Illegal graffiti is an indicator of social evils. But if you give a brush to a sprayer and tell him to paint his neighborhood legally, he turns into an artist. The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has done exactly that – for more than 30 years. It has ignited change throughout the city and it is an outstanding example of social work.
Philadelphia is half way between Washington DC and New York City. Philadelphia is, if you want, the city in which the United States of America were founded. You can see Philadelphia in two hours. In theory. Hands-on, you should stay much longer than that. Today, I’m gonna show you what to do on a 33 hour short break in Philly.
For most Europeans and Americans, New Zealand is at the other end of the world. It takes light years to get there. Is it worth it to visit New Zealand on a short trip? Yes, says Author Julia Tillmann and shows us why the other end of the world is always worth a visit, no matter how long you stay.
Hawaii is deemed the birthplace of modern surfing. There is no place in the world where the waves break as regularly as here. There is no place where surfing is such an integral part of a peoples’ history and culture. Hawaiians have used wood to glide through the ocean for ages. No place in the world has as lively a history of surfing as Hawaii does.
WITH VIDEO! Racing down the slope on a bike? That’s possible! Not with a normal bicycle of course, but with a snow bike. I have tested an unusual winter sports equipment on the slopes of Obertauern and I can say that although it might look a bit funny on the piste, snow biking is a whole lot of fun!
In 1965 the Beatles are in Austria for the first time in their career. In Obertauern they want to shoot scenes for their second movie „Help“. There is only one problem: None of the Fab Four can ski. So the crew and the Beatles have to rely on doubles for the wild chases down the piste…
There is so much to see on both sides of the Road to Hana that you could easily spend a week or longer exploring all its wonders. Most visitors try to squeeze it all into one day. I’ll help you get the most out of your trip! Read about five places you need to see when driving the road to Hana.
Did you ever hear people talking about Hana? Probably not. But what about the Road to Hana? We’re getting close, right? The Road to Hana leads to the village everybody seems to know but doesn’t, a small village on Maui with no more than 700 residents. Why on earth does everybody want to go there?
The body travels faster than the soul. While a part of me still drifts in the Pacific Ocean on a surfboard, legs dangling in the water, silently watching the corals that sparkle at the bottom of the sea like multicolored crystals when the sun shines upon them, the reality of home hasn’t fully caught me yet.
A journey to Vietnam isn’t complete without a stay in Hanoi, the country’s capital city. Sure, but there’s so much more that Vietnam has to offer! After explaining how to survive Vietnam last week, I’ll now tell you which highlights not to miss on your Vietnam trip: 8 good reasons to travel to Vietnam this winter.
Luscious green palm leaves bending in the wind. Water buffalos on flooded rice fields. The sound of a rattling scooter engine. A rain poncho hanging from a tree at the side of the street, fluttering in the wind. It is a rare occasion that an insider’s tip from a travel guide really is an insider’s tip. Son Trach exceeds expectations.
What if you grow old and feel like you haven’t lived your life? What if you were alone at home and dreamed of places far away, places you’ll never have the chance to see? Like Maria, who is sitting on her kitchen stool without motion, her tired eyes looking out of wrinkled lids, an old and tired woman…