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Valentine's Day in Japan

JAPAN | Sun, 21 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [278]

Likes several other western holidays, Valentine’s Day is celebrated differently in Japan. To get a rough idea, imagine that you’ve never lived in America, but have seen Valentine’s Day in movies and commercials (a lot of movies and ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate, holidays, valentines day

This post is brought to you by the letter B for Bureaucracy..

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 4 Nov 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [405]

I am currently a serf and the UK Home Office is my Feudal Overlord. Pete thinks I am a being a bit dramatic, but it is beginning to feel like it. The UK Home Office have had my passport to reissue my VISA for 2 months now and without it I’m stuck ... Read more >

Tags: bonded labour, coronation street, holidays, manchester, parentals, serfdom, tour guide, uk, uk

Maldives Resorts

MALDIVES | Wed, 20 May 2015 | By maldivesgeorge | Views [366]

Maldives is a perfect luxury escape for those who crave romance, peace and remarkable beauty. This pure paradise is world famous for its luxurious hospitality. Currently there are 106 island resorts for one to choose from. Here is our choice for the ... Read more >

Tags: holiday, holidays, islands, maldives, maldives resorts, paradise, the maldives, vacation

Photos: Maldives

MALDIVES | Fri, 3 Apr 2015 | By maldivesgeorge | Photo Gallery

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Tags: atolls, beaches, holidays, maldives, maldives photos, paradise, vacation

...and remember to smile

THAILAND | Wed, 24 Dec 2014 | By drewsweet | Views [605]

Over the last two weeks, I learned a lesson that I will carry with me for the rest of my life. The source of this revelation stems from the often-unrecognized wisdom that is stored in youthful minds. A twelve-year old student of mine taught me a life ... Read more >

Tags: free, happiness, holidays, smile, teaching, thailand

Holidays, Thai style

THAILAND | Tue, 21 Jan 2014 | By nicholebaldino | Views [464]

Since we teach at a private school, we don't get too many days off. So, as a courtesy to the foreign teachers, the principle granted us off the 24th and 25th of December. So... for Christmas, Catie's mom warmly gave us a night at the Sheraton Resort, ... Read more >

Tags: 2014, beach, christmas, holidays, krabi, new years, pattaya, thai, thailand

The start - finally!

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 22 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [536]

Thursday 22nd Aug D-Day - The Start & Flight to (Cairns/ Perth, Australia)   1:45am - home from the pub! Jonny Marshall you are a bad influence.  Jeezo my head is pounding this morning!  Up at 6:30, missed saying goodbye to Sez ... Read more >

Tags: cairns, family, flight, holidays, jetstar, perth

Once upon a time ......

ITALY | Mon, 31 Dec 2012 | By sammyjo | Views [378]

So how did we come to be in Italy?  It is a bit like a fairy story!  Once upon a time there was a young girl who longed for a holiday where it never rained, where you didn't spend days sat reading trapped in a car on some boring headland ... Read more >

Tags: camping, castel rigone, holidays, medieval

Year of the Dragon

CHINA | Wed, 18 Jan 2012 | By samvanneilson | Views [806] | Comments [2]

So my first blog of the new year! Let me tell you about my businesses from the end of last year all the way up to this very minute! Christmas time is our first stop! On Christmas Eve I went for a few drinks with a new teacher in my school. We went to ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, dragon, drinking, holidays, lost, new year, school, teachers, teaching

Merry Christmas / Street fighting / 24 rootin tootin years

CHINA | Fri, 23 Dec 2011 | By samvanneilson | Views [665] | Comments [3]

Ni hao! This is my festive blog, it is filled with wonder, cheer and puppies! Stray ones being chased by men with big nets but puppies none the less! I hope you can write me back after reading this as it would be great to hear even a line or two about ... Read more >

Tags: 25, birthday, buffet, christmas, demo, dog catcher, holidays, part time, school, weather

Exploring the Home of Italy’s Favorite Sparkling Wine - Prosecco

ITALY | Fri, 16 Dec 2011 | By kathybechtel | Views [1258]

Lying north of Venice, amongst picturesque towns with ancient churches, castles, with vineyards taking up just about every square foot of land, is the Prosecco wine region, source of the wonderful sparkling wine that is served everywhere in Italy. This ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, bicycle, bike, cycling, holidays, italy, prosecco, tours, travel, wine

slowly slowly, partying a bit, hula hooping, a future in malawi?

