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How do I find the right candidate to whom I can entrust not exactly a 100 percent of my expectation

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 20 Mar 2022 | By ritchiebasilio | Views [114] | Comments [17] | Video

  PROMISES ALONE DO NOT ENSURE THAT HE/SHE IS THE RIGHT CANDIDATE. INTEGRITY is more important than WORDS, which can quickly turn into empty promises. Remember that HALF THE TRUTH IS OFTEN A WHOLE LIE, and that some people exaggerate ... Read more >

Tags: election, philippines, politics

Warum tun wir uns das an?

GERMANY | Fri, 29 Jul 2022 | By johannhermann | Views [112] | Comments [4]

(BH) Nachdem wir die letzte Woche Tag ein Tag aus unsere Wohnung geputzt haben, fragen wir uns ernsthaft, warum wir ausgerechnet jetzt ausziehen. So sauber werden wir die Wohnung nie mehr haben. Nix bappt, alle "Ich-knall-meinen-Bruder-mit-dem Fussball-... Read more >

Tags: bali, family trip, island in the sun, planning, sabbatical

Nature's Window

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 15 Mar 2022 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [79] | Comments [2]

Back in November I undertook a most extraordinary journey. A journey across the world's six largest country, doing a total of 8,100 kilometres using only my thumb. Unfortunately, my plans were altered; not due to COVID-19 but because of bushfires. Altering ... Read more >


AUSTRALIA | Tue, 15 Feb 2022 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [98] | Comments [1]

Over the past few months I've traversed Australia on the diagonal, and have done the whole journey using only my thumb. The previous July I was at Cape York, better known as the Tip of Australia in the northeast corner and now I'm in Augusta, which is ... Read more >

Spain - Asturias, Cantabria, Picos de Europa and more

SPAIN | Tue, 26 Oct 2021 | By pauluiza | Views [68] | Comments [1]

Back on the road for yet another awesome road trip to Spain: Pueblo de Sanabria (Zamora), Burgos (Castille y Leon), Santillana del Mar & San Vicente de La Barquera (Cantabria) and Parque Nacional de los Picos de Europa, Cudillero, Avilés, ... Read more >

A Brave New World

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 13 Mar 2022 | By nomad_kiwis | Views [62] | Comments [1]

New Zealand is finally opening it's borders. This is a HUGE move for us. We have been keeping ourselves quietly occupied and alive in our own sweet paradise while the rest of the world has been dealing with Covid 19. The number of deaths we have had ... Read more >

Belgrade Impressions

SERBIA | Sun, 5 Jun 2022 | By krodin | Views [61] | Comments [1]

BELGRADE Arrived in almost 30 degrees C Belgrade from 8 degrees C Stockholm. After all the extremely long lines to get through security at Arlanda Airport, getting into Serbia was a breeze.  The cab ride into town didn’t take too long ... Read more >

Tags: churches, cities, history, museums, towns

After 50 Years: Returning to Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Wed, 27 Jul 2022 | By krodin | Views [48] | Comments [1]

After 50 Years: Returning to Prague  The last time I was in Prague, in August 1972, I was greeted at the border by guards with guns who tore the seats out of my VW beetle looking for contraband, which they promptly found. My girlfriend and Olympic ... Read more >

Tags: cities, history, museums, towns

San Jose del Cabo Day 2

MEXICO | Fri, 5 Aug 2022 | By lizscar | Views [32] | Comments [1]

I got up at eight to attend a union meeting. JARED was still asleep. Not much more to report on that end. When he woke up a tad later he felt like he had slept off his illness. At around 11 we went to the café on the corner to have some coffee ... Read more >

Tags: cabo

Jared’s first day journal

MEXICO | Fri, 5 Aug 2022 | By lizscar | Views [24] | Comments [1]

Transcribed from the written page:   We said goodbye to Nick, Maria Cecilia, Mateo, initiate in the morning – and Canela, too! Nick drove us to the airport and we made it through TSA into the gate in under 30 minutes. Good thing too ... Read more >

Tags: jared


NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 27 Aug 2021 | By nomad_kiwis | Views [186]

We are in lockdown again...  One person found with Covid19 and because of it's exponential behaviour Aotearoa went immediately into lockdown.  Now a lot of us find lockdown nice, yes nice. We are lucky enough to not have to go into it for ... Read more >

Island of Santa Claus

CHRISTMAS ISLAND | Tue, 23 Nov 2021 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [182]

Santa Claus is nearly always envisioned as living somewhere cold and snowy rather than warm and balmy. My good friend Amanda sent me a video years ago. It was of a traveller with clips where he was dancing gleefully in dozens of places all around the ... Read more >

