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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
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
Power of ballet program to one of Africa’s biggest slums Fredrik Lerneryd spent the last year and a half photographing a group of ballet dancers in the Kibera neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya, one of the largest urban slums in Africa.  Jul. 03, 2018
Soccer Fields Around the World One of the most appealing aspects of soccer is its simplicity --- a ball, some open space, goal markers, and you can play. As the 2018 World Cup reaches the round of 16 in Russia, with matches held in massive modern ... Jun. 29, 2018
Slowing down steps in Walla Walla Walla Walla is home to two attractions that illuminate the history of Western settlement and development, the Whitman Mission National Historic Site and Fort Walla Walla Museum. Outdoor lovers will find opportunities for hiking, biking, birding, and golf. Walla Walla hosts several fun events during the year, including the Balloon Stampede in May and the Sweet Onion Festival in July. Jun. 05, 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
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
The vibrant and cultural prefecture of Dehong Ⅱ In times past, Dehong was an important place along the ancient Silk Road. Today, it is a key part of the Yunnan-Burma Road and is home to a number of vivid cultural products. Dehong's two ports of Ruili and Wanding... Mar. 21, 2018
Vilniusa—a city of immense allure Vilnius, the baroque beauty of the Baltic, is a city of immense allure. It easily tops the country’s best-attraction bill, drawing tourists like moths to a flame with an easy, confident charm and a warm, golden glow that makes you wish for long midsummer evenings every day of the year. Feb. 12, 2018
The Yonder Blue: An Ancient and Cultural Fort in Rajasthan At the foothill of the majestic Mehrangarh Fort at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, described by Rudyard Kipling as “a mesmerising, formidable feat of construction,” there is a 500-year-old settlement where most ... Jan. 05, 2018
Photo Trip Along the Ancient Silk Road After proposing “The Belt and Road Initiative” by China in 2013, China has aimed to build trade and enhance mutual friendship connecting Asia with Europe and Africa on and beyond the ancient Silk Road routes.In the nineteenth century, a new type of traveller ventured onto the Silk Roads ... Dec. 14, 2017
History of Hui Minority During the early years of the 13th century when Mongolian troops were making their western expeditions, group after group of Islamic-oriented people from Middle Asia, as well as Persians and Arabs... Aug. 18, 2017
Wuyuan County—China’s Most Beautiful Countryside Wuyuan County, located in the northeast of Jiangxi province and the north of Shangrao city, is one of the birthplaces of the Huizhou culture. Wuyuan county, whose beauty lies in its natural harmony, is praised as the “China’s Most Beautiful Countryside”. Here, each village is a painting and each step takes you to a view. The foggy mist, quaint folk houses, stone paths, bridges are surrounded by mountains and rivers, revealing the appeal of the Chinese ink painting. Jul. 26, 2017
China's Kulangsu enters world heritage list as cultural site Kulangsu was put on the prestigious World Heritage List as a cultural site on July 8 by the 41th session of the World Heritage Committee. Up to now, China has boasted 52 world heritage sites. Jul. 10, 2017
Celebration of Uygurs Other Festivals Apart from the Uygurs’ grandest festival - the Corban Festival, there are other important festivals celebrated for Uygur people. In particular, the other vital festival for Uygur ethnic minority is Nowruz Festival which has more than ... Nov. 03, 2016
Aoluguya: A Pristine Art Performance of the Ewenkis The only hunting tribe which keeps reindeer in China, the deer-keeping Ewenki ethnic group, today has been reduced to the scale of a mere 200 people and 1,200 reindeer. However, “China’s last female chief,”... Jul. 08, 2016
The Daurs' Life Today in the Morin Dawa Daur Autonomous Banner The Nirji Town, which is the seat of the government of the Morin Dawa Daur Autonomous Banner (County), has a People's Cultural Palace, and thriving machine-building, repair, food-processing and chemical industries ... May. 06, 2016
Sony World Photography Awards 2016 winners revealed The Sony World Photography Awards 2016 winners have been announced.Below we’re sharing the Photographer of the Year winner and our favorites from the Professional categories. Apr. 25, 2016
Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor Once traveled by camels and merchants carrying silk, porcelain and spices, the 2000-year-old Silk Road was an important corridor for trade and cultural exchanges between Asia and Europe. Nov. 03, 2015
World Cultural Heritage: The Historic Centre of Macao “The Historic Centre of Macao” is the product of cultural exchange between the western world and Chinese civilization. The architectural heritage, predominantly European in nature, stands in the midst of traditional Chinese architecture in the historic se Aug. 17, 2015
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