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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
Love Songs of Tsangyang Gyatso The 6th Dalai Lama Tsangyang Gyatso was born in Monyu area in Tibet and belonged to the Monba ethnic minority. Monyu area is famous all over the world, which was firmly related to Tsangyang Gyatso who had been a... Jul. 12, 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
68° North: Winter Fairytale at Lofoten Islands Being known for excellent fishing, nature attractions such as the norther lights and the midnight sun, and small villages off the beaten track, the Lofoten islands, an archipelago and a traditional district ... 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
The picturesque town in Switzerland III The thermal spa resort of Leukerbad, with its 65 hot springs, lies well protected in a Valais side valley and is now a popular destination for wellness and sports enthusiasts. The resort offers an attractive and extensive range of indoor wellness and sports’ facilities. Jul. 04, 2018
Primi Marriage and Wedding Customs Primi society has been traditionally organised into exogamous clans with marriages arranged by the parents occurring between cross-cousins and marriage within the clan is prohibited. However today there is great... Jun. 25, 2018
The Caribbean – Grenada Some islands have become more renowned than ever, so if you’re in search of that tropical oasis that has so little crowds, it feels like you’ve found your own secluded paradise, head for Grenada. Jun. 13, 2018
Mushroom World Wild mushrooms are my paint, Finnish forest my art studio, and the underwater world my inspiration. Jun. 12, 2018
Beat the heat at the coolest waterfront bars in Miami Sun, sand, surf and balmy winter weather – Miami’s beguiling climate has charmed more than its fair share of visitors. One of the best ways to experience the perks of being on a warm-weather peninsula is with a frosty beverage in your hand and water views for days. Jun. 04, 2018
The grand Viking Fire Festival Taking place annually on the last Tuesday of January in the town of Lerwick, the Shetland’s Viking Fire Festival, or Up Helly Aa as it’s known locally, is the largest event of its kind in Europe. May. 14, 2018
4 hotel rooms around the world with amazing views From Finland to New Zealand, here is a pick of some of the world’s most spectacular rooms with a view. May. 07, 2018
Kingdom of Ice: Mesmerizing Freshwater Lake in Winter Lake Baikal, the world’s oldest (25 million years) and deepest (1,700 m) freshwater lake in the world, curves for nearly 400 miles through south-eastern Siberia, north of the Mongolian border. It contains ... May. 04, 2018
Magical photos show the enchantment of forests Bulgarian photographer Veselin Atanasov is this year’s Open Photographer of the Year. He lives with his family in the small Bulgarian town of Kazanlak and works as an IT specialist. May. 04, 2018
Nu Distinctive Costumes Women wear distinctive tunics and skirts made from hemp that the Nu grow and strip and spin into cloth. Often times their families wealth is measured by a woman's silver, coral, cornelian and turquoise jewelry... Apr. 26, 2018
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort The name may contain the word 'hole', but Jackson Hole is a decidedly posh hole. The cowboy hats are a little taller, the boots a little shinier. Not everyone is 'all hat, no cattle', as locals like to say: this is still ranching country, not just a retreat for the wealthy. Apr. 13, 2018
3 outdoor hangout spots in Kraków When the cold front of winter is over and the sun starts shining, Kraków is a great city to enjoy some rays, and people pour outside to do just that. Whether you’re looking for a thriving bar, some great views or a slice of nature, Kraków has plenty of top spots for relaxing outdoors Apr. 04, 2018
The Last Families Living in Tunisia's Underground Houses Recently, Reuters photographer Zohra Bensemra spent time in the arid valleys of southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, where local people have lived for centuries in underground houses, also known as ... Mar. 30, 2018
The Valley of the Moon For most visitors, on half- or full-day trips from Aqaba or Petra, Wadi Rum offers one of the easiest and safest glimpses of the desert in the region. For the lucky few who can afford a day or two in their itinerary to sleep over at one of the desert camps, it can be an unforgettable way of stripping the soul back to basics. Mar. 29, 2018
Winter on the steppe: visiting Mongolia in low season Mongolia has notoriously frigid winters – temperatures can fall as low as -40°C in January and Ulaanbaatar holds the record as the world's coldest capital city. Tourism typically sees its low season between November and late March, but visitors that venture to Mongolia at this frosty time of year will find there is still in fact plenty to see and do. Mar. 21, 2018
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