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Links We Love: 05/11/19

by Team Gentedimontagna
Photo courtesy of Ace Camps.

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I want to take every single one of these Ace Camps tours — batik workshops in Swaziland, shibori dying in Japan, Navajo weaving at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico, pattern printing with Lotta Jansdottir in Portugal! I love the idea of going someplace to learn or hone a craft, and, in the process, see someplace incredible and make friends with like-minded travelers. – Jeralyn, editorial director

If you are in need of a few good books to add to your summer reading list, give this edition of my favorite British news and culture podcast a listen. – Berit, senior editor

If you're heading to Kamakura, Japan and want to sample street food, don't plan to eat on the go. –California, editorial intern

A former warehouse in Venice's Giudecca Art District has been transformed into a joy-inducing, psychedelic wonderland. – Daniel, editor

Paris is giving their newspaper kiosks a modern revamp, so now's the time to purchase a piece of Parisian local history for a pretty penny. — California

The next time I'm in New Orleans, I'm going to see what chef Akhtar Nawab is cooking at his latest, Otra Vez. — Pavia, CEO

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