The Tomioka Silk Mill was critical to Japan’s entry into the world of globalisation and modernisation. So why hasn’t it been recognised internationally?
Above ground, the English city of Newcastle is changing. The symbols of industry have shifted from the practical to the nostalgic.
Portugal: The Paper Museum in Santa Maria da Feira gives visitors a unique understanding of an industry that supported the region for centuries.
The envelopes and cards with the winners’ names are an important part of the Oscars ceremony. Did you realise they come from a small Bavarian town?
One of the most important industries for Mongolia is cashmere. But is demand for the wool causing permanent damage to the country?
For centuries, Osaka Bay has been the Gateway to Japan. Now it has become one of the most interesting areas for tourists to discover.
When the Zollverein Coal Mine was started, architects tried to make this industrial hole look beautiful. Since its closure, that dream has continued.
These mines in central Germany were used continuously for more than 1000 years! So what’s it like to go inside the tunnels of Rammelsberg today?
The tea industry in Sri Lanka is more than just a critical part of the economy. It also gives a lifestyle – and a home – to thousands of people.