Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Andaman Islands, India
“The coolest new hotel on the planet,” was the Sunday Times’ verdict on Jalakara. The tropical luxury hotel boasts a magical location: It was built on the site of an old banana and betel nut plantation on Havelock Island, one of the Andaman Islands.
Mickey Mouse, 90 and the first cartoon star, is one of the cast of characters featured in The Art of Storytelling at CaixaForum (17 July – 11 Nov) with original drawings and storyboards from the Disney Studios.
Slots were yesterday! Only five percent of visitors to Las Vegas admit to gambling these days. Instead, the city now pulls in show fans, for whom a spectacular new arena is being built: The MSG Sphere will seat 18 000 and be encased entirely in LEDs, transforming it into a gigantic digital globe.
In August, colorful circles adorn the roofs of Huangling village, China. They are, in fact, the baskets in which the farmers dry their crops: mainly orange kakis, bright-red chillies, and yellow chrysanthemums and corn kernels.