Argentina

The Street Art of Buenos Aires

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Nov 19, 2017

Starting out as a form of pavement protest graffiti art has become a legitimate art form and today some of the best-known artists in the world are street artists.

Graffiti, that once an act of pavement protest, is now a legitimate art form. Banksy’s works of political and social commentary…


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Vietnam

Hội An – City of Lanterns

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Jan 15, 2017

Hội An is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. It was a key merchant city, which traded widely, both with the countries of Southeast and East Asia and with the rest of the world. Often referred to as the…

FRANK MEINTJIES
South Africa

My name is Frank and when I am not exploring the world, I live in Johannesburg, South Africa. For most of my life, I have worked in the field of social development, both in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. As a lover of the arts and a cultural activist, I have contributed over the years to debates on cultural matters. My creative writing has been included in several South African anthologies. I also frequently contribute to the world of poetry through participation in readings. I have recently also begun writing short stories. But, for the time being, I am traveling through South East Asia meeting new people and immersing himself in the culture, history, art, and spirituality of this fascinating part of our world. Join me on this journey of discovery and transformation