Confessions of a Cairo chair

Protest, Home

If the revolution had a living room, it was here with me. I am a chair in the Borsa cafe district. Cheap, maybe even flimsy, but by far the most popular chair in town.

Higher Paris Real Estate

Mass Housing, Moving House, Home

As Paris undergoes one of the most severe housing crisis of the past century, thousands of high-rise apartments in the suburbs are being demolished.

Argentina’s City of Children

Transport, Teenagers, Home

La República de los Niños is a children’s theme park that represents the entire workings of a democratic city.

The men who sleep on books

Moving House, While You Sleep, Home

Once night falls in Kolkata, colorful bookstalls turn into a refuge for homeless migrants.

Mars One Way Only

Transport, Frontiers, Star City

The 100 astronauts recently selected by Mars One for a mission to Mars are not expected to come back.

Rock the Boat

Transport, The Sea, Frontiers

"You bleed from your ears and nose, and you have to spend a week lying down because of the dizziness. After that you can dive without pain."