The planet is 2 degrees warmer. It’s snowing in the Sahara Desert. Iguanas and sharks are freezing like popsicles. Islands are disappearing. Glaciers are melting. Climate change is real. Let’s accept it – there is NO PLANet B.

With the hazardous side effects of climate change surfacing at a greater frequency all over the planet, in terms of water availability, sea level rise, extreme weather disasters and coral bleaching, it became inevitable for the us to ask difficult questions and take uncomfortable stands.

Many cities around the world have wall art that talks about the city, the life, the people, and much else. It’s colorful, witty, holds stories, and certain pieces are a major tourist attraction. We focus on 8 such cities around the world that are a canvas for this art form, ones that hold it out like flags for people to see and admire, and are inspiration to many art and design enthusiasts around the world.

The winter season brings with it a multitude of challenges, but arguably the worst among the quandaries that rear its ugly head is traveling in poor road conditions. Ice, chilly winds, and mountains of snow present all types of challenges to travelers, regardless of the mode of transport they undertake. With this in mind, here is a compilation of our top 10 tips for traveling in extreme winters while you are in a new country.

We are NOT Australia. New Zealand is NOT an island off the coast of Australia. In fact, we are an island nation in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Unlike Australia, New Zealand is not stinking hot, and we don’t have any animals that can kill you, which is a bonus! New Zealand is 100% independent from Australia, and like any country we have our own customs, culture and history.

“You shouldn’t drink the water. I imagine everyone is familiar with this rule. In San Luis Potosí, Mexico the majority of locals don’t even drink the water. Stick to bottled water or dispenser water.” Like every other country in the world – Mexico too comes with its own quirks – good and bad – so here are the 11 things you should know about this country before you visit…