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Unmask Basque

SPAIN | Tue, 16 Sep 2014 | By adventurechic | Views [55] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Because My heart quickened: When I read about the scholarship 5 weeks ago my heart started beating fast and I couldn’t sleep – it is my absolute focus and passion to become a videojournalist/presenter in the outdoor adventure/travel ... Read more >

Tags: culture, spain

Looking Back at Senegal

SENEGAL | Tue, 1 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [55]

 The saying “it's the journey and not the destination that matters” does not apply to airplane travel.  First of all, airplane trips are all about the destination. You constantly need to present your boarding pass to prove that ... Read more >

Tags: french, airplane, airport, culture, interesting

Looking for Ketut

INDONESIA | Thu, 26 Jun 2014 | By tgw | Views [57]

Don't get me wrong, I love Bali but it really is Australian's second home. Aussies with their sunburned skin covered in ridiculous tan lines, wearing fluro coloured clothes and Bintang singlets; stalk you where ever you go. I even tried escaping to the ... Read more >

Tags: bali, beach, culture, people, seminyak, sunset


SWITZERLAND | Sat, 7 Jun 2014 | By ifonlytheycouldseeit | Views [1077]

Exceptions, peculiarities, curiousness and minorities, everywhere on the globe, are also determinants of social development. These essential elements contribute to the progress of Mankind and to the evolution of our understanding. For years, experts ... Read more >

Tags: culture, development, dissonance, geography, group, harmony, languages, mankind, worldwide

The Ghostly Citadel of Hue

VIETNAM | Sat, 17 May 2014 | By goingsolo | Views [50]

The Citadel in Hue is one of the most beautiful places I have had the opportunity to explore.  It has been ravaged by war, but there has been some effort to restore it to its former glory.  I can't help but observe the contradiction between ... Read more >

Tags: citadel, culture, hue, royalty

60 Seconds in India

INDIA | Thu, 1 May 2014 | By away2travel | Views [35]

A white-bearded sweet old man with a genuine heart An elephant walking down a highway 19 people crammed into a single rickshaw An old man pushing his pedal bike uphill An entire family that thinks a white person is a zoo animal 4 religions living in ... Read more >

Tags: asia, backpacking, budget travel, culture, food, india, people, places, religion, travel

Beauty of the beholder

INDIA | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By sophiew | Views [104]

'Come in', she said. Her hands were old and crinkled, the henna sunk deep into the cracks around her nails and the divets of her fingers. I sat down across the table from her and she took my hand in hers, all the while never meeting my eyes. 'What ... Read more >

Tags: culture, food, ganges, india, love, taj mahal, temples

D.C.'s Grand Sake Tasting Event: A Night of Fancy Booze and Great Conversations

USA | Sun, 20 Apr 2014 | By kurenai | Views [75]

April hit me like a brick of rocks and started off quite shaky. Because of that I haven’t been in the best of moods so when I was offered a spot to volunteer at the annual Taste of Japan Grand Sake Tasting event (part of the National Cherry Blossom ... Read more >

Tags: alcohol, culture, japan, sake, shochu, washington d.c.

Maltese Islands

MALTA | Wed, 2 Apr 2014 | By karamella | Views [38]


Tags: culture, history, island, sea, sun, sunset

Capturing Mardi Gras: On Assignment in New Orleans

USA | Thu, 27 Mar 2014 | By projecttravel | Views [1659] | Comments [3]

World Nomads' Jesse Perez recently went to New Orleans along with the winner of the 2013 Travel Film Scholarship , Andres Brenner, and his mentor, professional filmmaker Brian Rapsey , to capture the thrills and spills of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.... Read more >

Tags: celebrations, culture, film, filmmaking, louisiana, mardi gras, new orleans, southern usa, travel, usa


ITALY | Fri, 21 Mar 2014 | By karamella | Views [135]

