Chinese immigration was so extensive in the 1800s that many major cities in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada can claim an authentic Chinatown. However, only San Francisco can claim the title as the oldest and largest Chinatown in North America and outside of Asia. The greatest push of immigration came in the 1850s when 25,000 Chinese citizens made their way to America seeking better work opportunities and an improved quality of life for their families. Chinese nationals who made their way to San Francisco primarily hailed

It is safe to say that we are all aware of the Greek gods as we often come across them in popular culture and literature. As much as we are fascinated by the mythos, the fascination is justified especially if you’ve visited Greece. Likewise, this place is not only the source of all the outlandish stories but also a place to adore for its majesty. It is governed by a series of islands which has found itself surrounded by the serene water bodies. The islands are filled with white and

A kimono is traditional Japanese wear known for its beautiful and iconic patterns and full-length robes. It has a long history and cultural significance to its people. The making of a kimono is considered an art form in Japan. Various processes take place before we can see the beautiful brocade patterns and intricate details in the garment. Several artists have tried to reinvent the techniques it takes to create kimonos like those from The Kubota Collection. Because of these artists’ efforts, there are different types of kimonos in existence today,

If you’ve never traveled to the UK before, simply continue reading to discover a few handy tips for first-time travelers to the UK which I compiled after my first trip to the UK that I think you’ll find handy in planning your upcoming trip to the UK. My first travel experience in the UK: A foolproof guide to planning your first trip to the UK 1. Make sure to pack a waterproof jacket as the weather in the UK can change in an instant Even if you plan to visit

In first world countries like the United States, education may be taken lightly by most. Compared to the majority of the nations in the world, entering primary school, graduating from high school, and even getting a bachelor’s degree is made possible because of the availability of student loans, government subsidies, and various scholarships. For other countries, however, education is deemed a faraway dream. Developing nations, particularly those in the Sub-Saharan region, are caught in a never-ending dilemma: because of the steady rate of out-of-school youth, their economy suffers, and vice

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