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Day 1: Wine in their Veins

ITALY | Sun, 1 Jun 2014 | By writing_the_world | Views [3546] | Video

Langhe e Roero is renowned for food with soul and wine with body. It’s also the home of the world-famous white Alba truffles, and the birthplace of Nutella, the largest family-run company in the world. It was only fitting to start our first full ... Read more >

Tags: italy, langhe, passport & plate, piedmont, piemonte, roero, travel, world nomads

Varanasi and the Holy Ganges

INDIA | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 | By vagabondstoo | Views [1910]

VARANASI AND THE HOLY GANGES are on every visitor’s short list.  At its best, Varanasi is a photographer’s dream; there is something (or someone) colorful and interesting around every corner.  At its worst, the city is loud, dirty ... Read more >

Chidley Sibling Reunion on Phu Quoc Island

VIETNAM | Wed, 3 Oct 2012 | By sglass | Views [1318]

So after our all-too-brief two weeks in Cambodia, we hightailed it back to Ho Chi Minh City to meet up with the other Chidley children! Turns out, thanks to a fun twist of fate, both Joe's older sister, Margie, and younger brother, Sam, were BOTH going ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, duong dong, fish sauce, ho chi minh city, night bus, phu quoc, snorkeling, vietnam

Day 34 – Monday, August 8th – Conejos Campground to Antonito, Colorado

USA | Sat, 13 Aug 2011 | By kcarlosgutierrez | Views [1296]

My clothes weren’t totally dry because they were frozen – it was a cold one last night and I woke up about 7:00am to see frost on everything! I didn’t put the fly on my tent because I wanted to enjoy the moon and the stars while dozing off, and the ... Read more >

Newcastle to Port Stephens

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 26 Nov 2009 | By silverlady | Views [1203]

After two days sitting comfortably in Newcastle the weather was looking a lot better.  I made a decision to give up rough weather unless i get caught out there unexpectedly. with my new philosophy on cruising being that i dont have plans, i dont ... Read more >

Indigenous Australian Art

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 30 Oct 2014 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [975]

When referring to the natives I prefer the term "Indigenous" with a capital "I." It simply sounds so much better. As I stated, this is an entry about Indigenous art and my love for it.  Art has never been my forte but I sure have a deep appreciation ... Read more >

Jakarta

INDONESIA | Wed, 9 May 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [957]

Just before arrival at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, I started to read the travel guide on Jakarta and realised I completely forgot I had to pay about $20 for a Visa on Arrival (VOA). So I was a bit worried when I queued up for the VOA with ... Read more >

Tags: indonesia, jakarta

Los Angeles

CANADA | Thu, 11 Oct 2007 | By lisa-harber | Views [851]

We are now in Los Angeles, it is such a massive city that it has motorway connecting up different parts of the city! Crazy! The journey here wasn't quite as picturesque as the journey down the rest of the coast, hmm, that is a wee bit of an understatement ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Kinabatangan River

CHINA | Tue, 8 Nov 2011 | By leanneensly | Views [834]

I have just been travelling with two lovely Dutch girls – Judith and Marjolein (I had to call her May) they were great fun to be around and not just for their keen sense of humour but also it was a chance to observe how two gorgeous 20 something girls ... Read more >

All or nothing

USA | Thu, 5 Apr 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [802]

Dear Diary, How are you? It's sure feels like it's been a while, eh? I miss how close you and I used to be. You know how I'd share everything with you every day, you would just absorb it all, not judging or commenting.  It feels as if we are growing ... Read more >

Tags: columbia tower, cycling, diary, food, portland, rain, seattle

The Beginning.........

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 1 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [726]

Hi everyone!   Here is my blog or online diary of my trip of a lifetime to Kilimanjaro  in Tanzania & altitude sickness allowing, a climb to the top.  Followed by a short photographic  Kenyan  safari to ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, dragoman, g adventures, hiking, holiday, kenya espresso safaris, kilimanjaro, photography, trekking, wildlife

A journey to the calm city, Purwokerto - Indonesia

INDONESIA | Fri, 19 Apr 2013 | By thetravelicious | Views [548]

If people ask me what is the right sentence to describe Purwokerto, I would shout clearly that it is the most charismatic city ever. Several people may say it is just a city, underdeveloped and nothing special, but readers, you should believe me it is ... Read more >

Tags: joved, purwokerto, unsoed

Day 5: Christmas came early this year

MALAWI | Wed, 12 Sep 2012 | By natasha | Views [547]

