In Phnom Penh we visit the Meta House, one of Phnom Penh’s cultural hotspots where the Green Night takes place. The Green Night gives visitors the chance to learn more about local projects and initiatives that protect the environment and … Continue reading
Endless temples, magic place, tuk tuk, under construction, all together sunrise, tuk tuk, all together sunset, children selling postcards, tuk tuk.
Cheap products, expensive tours, precious birds in precious cages, rich craft-work but poor forgeries, low pace and even lower seats.
In Ho Chi Minh City we get in touch with Simon Christy, co-organizer of the local Green Drinks. At the La Fenetre restaurant we meet with a dozen green minded architects, researchers, journalists, consultants, professors and their students that live … Continue reading
Markets during day, markets during night, great street food, sticky rice, endless crafts, colorful monks in even more colorful temples, bicycling as weekend activity, power cables everywhere, and more delicious street food!
In Bangkok, we visited the Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC) which houses over 15 thousand (!) books on design and architecture. The enormous library of books is supported with a library of materials which is part of Material Connexion‘s … Continue reading
Close to Bangkok’s famous temples we discover the Green World Foundation. The Green World Foundation focuses on providing educational tools such as books and workshops to teach children more about sustainability. Within a wide range of publications creating more awareness … Continue reading
During our stay in Bangkok we catch up with innovative toy and game designer Ruttikorn Vuttikorn. Rutty, as we can call her, is running a company called Club Creative which designs and develops educational toys. The Eco Go Game is … Continue reading
Snapshots from an extremely photogenic and (still) beautiful island in Indonesia.
Handmade items might be exclusive in Europe but on Bali it is part of the everyday culture. This culture of crafts is not limited to the handmade souvenirs for tourists but involves almost all everyday products. Due to the local … Continue reading
Environmental activists estimated that Bali produces 750 tons of plastic waste everyday… In order to learn more about Bali‘s waste problem we scheduled a meeting with Anna Sutanto from Plastic Free Bali (Bali Cantik Tanpa Plastik – BTCP). Anna, and … Continue reading
With this post we quote an earlier article in the Time Magazine about Bali‘s pollution problem. One of the main reasons for the pollution is not the wind, not the other islands but that most Balinese never learned about the … Continue reading
We visited an exhibition at NAFKA and shared our earlier experiences from South-America, New Zealand and Australia towards a creative audience in Denpasar. Gallery owner and architect Popo Danes showed us his office which is a good example of reuse … Continue reading
In short, if you like white beaches and snorkeling don‘t miss the Gili Islands. For us this was a great four-day break with white beaches, colorful fishes and last but not least no motorized traffic (but horses and bicycles instead). … Continue reading