Known as “The land of a thousand rhythms” Columbia is a musical dream come true for Latin American culture enthusiasts. With about 1,025 folk rhythms and countless number of traditional dances, one could spend a lifetime exploring the sheer diversity of sound that makes up this amazing country.
Getting off of my cruise from LA to Santiago put me so close to Argentina I couldn’t help but visit. However, 36-hours in Buenos Aires Argentina is not enough time for this colorful and vibrant city. 2,876 more words 36 Hours in Buenos Aires Argentina, is not enough time… — Culture Trekking
A country whose food recipes span over a longer timespan than the history of some modern nations, Japan is one place where traditional heritage and modernity exist side by side in everyday life. Japan is riddled with literally thousands of temples and shrines; some are very famous touristic destinations where visitors flock to in thousands each year, especially during festival times. … Read More The Japanese Inspiration to Breakup with Your Past
Church of the Transfiguration (Kizhi Island, Russia) While this Church does not have the typical look and feel of a Russian Eastern Orthodox Church, its unique wooden structure and many roofs and bulbs give it an attractive look that makes it an exceptional building. Constructed in the 18th Century, it is one of three UNESCO World… Read More 6 of the World’s Most Unique Looking Churches
“We are far more familiar with the Russian Revolution than with Mexico’s. Yet in Mexico the art that evolved in that era was far more varied … It’s hard to imagine anywhere in Europe that could have rivaled the artistic energy … in this period.” Adrian Locke, curator of the Royal Academy in London – 2002… Read More How Mexico Found its Identity Through Art
Most people living in Cairo above the age of 30 have no need for an introduction about the famous Naguib Mahfouz Cafe. For others who have never heard about the place, they are in for a treat. Nestled in the small roads of Khan El Khalili, the restaurant has been in operation for nearly 30… Read More Nagiub Mahfouz Cafe and Restaurant – A Stroll into a Forgotten Past