Tag: countries around the world
The Parthenon was built in the mid-5th century BCE and dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena the Virgin. However, this full-size German replica is constructed out of 100,000 banned books as a symbol of resistance to political repression. Continue Reading..
Alternative, trendy, and edgy. Street art is becoming popular across the globe. Whether it’s in chalk or paint, on walls or the street, these works of art look almost alive, but have a surreal quality to them.Continue Reading..
A special day to honour the women who gave birth to us, Mother’s Day is celebrated in several countries around the world. In most countries, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May, but in others it’s celebrated at an entirely different time of the year.Continue Reading..
Don’t flush your toilet paper and never finish your food or you’ll seem rude. When traveling to other countries for the first time, some local practices might come as potential culture shocks to foreigners. This handy infographic reveals surprising habits and social faux pas from around the world.Continue Reading..
Each year National Geographic holds its prestigious travel photography contest. 2016’s has come to an end and it’s time to announce the winners! Chosen from more than 10,000 entries, below are the best traveler photos of the year.Continue Reading..
Though the happy couple’s big day is supposed to be all about them, no wedding celebration is truly complete without an array of tasty wedding food. If you have a wedding invite pending like I do, thoughts can sometimes turn to the spread on offer. Continue Reading..
Wars, oil shortages, global warming, economic collapse, maybe even nuclear bombs. All of it seems unlikely, but don’t you want to be prepared? If you have to go planes, trains and automobiles to head for safety, where should you go if the world ends?Continue Reading..
If you like to travel, then you know there are strict regulations when crossing international borders and airport security. Despite these regulations, many people have still tried to get pass them with strange and unusual items.Continue Reading..
Most people take up common hobbies like sports, baking or even stamp collecting to pass the time. But there’s a handful of unique individuals out there that would beg to differ. For those people, these common hobbies are just a little too main-stream to be deemed worth of their spare time.Continue Reading..
Have you travelled to a far off country before? Language is often the a barrier when travelling around the world, especially if you can’t speak the native tongue, but travellers can at least rely on road signs to safely guide them on their adventures.Continue Reading..
A ring is usually a sign of marriage, but they are also a popular style accessory for your hands. These rings created by Goldsmith Ola Shekhtman are inspired by the iconic skylines of cities around the world.Continue Reading..