3 cheers for Finland
Sweat it out: Artist Dida Zende’s Sweating for Europe project brings MEPs and citizens together to discuss Europe’s hottest topics in a fire truck, converted into a Finnish-style sauna and parked in front of the European Parliament in Brussels.
: An expanded Moomin museum is set to move to Tampere Hall, Southern Finland, in May 2017, promising a unique multisensory experience and original artworks.
Happy Birthday: Finland celebrates 100 years of independence
Maria Pieri // Editorial Director
Take a deep breath…
Admittance to recent Amsterdam pop-up Matt Hangover Bar
required failing a breathalyser. It’s off to Berlin this autumn, with massage stations, oxygen bars, comfy beds, TVs and smoothies.
Stephanie Cavagnaro // Senior Editor
On my visit to this arts district cocktails-and-craft beers bar, I took a shine to the ‘I’m a visitor here’ cocktail — pisco, rum, black sesame ink and a sprinkle of ‘star dust’.
Farida Zeynalova // Contributing Editor
London: Museum of Happiness
The world’s first Museum of Happiness
— which acquired a permanent spot at the Canvas Café in London’s East End earlier this year — has organised a calendar of free events and workshops that focus on wellbeing and mindfulness, just to help us all get by.
Tamsin Wressell // Contributing Editor
It may be hours from the coast but Paris is appealing to your inner ocean adventurer this winter at the Arab World Institute’s latest exhibition. Running until 7 February, it charts the voyages of great explorers, from fictional Sinbad to Italy’s own Marco Polo.
Josephine Price // Contributing Editor
Travel plans for 2017
To finally see Machu Picchu
Vietnam: For the adventure
Bhutan: To hike to the Tiger’s Nest
Hawaii: For the Wai Koa Loop walking trail
Mongolia: To saddle up and cross the steppes