    Bologna .... As most beautiful cities in Italy, it is full of culture, amazing buildings and great food ... so when my sister suggested we meet in Bologna for the weekend, needless to say .... I started looking for flights straightaway!!! ... Read more >

Tags: bologna, culture, food, friends, italy, travel

Spice Parable

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 | By spiceparable | Views [969]

Perhaps the best cooking lesson during hotel school, Raja Anna the kitchen assistant, his passion for food and cooking techniques re instilled the love of cooking in me. He is a man of few words, his movements during cooking were calculated, ... Read more >

Tags: chettinad, culinary, culture, india, spice, tamil nadu, tradition, travel

Photos: Passport & Plate - Palestinian Maqlooba

PALESTINE | Thu, 13 Mar 2014 | By thediscerningvagabond | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ingredients 1 large or 2 small tight, blemish free eggplants, cut into half centimeter slices (optional) 600-700g boneless chicken thighs, with skin on 1-1/2 cups basmati rice (around 300g) 4 large garlic cloves, halved 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 2 ... Read more >
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Tags: adventures, culture, delicious, palestine

Kochi and South India

INDIA | Thu, 6 Mar 2014 | By away2travel | Views [69]

Kerala – Kochi Posted on   March 2, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Valentines Day Kochi We checked into  Mother Tree Inn  and all excited that we both had slept on the overnight train- went out to ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, city, cooking, cuisine, culture, india, travel

Photos: Passport & Plate - Ammachi's Kerala Puttu

USA | Sun, 9 Feb 2014 | By adventuresofachildlikewonder | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Puttu, meaning 'portioned' is a popular breakfast recipe from my father's homeland of Kerala in South India. How to make Puttu: 1. Add 3 cups of rice flour in a large bowl. Add 1 tsp. salt, 1/2cup coconut flakes + 1cup water. Mix well with a spoon, ... Read more >
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Tags: breakfast, cooking, culture, india, indian, kerala, puttu, recipes, south india, southern india

Passport & Plate: ITALY 2014

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 21 Jan 2014 | By scholarships | Views [258971] | Comments [113]

Applications are now closed - best of luck to everyone that applied! We believe that you can learn much about a culture through food and want to give three enthusiastic (and hungry) travelers the chance to connect with and better understand ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, cuisine, culture, emotion, europe, food, italy

State Park Itaúnas

BRAZIL | Sat, 11 Jan 2014 | By ilka | Views [1517] | Video

Itaúnas is located 260 kilometers north from Vitória, capital of the state Espírito Santo. Itaúnas is famous for its dunes and Forro, a typical Brazilian dance and music, which is part of the local culture. Every year in July ... Read more >

Tags: beach, brazil, culture, dunes, forro, paradise, sunset, travel

1 week from today! (Pre-Service)

ECUADOR | Fri, 20 Dec 2013 | By crobbins | Views [121]

Wow! What a whirlwind! I cannot believe that time has flown so quickly! Finals are over, I am back home (writing this from our local Starbucks), preparing for Christmas, and dreaming of the flight that will whisk me away- Only one week from today!!! ... Read more >

Tags: culture, ecuadorian culture, excitement, family, traditions

The Taste of a World Nomads Christmas

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 20 Dec 2013 | By connectlocally | Views [1763]

Mangos, turkey with stuffing, fresh prawns and yorkshire puddings floating in rich homemade gravy. How can all of these flavours represent the same tradition world wide? We've asked the staff here at World Nomads "What does Christmas Taste like to ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, culture, family, food, traditions, travel

Travel Film Scholarship to New Orleans - Winner Announced!

USA | Fri, 29 Nov 2013 | By scholarships | Views [9859] | Comments [2] | Video

Aspiring filmmakers, presenters and nomads, again you have brought us an amazing raft of videos from across the world. This year has to be the most diverse group of entrants that we have seen yet - both in nationality and in film topics. This year ... Read more >

Tags: celebrations, culture, film, filmmaking, louisiana, mardi gras, new orleans, southern usa, travel, usa

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