Shakespeare’s Birthday. Via T+L (www.travelandleisure.com). O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t! — William Shakespeare, born 450 years ago today.
Toronto. Via T+L (www.travelandleisure.com). Multidiscipline whiz kid Pharrell Williams has added design curator to his impressive list of occupations. A 700-piece exhibit of artist-designed toys, This is Not a Toy, runs through May 19 at the Toronto Design Exchange. Williams guest-curated the show and many of toys come from his personal collection.
From 1972 to 1977, a handful of villagers from Guoliang, in South Central, China, dug and hand-chiseled a terrifyingly narrow, twisting road through the cliffs to the outside world. Death-Defying Drive. Via T+L (www.travelandleisure.com).
Death Valley. Via T+L (www.travelandleisure.com). Even if you can’t brag about a low golf score, you can play the lowest-altitude golf course in the world: the links at Death Valley’s Inn at Furnace Creek sit 214 feet below sea level.
Could it just be the vivid beauty of Ireland’s southwest coast? Marine biologists can’t otherwise explain why a solitary bottlenose dolphin, nicknamed Fungie, has lingered in Dingle Bay since 1983. Via F&W (www.travelandleisure.com).