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There in their home

ZIMBABWE | Sat, 3 May 2014 | By sophiew | Views [461]

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

Land of a Thousand Hills - Kigali to the Virunga Mountains

RWANDA | Mon, 7 Oct 2013 | By yvonnebooth | Views [4723] | Video

As the plane descended into Kigali I expected the black night to be lit up by a soft orange haze, a mix of dust and exhaust fumes illuminated by street light pollution just like I've seen in most developing country cities that I've visited. I expected ... Read more >

Tags: africa, community, conservation, forest, golden monkey, gorilla, lodge, volcano

Chapters of my life

USA | Wed, 5 Jun 2013 | By fiddlegirl8 | Views [704]

I am now sitting on a train that will take me to NY, my final destination before I leave the states. This past week has been an interesting one; already I am realizing that self relization is going to be a theme for this trip. To make my next thoughts ... Read more >

Tags: community, memories

Travel Risk Taking - It was a good idea at the time!

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 22 May 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [4207] | Comments [1]

Have you done any irresponsible things while travelling? We put the question to our World Nomads Facebook community, and found out there are some pretty crazy nomads out there! Here are the best of the best...can you top these risky tales? A ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, community, risks, travel, world nomads

Amazing Nomads - The 100 Heroes Project

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 13 Feb 2012 | By amazingnomads | Views [1935]

1.  Tell us about your project. Hi, my name is Tithiya Sharma. The  100 Heroes Project  is my journey around the world, in search of a little adventure and a lot of inspiration. I intend to travel to every place I’ve ever dreamed of going to hope ... Read more >

Tags: 100 heros project, amazing nomads, community, fundraising, journalism, off the beaten path, travel, travellers, writing

A Taste of France - Clafoutis

FRANCE | Mon, 19 Sep 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [4048]

The first time I tasted clafoutis was during my summer failure as an au pair. I was barely 18 and had been placed in—to put it mildly—the middle of nowhere. I had already spent a summer in rural Provence, so I thought I knew the drill: cycle to ... Read more >

Tags: community, connect locally, eating, food, france, french cuisine, fruit, local recipes, travel

Take the World Nomads 'Answers Challenge'!

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 25 Jul 2011 | By Ask-a-Nomad | Views [2899]

Ever since the recent launch of our  Ask A Nomad  iPad app, questions have been pouring in from all corners of the globe. Some questions quickly get scooped up and answered by our travel community and others leave us scratching our ... Read more >

Tags: answers challenge, community, competitions, ipad, q&a, travel, travel apps, world nomads answers

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry: Community Through Education

KENYA | Thu, 23 Sep 2010 | By rarudwall | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Dear National Geographic, I need your help. Every inch of who I am and what I do exists to tell the world’s stories. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been an explorer – from the days of youth, running barefoot through the woods near home, ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto, aids, children, community, education, joy, kenya, travel, travel photography scholarship 2010

Simpson Desert science meets the community

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 1 Aug 2010 | By gemmadeavin | Views [1020] | Video

After traveling to the Simpson Desert with the University of Sydney’s Desert Ecology Research Group (DERG) in November 2009 it occurred to me that their extensive body of research had never been shared with the local pastoral community. ... Read more >

Tags: agriculture, community, graziers, pastoralists, research, science, science communication, simpson desert

A sanctuary within a city.

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 24 Apr 2010 | By lisamorrison | Views [1082]

My last visit to Bangkok in 2007 was typical of travelers passing through the city; stay a few nights at a cheap guesthouse; scour Khao San Road for dirt-cheap souvenirs and gifts; get a day pass to the Grand Palace, Emerald Buddha and surrounding temples;... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, community, history, park, serenity.

New features in the World Nomads Journals

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 12 Mar 2009 | By nomads-news | Views [6348]

Last week we launched a bunch of new features in the World Nomads journals.  Here’s a look at the changes. For the Social types… For all of you socially connected types, we've just added in some new stuff to the WorldNomads journals that allows ... Read more >

Tags: blog, community, journals, travel blog, worldnomads

The Science of Chocolate

COSTA RICA | Sat, 20 Sep 2008 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [1383]

Each week I´ve been filling a teaching slot at the local elementary school, 45 minutes on Tuesday from 12.15 to 1.00pm. It´s extra curricular, in the sense that it´s time that can be spent doing anything: music, games or in my case trying to do something ... Read more >

Tags: community

Becoming part of a community

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 21 Jun 2008 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [998]

I wrote this story for the Ranch´s newsletter.  It´s is a reflection on what it means to become part a small community and the whole idea of responsible tourism.  As part of our orientation here, we have also discussed the impacts that our presence ... Read more >

Tags: community, sustainability


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