Posts Tagged: asia

Our Stylish Grandparents

Via NPR, a project by photographer Qozop, who had Asian grandparents swap outfits with their grandchildren for a series called Spring-Autumn: "As an Asian society, our cultural beliefs are often reflected in our dressing. Fashion (other than wrinkles) is one of the best tell tales of how old a person is, or what generation they hail from." I'd be stuck in a lot of fake gold, and I have no issues with that. More photos here. [NPR]


A Month Alone In: Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand

Edith Zimmerman: Tumblr's Meredith Katz, you traveled alone in Southeast Asia for a month last year. How'd that happen? How'd you get from sitting in your apartment in Brooklyn to getting off the plane wherever your first stop was? And how did you find the ticket, and did you make any hotel/apartment/whatever booking in advance? And and and!

Meredith Katz: The company I was working for at the time was nice enough to give me a month-long sabbatical after I'd been there for five years. It was perfect, really, because I was dying to go to Southeast Asia, and I knew I wanted to go for at least a month, [...]