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INDIA | Wed, 13 Sep 2017 | By meghamukhi | Views [368]

I have finally decided to do what i love.   I have realised that travel makes me happy.  It makes me feel satisfied in a way where in i can explore new experiences, new life styles, various cultures and nature. To start with, I will cover ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, food, lifestyles, locals, nature love, on the roads, peace and happiness, vivid cultures


ISRAEL | Sat, 30 Apr 2016 | By iain_and_tamara | Views [981] | Comments [1]

I'll be honest. I didn't really want to go to Israel as I have already been twice before, once with Tamara, and felt like I had already seen pretty much everything that I wanted to see there. Don't get me wrong, it is a fascinating country and I have ... Read more >

Tags: archaeology, coral, debate, locals, snorkelling

The heart and arteries of Jakarta.

INDONESIA | Sun, 1 Feb 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [667]

After my close encounter of the non-consensual kind in the last journal, I wasn't feeling as suspicious of Indonesians as what most people would. So far, I would rate them pretty highly in the friendly stakes with the other Asian countries I have visited.... Read more >

Tags: city, jakarta, language, locals, monuments, transport


FIJI | Thu, 8 May 2014 | By breathingculture | Views [502]

As we reached the point where our feet no longer scraped along the jagged rocks of the sea floor and the water became still but for the ripples caused by our own movements, Ellie and I flipped onto our backs and gazed back at the sight before us. A mass ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, contrast, fiji, locals, namatakula, ocean, swimming, view, volunteering

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

COSTA RICA | Thu, 10 Jan 2013 | By gypsy_trotter | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I’m Steve. I was born and bred in a wee village near Belfast. I am adventurous, ambitious and witty. I have an obsessive wanderlust. Anytime there’s spare money, I’m off. But sure, “you’re long time dead”, as Dad would say. I am interested in people ... Read more >
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Tags: costa rica life, locals, nicoya, travel photography scholarship 2012

Photos: My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

VANUATU | Sat, 24 Sep 2011 | By ultamadness | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

A wonderful trip to Vanuatu, opened my mind to a special place that is made up of 86 Islands and its warm and friendly native population. The photos I wish to share with you will reflect the beauty of both. I come from a line of Photographers, both ... Read more >
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Tags: children, island, locals, man, ocean, plants, sand, vanuatu, water, work

Off the Beaten Path: Jordan

JORDAN | Tue, 23 Aug 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [4798]

Given the…unstable…situation in the Middle East over the last decade, this might surprise you: tourism is booming in Jordan. A good indicator of a destination's burgeoning popularity is by the airlines that service it: and one particular ... Read more >

Tags: amman, food, jordan, locals, middle east, nature reserve, off the beaten path, petra, travel

Going Local in West Java, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Fri, 20 May 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [8404]

A few weeks after I arrive in Indonesia, one of my host’s friends, Jamal, invites me and a few other volunteers to his village. We travel 20 minutes out of Cianjur until the rice paddies and tea plantations dissolve the highway into a bumpy mud ... Read more >

Tags: asia, connect locally, eating, fishing, indonesia, java, locals, rice paddies, southeast asia, travel

27 Lessons Travel has Taught Me

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 10 May 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [39114] | Comments [2]

Unpacking my Bags Today is the first time since I left for my trip that I have officially unpacked my bag. I just calculated and if my math is correct that is 296 days. Now granted, I have gone through some times where I have sort of ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, food, friends, hostels, languages, locals, luggage, new zealand, partying, travel

The Accidental Local: Finding Authenticity in Italy

ITALY | Mon, 2 May 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [5649]

Photo courtesy of Stationary Hobo, Flickr.com Travelers who seem to have a unique gift to attract interesting experiences always seem to say that meeting people wherever they go is one of the greatest joys of traveling. Name any destination they've ... Read more >

Tags: cuisine, experiences, food, italian food, italy, locals, making a local connection, milan, travel, venice

Making a Local Connection - Defining the Experience

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 31 Mar 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [2433] | Comments [1]

Every traveller seems to want to meet new people and experience other cultures on their journeys – in short, we all want to connect locally. However, how do you actually define what it means to make a local connection? Does it ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, connect locally, connections, experiences, friends, local travel, locals, people, travel, turkey

Nepal Travel 101

NEPAL | Mon, 7 Mar 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [22616] | Comments [2]

It's almost shameful that Nepal is so synonymous with trekking, since it keeps many people from considering it as a travel destination. With no interest in hiking the Annapurna Circuit or making the Everest Trek that follows the path of the medieval ... Read more >

Tags: annapurna mountains, homestays, locals, nepal, pokhara, shopping, tourism, travel, trekking, volunteering

Redefining the Way I Travel

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 1 Mar 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [3458]

At the beginning of 2007 I fled corporate life and embarked on a round-the-world backpacking trip, determined to see as many places on my travel wish list as possible. Six months and 15 countries later I returned to the States, but not to my previous ... Read more >

Tags: connecting locally, experiences, france, locals, new orleans, paris, swtizerland, thailand, travel, travel tips

A Smart Traveller's Guide to Hitchhiking

BOTSWANA | Wed, 16 Feb 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [4857]

Laura waiting for a ride in Botswana I never thought I would hitchhike. Not in a million years and especially not alone. But, six months ago I found myself alone and standing on the side of the road trying to flag down every car that drove ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, hitchhiking, locals, namibia, off the beaten path, tips, transportation, travel, traveler


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