Fatbikes on the lift! The first mountain bike race on snow accredited by UCI, the worldwide governing body for cycling, starts January 17, 2020 in Switzerland. The highlights of the three day race are the 60-kilometer marathon and the six-kilometer descent.
French artist duo Ella & Pitr paint large-scale sleeping figures on walls, roofs and streets in the colors of the French flag. The man in the knitted sweater (above) is asleep on the ground in a schoolyard in Saint-Étienne. Other works can be found among other places in Eastern Europe, Norway and Colombia.
25 000 dollars for the winner! Every year, the Agora app, a platform for some 3.5 million photo fans, organizes the international photography competition Agora Award. This year, the jury had the job of choosing between 130 000 photos from 193 countries. This field of joss sticks in Vietnam made the top 50.
Done your Christmas shopping yet? Buying online is always an option, but the more personal alternative would be to attend one of these courses and make your own gifts.
Put an end to classic perfume bottles under the Christmas tree! A perfume is a far more thoughtful gift if you create it especially for the person you love, for instance at the Musée du Parfum in Paris.