A call to my world fellows

As you may have understood, I am French girl, born in the West Indies, in one of the most beautiful island on earth, Martinique. On top of this, with Syrian roots! To know more about the Syrian in Martinique I recommend you to read “Rue des Syriens” by Raphael Confiant, a fantastique writer. I don’t know if…

About the West Indies

If you never been in the West Indies, then please, remedy to that!   The Saintes Bay, one of the top 3 most beautiful bays in the world   The West Indies, the Caribbean Islands or the Antilles, is one of the most beautiful archipelago in the world. It is bordered by the Caribbean Sea,…

Naguib Mahfouz and the Arab Springs

Have you ever heard of Naguib Mahfouz? Born in 1911 and died in 2006, Naguib Mahfouz was an Egyptian writer, probably one of the most famous in the Arab World at this time – but not only, indeed he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1988. With over 70 years of career, Naguib Mahfouz published more…

S Y R I A – Our shared heritage

Before 2011, only few people had heard of Syria – but yet so rich in terms of culture, ressources, arts, cuisine and so on! Only the “insiders” such as the people interesting in the cultural heritage of the Mediterranean countries, the remains of the ancient civilisations such as Phoenicians, Romans, Greeks, but also the Crusades history,…

Art Deco – There We go

Did you know that “Art Deco” architecture was born in France just before World War I ? Its design had such a profound impact at this time, that it had spread and influenced the design of jewelry, fashion, cars, trains, movies. Even now, this particular movement continues to fascinate designers, artists and more. Among several…

Discover Culture Souk !

Culture Souk is not just a blog, its aim is to gather a community of innovative people that want to bring together their experiences, their knowledge of the past, their present in order to build a new future. But who is behind this platform? My name is Amel, and I like to say that I…