Letters From The Field

Have pen, will travel. Sending letters.

More Cultural Delicacies: Adventures in Baltic Cuisine

A letter from Lithuania. In which is thrown a glance into the Baltic region’s pots and pans.

September 25, 2016 · 10 Comments

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree …

A letter for Christmas. In which is pondered the question where the tradition of decorating fir trees for the holiday season may come from.

December 24, 2015 · 12 Comments

Scenes from a Greenlandic supermarket

A letter from Greenland. In which are jotted cultural anachronisms of a globalized world.

October 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Red rose city – roaming Petra, Jordan

A letter from Jordan. In which is given a more or less detailed account of a walk through the ancient ruins of Petra.

April 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

The little differences: Cultural delicacies

A letter from somewhere. In which is described apparently ‘exotic’ food and discussed cultural trained eating habits.

January 31, 2014 · 6 Comments

At the mosque, attending Friday’s sermon

A letter from Turkey. In which is given the eye-witness account of the traditional Friday rituals in an Muslim house of prayer.

November 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Have Yourself a Merry Little … ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’

A letter from Turkey. In which are portrayed ritual and atmosphere in the time of a high Islamic holiday.

October 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

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