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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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Big World

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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Inspiration

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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Education

EDUCATION & ARCHITECTURE IN JAPAN: HAKUSUI NURSERY SCHOOL

09/16/2015,

Today at World Kids we are featuring this original nursery school in Sakura, Chiba (Japan), designed by Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop. Seiyu-Kai, a local social welfare firm specializing in elderly care facilities, approached Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop for the design of this new nursery that should accomodate 60 pupils. The overarching concept for this plan […]

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Travel

LLAO LLAO RESORT: FAMILY OASIS IN PATAGONIA

07/30/2015,

World Kids is pleased to feature today Llao Llao, one of the best family resorts in Argentina. Llao Llao is located on one of the lower mountains within the Nahuel Huapi National Park – Argentine Patagonia – between the Nahuel Huapi and Moreno lakes, and framed by Mt. López, Mt. Capilla & Mt. Tronador.   […]

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TRAVELLING TO LAOS: THE ELEPHANT CONSERVATION CENTER

07/27/2015,

If you have the opportunity to travel with your family to Laos, the Elephant Conservation Center offers a unique experience to visitors wishing to contribute towards the protection of the Asian Elephant. This family friendly center was launched in 2011 and welcomes visitors from all ages.  It is managed by a team of elephant specialists […]

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GREEN AND BLUE SUMMER IN ASTURIAS

06/30/2015,

Asturias is a place very close to my heart. My beloved mother was from this region in the north of Spain and everytime we visit Asturias we feel she is still with us. The landscapes are so, so beautiful… that it is difficult to choose some pics for this post. There are hundreds of small […]

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