Blowholes and...More Crabs

CHRISTMAS ISLAND | Sun, 28 Nov 2021 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [164]

Awake at dawn I was again to see the majestic red crabs migrating to and from the sea. Crabs with eggs attached are moving toward the sea whilst those without are moving away from it and back toward their burrows. I feel like I've been here ... Read more >

Slow Start to the New Year

USA | Fri, 7 Jan 2022 | By graynomadsusa | Views [157]

2022 IS GETTING OFF TO A SLOW START. Days are still 24-hours long and there are seven days in a week but we haven’t done much to fill them. The weather has been chilly with more rain than usual and, except for Connie, we’ve all been coughing ... Read more >

Pakistan 3: Hunza - Gilgit-Baltistan

PAKISTAN | Wed, 13 Oct 2021 | By krodin | Views [154]

Pakistan 3 Hunza Hunza borders on China and the Hunza River corridor formed one of the main arteries of the Old Silk Road.  Sections of the old path zigzagging across the steep arid brown mountainsides are still visible from the new Karakorum ... Read more >

Tags: history, mountains, on the road

A Loop Through Andian Colonial Towns NE of Bogota

COLOMBIA | Sat, 4 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Views [152]

A Loop Through Andian Colonial Towns Northeast of Bogota  In the early morning I met my local guide, Jorge, and driver, Mario, for a loop trip of a few Colonial towns in the Andes northeast of Bogota. Normally I would either rent a car or take ... Read more >

Tags: colonial towns and andian landscapes


USA | Thu, 16 Dec 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [152]

MOSES’ EXODUS FROM EGYPT to the Promised Land took him forty years. We made the trip in 40-hours from Covid test in Cairo to touchdown in Omaha. Along the way Moses received the Ten Commandments. We got the message that we are not as young as we ... Read more >

The Columbian Caribbean Coast: Tayrona to Cartagena

COLOMBIA | Thu, 30 Dec 2021 | By krodin | Views [150]

The Columbian Caribbean Coast  Tayrona National Park is perhaps the most famous park in the country and for good reason. The rainforest mountainsides roll down like waves of multi-hued greens to meet the whitewater waves of the sea. The Santa ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cities, history, museums, national park, towns

Sonora Desert Solstice

USA | Wed, 22 Dec 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [148]

NIGHTS IN THE SAHARA CAN GET COLD but it hardly prepared us for the weather in Omaha. Even our arrival from Atlanta was in doubt—wind gusts topping 100 mph had been reported all day, tearing off roofs and rolling semi-trucks on the interstate. ... Read more >

Sebastian's Christmas Island Jamboree

CHRISTMAS ISLAND | Sat, 27 Nov 2021 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [148]

Weeks ago, millions of crabs began their journey en masse toward the sea in a great migration. It's one of the world's great spectacles; something akin to seeing the aurora borealis in Sweden or the glowworms at Waitomo Caves in New Zealand. I've yet ... Read more >

Winifred Beach

CHRISTMAS ISLAND | Thu, 2 Dec 2021 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [145]

When I'm in small places like Christmas Island, I aim to do as many walks as possible. On both Pitcairn and Norfolk Island, I've walked practically every major trail. I won't have time to do 'em all here but I've done my best. The hike to Winifred Beach ... Read more >

Pakistan 2 - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mountains

PAKISTAN | Wed, 13 Oct 2021 | By krodin | Views [140]

 Pakistan 2 – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mountains  The drive from Mingora to Chitral is long, windy, and the roads, while asphalted, are often torn up. Nonetheless, the journey is beautiful.  The landscape changes from fruit orchards, ... Read more >

Tags: history, mountains, museums, on the road

The Dales

CHRISTMAS ISLAND | Tue, 30 Nov 2021 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [138]

The red crab migration has largely passed, although there are still a few stragglers making their way back toward their burrows inland. For much of my first few days here, I was focused on the crabs but now I'm focused on seeing some stuff further afield.... Read more >


COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS | Wed, 17 Nov 2021 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [136]

Australia's most far-flung inhabited outpost I arrived yesterday. Welcome to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Discovered by Capt. William Keeling in 1609, these flat islands are more than 2,000 kilometres from the nearest point on the mainland. Everything ... Read more >

Back On Our Own

MEXICO | Tue, 24 Aug 2021 | By graynomadsusa | Views [134]

THE BIRDING TRIP IS OFFICIALLY OVER. It was a successful trip any way you slice it—5000 kilometers in six Mexican States, more than 400 bird species identified with 130 “Lifers” for Connie. At a rough estimate, I took 5000-something ... Read more >


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