of our atmosphere—taking off from a strip of dusty land in New Mexico. Tickets start at $200,000 and will afford passengers the opportunity to enter space—a claim typically reserved for NASA-trained astronauts. The trip lasts 90 minutes, courtesy of a supersonic plane, but hours more could …