Love in the time of Trump

Love in the time of Trump This year we are celebrating diversity, recognition of other cultures and reframing of ‘the Other’. This Valentine’s Day we’re bringing you to the Iran

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Fortune Sticks – Where should I go?

Fortune Sticks, Chien tung A quiz so retro you have no questions to answer. Decide where to go using this ancient method of fortune sticks. Traditionally referred to as kau

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Yipeng Lantern Festival

Yipeng Lantern Festival Crossing my bucket list – Witnessing the most magical night of Yipeng Lantern Festival in Chiang Mai. Thousands of lanterns were flying and glowing orange lights in

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Native American History

Native American History Native American History History tells many shocking stories about the Native Americans and the conflict with the settlers on their land. Today, Native Americans everywhere celebrate and

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Benj Binks

Having travelled the world for the last 10 years, Benj has expanded on his passion for relating stories – through photography,writing, and more recently film. Since 2006, Benj has worked on

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Mark Sloneker

Mark Sloneker San Francisco-based Mark Sloneker, who has served as a Creative Director and Branding Specialist for companies such as American Airlines, Revlon, Motorola, Time Warner Bros., Kodak and Westin

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Iqbal Hussain

  Iqbal Hussain Iqbal Hussain is a painter from Lahore, Pakistan. His work focuses on the sex workers in the red light district of Heera Mandi. Dubbed “one of Pakistan’s

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The Man Who Would Be King- Kalash Valleys

Kafiristan The Setting for Kipling’s ‘The Man Who Would be King’ May 2011. The Setting: Kafiristan, or land of the infidels. The Kalash valleys in Pakistan is in Chitral, a

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Julien Jalal Eddine Weiss

Julien Jalal Eddin Weiss Julien discovered the oud, or Oriental lute during a reception held by the future minister of  Egyptian culture, Farouk Hosni in 1976 in Paris. He was

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Progressive Therapy in Syria

 Al Kindi performance at the Aleppo Bimaristan The Aleppo Bimaristan close to my house was previously  a psychiatric hospital employing progressive methods of music therapy- the sound of fountains and

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