Cultivating Connection: Welcoming and Inclusive Public Spaces

*Disclaimer: I am by no means an expert in community accessibility or urban design. These are simply topics that I find myself thinking about a lot, and well, writing is my method of organizing thoughts and hearing varying opinions. Growing up, I was a sidewalk rider. We lived on the corner of a pretty busy street in a Winnipeg suburban neighbourhood. With a regular bus route and easy access to

Sustainable Travel Guide: Genoa, Italy

Genoa (Genova) is a vast, yet quaint, port city in northern Italy. As the capital of Liguria, the Metropolitan City of Genoa boasts a resident population of 856,000. Tucked away on the Gulf of Genoa in the Ligurian Sea, the New York Times noted that “Genoa isn’t Rome or Florence. That’s part of its charm”. The charm of this city lies in its indifference to the changes of the surrounding world.