Day 5 (Wednesday September 5th) Well! This day was UNBELIEVABLE! First of all, when Enoch picked us up, he explained that the pick-up truck (or the bakkie) had broken down. Other than the land-rover that Enoch was driving us around in, the bakkie ... Read more >

Roppinga Hills

JAPAN | Tue, 8 Dec 2009 | By bekkie | Views [542]

Oh... What a nite! We decided to head to the night life captial of Tokyo tonight... and boy was that a good decision! After taking 3 seperate subway lines we arrived to a beautifully light Roppinga. We headed to an observation deck to take a look ... Read more >

White Temple and Black House

THAILAND | Wed, 19 Nov 2014 | By dinagosse | Views [536]

Today Aaron and I decided to go on a day trip adventure to Chiang Rai, a three-hour bus ride northeast of Chiang Mai. We were told yesterday, during our recon mission to the bus station, that the bus left every hour from 6 AM to 6 PM. We headed out in ... Read more >

Tags: chiang rai

73 days to go!

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 3 May 2013 | By deanm | Views [534] | Video

  On Christmas day of 2009(I think) I decided I want to see the world, at the time I had grown tired with the way things were going and needed to get away. I looked into my future and saw exactly the same thing I was doing now, working a dull ... Read more >

Tags: midnight thoughts, pre-trip, tomorrowland

Wellington, j'adore

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 17 Dec 2011 | By libbylullaby | Views [528]

Well, it's been nearly a year since arriving in the windy capital of New Zealand, Wellington, and it's been a fantastic year at that. There's always something diverse on offer - from cafes, plays, gigs, scenery, events. It's alive with action, vibrancy ... Read more >

Tags: jadore, new zealand, summer, wellington

Road trip to Cordes sur ciel

FRANCE | Sun, 28 Oct 2007 | By klynne | Views [399]

Seven days and counting until we leave for Bolivia and what better way to prepare than go on a road trip! On the last Sunday in October, the family got in the car and hit the road. Originally our destination was the town of Roquefort, but a little ... Read more >

Tags: on the road

Kolumbiassa kahvipapuja keräämässä

COLOMBIA | Sun, 12 Mar 2017 | By tuulikki | Views [350]

Kun päätettiin ystäväni kanssa tehdä tänä keväänä kierros Kolumbiassa, oli 100,1 % varmaa, että reissussa tullaan maistelemaan paikallista sumppia ja vierailemaan tämän sumpin valmistushoodeilla.... Read more >

Tags: kahvi, kahvialue, kolumbia, reppureissaus

off & away

INDONESIA | Sat, 12 Jun 2010 | By adventurers | Views [347]

We've booked tickets to Sumatra, Indonesia.  We leave next month!  We're gonna see orangutans!

Burma July 2012

MYANMAR | Sun, 22 Jul 2012 | By shaz | Views [343]

Arrived in Yangon and headed straight for the tour briefing and then to dinner. I had a night of stomach cramps due to the ice in my drink not being purified like I thought. Headed for a city tour the following morning and spent hours in temples and ... Read more >

A Man Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down With Three Women - not a feature film anytime soon.

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 23 Apr 2012 | By ontheroadagain | Views [160] | Scholarship Entry

After my friends and I consume enough lunch to feed a small herd of elephants, we decide that we have mustered enough energy to head to Atashgah, the Zoroastrian fire temple outside Isfahan’s city centre. Following a synchronised display of our finely ... Read more >

Tags: iran, isfahan, travel writing scholarship 2012

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 28 Mar 2011 | By tesshart | Views [154] | Scholarship Entry

“We paint them blue so that the mosquitoes don’t bite us,” declared our guide, with a grand gesture at the walls that loomed over us. “They don’t like the color blue. See? I have blue eyes and I’ve never been bitten.” His grin betrayed few teeth and much ... Read more >

Tags: #2011writing, travel writing scholarship 2011

Hey Hey Revolver

USA | Tue, 18 Aug 2015 | By goodnitesteve | Views [125] | Video | Scholarship Entry

My name is Stephen Badolato. I was born in California, but have lived on Long Island most of my life. I am an Eagle Scout. I should win because I have the confidence, skill, and exuberance to survive in any situation with benefit to those around me, in ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Film Scholarship to Colombia

New Zealand — The End

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 28 Mar 2020 | By graynomadsusa | Views [72]

IT SEEMS COUNTER-INTUITIVE TO BE LEAVING NEW ZEALAND — with fewer than 500  cases of Covid-19 and zero deaths — for America, with the most cases in the world.  But that’s what we are doing and we consider ourselves lucky ... Read more >

 

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