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What It Means To Be Kiwi (ie, from New Zealand)

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 3 Sep 2011 | By libby-k8 | Views [2359] | Comments [1]

For those who were scratching their heads and wondering why I was blogging about what it meant to be a fruit on World Nomads, you just failed the first ‘Kiwi/not Kiwi’ test. It’s pretty hard to sum up a national identity in a ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, accent, being kiwi, character, food, from new zealand, kiwi, new zealand, new zealander, sport

5 Must-Do Things in Napier, New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 2 Sep 2011 | By libby-k8 | Views [1586]

Napier , fondly referred to as Napesville by many of its younger inhabitants, is an almost 60,000-person town, is on the East Coast of the North Island.   While it's not a big city, it has plenty of wineries, cafés, fruit, and Art Déco ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, art deco, art déco, art deco weekend, hawkes bay, napier, new zealand, tourism, what to do in napier, wineries

What it means to be Japanese

JAPAN | Thu, 1 Sep 2011 | By celeste | Views [259]

11 March 2011 was a horrible day in the lives of the Japanese. The headlines on all news screamed words like:  Tsunami, disaster, earthquake, deaths, devastating……… I remember that during this time, I was in a hospital and watching ... Read more >

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Do's and Don'ts in the Philippines

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 31 Aug 2011 | By traveltym | Views [4731] | Comments [4]

There are plenty out there that categorize the Philippines as an exotic destination.   So as a public service to those who are interested in braving the foreign frontier that is my backyard, I compile a few tips here to help you survive as soon ... Read more >

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In my Backyard – 5 Must Do Things in Cape Town, South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Tue, 30 Aug 2011 | By thea | Views [1567] | Comments [1]

There are definitely more than ‘5 Must Do Things’ in Cape Town. In fact, you could write a couple of pages full of all the adventures, cultural activities and entertaining things that one could get up to. However, in keeping with the title, here ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, cape town, south africa

5 Must Do Things in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

SPAIN | Mon, 29 Aug 2011 | By redheaded_spaniard | Views [3992] | Comments [2]

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria might not be your usual destination on a trip to Spain (unless you are the sun and fun type of tourist coming on a vacation package) but the city and its surroundings are a hidden gem. I spent my teenage years living here ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, canary islands, spain

What it means to be Indian

INDIA | Mon, 29 Aug 2011 | By tascha007 | Views [166] | Video

In a country of a billion people... We are all different, but very much the same.

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5 Things You Must Do In Surabaya

INDONESIA | Mon, 29 Aug 2011 | By worldjourney | Views [12148] | Comments [2]

One of the city that i love most in Indonesia is Surabaya. The city that appreciate the pluralism in Indonesia. I work there almost for 3 months but that make me know there's 5 thing's you must do if you go to Surabaya 1. The foods Like Jakarta, ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, mountain, porong, sampoerna

What it means to be Indonesian

INDONESIA | Mon, 29 Aug 2011 | By worldjourney | Views [196]

    Born as a Chinese descent in Indonesia is have mixed means to me. Indonesia is a beautiful  country with many culture pluralism but because of this culture pluralism conflict also happen. Different culture means different point view and principle ... Read more >

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In my Backyard – 5 Must Do Things in Melbourne, Australia

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 29 Aug 2011 | By wildchildhannah | Views [973] | Comments [1]

In my Backyard – 5 Must Do Things in Melbourne, Australia Melbourne is often hailed as the 'European capital of Australia.' It is also known for its infinate shopping options and the cafe/small bar culture that permeates each cultural hub within the ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, /%23blogyourbackyard, bar, cafe, melbourne, nightlife, sport australia, suburbs, top 5, twitter.com/#!/search

What it Means to be Pittsburghese

USA | Mon, 29 Aug 2011 | By cnengel | Views [125]

Yinz want to know what it's like to be a Pittsburgher?  Well, we can start right there...yinz. As much as I'd like to say I'm not a Yinzer, whenever I speak to an outsider about the slang we made up here in the 'Burgh, I realize that I use the words ... Read more >

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Best Ways to Work, Stay and Play in Utah

USA | Sun, 28 Aug 2011 | By doshin | Views [139]

I'm assuming that you are not already a professional outdoor guide of some kind, that canyoneering is not your profession, neither is mountain biking nor white water travel. I'm assuming you are not a winter sports professional of some kind. If you ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, salt lake city, usa, utah

The Best and the Worst of the Western USA

USA | Sun, 28 Aug 2011 | By doshin | Views [108]

We do have really great people living in the west. Compared to so many other places in the US and the world we are law abiding, and you will travel here in safety. Of course any kind of bad human caused event can, has, and will happen. But such events ... Read more >

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5 Things You Must Do in Gwangju, South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Sun, 28 Aug 2011 | By aussieontheroad | Views [1470] | Comments [1]

Think of South Korea and your mind immediately leaps to Seoul. It's hard to overlook the massive metropolis that dominates the Korean economy and political scene. It's the centre of Korean culture and the place the rock bands breeze through on their ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, gwangju, south korea

In My Backyard: Five Things to do in Salt Lake City

USA | Sat, 27 Aug 2011 | By doshin | Views [183]

Welcome to Salt Lake City. I understand that you only have a short time here in the city on your way up to the mountains or down to the national parks. I plan to show you a few places in the city that are interesting, maybe unknown to you, and that ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, salt lake city, usa, utah

5 Must Do Things in Columbus, Ohio USA

USA | Sat, 27 Aug 2011 | By thetravelchica | Views [1032] | Comments [1]

Columbus, Ohio When I tell people I meet during my travels, that I am from Columbus, Ohio, I usually get two reactions. 1.  If the person is from or has lived in the US, they assume my home is in the middle of a corn field and that cow-tipping ... Read more >

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The Best & Worst of South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 25 Aug 2011 | By aussieontheroad | Views [1716] | Comments [1]

South Korea, sadly, doesn't get the tourist play that a country of its rich cultural heritage probably deserves. People generally overlook Korea in favor of nearby China or Japan and that's a crying shame. There is plenty to love about the Land of ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, korea, south korea

5 Things You Must Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 21 Aug 2011 | By lauren_watson | Views [22375] | Comments [3]

There are many ways to come into Queenstown. You can fly in from Australia or other parts of New Zealand. On a clear day you get the privilege of watching the large mountains below you as your plane eventually slices between them. You get to ... Read more >

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Do’s and Don’ts in BRAZIL

BRAZIL | Fri, 19 Aug 2011 | By serendipitously | Views [2015]

Brazil . When you think about my country, probably your first thoughts are about soccer, Carnival and beautiful women. Well… Here you’ll find them, sure. But Brazil is much more than just stereotypes, believe me. From North to South you ... Read more >

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Do's and Don't's in Utah

USA | Thu, 18 Aug 2011 | By doshin | Views [223]

Contrary to some people's opinion, Utah IS a part of the United States, so most of any do's and don't I might write would be the same ones as anyone would write about travel in the US. There are a few things that I thought about which perhaps might ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, salt lake city, usa, utah


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