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Inspiration

THE MYSTERY OF THE GOLDEN WONDERFLOWER BY BENJAMIN FLOUW

07/22/2018,

Today we propose you a very special trip to Marseille, where we will speak with French author and illustrator Benjamin Flouw about his book “The Mystery of the Golden Wonderflower”, recently published by Little Gestalten.   “The Mystery of the Golden Wonderflower” is a charming story that celebrates so many great things: nature, friendship, beauty, […]

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Big World, Travel

TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: AFRICANA SAFARI

07/03/2018,

“If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa” – John Hemingway   If you have ever dreamt of doing a safari in Africa, Africana Safari can help you achieve that dream. Founded by photographer and travel consultant Lucy Beveridge, Africana Safari is a platform where Lucy shares her deep knowledge and passion […]

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Inspiration

INSPIRING KIDS TO LOVE THE OCEAN

06/25/2018,

  We live on a fragile planet. We must transform how we live in order to guarantee a sustainable future for the next generations. 2 years ago I shared this video “Nature is speaking” and two years after I still feel that we are not listening. Sometimes I wonder if we will ever listen to […]

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Travel

TRAVEL & NATURE IN CANADA: FOGO ISLAND INN

08/21/2017,

“Real freedom lies in wilderness. Not in Civilization”- Charles Lindbergh. We travel today to Fogo Island, a remote island in Canada, to discover a sustainable hotel that combines incredible architecture, the wildest nature, powerful ocean views and a deep respect for the province of Newfoundland: Fogo Island Inn. Fogo Island Inn feels like a completely […]

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Education

NATURE & PLAY: CEDARSONG FOREST KINDERGARTEN

12/11/2016,

“Children belong in nature, and nature belongs in education” We travel today to Vashon Island (Washington, USA) to learn more about the Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten, an entirely outdoor preschool for ages 2-6 years old. Cedarson Nature School opened recently the Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten, the first U.S. Forest Kindergarten based on the German model of Waldkindergartens […]

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Big World

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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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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Inspiration

ELEPHANTS: A BOOK FOR CHILDREN

11/23/2015,

Why do elephants flap their ears? How much do they eat? Why do they roll in the mud?   My kids love elephants and they keep asking me questions that I can finally answer after reading with them this amazing book (Thames & Hudson) Elephants will help you discover everything about elephants’ trunks, tusks and […]

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ESTER GARCÍA & WHY CATS DON’T WEAR HATS.

10/25/2015,

On this cold Sunday afternoon, I am deeply enjoying Why Cats Don’t wear Hats (edited by Epigram books Singapore), a beautiful tale written by Victoria Pérez Escrivá and illustrated by Ester García.  Why cats don´t wear hats has also been published in French by Editions Tourbillon and in Denmark by Jensen & Dalgaard. It seems […]

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KIDS & DOLPHINS: THE MUNDOMAR DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER EXPERIENCE

10/15/2015,

I am so thrilled to share with you one of our favorite family experiences ever: the Mundomar Dolphin Encounter. Mundomar is an extraordinary animal park located in Benidorm, capital of Costa Blanca, Alicante. The Costa Blanca is one of the main tourist areas of Spain and Benidorm is the most important town, with a microclimate […]

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