Photo of the week: Monkey temple in Kathmandu

Photo of the week: Monkey temple in Kathmandu

It’s lunchtime for the monkeys at Swayambhunath in Kathmandu. Every day, 100s of them gather to have a chat with their monkey friends at the temple appropriately nicknamed “Monkey Temple”.  These holy monkeys who live in the northwest part of the temple get treated to a daily lunch by locals and devotees....

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St. Thomas’ Day in San Sebastián

St. Thomas’ Day in San Sebastián

Throughout Europe and North America, December typically marks the arrival of Christmas markets — but in San Sebastián, the traditional winter market isn’t quite the same scene. San Sebastián’s December market is only celebrated on one day, Saint Thomas’ Day on the 21st of December, and is different from what...

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