Meet the people keeping Venice's traditions alive, from glassblowers to winemakers

Discover the city’s long-held culinary and artisan traditions, doggedly preserved by a cast of characters, from vineyard-owners to glassblowers, even as overtourism threatens to eclipse ancient ways of life on the lagoon.

A cultural journey through Coimbra, the former Portuguese capital

The old city rises from the banks of the Mondego River to the lofty heights of its hilltop university, Coimbra’s beating heart. Ascend its cobbled streets to find history, art and architecture peeping around every corner.

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