Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur
Gong xi! Gong xi! - The Chinese New Year, is most the important festival for the Chinese community in Kuala Lumpur. Houses, shops and roads nationwide are decorated for the big day. Red, the color of prosperity is often featured prominently during the celebrations as the bright hue heralds wealth in the Year of the Water Snake.
More Than a Game
Two Sides to the Street
Most foreigners know Ho Chi Minh City as one of the biggest and the most animated cities in Vietnam. When the evening arrives and the lights come on, the streets become busy with vendors. But not all the tourists see the other side to the vendors' lives, which are shaped by the need to work hard to make ends meet.
Streets of Art
The Street Art Festival that took place in Katowice from 20th - 29th of April 2012 has already been the 2nd edition of its kind in the south Polish town. Agnieszka Blazynska and Andrzej Krawczyk take us on a trip through their city and show us how the 9 day festival does also permanently transforms the cityscape.
The Island of 100 Temples
Bali is the island of 100 temples. And beyond its famous tourist spots the island has much more to offer than any tourist brochure can explain.
Havana Soup Kitchen
The Havana Soup Kitchen is a place created to offer help for vulnerable children and their families. It is like a kindergarden with breakfast and launch for almost 40 kids in Katutura, Windhoek/ Namibia.
A Kingdom of Caves
Phong Nha – Ke Bang is known as the National Park located in Quang Binh Province, 500km south of Ha Noi, Vietnam. The specific characteristics of the vast national park are the creation of limestone tectonics, formed millions of years ago. There are of caves, underground rivers, and rare flora and fauna in the Red Data Book of Vietnam.
A trip to Siem Reap
Child Labor in Mexico
One out of every eight children in Mexico currently works. More specifically, almost 4 million of the 29 million children between the ages of five and 17 are involved in child labor according to the most recent official figures.While child labor occurs nationwide, 24 percent of it takes place in just three states: The State of Mexico, Jalisco and Puebla. In fact, every fifth child in the state of Puebla is forced to work, according to UNICEF. Nine year old Axel and six year old Jacqueline are two of them.
Indo Hood in Kampung Baru
In the middle of the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Kampung Baru is the oldest Malay Settlement and one of the KL tourism attractions known as a food heaven. The residential area has been populated by some Indonesian immigrant since 100 years (mostly from Java, Minang and Acheh). This has made the Indonesian neighbourhood a part of the face of Kampung Baru.