Zambia, Zambia, zm
Cookies help us deliver you the best experience. By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more Got it

Arts and Culture Travel Articles

Sustainable Solutions in Bali

Looking for 1,000,000 followers

Sustainable Solutions in Bali

Sustainable Development From the Ground Up

On Thursday, 28th August 2014, Green School Bali had the honor to host United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, who witnessed the signing ceremony of an agreement between the Indonesian Government, represented by BP REDD+, UNORCID and Green School Bali... more »

All Arts and Culture articles

The Charm of Algarve's old buildings

The Charm of Algarve's old buildings

The Algarve is steeped in history. Local customs, cuisine, beverages, music, song, dance and architecture, are all reminders of the many diverse peoples who have ruled this stretch of southern Portugal over the centuries.Through the ages, ...more »

The Gion District

The Gion District

Gion district is the famous entertainment district in Kyoto, located south of Yasaka Temple. The old style scenery, whether coated in a dust of white snow, or the blazing heat of summer, is one of the most beautiful and mysterious places ...more »

A Gold Medal for Barbados!

A Gold Medal for Barbados!

Barbados Horticultural Society Press Release A Gold Medal for Barbados at the Chelsea Flower Show Once again the highly selective and notoriously hard to please judges at the Chelsea Flower Show have bestowed a Gold Medal on the ever ...more »

Shopping around Kyomizuzaka

Shopping around Kyomizuzaka

Once you are done with the wide and bustling modern streets of Sanjo and Shijo in the heart of high end shopping Kyoto, take some time to discover the romantic, winding shopping street of Kiyomizu-zaka. This ancient street, that slowly ...more »

Shades of Light

Shades of Light

It’s 21st January, Errol Barrow Day and a public holiday in Barbados.  The beach is full of families having fun in the sea and amongst them is a white haired figure bent double and obviously searching for something beneath the crystal ...more »

Easter in Montenegro

Easter in Montenegro

Easter is one of the biggest and definitely the most joyful holiday in the Christian church. The Christian custom of the Easter egg can be traced as far back as the early Christians of Mesopotamia, who stained eggs red in memory of ...more »

Old San Juan: much more than food and shopping

Old San Juan: much more than food and shopping

You can have a great piña colada or mofongo basically in every town in Puerto Rico.  You can also shop your day away in the dozens of exclusive boutiques, malls and outlets that exist at every cardinal point around the Island.  However, ...more »

The Heian jingu shrine

The Heian jingu shrine

Kyoto is filled with ancient temples and shrines, and Heian Jingu is one of the most peaceful and beautiful. Out of all the shrines, this is by far the best one for nature lovers, and those who want to have a relaxing walk through the ...more »

Carnival cities

Carnival cities

Winter Kotor Carnival festival, within which traditional Kotor Carnival is organized, was held from 14th February - 24th February this year. Traditionally, it is always held on the third Saturday in February. Public Company Cultural ...more »

All Travel Articles

Arts and Culture Articles

Travel wouldn't be travel without taking in exactly what makes a destination come alive. Culture is such an integral part of a county's fabric that experiencing its many colours is both utterly unavoidable and deliciously intoxicating. From visiting an art gallery, watching a music concert or learning about local arts and crafts to checking out some home-grown theatre or taking in a museum, these articles give you an insight into the many ways you can soak up the local culture and traditions of your next holiday destination.

Maybe you want to know more about local customs, how to dress or say hello? Perhaps you'd like to coincide your visit with a local festival or celebration? Or, you just want to know which museums really are worth your precious holiday time? Practical tips as well as inspiration should help settle the appetite of our hungry culture vultures. The rest is then up to you...

All Articles

By Themes (All Destinations)

By Country

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Australasia
  • North America
  • Central America
  • Caribbean
Norman

"People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home" - Dagobert D. Runes