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

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 11 Oct 2013 | By projecttravel | Views [8565] | 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 [3949] | 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 [3293]

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 [4614] | 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 [5242]

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 [3022] | 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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SINGAPORE | Sat, 23 May 2015 | By jorjejuanita | Photo Gallery


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Forgotten Playground

BELGIUM | Sat, 23 May 2015 | By alicejm108 | Views [2] | Scholarship Entry

We didn't mean to go to Ghent. After Brussels, the only other Belgian place we had ever heard of was Bruges, and that was mainly thanks to Collin Farrell. But alas, our easy-going (read: disorganized) approach to planning accommodation had made the ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Space for Nurturing Creativity in Uttarakhand

INDIA | Sat, 23 May 2015 | By dilipmerala | Views [3] | Scholarship Entry

I was an aspiring actor lying on a couch watching the news from a comfortable flat in the suburbs of Mumbai. All news channels were going on and on about floods in the Indian state of Uttarakhand causing thousands of casualties and loss of property. This ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

The Road to Ollanta

PERU | Sat, 23 May 2015 | By howardwalfish | Views [6] | Scholarship Entry

We were somewhere between Cusco and Urubamba when our van hit the wall. It was almost 6am, still pitch black and pouring rain, and the wall – about a foot high and made up of rocks about the size of grapefruits – stretched across both lanes of the road.... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

Minoo Falls

JAPAN | Sat, 23 May 2015 | By albert | Views [6] | Scholarship Entry

Did you ever watch the film 'The Hang-over'? I'm proud to say I haven't, but my basic knowledge of the plot says I'm in a similar state of mind. What the cough happened yesterday night? My head is hurting. My legs are soar. My throat is dry like the Gobi ... Read more >

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