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World in Flames: Black Rock City’s Burning Man Festival

It starts on the last Monday in August, and goes until the first Monday in September. Over that week, thousands of people come from all over the world to build Black Rock City, a temporary city in the desert, and celebrate art, life, and culture together. Burning Man defines itself as “A vibrant participatory metropolis...

Yin and Yang in the Wrong Country: Visiting Thailand’s White Temple and Black House

In all likelihood, travelers coming from the “western world” don’t have to spend much time in Asia to realize that most of their preconceived notions and perceived stereotypes are pretty far off from the reality of this side of the globe. Every once and a while, however, a piece of the local culture fits perfectly...