At a time when refugees are being turned away at borders all over the world, it seems that there is a lot to learn from Albania’s penchant for hospitality. Continue reading
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Getty Images Photojournalism Grants
A selection of work by four photojournalists who have won grants of $10,000 and editorial support from the agency
“Chasing Winter” by Katie Orlinksy. Orlinsky’s project examines the effects of climate change in Alaska. Continue reading
Dutch Prisons Become Welcoming Homes For Refugees
With crime declining in the Netherlands, the country is looking at new ways to fill its prisons. The government has let Belgium and Norway put prisoners in empty cells and now, amid the huge flow of migrants into Europe, several Dutch prisons have been temporarily pressed into service as asylum-seeker centers. Continue reading
Gamcheon, The Colorful and Unique Culture Village in Busan, Korea
Besides many skyscrapers with cool gray concrete blocks, the appearance of Gamcheon in Busan is a special feature spreading a mysterious appeal. The village impresses travellers from the very first sign of eye-catching decorative paints, lively combination. Gamcheon will make you extremely overwhelmed by harmonious beauty of art and history. Continue reading
Being poor is knowing exactly how much everything costs.
Being poor is getting angry at your kids for asking for all the crap they see on TV.
Being poor is having to keep buying $800 cars because they’re what you can afford, and then having the cars break down on you, because there’s not an $800 car in America that’s worth a damn. Continue reading