Aquaventure Waterpark, Dubai

Fronds and anemones at Atlantis The Palm

As I lay flat – arms crossed, breath coming in short gasps – at the top of a 9-storey tall mega-waterslide, I wonder at the will (or maybe the reasoning) it takes to construct such a gargantuan feat of water-filled human ingenuity in …

Rwandan fashion, Rwanda

Exploring Rwanda’s creative reboot

It’s dark within the covered Kimironko Market despite the warm, sunny day in Rwanda. Seamstresses using pedal-operated sewing machines sit lining the outer perimeter of the …

View of Kigali, Rwanda

Rwanda’s ideas generation drive nation’s rebirth

It’s hot and humid at the covered fabric market in Kigali’s commercial quarter. Women push past people and piles of waxed fabric, called kitenge, folded neatly and stacked …

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