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Lose your mind at le Ballet d'Or

FRANCE | Thu, 8 Oct 2015 | By kakimono | Views [29]

On Thursday, I had a ticket to Opera Garnier for the dance spectacle Boris Chamatz. It was one of the cultural activities for the program, and I hadn't really paid any more attention to it than that. Which, I realised at about the point I was standing ... Read more >

Tags: ballet, culture, dance, opera garnier

Profesor Kolok (With english Subtitle)

INDONESIA | Thu, 24 Sep 2015 | By agungyudha | Views [41] | Video

Profesor Kolok Synopsis Kolok community is a deaf mute people who live in the village Bengkala, District Kubutambahan, Buleleng, Bali. In daily life, people Kolok coexist with normal people in the village. Daily, Kolok community life of menial ... Read more >

Tags: bali, buleleng, culture, deaf mute, tradition, village, world nomads scholarship

Pekak Kukuruyuk (Grandfather of Cock a doodle doo)

INDONESIA | Thu, 17 Sep 2015 | By agungyudha | Views [39] | Video

Made taro is a person who dedicated his life to preserving the traditional games , traditional songs and traditional stories (folklore) for childrens in Bali from 30 years ago . He wants that the childrens can run their lives without being forced to ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 film scholarship to colombia, bali, culture, folklore, games, song, story, tradition

Volume I: Children, Food, + Work

HAITI | Thu, 30 Jul 2015 | By travelingturney | Views [35]

This is a compilation of four short ethnographic documentaries about different aspects within Haitian culture. Filmed in Les Cayes, Haiti (2013). 

Tags: business, coconut, culture, documentary, ethnography, filmmaking, haiti, kids, mother, youth

Counterfeit Foods are Choking China's Food Culture

CHINA | Thu, 19 Mar 2015 | By moresbbb | Views [650] | Comments [3]

A distinct chemical burn appears in my throat, I start to choke on my sushi roll. I look down at my bowl of soy sauce where a sheen of chemical slick has developed on the liquid surface. What the hell is this stuff? I ask as I examine the fresh tube ... Read more >

Tags: china, counterfeit, cuisine, culture, food, kunming

Mexico - Day 2 - Learning to celebrate

MEXICO | Wed, 4 Mar 2015 | By rheamihir | Views [98]

We woke up on our second day in Mexico, prepped and ready to begin filming. On the agenda for that day – Herbolaria Beto Ramon. Beto Ramon was a man much revered in the state of San Luis Potosi. A traditional healer by practice, Ramon was known ... Read more >

Tags: culture, dance, day of the dead, festival, food, india, mexico, road trip, travel, xantolo

Things That Were, Things That Are, and Things That Will Be.

PERU | Thu, 29 Jan 2015 | By kat617 | Views [195] | Comments [5]

When I began to write this entry, I wasn’t sure where to begin. Then I wasn’t sure where to finish. I just kept writing everything that came to mind, and I wrote for hours. By the time I ran out of things to say I was so tired that I couldn’... Read more >

Tags: archaeological, archaeology, arrival, culture, homestay, mistakes, program, sickness, sunburn, tefl

Wae Rebo : In Harmony of Nature and Culture

INDONESIA | Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By sidiqpambudi | Views [129]

Located in the middle of the mountains, Wae Rebo village, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia seems like difficult to reach. The access is only about 7 km long of footpath connecting with the nearest village making this village unique, also the uniqueness ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 travel photography scholarship, culture, my scholarship entry, nature, village

The Bull Fight . Fight for Victory

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By philomena | Views [78]

This is the Bull fight which happens in Fujairah an emirate of the United Arab Emirates. This happens every Friday afternoon and it real entertainment for the local folks and for everyone to watch a traditional sport. This is a fight for around 3 minutes ... Read more >

Tags: arabic, culture, local sport, traditional

Photos: The Bull Fight

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By philomena | Photo Gallery

The Bull fight .. Fighting for Victory
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Tags: arabic, bulls, culture, uae

How Burning Man Prepared Me For Island Life

INDONESIA | Tue, 18 Nov 2014 | By swanoftravel | Views [128]

It’s been a week since I left the comforts of New York City for a new role as backpacker, owning everything I have in a 45 linear inch sack. Truth be told, the lack of clutter in my life is liberating. With the lack of trying to carry everything ... Read more >

Tags: bali, burning man, culture, gili, indonesia, island, life, trawangan, water

Supply Teaching 101

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 11 Nov 2014 | By rmckinley | Views [1295] | Comments [1]

At long last and far over due, I am writing a post about my recent experiences supply teaching in London. I have been lucky enough to spend time at a variety of lovely primary (aka elementary) schools in North London. Supply teaching in the UK is very ... Read more >

Tags: culture, learning, london, supply teaching, teacher

Wandering and Wondering - 1 Month in India & Nepal

INDIA | Thu, 6 Nov 2014 | By allineedismy2barefeet | Views [99]

Namaste from Kathmandu, the bustling capital city of Nepal!   I recently said goodbye to Hanga after one month travelling together. We had a really great time and I want to thank her for her awesome company. As a solo traveler at heart, ... Read more >

Tags: culture, india, nepal, temples, trekking

"Please Can You Give Discount?" - Traveling India & Nepal

INDIA | Thu, 6 Nov 2014 | By allineedismy2barefeet | Views [82]

Upon arriving in India, I initially wrote that Hanga and I entered the big leagues of backpacking. After one month, our travels have matched the billing and the hype, and far exceeded the ease and comfort of my 10 month trip across Europe, which included ... Read more >

Tags: culture, temples, trekking

Unmask Basque

SPAIN | Tue, 16 Sep 2014 | By adventurechic | Views [388] | 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 [160]

 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 [180]

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 [1279]

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 [174]

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 [178]

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

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