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Strolling through Tunisia As the mercury soars and the beach resorts fill up along the coasts of the Mediterranean, there’s one place where you can still stake out your own patch of shoreline far from the crowds, wander through Roman ruins all by yourself and visit the sands of the Sahara and the sands of the beach in the same day. Jul. 17, 2018
Stories about empty rooms Photographs reveal the still-intact living quarters of those who left following the country’s political chaos and economic collapse. Jul. 16, 2018
The Houses of Monba People Monba homes are two- or three-story, herringbone-shaped houses of wood with bamboo or straw roofs. The second and third floors are used for living quarters and the first for livestock. The middle storey is spacious... Jul. 16, 2018
The picturesque town in Switzerland V Nestled between the conical peak of Niesen and the shores of Lake Thun, Spiez sits on a promontory jutting out into the lake. A storybook Swiss village surrounded by gardens, vineyards, and forests, Spiez has a laid-back vibe with activities for all seasons. Jul. 06, 2018
The picturesque town in Switzerland IV Mürren – a former settlement of people from the Lötschen valley in the Valais, which still remains recognisable today from the design of the houses and the pronunciation of the Mürren dialect – is the highest, continually inhabited village settlement in the canton of Bern and lies on a terrace at 1650 metres, high above the Lauterbrunnen valley. Jul. 05, 2018
Primi Houses and Villages Primi villages are generally small, around 20 to 30 households, and scattered but close together, usually at least 500 meters from one another, on gentle slopes halfway up mountains. Members of the same clan... Jul. 03, 2018
Egypt’s best foods If you know where to look, you'll find that there is much more to Egyptian cuisine than the triumvirate of kebab, falafel, and shawarma. Sure, shish tawooq (grilled chicken) and kofta(grilled meatballs) are ubiquitous on menus, and falafel and shawarma are street food big-hitters. Jun. 28, 2018
The World’s Best Hot Springs Better than any hot tub, the world's best hot springs will soothe your mind and spirit amidst spectacular views. Jun. 22, 2018
Primi Musical Instruments Sixianqin The Sixianqin is a traditional musical instrument named after a Qin general loved very much by the Primis. In Primi villages, simple and mellifluous music played with the Sixian can be heard no matter whether one is in... Jun. 05, 2018
Life Changes of Dukha Reindeer Herders Family in Mongolia In north central Mongolia, in the taiga along the border with Russia, the Dukha people have lived a nomadic life for generations, roaming with their reindeer herds and hunting to fill in a diet based ... May. 31, 2018
Residence and buildings of Deang people Deang people live in the pile dwelling of bamboo houses. The framework of the house is made of wood, and the other parts, the rafter, floor, walls, doors and stairs are made of bamboo, and the roof is covered with... May. 29, 2018
Strolling around the Brussels Brussels may not scream Speedos and sunscreen, but when the big ball in the sky is ablaze and the city’s thermometers are on the up, the Belgian capital has plenty of places to cool off. From sun-drenched terraces and rooftop parties to pop-up al fresco food events, here’s how to enjoy the sunshine in Brussels. May. 25, 2018
Tea culture in Deang people's daily life Tea is an indispensable part in Deang people's daily life. Deang people prefer to strong tea. When making tea, they put the tealeaves into a teapot and pour into water (generally speaking, Deang people put much... May. 23, 2018
A satisfying short break in Hong Kong This 13sq km island is home to just 5000 residents and is popular with western hippies, revolutionaries and drop outs. Covered in a thick rug of jungle, the draw for tourists is the handful of relaxed villages, superb seafood restaurants and stretches of empty golden sands. May. 23, 2018
10 Years Since the Devastating 2008 Sichuan Earthquake On May 12, 2008, a magnitude-8.0 earthquake struck beneath a mountainous region in south-central China, toppling buildings and sending landslides crashing into cities, resulting in nearly 70,000 deaths. May. 18, 2018
Enjoying pleasant moments in Dhaka To guide you on your way, here are some quick and easy day trips out of Dhaka, all offering a chance to get up close and personal with the fantastic heritage, culture and people of Bangladesh, while resting your senses from the chaos and din of Dhaka. May. 15, 2018
This Is What Retirement Looked Like in 1970 The residents of Youngtown, Ariz., took a tongue-in-cheek approach to naming their town when it was founded around 1960: the town was the first American retirement community, a phrase that LIFE magazine still put within quotation marks in 1970, when the magazine's Paul O'Neil examined life in such towns in the May 15 issue. May. 03, 2018
Seychelles: the most beautiful islands on Earth Talcum-powder beaches lapped by topaz waters, lush hills, a sublime laid-back tempo; these dreams of a tropical paradise become reality in the Seychelles. May. 03, 2018
Bamboos play an important role in the life of Nu Ethnic Minority Bamboo utensils: bamboos have played an important role in the economic and social life of Nu Ethnic Minority. People live in bamboo houses, fetch water with thick bamboo tubes, carry things on the back with... May. 03, 2018
Tasmania: the isle that's wild at heart Discover an Australian island where convicts were sent to be forgotten, huge cliffs mark the last frontier before Antarctica, and ancient forests wriggle with mysterious creatures. Apr. 08, 2018
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