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Thesiger's Marsh Arabs

Thesiger’s Marsh Arabs

The Marsh Arabs- Mesopotamian Marshlands Photo Credit to: Mudhafar Salim/Nature Iraq 2005 Ma’adan Marsh Arabs rely upon the Mesopotamian Marshlands of Southern Iraq for reed, fish and water buffalo in much the same way as their ancestors, the ancient Sumerians. Adel Hillawi, Managing Director Nature Iraq

Bassam Tariq

Bassam Tariq

Bassam Tariq Bassam Tariq is one half of the ’30 Mosques‘ Project, a road trip across the United States during the month of Ramadan, with each night spent at a different mosque in 30 states around the country. Their experiences, stories of the people they’d met and the mosques they’d prayed in are chronicled on […]

Ahrash Akbari Kalhur & Nyisha Weber

Ahrash Akbari Kalhur & Nyisha Weber

Ahrash Akbari Kalhur and Nyisha Weber are the owners of Chin Chin Laboratories, dubbed ‘the first liquid nitrogen ice-cream parlour in Europe’. See their contribution here:

Theatrical Gastronomy.

Theatrical Gastronomy.

Liquid Nitrogen + Ice-cream- Chin Chin Labs Contributed by Ahrash & Nyisha, The Chin Chin Laboratorists

Luxury Expedition in the Empty Quarters

Luxury Expedition in the Empty Quarters

Luxury Expedition in the Empty Quarters Who it’s for: A corporate retreat for a group of 40-45 CEOs (with a projected number of 80 individuals, inclusive of spouses, attending) . The aim is to create a journey less ordinary for a group of well-travelled individuals in their 30s-40s. Background: The Empty Quarters, made famous by […]

Down in the Mississippi Fields

Down in the Mississippi Fields

In Search of the Divine in Mississippi Stand in the fields of rural Mississippi. Watch the sun bleed and find the 84 year old man that walks with peace. He left Chicago in search of the Divine in a place that would never accept him because of his color. He plants his feet on the […]

Chef Andre Chiang

Chef Andre Chiang

Chef Andre Chiang of Restaurant ANDRE Nominated by Wallpaper magazine as one of the world’s best young chefs, Chef Andre Chiang’s  eponymous Restaurant ANDRE has also been listed in the New York Times’ ’10 Restaurants Worth A Plane Ride‘.  A career that spans the high-end Maia Seychelles (Le Figaro dubs its restaurant ‘The Best Table […]

Postcard from Lyon

Postcard from Lyon

 Old town of Lyon Old grocery shop in old town of Lyon, France. 2 blocks from where I used to live. Oldest shop in the neighborhood that sells everything from sausages, drinks to candy bars, home made jam and even comics…; Walking into the shop is like walking into the past, the extremely rich culture […]

Asociación Savia Andina Pucará

Asociación Savia Andina Pucará

From the Peruvian Altiplano. Contributed by: Zenón Gomel Apaza, founder of the Asociación Savia Andina Pucará.

David Schweidenback

David Schweidenback

David Schweidenback Image Courtesy of Tomas Bertelsen, Rolex Awards for Enterprise David Schweidenback is the Founder and President of Pedals for Progress , an organization that facilitates bikes as an instrument to eradicate poverty in developing countries. To date, Pedals for Progress has sent 131,587 bicycles and 1,873 sewing machines internationally. Having found inspiration for Pedals […]