People of all shapes and sizes gathered outside the Royal Oak pub in Gawthorpe, in Yorkshire, England on Monday (April 17) to carry 50 kilograms of coal 1.
Trucks carrying missiles drove past a podium in Tehran draped with images of President Hassan Rouhani. There was an air display by fighter jets and bombers.
Catholics in the colonial town of Taxco in southern Mexico marked the start of the Holy Week by re-enacting the Passion of Christ.
In the week before Easter Sunday there are a variety of lesser-known holy days across Europe, including Maundy Thursday.
This week we finish our latest series of Postcards by enjoying a traditional Uzbek dinner, with a visit to a top restaurant.
All things religious aside, the star of Holy Week in Spain is pastry.
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