Mexican photographer Christian Vizl spends his life capturing the beauty of the planet’s oceans with his camera and has won dozens of awards for his work. New out: his black-and-white book of plates, Silent Kingdom: A World Beneath the Waves (published by Earth Aware Editions).
The colorful paintings typically found on the walls of Somalia’s grocer stores, doctor’s offices and electrical stores have a positive dual purpose: Everyone can see at a glance exactly what’s on offer, and the artists earn a living with their street art.
The best way to travel is on your stomach: Try something you’ve never had before at these culinary festivals.
Stars on the street
In Singapore, good food is so important that even street cooks work to the highest standards – and are rewarded with Michelin stars. The city’s Food Festival is a must for fans of Chinese, Indian and Malay cooking. (July 12-28)
Not always haute cuisine
French-Canadian cuisine is both famous and notorious, the latter for poutine: french fries in gravy topped with cheese. For a more sophisticated experience, visit the Festival Bouffe ton Centro in Sherbrooke near Montreal (August 3).
Parcels for the palate
Pierogies are ubiquitous in Poland. Krakow even hosts a festival in honor of the tasty dumplings that can come filled with ground meat, mushrooms or sauerkraut (August 11-17).