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

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 11 Oct 2013 | By projecttravel | Views [8576] | 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 [3955] | 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 [3316]

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 [4626] | 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 [5268]

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 | Mon, 2 Sep 2013 | By ccandj6monthsaway | Views [3031] | 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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SOUTH KOREA | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By marina_f_s | Views [0] | Scholarship Entry

Both a tech metropolis and a centuries-old city with a rich history, Seoul is usually the most popular place to visit while planning your trip to South Korea. How traditions and modernity coexist will amaze you as you walk along busy streets or sip a ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

A Message From A Land Above The Clouds

INDONESIA | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By rahadyana | Views [0] | Scholarship Entry

When my friends told me about this crazy impromptu idea of catching sunrise on top of Mangunan Hills, I thought it was never gonna happen. I wasn’t a morning person, first of all, and I believed it’d be just the same with sunsets. But they made me go ... Read more >

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There's Always Room for One More

MALAWI | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By katerog | Views [0] | Scholarship Entry

Bald-wheeled, rusty tin can minibuses with doors and wing mirrors held together by blue nylon rope; one of these is going to be our trusty steed for the next six hours or so. I can’t help but eye them warily. We join a jostling crowd beside one flashing ... Read more >

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The magician of Africa

ECUADOR | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By mariabeatrizharo | Views [0] | Scholarship Entry

His name is Arquímedes and he´s a magician, an art collector, a story teller, a huaquero. I met him during a field trip through the Ecuadorian North Coast. My classmates and I were looking for the characters and towns mentioned in Living Poor, the book ... Read more >

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CHILE | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By mumunkey | Photo Gallery

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