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52 Places to Go in 2016

52 Places to Go in 2016
When Pope Francis visits Mexico City next month, he will draw the faithful from around the country. The Mexican capital, though, is attracting pilgrims of another kind: travelers seeking some of the world’s best cuisine, museums and forward-thinking design. With young people from around Latin America and Spain streaming into the city, and the Mexican peso hitting record lows against the dollar, the city — daunting and endless as it is — radiates energy. Certainly, there is no more exciting place to eat. Enrique Olvera, who reinvented Mexican cuisine at Pujol, has inspired a generation of restaurants in his wake; recent openings include Fonda Fina in La Roma and Fonda Mayora in nearby Condesa. Design fans can work up an appetite shopping for products by studios like David Pompa and Lagos del Mundo or for designs by Carla Fernández. But getting to know the city means diving into its colonias.

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Let Yourself Go! Four Forgotten Chapters in Michigan’s Tourism Story Just a few weeks ago, Michigan officially launched its 2012 national advertising campaign: a $12 million cable TV bonanza, featuring the now-iconic “Pure Michigan” commercials. The Pure Michigan campaign, first launched in 2005 at just shy of $6 million, has been called one of the best tourism campaigns in the world, and last year brought in an estimated 1.2 million out-of-state tourists who spent some $465 million in the state. Are we entering a new Golden Age of Michigan tourism?

26 phrases to help calm your child when she’s angry - Motherly Whether your child has a slow-burning fuse or explodes like a firecracker at the slightest provocation, every child can benefit from anger management skills. As parents, we lay the foundation for this skill set by governing our own emotions in the face an angry outburst. Next time you are dealing with a tantrum from a toddler, or cold shoulder from a teen, put your best foot forward by trying one of these 26 phrases: In Defense of the Lecture The new issue of Jacobin, “Journey to the Dark Side,” is out now. Subscribe for the first time at a discount. Few have savaged lecturers as brutally as the the Enlightenment-era printmaker William Hogarth. In Scholars at a Lecture, the presenter reads from his prepared text, his eyes down, indifferent to his audience. The budding academics are no more impressive; those in thrall to the lecturer’s nonsense have slack faces with lolling eyes and open mouths. The others don’t offer any critique but yawn, doze, or chat idly among themselves.

The Ultimate West Coast Road Trip - Outdoor Project The landscape of the U.S. West Coast between Seattle and Los Angeles is some of the most beautiful in the world. It has the volcanoes of the Cascade Range, high deserts, ancient redwood forests, steep, forested coastlines, massive river basins, untamed wildlife, and the ebullient pioneer spirit of the west. The full glory of the Pacific Ocean states is on display when you travel from the West Coast from top to bottom, but you have to make the effort to see it. It takes a healthy two days on Interstate 5 to cover the 1,100 miles between Seattle and Los Angeles - one day for those in a huge rush. But if you slow down and skip the major highway route, everything changes.

Michigan star gazers gear up for total solar eclipse The first total solar eclipse to take place in the continental United States since 1979 is coming this summer, and sky gazers from around the world are planning trips to a roughly 70-mile-wide-swath of the country where the eclipse can be seen in totality. Detroit Free Press The first total solar eclipse to take place in the continental U.S. since 1979 is coming this summer, and sky gazers from around the world are planning trips to a roughly 70-mile-wide-swath of the country where the celestial spectacle can be seen in all its glory. Within that band, known as the path of totality, day will turn into night as the sun is blocked by the moon. Stars will appear in the middle of the afternoon, the temperature will drop and people with special solar glasses will be able to see the sun’s corona, the outer edges of the sun, fan out from the black disc in stark contrast with the dark sky.

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