15/Feb/2019
Friday, 15 February 2019
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Why photographers are obsessed with this city

Why photographers are obsessed with this city

The city of Jaipur is one of India's architectural wonders. It houses some of the country's most ornate royal palaces -- elaborate structures designed hundreds of years ago that still captivate…
Vietnams hidden jewel: Con Dao Islands

Vietnam's hidden jewel: Con Dao Islands

Off the southern coast of Vietnam is the Con Dao Islands, a clandestine paradise waiting to be discovered. The outlying archipelago is comprised of 16 islands, all of them largely…
Lost language: how Macau gambled away its past

Lost language: how Macau gambled away its past

Nowadays, nobody speaks much Patuá. Only the old people speak Patuá,” declares 102-year-old Aida de Jesus as she sits across the table from her daughter inside Riquexo, the small…
The Japanese castle that defied history

The Japanese castle that defied history

In a downtown park in the under-visited city of Kumamoto on Kyushu, the south-western-most of Japan’s main islands, a group of locals can be found painstakingly trying to complete what could be…
The worlds first Christian country?

The world's first Christian country?

Pious history Armenia is a small country in south-west Asia with a population of only 3 million people. But it has a sizable place in spiritual history: most historians believe that in 301 AD, it…
Bangkok and its love of rooftops

Bangkok and its love of rooftops

When Stuart, Phil, Alan and Doug, the stars of ‘The Hangover,’ chose Bangkok for their second great stag party, it was for a good reason. In ‘The Hangover Part II’ they…