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2009 Travel Photography Scholarship: Anna Zhu Preparing for the Trip of a Lifetime.

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 27 Nov 2009 | By scholarships | Views [4136] | Comments [4]

Anna Zhu, winner of our Photography Scholarship is getting ready for Antarctica.  She has received her Antarctica weather gear from Columbia which she had fun trying on in Sydney's mini heat wave.  She has also chosen some new equipment from ... Read more >

Transsiberian...As mai merge odata...

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sun, 6 Feb 2011 | By arhionut | Views [3957] | Comments [2]

29 ianuarie. M-am urcat in tren... dupa vreo doua ore de frig si stres prin gara Yaroslavska dar pot sa spun ca a meritat asteptarea. Trenul e super ok, curat, doamna insotitoare de la vagon la fel, m-a servit cu apa, ceai , chiar si cheie de usa ... Read more >

Tags: calatorie, iarna, siberia, transsiberian

Mongolian Bliss

MONGOLIA | Mon, 27 Sep 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2991]

Last night I slept in a Ger Camp in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park in Mongolia. I shared my Ger with my Norwegian travel mate Kiki. Picture my evening - it’s dark, about 33 degrees Fahrenheit outside and we are in our beds huddled under the thick ... Read more >

Tags: ger camp, mongolia

Living in a Box

HONG KONG | Mon, 5 Oct 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [2040] | Comments [2]

Unable to obtain more than a single month visa for China in Vietnam, we decided to go to Hong Kong to get new China visas. Hong Kong was reunited with China in 1997, despite this it still holds a great deal of autonomy from the ... Read more >

Tags: chungking & mirador mansions, hong kong, mid level esculators, skyline, star ferry, victoria peak tram

Lakes near Otavalo

ECUADOR | Fri, 22 Feb 2008 | By sregevig | Views [1526]

Ok, this is my 3rd try to type this up, so if it doesn't work, I'm skipping this day!  Last night, I checked with the front desk and they booked a tour for me.  I wanted to get out and see the countryside.  Carlos showed up and he spoke very little English ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

An Indian road trip

INDIA | Tue, 16 Sep 2008 | By remlaph | Views [1148] | Comments [1]

When I first arrived in Mcleod Ganj I met a lovely Scottish girl - Emma at my guest house, later that night we met Gabby and Martine who had arranged to go on a little road trip with a local Thanka shop owner and it was decided we should join them!  ... Read more >

Tags: himachal pradesh, india, local hospitality, village life

Moses, Monuments and Mosaics: A Journey Through Jordan

JORDAN | Sat, 14 Jan 2017 | By krodin | Views [1094]

Moses, Monuments and Mosaics – A Journey Through Jordan  The Queen Alia International Airport lies about 30km south of Amman. I picked up the rental car, which was conveniently located inside the terminal and headed south to Madaba, ... Read more >

Tags: archeological site, city visit, museums

"City of Night"

USA | Fri, 6 Jul 2012 | By jc-dc | Views [956] | Comments [2]

It was 12:30pm in the afternoon on Saturday when we finally woke up. Scattered, disorientated & mindbendingly jet-lagged, we made a beeline directly to the nearest Starbucks which conveniently happened to be next door to our hotel (as we ... Read more >

Tags: house of lies, los angeles, rainbow room, rock walk, saddle ranch, santa monica, sunset boulevard, viper room, west hollywood, whisky a go go

In love with this place!

NICARAGUA | Sun, 7 Dec 2008 | By elbo_mozza | Views [690] | Comments [3]

Wow!  This place is so cool!  Have been studying Spanish in the ex-colonial town of Granada for the past week which has been really hard but I think I maybe just beginning to geddit.  My teacher has been very relaxed in our one on one sessions and spends ... Read more >

Missing you all!

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 2 Sep 2009 | By alyx | Views [673] | Comments [6]

(Picture - Two boys in mine and Meena's class at the school, Picas and Denis) Hi everyone, So on Saturday a few of us got up early to catch the public bus to Kathmandu - one of the volunteers host sister Sabina came with us to help ... Read more >

Living life like a re-run.

