As part of doing business globally and operating across cultures, we often want to predict how others are going to behave. Our typical heuristic, understandably, is culture. We read a book, an article, or a blog post about cultural differences. We learn about how Germans or Chinese or Italians are different from us — how they think…

A Self-Taught Artist Paints The Rain Forest By Memory

Looking at the painting above, it’s easy to imagine the artist spent days, weeks maybe, observing the rain forest to get the details right. Off to the right, a large bird perches on a branch. Turtles and fish swim in the river. Several species of trees reach upward, vying for light through the forest canopy….

Lisbon Postcards: Exploring the Clichés Of The City

  Postcards are a great way of sharing experiences, being a must-have for any traveler out there. We all know that postcards depicting landscapes, that you can find on a slight google search, are not so cool anymore. We are aiming for the good design and alternative images. A shady Brooklyn street instead of a…

The Winners Of National Geographic Travel Photo Contest 2016

The  National Geographic TravelPhoto Contest 2016 gathers an impressive collection of beautiful shots. From a pool of 10.000 entries depicting people, cities or nature. National Geographic Travel selected the winners for this year, and we are in awe. Check it out! 🏆  GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Winter Horseman, Inner Mongolia At a freezing temperature of minus twenty and lower,…

Street Photography By Tatsuo Suzuki

Tatsuo Suzuki is living in Tokyo, place where he decided to pursue his pasion for photography. The intrigue with the people passing by, while he was heading to his 9 to 5 job, created a desire to start street photography and focus on individuals. Tatsuo is counting on the unexpected, without creating a plan or building…

TileTraveler Weekly Playlist #9

/ Tile Traveler presents a fine selection of sounds and visuals on a weekly basis, giving you the right vibes / We have the music you want / We have the music you need /   1.Massive Attack, Azekel – Ritual Spirit 2.James Blake – Radio Silence 3.The Lumineers – Ophelia 4.Ben Howard – I…

TileTraveler Weekly Playlist #8

/ Tile Traveler presents a fine selection of sounds and visuals on a weekly basis, giving you the right vibe / We have the music you want / We have the music you need /   1.Ibeyi – Mama Says 2.M83 – Do It, Try It 3.Cullen Omori – Cinnamon 4.FKA twigs – Good To…

Berlinale Golden Bear Awards 2016

The Berlin International Film Festival just had its 66th finale yesterday. The Berlianale, as it is also called, had its firt edition in 1951, being today the biggest festival with over 330.ooo tickets sold in a venue of culture, where art meets party, but also with the glamous always present in this kind of event….

TileTraveler Weekly Playlist #6

/ Tile Traveler presents a fine selection of sounds and visuals on a weekly basis, giving you the right vibe / We have the music you want / We have the music you need / 1.Shura – 2Shy 2.Wet – You’re the Best 3.Broods – Bridges 4.ABRA – Fruit 5.Hudson Mohawke – Indian Steps 6.Son…

Patterns Of The World – Portugal

As we already talked about here, Porto is an extremely diverse city, diverse in people, diverse in culture, in architecture, but also on the numerous patterns you can find on building façadades throughout the city. Discovering Porto by finding different tiles is a challenge, you won’t just get to know all those narrow streets as you…