THE SURVIVAL OF HISTORICAL STRUCTURES AGAINST TIME AND QUAKES

Some 176 historical structures, including the Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace and Istanbul Archaeology Museums, will continue to defy the years after the works to reinforce them against possible earthquakes. Works are underway in Istanbul to reduce the risk of earthquakes in historical buildings connected to the Culture and Tourism Ministry. Among those More...

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By editor On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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AMSTERDAM DESTINATION GUIDE

Amsterdam is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, famous for its beautiful canals, top art museum, cycling culture, and Red Light District. It is the capital and most populous city in the Netherlands More...

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HOW TECHNOLOGY IS DISRUPTING KENYA’S HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Three years ago, hotel booking site Jovago.com launched in Africa with a plan of replicating the success of online booking platforms across the globe.    The opportunity was ripe for Jovago, which has renamed More...

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A GLIMPSE INTO KENYAN TRADITIONS AND VALUES

Kenya culture is a fascinating way of life that blends the traditions of thousands of years of African social evolution with the modern influences of the 20th century. The multifaceted culture of Kenya is expressed More...

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CULTURE AND ECO-TOURISM IN KENYA

There are 70 tribes in Kenya who speak a wide variety of languages. Each tribe has its own unique traditions and form of adornment. Culture Facts Kenyan LanguageHighlights: Multi-ethnic tribal culture – More...

By editor On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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CHINESE CULTURE FOR KIDS HERITAGE SERIES: A CELEBRATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE WITH KIDS: TAIWAN & CHINA

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.  We are celebrating cultures and sharing our cultural heritage with children! First, what is cultural heritage? “Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts More...

By editor On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE (KENYA)

The Masai Mara National Reserve is Kenya’s premier wildlife park. It was established in 1961 to protect wildlife from hunters. The Masai Mara is the reason many visitors come to Kenya and its beauty and abundant More...

By editor On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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TOP 10 MOST POWERFUL AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

1. THE KORA The Kora probably stands out as one of the most famous stringed instruments. It may also come in terms such as “Jali”. The design of the instruments is almost similar to that of a guitar. It features More...

By editor On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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PHILIPPINE CULTURE – HERITAGE

UNESCO World Heritage Sites recognized several sites in the country: • Baroque Churches of the Philippines • Historic Town of Vigan • Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park • Banaue Rice Terraces • More...

By editor On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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THE 5 PLACES WHERE PEOPLE LIVE THE LONGEST AND HEALTHIEST LIVES

Global life expectancy averages out to 71.4 years. That means, of course, that some parts of the world see much shorter life spans, while others enjoy far greater longevity. Five places, in particular, fall More...