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World's most instagrammed forests

About a third of the world’s landmass is covered in forest. And in addition to providing important stuff like the oxygen we breathe and habitats for wild animals, they also make for some downright jaw-dropping photographs. From the towering redwoods of California to the cloud forests of Costa Rica, the trees covering our planet can be our most beautiful sites when captured correctly. We took a look at Taxi2airport.com’s study of the 15 most-Instagrammed forests in the world and found some of ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Mirror Lake, England, Instagram, California, Washington, China, US, Colombia, Atlantic, Poland, Brazil, Nottingham, Newfoundland


Into the Black Forest With the Greatest Living Artist

How does Anselm Kiefer conjure such brutal beauty, such overwhelming gravity? To find out, the novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard followed him back to the source.
Tags: Art, News, France, Sculpture, Anselm Kiefer, Van Gogh, Vincent, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Kiefer, Anselm, Black Forest (Germany


The Mystery of the Painting in Gallery 634

New evidence suggests a 17th-century work, on view for years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was once owned by a Jewish art dealer who fled the Nazis.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Christie's, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Aram, Nicholas, Siegfried, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Lynn H, Black Forest (Germany


Equistone takes majority stake in RENA

Equistone Partners Europe has acquired a majority stake in RENA from Capvis AG. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Germany, Rena is a maker of machinery for wet-chemical surface treatments. PRESS RELEASE Munich/Gütenbach, 21 February 2019 – Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms, have acquired a majority interest in the RENA group (“RENA” or “the company”) from funds advised by Capvis AG. The company, which is ba...
Tags: Asia, Europe, China, Germany, Singapore, Trends, Poland, North America, Equistone, Rena, PE Deals, Equistone Partners Europe, Black Forest Germany, Tanja Berg, Industrial/Manufacturing, Capvis AG


Best drives through Europe in fall

America often seems to have a monopoly on dramatic fall road trips, but Europe boasts many scenic drives to rival those of New England. Autumn lovers can see the russet foliage of redwoods and oaks in England’s forests world-famousn leaves of Portugal’s vineyards. Other European routes pass romantic castles, whisky distilleries, and world-famous art. Here are eight of the most scenic drives through Europe to take this fall. 1. Via Regina, Lake Como, Italy Photo: Rostislav Glinsky/Shutterst...
Tags: Travel, Europe, England, Scotland, Germany, America, Unesco, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Alps, Jeremy Clarkson, John, Bavaria, Travel Tips, New Forest


This designer gave the cuckoo clock an architectural upgrade

For ages now, the cuckoo has resided in a traditional bungalow made of wood with a gable roof, probably a chimney, and ornamentation around like trees, rocks, or the rare waterfall, but not anymore. Aptly titled the “Cuckoo Block”, Guido Zimmermann gives the bird a space upgrade, with beautifully contemporary brutalist apartment buildings.With its concrete makeover, these new clocks fit well into urban homes, because they too are urban homes. Taking inspiration from Brutalist and Bauhaus archite...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Clock, Product Design, Zimmermann, Guido Zimmermann, Black Forest Germany, Cuckoo Blocks, Cuckoo Clock, Glenkerry House, La Flaine


11 itineraries in the Alps

11 awesome itineraries for your trip through the Alps Wengen, Switzerland. Photo: Ivo Scholz E urope’s highest mountain range — spanning a whopping 750 miles — naturally holds every kind of adventure one could possibly think of. The Alpine valleys of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland still hide idyllic villages where cheesemaking and woodworking reign supreme. Bustling cities like Zurich, Salzburg, and Munich mean world-class experiences at the foot of Mother Nature’s best wo...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Mountains, Germany, Rome, Unesco, Austria, Munich, Porsche, Innsbruck, Switzerland, Alps, Geneva, Michelin, Regensburg, Salzburg


Closing the Gap: Testsamling (Testing Camp)

Asker til topps uphill running test, featuring author Maks Zechel (front) and his teammate Ola. (Photo: Lars-Erik Nygaard) Editor’s Note: The following is the fourth post in a series proposed by Maks Zechel, a 19-year-old Canadian cross-country skier embarking on his first season training abroad. He recently made the big move to Norway, where he’ll be training and racing with Team Asker for the next nine months. Through these updates, Maks hopes to share his personal “observations, stories, and...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Norway, Oslo, Jeg, Alex Harvey, Maks, Holmenkollen, Ola Vigen Hattestad, Petter Northug, Devon Kershaw, Erland, Marcus Hellner, Johan Olsson