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San Gil

COLOMBIA | Mon, 8 Jan 2018 | By stephen_koehler1316 | Views [439]

Whew! 14-hour bus ride complete; it was now time to explore Colombia’s adventure capital of San Gil. For such a small town of only about 50,000 people, there are numerous things to do: paragliding, rafting, mountain biking, bungee jumping and little ... Read more >

Tags: new years, paragliding, rafting

Japanese Language and Culture

JAPAN | Tue, 2 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [429]

It’s not until you leave behind a place that you’re familiar with that you realize all of the small things you took for granted. Like, I’d always assumed that if you had a class that was being co-taught by two teachers, or taught by ... Read more >

Tags: champagne, japanese, new years, particles, passive

Photos: New Years Eve, New York City

USA | Tue, 12 May 2015 | By melodyd83 | Photo Gallery

Arriving in NYC, and watching that oh-so-famous ball drop!
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Tags: ball drop, new years, new york, nyc, road trip, times square, usa

How To Watch The Ball Drop, Times Square NYC

USA | Tue, 12 May 2015 | By melodyd83 | Views [828]

I’ve been to NYC once before, but driving in after a road trip across the country on New Years Eve is pretty memorable.  Our plan was to watch the ball drop: New Years Eve in New York City, pretty epic right?  That’s what we thought, ... Read more >

Tags: ball drop, new years, new york city, nyc, on the road, road trip, times square, travel blog, usa, watch the ball drop

Holidays, Thai style

THAILAND | Tue, 21 Jan 2014 | By nicholebaldino | Views [470]

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

A New Year Adventure

ECUADOR | Thu, 2 Jan 2014 | By kaitlynhennessy | Views [317]

Sorry this is a little late... but this is for New Years Eve and Day. Happy New Year! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ I can’t believe it’s only been six days since I left the U.S.... Read more >

Tags: burning dummies, host family, john lennon, new years

Welcoming 2014

THAILAND | Wed, 1 Jan 2014 | By jericafromamerica | Views [303]

           These are the last 12 hours of 2013. My mind sifts through memories of where I've come from and where I've been like a flip-book. I’m at Doi Suthep, a temple outside ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, new years, thailand, wat suan dok

NY, New York!

USA | Wed, 13 Feb 2013 | By jamesshanks | Views [2727]

Where on earth do I start when trying to describe and recount a two week getaway to New York, New York?! Typically I start my journal entries by going over the photos I have of what I want to write about. Upon going through my vast collection of happy ... Read more >

Tags: australians, brooklyn, central park, christmas, food, new years, new york, rockefeller, tourists, vegan

Luang Prabang a Love Story

LAOS | Sat, 16 Apr 2011 | By mpreece7 | Views [979]

Have you ever arrived somewhere and immediately gone "YES YES! I LOVE THIS PLACE!" and actually meant it? I hadn’t. Sure I have left a place thinking "Nooooo I don’t want to go :(" But never has a place captivated me the way that ... Read more >

Tags: beautiful, laos, luang prabang, new years

This Means War

LAOS | Fri, 15 Apr 2011 | By mpreece7 | Views [581]

One must be on their guard at all times while walking or driving around Luang Prabang during the month of April. There’s a war going on between the residents of this sleepy city and it’s easy for a traveler to get caught up in the epic fight.... Read more >

Tags: battle, celebration, fun, laos, luang prabang, new years, water fights

To think that I am now in Australia

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 4 Jan 2010 | By kurenai | Views [929]

Welcome to the flip side, literally. A locational shift from the Northern to the Southern hemisphere; Japan to Australia. And welcome to the new year and whatever that shall entail.   I have been in Australia for about half a year now, ... Read more >

Tags: australia, japan, melbourne, new years, travel

Bunraku: Puppet Theater

JAPAN | Mon, 26 Jan 2009 | By kurenai | Views [3856]

Bunraku – boon-rah-coo – or traditional Japanese puppet theater was founded in Osaka in 1684, though apparently established as the form we know today coming about in 1872 (I’m quoting the Wiki here). Bunraku contains the puppeteers (the ... Read more >

Tags: culture, japan, new years, osaka, puppet, theater, winter

Fukubukuro Hunting

JAPAN | Sat, 3 Jan 2009 | By kurenai | Views [1855]

What is a fukubukuro you ask? It is a “Lucky Bag” full of winter goodies from all your favorite stores; what’s left over because in Japan New Years is a time of cleansing and renewal and old clothes and accessories must go!! Many stores throughout ... Read more >

Tags: fashion, fukubukuro, japan, lucky bag, new years, osaka, shopping, winter

New Years in Vang Vieng

LAOS | Fri, 2 Jan 2009 | By glimmerwing | Views [2600] | Comments [1]

I met augusto for breakfast the next morning. There was also another couple of his friends with us. Aaron from new Zealand and maria from chile. They were also going to go tuk tubing, so we were all going to get a tuk tuk together. By the time we had ... Read more >

Tags: buckets, new years, tuk tubing, vang vieng


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