This Mexican Town Celebrates Its Namesake Saint with Exploding Hammers
Despite several attempts to ban the practice and the handful of injuries it regularly causes, the tradition has carried on for 300 years.
London's Annual 4/20 Smoke-Up Has Gone Legit
The event—traditionally a fairly amateur gathering—felt legitimate and well-organized, perhaps because legalization is getting closer.
Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter
On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
Hong Kong Will Always Have My Heart
But I despise the way it's changing.
How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Italian Town
A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.
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Komodo Island Is Closing Because People Keep Stealing Its Dragons
Tourists will be banned from visiting the Indonesian island as of January 2020.
What It's Like to Be Illegally Gay in Myanmar
“My father was always trying to make an enemy out of me... He hated me for being gay."
Staying in the Freezing Romanian Countryside Showed Me How People Live Without Plumbing
Around 60 percent of rural Romania doesn't have a public sewage system.
I Spent a Day at the 'World's Best Airport' and It Was Pretty Good
Singapore's Changi International Airport has more amenities than anyone could ever hope to experience in one visit, so I tried to do them all in under five hours.
Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes
Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
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