Best of CH 2017: Travel

From Bali to Switzerland, Australia and the USA, some of our favorite destinations this year

Whether exploring a nearby neighborhood or a nation, there’s nothing that satisfies a curious mind quite like travel. This year—like every year—CH full-time staff and contributors from all over the world have experienced adventures of all kinds, all over the globe. With articles focusing on hotels, bars, art and more, our travel section is overflowing with inspiration for your next trip. From must-sees to obscure …

Mapping Music Americans Like

Created by the New York Times and YouTube’s geo-coded streaming data, a series of fascinating maps tell the story of each US state’s taste in music. The popular music artists featured are everybody from Rihanna to Lil Uzi, Metallica, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga. While some results might be easy to guess, it’s certainly interesting to trace who (and how much) people are listening to—for …

Beers on the US/Mexico Border

Scottish beer brand BrewDog wants to make beer not walls. While it might seem like an impossibility, they want to build the Bar on the Edge—which will straddle the US/Mexico border. In a press release, co-founder James Watt says, “Beer is a universal language and has a heritage and legacy that far outdates the creation of most nation states.” The brand is no stranger to …