Illustrations: World

Drawings about far-flung places


Illustration of a sman unplugging neon signs in a Hong Kong street - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Hong Kong is getting rid of its iconic neon lights


Illustration of a Babylonian Lamassu statue wearing a hardhat with miner's lamp - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Babylonian antiques found in ISIS tunnels in Iraq


Illustration of a father and sun talking, with two tomatoes as speech bubbles: "You say tomato..." - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

When your child has a different accent than you


Smiling man with sungalasses wearing an Indian turban and an English bowler hat - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Hinglish – the mixture of Hindi and English


Illustration of a c Chinese lady carrying the character Ying as a burden - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Living in China with a name that can’t be spelled on computers


Illustration of a smartphone, using a thimbs up "like" icon to hitchhike - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Finding love via social media to escape your country


Illustration of a Russian matryoshka doll, with a policeman as the outside doll and artists insidematryoshka doll,

Despite tight control, Moscow’s art scene is thriving


Illustration of cricket bat and ball next to a NY Yankees baseball cap - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

The history of American cricket


Illustration of a man in traditional Bavarian outfit, wearing a clown nose - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Teutonic humour


Illustration of a robot striding along, with a man looking out the top - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Testing robot prototypes


Illustration of peaople stuffed into little glass jars and plastic containers - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Witchcraft in Cuba (just put your enemy’s name in a little container and place it in the freezer)


Illustration of a Vietnamese pangolin holding a peace sign - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

The war on pangolins in Vietnam


Illustration of a tattooed handyman with tools emerging from a toolbox, a rose bewteen his teeth - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Husbands for hire (popular in Brazil)


Illustration of a smartphone with a cat on the screen; tha cat's face is a QR code - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

China’s government use of cute icons on WeChat


Illustration of a man popping pills in the shapes of flying pigs - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Dubious miracle cures in Uganda


Illustration of a jockey trying to whip a hippo to run - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Expats in Africa arrogantly trying to impose their standards


Illustration of holding hands with Scandinavian mittens - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

The Danish concept of ‘hygge’


Illustration of a city which opens with a zip for a motorcade - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Efficient motorcades in the US


Illustration of Napoleon riding the skeleton of his horse Marengo - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

The skeleton of Napoleon’s horse Marengo on display


Illustration of a group of marathon runners wearing gas masks - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Marathons in polluted Chinese cities


Illustration of a cup of coffee with a peace sign as coffee art - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

The peace organisation ICAN originated in a Melbourne café


Illustration a WiFi symbol made out of a map of Africa - humorous line drawing by Michel Streich

Internet access in the Democratic Republic of the Congo