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My First Time in a Bathhouse

Allow me to let your hopes down right now. This isn’t kinky; it’s cultural. If you consider being almost completely naked in front of complete strangers in a foreign country cultural, as I do. 345 more words


Conservation of Architecture as “Trees” and the Filipino Identity

An Essay on Conservation of Philippine Architecture

During a Buwan ng Wika celebration way back in High School, our teacher picked a few students to answer a question he had in mind. 981 more words

A Different Temple for a Different Class

Two days ago I had the chance to visit the temple that gives the name to one of the most famous streets in Hong Kong – Temple Street. 221 more words


A Cuban Roadtrip

The day begins bright and warm in Havana – ideal for a road trip to the interior. It is December 30, 2013, and 11 of us – all Minnesota Episcopalians – load our luggage into the road-weary Toyota van. 1,666 more words

Cultural Comparisons


I am, though of mostly European descent, part Cherokee. A very small amount, but all my life I have felt the Indian in me. It’s been a constant pull, making me want community with other Cherokee people. 301 more words


Women of Heritage (Part 1) continued

Here are the results of the works in progress from family members to participants from the local Newcastle community.

I feel so connected to this project and the response from those willing to participate has been very humbling and overwhelming, with more women engaging with the project. 71 more words

Art And Culture

BBC News: Who holds the keys to our mansions? March 2015

Here’s an important debate currently passing through academic and property consultancy circles – the foreign buyer of the country house (the full article follows further below). 1,643 more words

Architecture And Design