What we're clicking on this week, when we're not freaking out about how fast the summer is going.
Not too long ago, writers would lug their typewriters around on summer retreats to European villas and African safari tents. A new lightweight version that still has the old-school charms (pings, white-out brushes) can be found in the new from the folks at The Rumpus and McSweeney's. – Jeralyn, editorial director
H.V. Morton is one writer who used to lug around such a typewriter. The fruits of his labor: , my favorite guidebook ever. See why in this . – Pavia, CEO
Thank you, Aaron Reiss, for pulling together this interactive map of . I especially love the video interviews with the drivers. – Becky, editorial assistant
The recently at Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, Kansas, is officially the world's tallest water slide at 168 feet. If you make it up the 264 steps, . – Becky, editorial assistant
I'm mesmerized by this Nowness . (Stay tuned for more Spanish cuisine this week on Gentedimontagna.) – Pavia, CEO
The highlight of my week: . – Berit, assistant editor
from Pret a Voyager's favorite travel bloggers. – Berit, assistant editor
I was delighted to see last fall on her beautiful blog, Lingered Upon. – Pavia, CEO
THIS WEEK ON FATHOM: Take Me to Italy
The in Sicily.
The summer's in Venice.
Southern Italy's amazing .
with chef Marco Canora.
Eating in Bari.