On a Movie Set in Indonesia

Behind the scenes. UMM Malang, Indonesia. Globe in the Hat. Ania Tomczak

At the beginning of August, together with dozens of students and public relation officers of University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) in Indonesia, we recorded a short movie, titled “Kaget” (“Surprised” – literally translated from Indonesian). Even though, the scenario was written within …

Trying Lalapan Lamongan in Bali

Trying Indonesian food like lalapan* is a kind of unique experience for Europeans. Going through the streets in Indonesia, we can see many vendors selling this kind of street food, usually opening their booths at night. *Lalapan – fried chicken or catfish …

Coban Sewu Waterfalls

Tumpak Coban Sewu Malang Lumajang East Java Globe in the Hat

Discovering eastern part of Java Island, we found a very beautiful waterfall situated between Malang and Lumajang districts. Since this place belongs to two different regions, there are two names of it: Tumpak Sewu for locals from Lumajang, and Coban Sewu for …

Climbing Mount Sinai in High Heels

Climbing Mount Sinai in High Heels

Hats off – as the French say. In the mountains, I’ve already met people wearing flip-flops and slippers but somebody using high heels in Mount Sinai? That’s the challenge! When I saw this lady in front of me on the path, I …

Uniqueness of Korean Cuisine

Uniqueness of Korean Cuisine Globe in the Hat

What distinguishes Korean cuisine from other cuisines in the world is, above all, the multitude of tableware elements. When in Poland, once a year people prepare special 12 dishes for Christmas Eve, in Korea this number doesn’t make such a great impression. …

How to (stop) drink(ing) Turkish tea?

How to stop drinking Turkish tea

In many places around the world there are numerous examples of making tea. In Turkey, traditional two-piece teapots are used to make traditional Turkish Çay – the top, where tea is brewed, and the bottom one – used for storing hot water. …