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Portrait Equality: Give Photos, Don't Just Take Them

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 11 Oct 2013 | By projecttravel | Views [8456] | Comments [2]

Vanuatu, photo courtesy of Tasmin Brown, founder of Portrait Equality Tell me a bit about Portrait Equality . Portrait Equality is a not-for-profit project that seeks to provide family pictures to those in developing nations and remote communities ... Read more >

Tags: give back, opportunties, photographers, photography, portraits, travel

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How would you use 1m² to feed your family?

THAILAND | Sat, 8 Jul 2006 | By simon_monk | Views [3867] | Comments [2]

Would you set up a street stall and sell beads ? Fruit juice? Old coins or fake Louis Vuitton handbags from behind a curtain? Would you sell drugs, foreign currency, T-shirts, shaved ice, Pad Thai (fried noodles) or fake antiques? Would you ... Read more >

Tags: bargaining, culture, having fun, markets, on the road, people, philosophy, responsibility, work

On Thin Ice: How I Saved My Sherpa

INDIA | Tue, 13 Aug 2013 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [3128]

A high pitched scream echoed down the canyon walls – something was wrong. I ran around a bend in the river and could see that Tsering had slipped into the near-frozen water. I watched as he desperately clawed at an ice shelf with his fingernails ... Read more >

Tags: connect locally, himalayan treks, india, off the beaten path treks, terrifying travel tales, travel, trekking

Getting Hugged by Strangers A Hawaiian Ceremony

USA | Thu, 3 Oct 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [4476] | Comments [2]

"Look how tall you've gotten!" family members would squeal as I was growing up, patting me on the head. "My gosh, isn't she just the cutest?" a family friend would exclaim at a cookout reaching for my face to pinch my cheeks. There's a certain ... Read more >

Tags: ceremony, hawaiian, solo travel, traditions, travel, usa

Hangover Soup: The Power of the Pork Spine

SOUTH KOREA | Mon, 9 Sep 2013 | By connectlocally | Views [5030]

It is Saturday morning at 1 a.m. and I am sitting at a folding table outside the GS Mart, a ubiquitous convenience store in my little neighborhood of Seoul. Next to me is my boyfriend, Hudson, and across from us are Ik and Jiny: a young Korean couple ... Read more >

Tags: food, hangover, hangover cures, pork, seoul, south korea, travel, trekking

Croatia

CROATIA | Mon, 2 Sep 2013 | By ccandj6monthsaway | Views [2946] | Comments [1]

  Dubrovnik We had little info to go on when we decided to go to Croatia.  Our friend Kevin had been twice and recommended it, but we never really had specifics about why he liked it so much.  But we put it on the list and here ... Read more >

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Penang, oh sweet Penang.

MALAYSIA | Tue, 28 Apr 2015 | By mei2611 | Views [9] | Scholarship Entry

Georgetown, Penang,Malaysia. I arrived at 10pm at night. Exhausted from the heat I trudged outside only to find my phone not working. "Damn!" I thought "How am I supposed to know which bus to take? I should have written it down!" Panic began to set it.... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

70 Islands.....and a farewell

PALAU | Tue, 28 Apr 2015 | By lesleyvick | Views [11] | Comments [1]

This picture is of a very special place in Palau commonly called 70 islands.  It has been a no entry area for over 50 years and has some unique flora and fauna.  We were very fortunate to receive permission to go there.  It was a gorgeous ... Read more >

Photos: Kutná Hora’s Bone Chapel

CZECH REPUBLIC | Tue, 28 Apr 2015 | By ashleawheeler | Photo Gallery

Sedlec Ossuary, Kutná Hora
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Kutná Hora’s Bone Chapel

CZECH REPUBLIC | Tue, 28 Apr 2015 | By ashleawheeler | Views [9] | Scholarship Entry

I have a strange obsession with dark tourism. My plans to visit Cesky Krumlov had fallen through as I’d discovered only a rare few tourists make the overpriced day trip during winter. The charming atmosphere of the picturesque Czech township would be ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Photos: Ça y est! J-2!

USA | Tue, 28 Apr 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Lundi après-midi, affaires entreposées pour 11 mois, appart vide et seulement les sacs à dos à faire puis voilà! Cette semaine a été pas mal intense à cause de ces satanées boîtes et la logistique des deux garde-meubles situés à l'opposé de la ville.... Read more >
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Tags: garde-meubles, sac à dos

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