The Spanish city of Valencia’s five day festival known as Las Fallas ended at midnight on Sunday (March 19) with a ceremony in which nearly 380 papier-mâchés sculptures were set…
A vibrantly colourful procession led by children in Guatemala City on Sunday marked the start of a series of solemn and traditional ceremonies in the lead up to…
Nowruz marks the New Year across parts of the Middle East, the Balkans, the Caucasus and Asia
Israelis across the country took to the streets on Sunday, dressed up in costumes to celebrate Purim, a holiday that commemorates the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in t
Cuba's annual Cigar Festival is underway amid increasing demand but poor weather hitting tobacco crops and uncertainty about boosting sales to the US
Our Postcard this week comes to you from just outside the ancient Uzbek city of Bukhara and a palace that has been turned into a museum.
On the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region, many walk the ancient Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes
Some of the most spectacular sights in Japan's Kansai region gets 360° treatment
In this episode of Postcards we go shopping in the ancient city of Bukhara in Uzbekistan.
The Chashma Ayub mausoleum was built over a famous, ancient spring in Bukhara
Bullfighting has returned to the Colombian capital, reawakening an age-old argument.
On Friday and Saturday millions of Orthodox Christians around the world will be celebrating Christmas.
The Dalai Lama has officially launched 13 days of ceremonies and rituals known as the Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya in India
Pope Francis has condemned the deadly attack in Istanbul and offered prayers for the victims, their families and the entire Turkish people.
Participants in Peru’s annual slugfest battled it out on Sunday in the local Takanakuy fighting festival aimed at settling old scores and starting the new year…
Lyon, a city that is 2,000 years old, attracts about six million visitors a year, 30 percent of whom are foreigners who travel here notably for the local…
Jerusalem kicked off the Christmas season and festivities with a ‘Santa’ on a camel distributing Christmas trees to residents in the old city.