Oh, Noh! The Drama at the Heart of Japan’s Classical Culture

November 16, 2017 - Sin comentarios

posztos For those with an interest in traditional local culture, a visit to Japan should definitely include a performance of Noh – the highly stylised, heavily codified dramas performed in mediaeval Japanese that’s among the world’s oldest ext...Leer más

Why Do We Travel?

November 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Back in the day, holidays and leisure travel were mostly limited to the very wealthy and privileged. Now of course that tourism has been democratised for generations, millions from around the globe travel around the globe every year to enjoy the...Leer más

The Nightlife of Buenos Aires, Both Traditional & Cutting-Edge

November 1, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Sviluppo There's certainly no shortage of world cities that know how to let their hair down after the sun goes down and enjoy the night away. Not always hard partying, of course - it can be animated chats in lively, sometimes historic cafés; hangin...Leer más

In the Footsteps of Chile’s Great Poet Pablo Neruda

October 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Bilbioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile If Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (above with 1960s president Salvador Allende) were alive today - well, he'd be 113, but anyway he'd also be plenty bemused by the fact that so many visitors journ...Leer más

Tai Chi & Qigong: Traditional Chinese Disciplines With Worldwide Appeal

October 18, 2017 - Sin comentarios

ChicchoDodiFC Almost no matter which Chinese city you visit - Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, or Guilin (below) - you'll spot people individually or in groups, in parks, on esplanades, and other public places, performing the slow, fluid, el...Leer más

Japan’s Spectacular Takayama Matsuri Festival

October 9, 2017 - Sin comentarios

We arrived before 10 am, and our VIP group was hastily ushered to seats arranged right in front of one of the main yatai – a festival float on wheels, presented before Sakurayama Hachiman shrine, the main protector of the city since its enl...Leer más

Another, Classic Side of China in Guilin

September 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Timeless889 This vast country is of course packed with fascinating, often beautiful sights and experiences. But few are more lovely than this pocket of southernmost China, two hours 45 minutes by air or 90-minute bullet-train ride from Shanghai. Thi...Leer más

The Spectacular New Botín Art Centre of Santander, Spain

September 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Enrico Cano   Much awaited these past five years, the city that’s an undersung gem of green north Spain welcomed the opening this summer (attended by Spain's king and queen) of a wonderful new art centre, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning...Leer más

A Cool Weekend in Shanghai

August 9, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Marita Acosta It's so great having a local friend who can get you right to the coolest stuff in town - especially when that town is a sprawling, enormous city like Shanghai. And these days, creative Shanghai has a lot of cool to go around. On a rece...Leer más

Flying With Us in August? Check Out Our Inflight Entertainment Options!

August 2, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Another month, another great lineup of movies, music, games, and reading at the touch of your fingers from your seatback screen. Literally hundreds of hours of entertainment await that allow you to catch up on that movie you may have missed in yo...Leer más

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