Category Archives: Africa

Suddenly I’m Craving Curry

  These delicious maps are the result of a collaboration involving New Zealand photographer Henry Hargreaves and graphic artists Sarit Melmed and Caitlin Levin. Each of the amazing creations is made with real food from the nations and continents. According … Continue reading

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Monkeys on a Plane

During the 1950s,60s and 70s, Danish painter and illustrator Otto Nielsen produced a treasury of marvelous illustrations for periodicals, books, travel guides and advertising posters. He is well known for his wonderful posters for Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, but some … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Behomm is the first home exchange website created specifically for the creative community. Developed by Barcelona-based artists Agust Juste and Eva Calduch, Behomm is an invitation only vacation home exchange for creative types. The site allows two parties to swap … Continue reading

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Book Dominos

Volunteers from this year’s Cape Town Open Book Festival along with staff of Cape Town’s Central Library have triumphantly established an impressive new Guinness World Record for Book Dominos. On August 27th, they managed to down 2586 books in one … Continue reading

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Transformative Cartography

I was captivated by Madrid-based artist Fernando Vicente’s intriguing series called “Atlas”, which is based on antique maps. The translucent painting allows the original geographic features of the old maps to remain visible while simultaneously creating a completely new unified … Continue reading

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Visit Twin Peaks

It’s so rare these days to see original travel poster art. So, I am really digging these wonderful original works by the Toronto-based artist who goes by the name Jazzberry Blue. Visit the self-taught artist’s website for more colorful travel … Continue reading

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Free Coffee for Flyers

Earlier this month we shared a story about Molson Brewery‘s free beer vending machine promotion in Europe. Well now the Dutch coffee company Douwe Egberts is getting on the free bandwagon with a campaign that places free coffee dispensing machines … Continue reading

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Sleep Like an Egyptian

Located at Egypt’s Siwa Oasis, just thirty miles from the Libyan border, the handsomely restored Adrere Amellal Hotel is an unlikely luxury eco-lodge. Set lakeside, the hotel was built at a site that has seen human habitation on and off … Continue reading

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Temporary Story

What happens when two twentysomething guys quit their tech jobs and travel the world by bike, motorcycle, truck, boat and bus ? This little film chronicles that trip by Vadim Sahakian and Artia Moghbel through North America, Africa and South … Continue reading

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All the Beer in China

The always entertaining and informative website Buzzfeed created this clever video that demonstrates how much food one can purchase with the equivalent of $5 US in various countries around the globe. “How Much Food Can You Buy For $5 Around … Continue reading

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