Video: Transformation and Security

Twice a year, each July and August, Siena readies itself for the big horse race (in which 10 of its 17 neighborhoods — chosen by lottery — will compete). Siena’s central square, Il Campo, is transformed into a medieval racetrack. Tons of clay is packed atop the cobbles, padding is added to the treacherous corners, and bleachers and raili…
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#AlohaHuffPost Roundup: Mermaids At Play

The ocean is a vast, mysterious place with thousands of beautiful creatures that live in its depths. And while we, mere humans, will never know what it’s like to have gills, we can always grab a pair of goggles and fins to explore their world.

Our readers have been wandering the ocean’s depths and taking some gorgeous #AlohaHuffPost pictures that would make Princess Ariel proud.

Below, we’ve gathered some of our favorites because there’s nothing better watching than a mermaid find their home in the big blue sea.

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Where to Eat in Winnipeg’s Exchange District

Hey friends! I’m jumping out of my typical chronologically-based coverage to skip ahead and share my recent trip to Canada. We’ll be back to Thailand soon!

Called Canada’s “most overlooked food destination” by Air Canada, Winnipeg’s food scene is having a moment. Much of it is happening in The Exchange District, home to the city’s Alex In Wanderland