Rachel B. Doyle reports from Europe, the U.S., and Africa on culture, travel, science, and history. Formerly: Deputy editor at Atlas Obscura, and News Editor at Curbed. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drinking, dancing, and tank-driving where little is verboten.
Underground galleries, modern-day milk bars, and what it means when a teen says he’s “Chung.”
Swig local brews, dance till dawn, and wander a labyrinth of bars in Poland’s lively capital city.
The contemporary MAXII museum opens in May to bolster the city's growing modern-art scene.
Civic buildings, boats, and even a windmill have been repurposed as hip dining and drinking destinations in the Dutch capital.
Come for Oktoberfest, stick around for boundary-pushing galleries and art museums.
Spain’s capital amps up after dark with dinner in a parking garage, midnight baths, and after-hours flamenco clubs.
Known for unbeatable weather and retro chic, seductive Lisbon is also Western Europe’s cheapest capital.
Full of climbable cliffs, fantastic scenery, and vampire-chic lodging, Transylvania has become a sort of outdoor defibrillator for jaded Europeans.
Although bathing together is no longer punishable by death, couples at the Cagaloglu Hamami baths, an opulent Ottoman relic, enter separately for full-body kneadings from dedicated professionals clothed in Miami Vice–era swimsuits.
It's not just home to "The Wire". Charm City's dives and underground venues host a burgeoning scene of art-rock acts and electrifying dance parties.