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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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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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