MALAWI | Tue, 25 Oct 2011 | By kena | Views [930] | Comments [2]

One would think I would be used to this by now but gtting used to the africa time again, has been one of the hardest parts of my stay as of now. Of course the change of pace of city life vs the bay side life has been incredibly ... Read more >

Tags: africa, holidays, hula hoop, lake of stars, malawi, mzungu, peace, special needs, vegan

My Do's and Don't in Italy

ITALY | Fri, 12 Aug 2011 | By ssa | Views [2352]

DO's 1- Open your eyes Italy is the place of many contradictions, spanning from the South of Europe to the North of Africa, it could not be different. You will feel and see how it is different to speak to someone from ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, blogyourbackyard, fashion, filp-flops, holidays, italy, milan, rome, suggestions, venice

True Travel Tales - Abducted at Christmas in Saigon

VIETNAM | Sun, 31 Oct 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2865]

Every journey has a story; every trip has its unexpected twists. Plan and prepare as you may, some things happen on the road that take you out of your element, push you to your limit, and even put you in danger. These are ... Read more >

Tags: abducted, holidays, terrifying travel tales, travel-safety, vietnam

4 days in Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 21 Oct 2010 | By cherylb | Views [793]

It was a whistle stop visit. Neither John, nor I had been to Scotland before so we decided to take advantage of a few days in between our organised home exchanges and get the feel of this land of Robert the Bruce. After two days ... Read more >

Tags: australia, canada, holidays, home exchange, london, perth, scotland, summer, united kingdom

Inside World Festivals: Carnival in Rio

BRAZIL | Fri, 30 Apr 2010 | By worldfestivals | Views [3943]

Rio de Janiero: "Whole Planet Carnival" Easily one of the most celebrated and exhilarating events worldwide is the Rio Carnival, in Rio de Janeiro.   Occurring each year, 40 days before Easter, hundreds of thousands of people ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, carnaval, carnival, holidays, parades, party, rio, rio de janiero, south america, world festivals


AUSTRALIA | Mon, 28 Dec 2009 | By vantastic_tas | Views [877] | Video

Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic Adventures Tasmania Learn the words and sing along to Dara and Catherine's 12 Days of Chrissy in Tassie! Follow the adventures at http://www.vantastic.worldnomads.com , or on Twitter @Van_Tastic and @Dara_Catherine.... Read more >

Tags: adventure, australia, christmas, entertainment, holidays, itinerary, road trip, tasmania, travel


AUSTRALIA | Sun, 27 Dec 2009 | By vantastic_tas | Views [791] | Video

Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic Adventures Tasmania On their roadtrip through Tasmania, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Dara and Catherine were lucky enough to be invited to two different Tassie Christmas parties. They enjoyed great food, great ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, backpacking, beach, christmas, holidays, itinerary, party, road trip, travel, van-tastic adventures


AUSTRALIA | Sat, 26 Dec 2009 | By vantastic_tas | Views [1585] | Comments [2]

It was a fresh summer morning in Tassie when we arrived on the 23rd of December. Felicity and Di from Tourism Tasmania greeted us in Devonport and lead us to Anvers Confectionery Tasting Center (renowned Belgian chocolatier) for some breaky. We chatted ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, australia, backpackers, campervan, holidays, itinerary, road trip, tasmania, travel, worldnomads.com

7439033 Yen for 5 days of water!!!

JAPAN | Fri, 8 May 2009 | By ladydowse | Views [745]

Me: Oh my god! How much do I owe? That’s ridiculous! How is anyone expected to pay that much for water? I don’t have that much! No way! Ahh shit, I’m gunna have to get money off the parents and I wanted to do this all alone and now I’m gunna ... Read more >

Tags: holidays, jesus, kakunodate, pizza hut, pyramids, statue of liberty


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