Grab a lounge chair by the beach in Grado, Italy

Come enjoy plenty of seaside sun in Grado, a small Italian coastal town that sees plenty of foreign and/or sun-starved bodies.

Movie listings for the week of Sept. 15

Here is what’s playing at on-base theaters.

Tours from Europe bases

Here is a sampling of upcoming trips scheduled by military bases.

Recently announced concerts and events for Sept. 15 and beyond

Listings for recently announced concerts, special concerts and shows and on-base theater.

Colorful Kyoto

Abundant maples planted hundreds of years ago to replace cherry trees make Tofukuji temple a hot leaf-viewing spot

Tiny towel treasures

Tokyo shop sees big popularity for smaller size of tenugui

50th hip-hop anniversary pop-up opens in Atlanta

While the pop-up, which is located at Underground Atlanta, highlights Atlanta’s contributions to the music genre through photo exhibits, artwork and memorabilia, organizers say it’s more of an experience than a museum as they also plan to host parties, artist Q&A sessions, celebrity podcasts, live DJ sets and documentary screenings there.

A digital call to arms

As of this moment, I have logged 468 hours on Call of Duty. It’s all in the secret hope that I have the opportunity to challenge the editorial team of our British counterparts at Soldier Magazine at this upcoming CODE Bowl.

How to buy a well-made shoe

Tips and tricks from experts on what to look for in high-quality footwear.

Starfield makes good on galactic promises

A marvel of planning and engineering, Starfield’s main story is Bethesda studio’s best quest yet.

Liner Notes: Zach Bryan announces giant tour in 2024; Metallica reigns supreme

Zach Bryan plans a North American tour that starts in March 2024 with some powerful opening acts in support of his “Zach Bryan” album, now on sale.

See the European sites that inspire films and TV shows

You can’t go wrong with a visit to any of last year’s five finalists for the European Film Commissions Network’s on-location filming contest. Read on to see whether the winner came from Switzerland, Scotland, Germany, Croatia or Greece.

Even a challenging day offers golden moments

A beautiful, dewy spider web, or a stranger’s odd compliment, are examples of small things that can snap us out of self-pity and into grateful reflection, if we let them.

Don’t let this tip go to waste: Hike back into industrial history atop Saarland’s coal heaps

In 2016, a local mining heritage preservation group built The Saar Polygon, a metal structure perched atop the Duhamel spoil tip of the former coal mine in Ensdorf, Germany. This colossal mound, which sprawls across roughly 125 acres and soars about 500 feet above the surrounding Saar valley, tells the story of the region’s history of coal mining.

Step into the wizarding world with a behind-the-scenes look at ‘Harry Potter’

Fans can experience props, designs, special effects and themed treats at The Making of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo.

Taste buds take flight at Benji’s Birdhouse with US-style chicken in Germany

The down-home chicken sandwiches, milkshakes and waffle fries at Benji’s Birdhouse exemplify the excesses of the country that inspired them. Yes, they taste just like home.

Korean barbecue joint near Camp Humphreys should satisfy any newbie’s appetite

Make time to stop by Korean BBQ for a delicious taste of a distinctive cuisine.

Movie listings for the week of Sept. 8

Here is what’s playing at on-base theaters.

Tours from Europe bases

Here is a sampling of upcoming trips scheduled by military bases.