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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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THE STORY OF THE PIANIST ON THE ARCTIC OCEAN

06/24/2016,

Here’s the story of a man, the ocean and a piano… and about the fragility of our planet. I read long ago the book “Novecento” by Alessandro Baricco:  a brilliant theatrical monologue which narrates the story of Danny Boodman “Novecento”. He was abandoned on the transatlantic Viginian soon after his birth and never  got off […]

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TRAVEL & LITERATURE: JAPAN

06/05/2016,

“REAL LITERATURE, LIKE TRAVEL, IS ALWAYS A SURPRISE” – Alison Lurie. I hope this will be the first of many posts about Japanese literature. Today I would like to recommend you 6 books by Japanese authors or about Japan, that I have enjoyed reading lately and that are a great approach to the culture and […]

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TRAVEL & MUSIC: PIANO CITY MILANO

05/29/2016,

This year, once again, pianos have invaded houses, yards, stations, roofs, farmsteads, museums, schools, libraries, laboratories and parks in Italy.  Music hasn’t stopped from the sunset to the dawn and from the dawn until the sun sets in a continuous love declaration for the piano, its music and for the city of Milan.   We […]

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TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: RED COLLECTION BY TOMMY SALAS

04/19/2016,

“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head.”  – Henri Cartier-Bresson   World Kids is thrilled to present today the extraordinary work of photographer Tommy Salas and one of his latest works: the Red Collection. It is not easy to talk about someone you […]

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PARENTING & HUMOR: ILLUSTRATOR NATHALIE JOMARD

03/28/2016,

When you’re a first-time mother/father, everything might seem to feel huge, stressful and important. Parenting is serious business, which is why it’s so important to laugh about!   French Illustrator Nathalie Jomard captures the essence of our daily life  and the universal challenges of raising kids with amazing illustrations.     She has published different […]

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TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: ROME BY PABLO MON

02/25/2016,

“Photographs contain everything, to me they are stories!”- Ryszard Kapuscinski.    I am really thrilled to continue today our Travel & Photography series by featuring the talented vision of photographer Pablo Mon.   Pablo has used photography to chronicle the everyday life in Rome with a collection of extraordinary photos.   His photos  describe with […]

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TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: THE OCEAN BY RUBÉN FERNÁNDEZ

02/02/2016,

I am very pleased to start today a new series about travel & photography and to feature the amazing work by Rubén Fernández. It is difficult to summarize Ruben’s career, as he is a talented self-taught photographer, who runs his own media studio Mediadvanced,  opened a photo art gallery in Gijón,  and recently created his […]

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3 GREAT TRAVEL BOOKS

01/18/2016,

A top travel book automatically transports you to another time, to another country and captures the essence of what it really means to travel. If you are looking for a good travel book to read, then look no further. Here is my selection of my 3 top travel books.   A year in Provence by […]

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2016: YEAR OF THE RED MONKEY

01/09/2016,

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the year of the Monkey (Fire red Monkey) starting from February 8th 2016 and lasting to 27th January 2017. A colleague has posted me this beautiful postcard from Japan. It has been a lovely surprise, because I have not received a postcard in ages and also because Japan […]

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