Kerala, the tropical paradise of India, is loved and praised by many as "God's Own Country". From cascades of greenery on the Western Ghats, this slender costal state reaches to the Arabian Sea, boasting diverse natural beauty and vibrant traditions.
Wayuu women have become today's world-renowned master weavers. Their mochila, a type of shoulder bag decorated with vibrant one-of-a-kind patterns, hangs comfortably thanks to its sturdy belt straps and displays character with its chunky pom-poms, is catching the eyes of fashionistas across the world. A mochila bag can take up to one month to complete by its maker, using the weaving and crocheting techniques that have been passed down from mothers to daughters for hundreds of years.
Rajasthan means "Land of Kings". This northwestern state of India is the largest in the country, with rich culture and authentic influences from India's ancient castes.
Magnificent palaces, forts, and temples attest to the prosperous history that is still attracting global tourists to this land.
Guatemala attracts global adventurers with the natural beauty of its diverse landscape. And for travelers who love art and history, there are unique architecture, exquisite handicrafts, and well-preserved cultural heritage characterized by their indigenous roots with a strong influence from Spain.
Red terracotta is the color of the imperial city of Marrakech. The Majorelle Garden houses green and cobalt. Argan trees bear golden fruits in the Sous valley. And in the magical Chefchaouen, mesmerizing shades of blue permeate everything.
Fascinated by handicrafts? Simply can't wait to get your hands dirty and make something by yourself? Move these 5 travel destinations to the top of your bucket list!
At the top of any pom pom lover's bucket list should be a trip to Peru. Colorful pom poms are everywhere - from the country's capital Lima, to the floating islands of Uros.
The most accomplished Inca weavers wove on backstrap looms, a heritage which has been passed down through generations and still lives today.
A "city of art and history", Grasse takes pride in its prosperous perfume industry, whose history can be traced back to the 17th century.
When I first learned about these weaving villages in Vietnam, I was blown away by the intricacies involved in creating their traditional textiles, and the amount of time and skill it takes to make them. I was also shocked to learn that these weaving techniques are in danger of going extinct, ...