Are You A Culture Lover?
Food for the Soul of a World Culture Lover
Welcome fellow culture lover! We are willing to bet that when you read one of our stories about someone a world away, you will learn something new...and you will recognize yourself. Welcome and enjoy! And check out our sister YouTube channel Flip the Lens, where people from all walks of life create and contribute videos about what it means to be a human!
Below you can find more than 200 inspiring and thought-provoking stories about people around the world who are creating and preserving culture. Through interviews and profiles, you'll meet indigenous artisans, pioneering activists and innovators, dedicated preservationists, spiritual seekers, global visionaries and a host of others, who each relate their inspiration, process, techniques, and heritage. You'll also learn about their personal epiphanies, challenges, breakthroughs, and hopes for the future for at the heart of all culture is our shared human condition.
A Feast for the Culture Lover | 200+ Stories of Cultural Creators Around the World
We offer the culture lover stories and interviews with culture creators in 16 categories: Architecture; Dance; Festivals
We are willing to bet that when you read one of our stories about someone a world away, you will learn something new...and you will recognize yourself. Welcome and enjoy!
Think of any city in the world, and chances are you immediately call to mind an iconic skyline or building–the pyramids of Egypt, Gaudi’s Sagrada Família in Barcelona, the Taj Mahal in India, the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. This cultural uniqueness is called “genius loci,” which means the “spirit of a place.”
Are you eager to have an authentic cultural experience in your next destination…but aren’t sure how to? Keen to understand how people in other parts of the world live…but don’t know how to go about meeting locals? We can help! We love to share ideas on how to travel with locals.
Dance is a powerful mode of communicating in a visceral way. Before the invention of written languages, dance was a primary method of passing stories down from generation to generation. Dance is an intrinsic part of life on many levels–social, ceremonial, competitive, eroctic, martial or sacred.