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Awaji-Shima. Small Island - Big Dreams.

JAPAN | Mon, 17 Jul 2017 | By lan | Views [1176] | Comments [1]

“Culture hides more than it reveals, and strangely enough what it hides, it hides most effectively from its own participants.” Edward T. Hall. I have never been quite content to travel to a destination, take a snap shot and leave with ... Read more >

Tags: art, culture, dream, expat, explore, island, japan, ocean, relocate, travel

Photos: Surf photography

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 2 Jun 2017 | By jemma_scott | Photo Gallery

Absolute ocean stoke stretching from Perth to the Gold Coast- on a month long backpacking trip meandering the beautiful Australian coastline and capturing the dwellers that thrive amongst it.
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Tags: backpacking, explore, ocean, surf, surf magazine, surf photographer, surf photography, surfing, travel, waves

Port Denarau and Tivau Island - the first 24 hours in Fiji

FIJI | Mon, 5 Dec 2016 | By nevertobeseenagain | Views [1548]

I must admit that usually, I am a budget traveller. But if it is budget you are after, I might suggest that Fiji is not exactly the best option for you. However that being said, if you are looking for a place to kick back, relax and perhaps even be ... Read more >

Tags: beach, boats, dive, fiji, island, ocean, paradise, sail, sailing, snorkel

Khao lak-initial

THAILAND | Sat, 12 Dec 2015 | By jreigerr | Views [258]

7am and we've finally arrived in Khao Lak, had plenty of sleep so I'm definitely happy. Even from the bus you could see the amount of dive shops scattered around here and it6s getting almost too exciting to bear. Checked into a very nice hostel for 300 ... Read more >

Tags: beachtown, dive prep, finally south, ocean

Troubled Waters

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By inspirationthroughexploration | Views [322] | Video

Created as a student film project, Troubled Waters explores what has happened to our oceans because of our appetite for seafood, and looks what we can do personally to kick start a reformed fishing industry. This film was created by two students - Matthew ... Read more >

Tags: documentary, factual, global, ocean, overfishing, travel, uk

The Seafarer

INDIA | Sun, 14 Jun 2015 | By mrsgouldssunbird | Views [204]

Tags: birds, ocean, swamps

Isle de Goree: Boring/Academic Side that Nisrine Needs to Write About

SENEGAL | Sat, 28 Jun 2014 | By kakimono | Views [417]

 The bus took us to the ferry landing. Before I left the bus, I just stared out the window and thought “really? I need to walk through all these people with my bulging bag (we left one bag at the hotel, so we were all carrying everything we ... Read more >

Tags: lectures, money, ocean, slaves, tea

From the Ocean to Agdal: A Free Day in Rabat

MOROCCO | Mon, 23 Jun 2014 | By kakimono | Views [413]

 On Friday, Cynthia mentioned that her host sister had a surfing lesson at 11:00, so she was going to the beach, and invited other people to come too. So anyone else who was interested and particularly good at finding a small group of Americans ... Read more >

Tags: food, group, ocean

Seeing Sydney like a Local

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 21 Jun 2014 | By sarahlizweaver | Views [472]

  Once again we are sitting in an airport, getting ready for the next leg of our adventure. This time we’re at Sydney airport after spending 5 lovely days in this city of neighborhoods. Our time in Sydney ended up being more relaxed than ... Read more >

Tags: byron bay, family, harbor bridge, ocean, opera house, sydney

Feeling Beautifully (Dis)Connected

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 14 Jun 2014 | By sarahlizweaver | Views [414]

Our first week in Melbourne has flown by. In thinking about how to best frame the whirlwind week, the first word that came to mind is connections. Connections to people, to experiences and to myself. We saw quite a bit of Melbourne through the eyes ... Read more >

Tags: connections, melbourne, ocean, sunsets


US VIRGIN ISLANDS | Fri, 23 May 2014 | By emgrohs | Views [333]

The ocean, an overwhelming sight by day, is an unnerving abyss by night. With only our flashlights, Michelle and I swim together into the darkness while the others, already finished, shiver on the beach.   Though the reefs have been massacred ... Read more >

Tags: cora reefs, island, ocean, snorkeling


FIJI | Thu, 8 May 2014 | By breathingculture | Views [503]

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

Koh Tao Time Stretching

THAILAND | Mon, 28 Apr 2014 | By goingsolo | Views [479]

How do you know when you're a traveller? You lose track of time. Time, date, day, year, it all becomes irrelevant - you just live each day as it comes.  Each day is a new day, or a new adventure, or just time ticking by.  Time stretches and ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, existing, fish, island, ocean, paradise, snorkelling, time

Bula! Welcome to Fiji! Apply Sunscreen Evenly and Often!

FIJI | Sun, 19 Jan 2014 | By elizabethkfmurphy | Views [710]

Well friends I finally made it! Liz here, I'm on the main island of beautiful Fiji and it's amazing. Being here has made me forget the ordeal with LAX and given me an opportunity to relax. I got in at 5am Nadi time, and it was daylight savings so it ... Read more >

Tags: backpacker, beaches, bula, canadian, fiji, nadi, ocean, sunburn

Riding Love

LUXEMBOURG | Fri, 13 Dec 2013 | By kaisou | Views [436]

"One Day, While I'm Walking On The Beach I Saw a big wave, sparkling, beautiful , and so scary . I get closer to see this beautiful movement, I found a musical harmony of winds threw my worries away, a fresh water gave me energy to live & The ... Read more >

Tags: beach, breakup, dakhla, kitesurf, love, morocco, ocean, sea, surf, waves

Beyond the Blue Lagoon - Hot Tubs & Coffee Scrubs in Iceland

ICELAND | Fri, 8 Nov 2013 | By connectlocally | Views [5003] | Video

Iceland is famous for its geothermal spas and open-air ‘hot pots’ that offer a luxurious retreat from the icy temperatures outside. So when an opportunity to meet with a local Reykjavik swim club popped up I jumped at the chance. I thought ... Read more >

Tags: blue lagoon, cold, crazy, geothermal, hot pots, iceland, just go, ocean, swimming, travel

La Libertad

SPAIN | Fri, 11 Oct 2013 | By elcastleberry | Views [526]

The sea spreads wide as I walk down the alley way, a small sliver of blue growing before me in all its dark and rumbling majesty. Deep navy clouds loom on the horizon and the threatening wind whips my hair around my face. I am encased with the muted ... Read more >

Tags: beach, freedom, ocean, sea, seaside, solitude, spain, travel, travel alone

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

USA | Wed, 3 Jul 2013 | By jries77 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am still very new to photography and have less than 2 years of experience. I am 36 and this is the first hobby (passion) that I have loved and kept with for more than just a few weeks before burning out. I have never had lessons and I teach myself ... Read more >
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Tags: beach, geyser, moon, ocean, stair, surf, yellowstone

Photos: My photo scholarship 2013 entry

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By zoeaarcher | Flickr Photo Gallery

It is reasonable to say that, just like the other thousands of entrants vying for this unbelievable opportunity, I spend just about every waking moment envisioning future journeys, reminiscing on those past and busily planning the next. How could ... Read more >
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Tags: australia, beaches, coast, environment, environmental degradation, ocean, pollution, sea, sydney, zoe archer


ARUBA | Thu, 27 Jun 2013 | By danieljoseph | Views [491]

After tagging along on a charter boat in the beautiful island of Curacao, we arrive hours later at the nearby island of Aruba. The weather is perfect, close to 25 dergrees celsius, and the wind is strong which is perfect for our expert expert Kitesurfer ... Read more >

Tags: aruba, beach, blue, board, chill, kite, ocean, surf, surfer, water

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