During the event Street Photo Milano, Craig Semetko and Alan Schaller - two successful street photographers - disclosed how they kickstarted their careers, inspiring and giving precious tips to wannabe photographers.
A taste of Spring in Sardinia
March 14th, 2018. Like every year, at this time of the year it already feels like late spring in Sardinia. I took advantage of this free sunny morning to take a stroll in the unspoilt nature of the "Sella del Diavolo" (the "Devil's Saddle"), a distinctive icon of the city of Cagliari.
A fresh twist in El Salvador
What he does is challenging. But when the driving forces are passion and a genuine commitment to change the status quo, then it is all worth taking the risk. “We can’t stay quiet, we must defend our opinion, nobody can censor us.” This motto has long been the thread of Napoleón “Napo” García’s life. He … Continue reading A fresh twist in El Salvador
Post-lecture classes: why teachers at the University of Groningen should ‘flip’
Some teachers at the University of Groningen are skeptical about a way of teaching that is becoming popular in their institution. This method, known as 'flipped classrooms', started taking place at the University of Groningen in 2013 in about 20 different courses. It requires students to study at home, watching video lectures previously recorded by … Continue reading Post-lecture classes: why teachers at the University of Groningen should ‘flip’
Forget about comforts – A sportsman’s ideal way of traveling
“The Butter Caravan” Several villages in the Zanskar, an area in the North of India, are isolated from the rest of the country most time of the year. The only way to reach them is by walking on the frozen river. Locals trade the yak butter they produce and they carry it on handmade carts. … Continue reading Forget about comforts – A sportsman’s ideal way of traveling
Women traveling alone – Get out of your shell!
248 years ago Jean Baret’s secret was revealed. The French botanist, was in fact a woman. Jeanne - her real name - became the first woman in history who circumnavigated the globe. Dressed up as a sailor, she managed to protect herself for many months but some figured out her gender when her ship arrived … Continue reading Women traveling alone – Get out of your shell!