When it comes to culture, we’re interested in lots of it… music, art, sport, and most of all, food.

Here’s what we’re into this week:

1) The Art Project that Stitches the U.S. and Mexico Together Across the Border | GOOD


Art collective Postcommodity decided to use its team’s talent to create a project to visually unite the people of the United States and Mexico by erecting a two-mile-long balloon chain along the border. Titled the Repellent Fence, these temporary balloons were meant to be iconic, and symbolize the innate interconnectivity between the Western Hemisphere.

2) Which Apples are Best for Baking, Cooking, and Eating Raw? | Food Republic


After the apple-picking craze that comes with October and November, you’re left with dozens of apples and no clue what to do with them. Food Republic can help with that. Time to get cooking!

3) Finding Vacation Deals with a Surprise Built In | New York Times


Imagine a vacation that skips all the stress of planning months before – that ensures you everything has been taken care of. For travelers that are a bit more adventurous, numerous airlines, travel agencies, and tour companies are now offering discounted itineraries to various places around the world. The trick is, you won’t know where you’re going until you pay!

4) 52 Places to Visit in 2015 | New York Times


Before 2015 comes to a close, why not plan one last trip? We revisited this spot-on list from the NYT Travel team,which outlines the best places in the world to see in 2015. So, what are you waiting for?

5) November’s Best and Worst Albums | Vice


New month, new playlist. Check out this list of the must-listen-to albums out this November… and the ones that might be better skipped.