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FASHION IN DUBAI: CANAVA DESIGN

10/22/2017,

Canava is a Dubai based womenswear label founded by Damascus born designer Nisreen Krimed. Inspired by her Palestinian roots, Nisreen chose the name ‘canava’ which was traditionally used by Palestinian women throughout the years referring to the fabric or canvas used as a base for their beautiful embroideries. Canava today aims to preserve this passion to […]

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TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: AN ODE TO ISTANBUL BY ANNA SERRANO

08/01/2017,

“I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed. The Grand Bazaar’s serene and cool, An uproar at the hub of the Market, Mosque yards are full of pigeons. While hammers bang and clang at the docks Spirng winds bear the smell of sweat; I am listening to Istanbul, intent, my eyes closed” Poem: “I […]

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ASIAN KIDS BY TOMMY SALAS

05/30/2017,

“Photography is all about light, composition and, most importantly, emotion” – Larry Wilder.   Welcome to our travel & photography series! Today we return to Asia! If you are a long time reader of World Kids, you might have realized that I love the work of the Spanish photographer Tommy Salas. (You can read more […]

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LOST IN TRANSLATION BY ELLA FRANCES SANDERS

04/19/2017,

As World Book Day approaches  I would like to recommend you one of the most original, clever and tender books I have read recently: Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders, who describes herself as “a writer out of necessity and an illustrator by accident“.   Lost in Translation is an artistic collection of more […]

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5 GREAT TRAVEL BOOKS

02/27/2017,

“I read;  I become;  I travel” – Derek Walcott For those of you who love travel and literature, here are some recommendations of books **  that I have really enjoyed reading recently:   Amy Tan: Saving fish from Drowning “On an ill-fated art expedition of the Southern Shan State in Burma, eleven Americans leave their […]

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TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: SANTANDER BY FRANCISCO MATÍA

02/05/2017,

They say you should “never return to the places where you’ve been happy“, but I don’t agree. I love returning again and again to Santander, one of the most beautiful cities on the northern coast of Spain. I was lucky to live in Santander for 4 years, and today I’m thrilled to remember this city […]

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VENDORS FROM ABOVE: VIETNAM BY PHOTOGRAPHER LOES HEERINK

11/24/2016,

Vendors from above is a photography book filled with amazing pictures showcasing the diversity in colors and the life of street vendors in Hanoi. I am really pleased to introduce you to Loes Heerink, an amazing photographer fascinated by Vietnam. I am really grateful that Loes has agreed to share with World Kids part of […]

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TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: RED COLLECTION II BY TOMMY SALAS

11/02/2016,

I am really thrilled to continue our travel & photography series by featuring the second part of the Red Collection. We travel today to Asia through the extraordinary work of photographer Tommy Salas. Would you like to join me? We will visit India, Myanmar, Indonesia and Laos. 12 photos, 4 Asian countries, 6 Buddhist monks, […]

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COLORS JAPONICA: JOURNEY THROUGH TIMELESS NATURE

08/15/2016,

We have spoken previously about Japanese literature , architecture and children illustration. Today we return to Japan, a fascinating country, to discover  Colors Japonica. I hope you join me in this subtle and exquisite travel thanks to Aoiro Airdesign in which we will learn more about the unique Japanese aesthetics, the philosophy of the Japanese […]

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MY TRAVEL ATELIER’S GUIDE TO CUBA

08/10/2016,

It is a great honor to welcome today Christina, author of the  great travel blog My Travel Atelier. Her blog is truly amazing: fun to read, full of great tips, written with honesty and with beautiful photos.You cannot miss today her complete guide and diary from 17 days of roadtrippin’ Cuba. Thank you Christina!   […]

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