15 of the Best Italian Restaurants in the United States

Let’s get ready to mangia!

Are you craving some hand-made pasta, a bottle of Barolo, and maybe a little tiramisu to cap it all off? Luckily, you don’t have to go all the way to Italy in order to sample some of this exquisite cuisine. The United States is home to some incredible Italian restaurants where all you need is one bite to transport you from Bologna to Sicily.

10 Women in Aviation You Should Know

Honoring the women who paved their own path in aviation.

The achievements and progress made by women throughout history shouldn’t just be relegated to Women’s History Month. While there is still so much room for female inclusion in the aviation industry (roughly, only 8% of pilots in the United States are women), there have been some incredible women who have stood out across decades with their accomplishments in the field.

15 Epic Travel Reads for Armchair Adventurers

These thrilling travelogues will take you on a journey around the world.

The pandemic may have halted our travels for now, but it’s made us more determined than ever to plan that trip of a lifetime. With slower and more mindful travel set to be a big travel trend once the world opens up again, we’ve put together a collection of inspiring travelogues and memoirs brimming with adventure—beyond the usual contenders—to get your imaginations whirring and your feet itching with wanderlust.

12 Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Buildings and Parks

These deserted spaces around the world each offer a glimpse into the past and a story of their own.

Abandoned spaces always tell a story. Whether it’s the futuristic sporting stadium left unfinished thanks to an escalating war in Lebanon or a theme park swallowed by the Indonesian jungle, each of these places—intended for people to congregate and take pleasure—are now haunting relics of the past. These ambitious projects and their subsequent failure speak to the hubris of humankind and remind us that life is, indeed, uncertain. We have a particular fascination with ruins, perhaps out of curiosity about what the world will look like after we’re gone when nature has reclaimed what was originally hers. Look no further than the glut of post-apocalyptic films and books released each year for evidence. Standing alone within the empty walls and chambers of the sites on this list, we can let our imagination run wild. That future might look something like this.