The children of New York – and their parents, but also the thousands of tourists who arrive each day in the Big Apple – have a new, exciting fun. And ‘The Seaglass Carousel’, the magical carousel set up in Battery Park, located at the lower Manhattan park.Read More »New York with the kids: The new carousel at Battery Park
There’s nothing to do, all that is bizarre, unusual, colorful, usually comes from Japan. As this village, entirely populated by rag dolls.
It’s called Nogoro (The Valley of Dolls) and located between the valleys of Shikoku, the smallest of the four main islands of Japan. Here declining birth rates and the strong migration to the big cities have completely depopulated the small village, turning it into a place without life, animated by fifty people, mostly elderly.Read More »Nogoro, the village inhabited by dolls
If your husband would rather spend his holiday hiking through the Outback than reading on the beach, it makes sense to celebrate his love of all things adventure with gifts that make getting outdoors easier than ever. The usual tie and cologne combo won’t work for this guy – it’s got to be a gift that’s genuinely useful. Luckily, there are plenty of cool gadgets and gifts out there that will suit your man perfectly.
1. Sharpen up
Every outdoor lover needs a great pocketknife ready to help them out of any sticky situation. There are plenty of options out there, but it’s best to stick with the experts when it comes to something as important as a hunting knife or Swiss army knife. Victorinox knives have been a tried and tested solution for outdoorsy men for decades, and your husband will definitely appreciate having one of their top-notch products in his pocket. Read More »8 Gift Ideas For Your Adventure-Loving Husband
In the extreme south of Chile is a natural attraction that was classified by National Geographic magazine as the fifth most beautiful place in the world: Torres del Paine, a small and imposing group of granite mountains, located in the National Park that leads the same name. This is the third protected area with the most visits throughout the Chilean territory and an attempt to describe the reasons for seeing it will always be insufficient.
The height of the Towers is not yet defined, although it is known that range between 2000 and 3000 meters. One of the most striking features is how the snow has molded the sides of the mountains in its path, leaving concave, flat, convex and rough forms. In addition, it’s spread around various ecosystems that coexist harmoniously in a territory of more than 200,000 hectare. So a visit to Torres del Paine must last at least three days, not counting the time you want to spend knowing the nearest cities that will serve you as a stopover: Puerto Natales or Punta Arenas. Read More »Tips for discovering the Torres del Paine
The rice in Japan is more than a dish. It is a symbol, a ritual that must be respected in all its stages, from planting to harvest. This is why every second Saturday in June – on June 14 this year – the ritual of rice planting is part of a celebration called the Otaue Festival , held at Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine (Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine) in Osaka.
An ancient and beautiful ceremony, in traditional costumes and rituals: the fallow of the rice paddies made with the help of the bulls, the impressive samurai fashion show, dancers, priests, geisha.Read More »Japan: The Otaue Festival, Osaka