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 12 Jan 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [663]

December 31 st 2014 8:36pm. Such an unusual time to remember that I have an avid audience starved of my wordy goodness, (citation needed). And while the actual goodness of my ramblings is very much open to debate, there is no doubting that I have a ... Read more >

Tags: coffee, sunsets, travel, work

End of Summer Holidays

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 28 Sep 2007 | By gemma | Views [586]

I've just arrived back to the cold and drizzle of the UK after 2 fabulous weeks in Barcelona, but not for long because in only 6 days I'm heading to my new job in Mexico!  Very exciting!  Barcelona was great, saw loads, did loads, took loads of pictures, ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

What Darwin Saw (And Us, Too)

ECUADOR | Fri, 11 Jun 2010 | By fieldnotes | Views [570]

Darwin was seasick on much of his Beagle voyage.  Our trip was much more civilized although mal de mer was always a possibility.  We soon settled into the routine: wake up call at 6:30; breakfast at 7; island visit; snorkel; lunch; siesta; snorkel;... Read more >

Awesome Scenery in Bromo

INDONESIA | Sun, 17 Oct 2010 | By iqbaltimore | Views [497]

Bromo is one of the awesome mountain in the world. Bromo located in the Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia. Bromo have known by all of visitor. On holiday, thousands visitor come to this place. There are many kinds activities that could be carried on ... Read more >

Tags: bromo

Nazca Lines

PERU | Fri, 18 Jan 2008 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [467]

It's those mysterious lines etched in the earth smack dab in the middle of the Nazca desert; they bring images of rituals, the sun, and alien spacecrafts. Today I would fly over these mystical, mysterious drawings so huge you can't see them properly ... Read more >

Morley House Gets a New Roof

SOUTH AFRICA | Mon, 8 Jun 2015 | By steve_and_emma | Views [421]

A momentous ocassion at Morley House as after 2 weeks of work ( and 8 months trying to get it started) the new thatch roof is finished. I think it looks great, check out the pictures in the gallery to see if you think so too. I hope Emma will ... Read more >

The Hut

THAILAND | Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By dinagosse | Views [389]

We leave Cave Lodge, sadly and sorely, and head back to Pai. Pai is partway between Chiang Mai and Pang Mapha, and we thought staying there for a night would be a nice way to break up our return trip from PMP to Bangkok. The road from PMP to Pai is almost ... Read more >

Tags: pai, thailand

My ascent of Ben Venue

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 16 Jan 2008 | By addictedtoadventure | Views [351]

Hey all, Had a fantastic day recently when I went up the nearest mountian to me (right behind the hotel actually) called Ben Venue. Woke up unsure about what the weather was going to do and saw nothing but thick fog out the window but was so keen to ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

There in their home

ZIMBABWE | Sat, 3 May 2014 | By sophiew | Views [298]

When she smiled at me for the first time, my stomach twisted and something rushed up into my throat that made me feel like I was choking. I blinked and realised my eyes were wet. Not the emotion I was hoping for. 'Shap!' she said to me, ... Read more >

Tags: africa, community, education, giving, hope, receiving


SAMOA | Mon, 28 Nov 2016 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [283]

Only a little more than a week I have left in Samoa. For the past couple of days I’ve been staying with John, Lagi, and family. They have four children: George, Frank, Mona, and Fina. Lagi made her first carrot cake last night; excitedly enough, ... Read more >

My Video scholarship 2010 entry

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 29 Jul 2010 | By benstamper | Views [253] | Video | Scholarship Entry

My story begins in the dim back room of Grandmother's house, where a small boy could be found poring over his new discovery, the leaning yellow towers of National Geographic magazines that stood like ancient monoliths of imagination.  Photographs that ... Read more >

Tags: 2010 travel video scholarship

Quick Guide to Athens, Greece

GREECE | Mon, 18 May 2015 | By nicolemesa | Views [234]

  Day 1    The Library of Hadrian:  The last of the major ancient Archeoligical sites to visit! Be sure to get there with time to visit the museum inside the site, it closes at 3 pm.  After climbing the ... Read more >

Tags: athens, beaches, history, sites

National Women's Hockey League Tryouts

USA | Sat, 29 Aug 2015 | By cgiraud | Views [160] | Comments [1] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Having a nomadic spirit in a world that encourages settlers, I was excited to hear about this opportunity. That it will also improve my videography skills is icing on the cake. I have been trying to make it as a freelance videographer for about a year ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Film Scholarship to Colombia

Una Geometria Fragile

ITALY | Sat, 22 Aug 2015 | By ambra | Views [134] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Travelling has been influencing my life since I moved away from a tiny Italian village, at 19 years old. I lived in London, Barcelona, New York, Florence, Hong Kong, Paris and Bogota, where I had a wonderful time working for a production company and doing ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Film Scholarship to Colombia

Hitch-hiking Colombia 101

USA | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By yoshic | Views [97] | Comments [2]

Turns out hitchhiking in Colombia is really easy - just stand on the side of a lonely stretch of highway and wave frantically at passing trucks. The third one stopped, after as many minutes. Nice. So at this point you are probably wondering why I ... Read more >


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