Posts by Jenny Zhang


November 19, 2019

Iran’s Stunning ‘Pink Mosque’ Is Illuminated with a Kaleidoscope of Colors

The stunning Nasir al-Mulk Mosque hides a gorgeous secret between the walls of its fairly traditional exterior—stepping inside is like walking into a kaleidoscope of colors. Every day, the rays of the early morning sun shine through its colorful stained-glass windows, transforming the halls into a dazzling wonderland of rich hues, patterns, and light that play on the floor of the mosque.

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September 4, 2016

Cityscape Scratch Art is the Latest Hot Trend in South Korea

While coloring books for grown-ups have gained popularity recently, a new hobby is quickly picking up steam as the craft trend of the season. Scratch Night View, a series of scratch-off projects created by Seoul-based studio Lago Design, is enchanting adults in South Korea and other parts of Asia. Using a wooden pen included in the kit, the only step required is scratching off the gray surface of the paper.

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March 29, 2016

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world’s most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues in their streets for generations. To brighten your day, here are some of the most colorful locales across the globe–each delightfully vibrant in its own unique way.

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