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Through The Lens: The Yankee Hat Rock Art Walking Track Near Canberra, Australia
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Through The Lens: The Yankee Hat Rock Art Walking Track Near Canberra, Australia

A local teaching children to play music in Maboneng
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Maboneng: Johannesburg’s Hipster Hub

Hipster probably isn’t the first word you think of when you picture Johannesburg. While the city has a turbulent past that still affects the way people perceive it, Joburg is home to a number of neighborhoods with worthwhile offerings: Upscale shopping in Sandton, nightlife in Soweto, street art and heritage […]

Public art is everywhere in Newtown
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Creative Culture: Exploring Johannesburg’s Art Scene In Eclectic Newtown

“The art in Johannesburg has a big focus on context. People respect and appreciate things more when they have a meaning.” I’m currently on a walking tour through Joburg’s suburb of Newtown with Tania of Past Experiences. A born and bred local herself — as well as a street artist […]

Circus of Dreams performing at Bizarre. Photo courtesy of Bizarre.
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Avant-Garde Experiences In Bushwick, Brooklyn

For those who want to enjoy New York City‘s arts scene beyond the mainstream offerings, head to Bushwick in Brooklyn. One of the city’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods for the arts, you’ll find everything from offbeat circus acts to experimental theater to open-air art galleries. To help you explore avant-garde Bushwick […]

Outdoor Art Abounds In Vancouver’s Hidden Alleyways
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Outdoor Art Abounds In Vancouver’s Hidden Alleyways

While Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, is known as a pristine and ultra-clean city, it has a darker side that can be seen by wandering through its hidden alleys. After being told by locals the alleyways in Gastown were safe to walk down, I decided to see for myself what […]

Must-See Collections When Visiting the Uffizi Gallery
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Must-See Collections When Visiting the Uffizi Gallery

With so much on display at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, it’s going to be hard to see everything. That doesn’t mean you can’t try to see the pieces that interest you though. Hundreds of thousands of people visit the museum every year, and nearly all of them walk out […]

Escape The City: A Rustic Retreat In Rosendale, New York
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Escape The City: A Rustic Retreat In Rosendale, New York

1850 House & Tavern Not many people know about the worthwhile Manhattan escape of Rosendale. In fact, I live in New York at had still never heard of the tiny town. Luckily, a recent invitation to stay at The 1850 House & Tavern allowed me to explore charming Rosendale and […]

Water & Paint: Exploring The Contemporary Sand Art Of Tony Plant
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Water & Paint: Exploring The Contemporary Sand Art Of Tony Plant

While many people have viewed sand art in the form of plastic containers filled with rainbow-colored granules and ornate beach castles, English environmental artist and photographer Tony Plant takes sand art to a whole new level. Exhibiting contemporary, Guerrilla-style works, Plant uses the natural landscape as his gallery for all […]

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Chocolate, Art And Performance: Upcoming Cultural Events In Zagreb, Croatia

For those looking to take a cultural vacation, Zagreb is home to many worthwhile events. Use this event guide to inspire your next trip to Croatia. Have a favorite Zagreb experience of your own? Let us know in the comments below. Zagreb Chocofest From February 9-14, the 2nd annual Zagreb […]

Artisans Unite: Exploring Local Art At Scenic Way In Hocking Hills, Ohio
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Artisans Unite: Exploring Local Art At Scenic Way In Hocking Hills, Ohio

The close-knit community of Hocking Hills is very sustainable, with restaurants promoting local ingredients, naturalist guides teaching the importance of ecology, accommodations made of recycled materials and tasty, organic beers. Locals in Hocking Hills work together to promote an ethical lifestyle, believing in quality over quantity. This is also true […]