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Bamboo Scaffolding: a cultural icon of HK

There are over 1,700 registered bamboo scaffolders in Hong Kong, yet the practice of this unique industry is diminishing due to shortages in labour and material. 312 more words

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Prayer Flags of the Himalayas

You can find prayer flags anywhere in the Himalayas, especially in Bhutan and Tibet, yet my main experiences of them came from visiting Nepal.

Traditionally, prayer flags are used to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom.  484 more words

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Sharjah's newest cultural chic: Made in 1971 Design Store

Nestled in the recently renovated Heritage Area of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates is is a place called the Souk Al Shanasiyah. To preserve the heritage, this souk was reconstructed- and, its contents and stores have a new funky inclusion. 470 more words

Spring Culture Fest 2016

Hello everyone,

I am part of this cool club on campus called Global Exchange Organization(GEO). We are hosting  an event called Cultural Fest this Thursday April 21 in 26W lounge from 6 PM on-wards. 41 more words


Sharing ‘Home’, national identity from tourism

As an Australian my encounters with indigenous experiences are vastly different to an international visitor.

There’s a certain extra dimension that it is, in some way, … 640 more words

In Depth: Time for a reality check

It turns out there isn’t as much demand for Indigenous tourism as many might think.

In discussions of Aboriginal tourism there’s a lot of hype about its potential for the economy, its promotion of Indigenous business, its preservation of culture and its general use as one of Australia’s unique selling points. 862 more words

Safari Ride in Abu Dhabi

It was fortunate enough to have my 28th birthday during the school holiday. Since it would be my last birthday as a single, I made a big decision to travel by myself and celebrate my birthday somewhere else other than home, New Zealand. 704 more words