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How difficult it is to be a Mahmúd

We are riding in an old battered Ford by the desert while the sun sets, after an afternoon swimming in Ain Sukhna – from the hotel´s beach resort. This is one of the few beaches in Egypt where mixed groups … Read More

Vegan Christmas Fayre in London

  London, as well as Prague, is a city replete with feasting events in the run up to Christmas. The shiny and glittering shop windows in Oxford Street entice their customers, like the other London streets, with illuminated Christmas decorations, … Read More

Zabbaleen – The Garbage Collectors

Cairo is one of these megapolis of the third world, which have to face up the negative effects of an ever-growing urban population. These include excessive amounts of waste, which of course, Cairo like any other Capital city produces. It … Read More

Latest from the Interviews

New generation of Kenya

  This interview with a director of the Czech non-profit organization ´ShineBean´, Renata Rokuskova, is about the current state of the Kenyan schooling system, the attitude of children to education and their opportunities in the future.  We also learn more … Read More

Navjyot Vyas

    Navjyot Vyas (a photographer) Navjyot Vyas was born in 1994, in Gujarat in India. He studied at Alpha High school in Junagadh. He graduated in English and Comparative Literary Studies from the Saurashtra University Rajkot (BA). During his … Read More

Leopold Jaroslav Pospisil

    Prof. PhDr. JUDr. Leopold Jaroslav Pospisil, Ph.D. DSc. Leopold Jaroslav Pospisil is a well-known professor of comparative law, who has held an influential position at Yale University for more than two decades. Leopold Pospisil is one of the … Read More

Latest from the Sections

Zealots and Sicarii in the Maelstrom of the First Jewish-Roman War

  Perhaps no other war in the history of the Middle East was more motivated entirely by different religions and ideologies than the First Jewish-Roman War. The conflict, which erupted on the Palestinian territories in 66 AD during the reign … Read More

Las Fallas – Valencia´s Festival of Fire

  The origin of Las Fallas festival dates back to wintertime in the Middle Ages, when carpenters and craftsmen used wooden candleholders, called parots, to light their work. When spring equinox came and the nights drew shorter, the parots became … Read More

London St. Patrick´s Day celebrations ended with a parade and concert in Trafalgar Square

The celebrations of St. Patrick´s Day, the patron saint of Ireland, took place last Friday and over the weekend, all around the world. Not only Ireland turned green, but also the United Kingdom, where the Irish community cheerfully celebrates the … Read More