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

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 11 Oct 2013 | By projecttravel | Views [8410] | 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 [3840] | 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 [3062] | Comments [1]

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 [4432] | 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 [4949]

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 [2916] | 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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Photos: Jamyang Choling nunnery, near Dharamshala, India

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Photo Gallery


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Life in a Tibetan Buddhist Nunnery

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Views [4]

  I am extremely fortunate to be living and teaching English for 3 and a half months at the Tibetan Buddhist nunnery of Jamyang Choling, near Dharamshala, India. What is life in a nunnery like? First, it’s a very peaceful and tranquil ... Read more >

Tags: buddhist, dharamshala, india, jamyang choling, nunnery, tibetan

Photos: Rajasthan. A cow hospital and a rat temple

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Photo Gallery


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Rajasthan - a cow hospital and a rat temple

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Views [9]

COWS: Around 2 hours from Jodhpur on the road to Bikaner we stopped at what looked like a cattle sale yards, and turned out to be a cow hospital. We were shown around by a very knowledgeable elderly guide. There were 1500 cows all being lovingly cared ... Read more >

Tags: bikaner, cow, hospital, karni mata, rajasthan, rat, temple

So Ukraine was eventful...

UKRAINE | Sat, 18 Apr 2015 | By jampez77 | Views [10]

I think as a general rule of thumb if you have the urge to check what the Home Office advise on travel to a particular region before you go then you are likely to be in for an eventful time. It will come as no surprise that the reason I did this check ... Read more >

Tags: blog, chernobyl, geocaching, kiev, me, nuclear, people, planes, travel, ukraine

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