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Ready, Set...Bangladesh!

BANGLADESH | Sun, 11 Jun 2017 | By wandering_world | Views [503]

I never thought much about Bangladesh, except in the aftermath of the latest humanitarian catastrophes. And, as a consequence, I knew very little about it when I was invited to a short assignment there, a couple of weeks ago. My object of study will ... Read more >

Tags: bangladesh, exotic, nomads, travel, wanderer, world travel

Kieren Britton Schools you on how to TravelMy parents own a small home in Kimberley that they are r

USA | Tue, 26 Jan 2016 | By embaerk | Views [268]

Join us as we share the ongoing ADVENTURES of Kieren and "Herbus" (fitting name for this custom made traveling companion, as it is Her Bus rightfully so, EMBÆRK Ltd.)  We at EMBÆRK are inspired by her story and have teamed up to share ... Read more >

Tags: british columbia, bus, california, oregon, prairies, road trip, westcoast, world travel

Arriving in the Big City

SRI LANKA | Tue, 20 Oct 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [499]

The final few days of our trip were spent in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital. In moving around the city, Asanga mentioned several times how much faster and more convenient it was to travel. During the decades-long civil war, Colombo was riddled ... Read more >

Tags: colombo, culinary travel, food, hill country, ministry of crab, old dutch hospital, sri lanka, world nomads, world travel

In Search of Rubies and Sprats

SRI LANKA | Thu, 8 Oct 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [550]

After our somewhat cloak-and-dagger glimpse into the tea world, it was time to leave Hill Country and head south, to where it’s truly hot. All that time in the mountains I’d thought it was scorching, but I was actually just lukewarm in comparison ... Read more >

Tags: culinary travel, food, gem mine, gems, hill country, mining, ratnapura, sri lanka, world nomads, world travel

Tea-Induced Time Travel

SRI LANKA | Wed, 30 Sep 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [537]

When I sat down to write this, I had a cup of tea next to me. When I sat down to finish it, I had another cup of tea. A third cup will keep me company as I edit the photos. Tea is my ritual, my companion, my main source of caffeine. For some reason, ... Read more >

Tags: culinary travel, food, hill country, sri lanka, tea, tea factory, world nomads, world travel

A Tamil Lunch

SRI LANKA | Fri, 18 Sep 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [700]

“They’re called Italy.” “Excuse me?” “They’re called Italy.” “I’m sorry….what?” “ Idli . I-D-L-I.” “Oooooooh…..” Such was the conversation ... Read more >

Tags: culinary travel, food, hill country, south indian food, sri lanka, tamil, tea, vegetarian, world nomads, world travel

Where To Get a Great View + Killer Snacks

SRI LANKA | Fri, 11 Sep 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [387]

Our epic, 7-hour train journey from Kandy to Bandarawela took us high into the mountains. I was now in tea. RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF IT. As we pulled in, green mountains dominated the view, and a sign on the outskirts of town welcomed us to “... Read more >

Tags: #feastsl, culinary travel, food, hill country, liptons seat, sri lanka, tea, tea picking, world nomads, world travel

The Tea Train

SRI LANKA | Tue, 1 Sep 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [678]

When a particular country is mentioned, my mind usually thinks of its landscapes. Someone says Bolivia, and I think of salt flats. For Iceland, it’s those mighty waterfalls. Italy is a neatly-laid vineyard. The words ‘Sri Lanka’ have ... Read more >

Tags: culinary travel, food, hill country, hill country, sri lanka, tea, tea country, train, world nomads, world travel

Unmarried in Kandy (and Other Stories)

SRI LANKA | Tue, 25 Aug 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [582]

Our last few days in Kandy were a flurry of pineapples and processions. One evening, a local family – Kolitha, Deepthi, Chamodi, and Dilumi – hosted me for a cooking lesson and dinner. Their home sat next to a flooded rice paddie, ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, culinary travel, food, hill country, monks, sri lanka, temple, temple of the tooth, world nomads, world travel

Taking Breakfast to the Monks

SRI LANKA | Fri, 14 Aug 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [662]

One morning in Kandy, we woke up very early – so early, the city’s many stray dogs were still sleeping, and the roads were not yet crowded with tuk tuks. We climbed into the van, and held on carefully to the containers of well-wrapped dishes ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, culinary travel, food, hill country, holy, monks, sri lanka, temple, world nomads, world travel

A Big, Colourful Kandy Market

SRI LANKA | Wed, 22 Jul 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [540]

After several hours on the road, we finally arrived in Kandy, a city with Bogambara Lake at its centre. The lake was constructed by King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha in the 19th century, with a square island that apparently used to be the king’... Read more >

Tags: botanical gardens, culinary travel, farmers market, food, hill country, market, sri lanka, world nomads, world travel

Getting Closer T-4 Months

USA | Tue, 7 Oct 2014 | By vijilepicadventure | Views [253]

Time is flying and it's hard to believe that we are less than 4 months away from departing on our crazy adventure. As we have been digging into planning/itineraries/locations/methods of travel, we have learned quite a lot.  First off, our original ... Read more >

Tags: planning, rtw family, rtw transportation, world travel

SNAIL CREAM SELL ON LIMA STREET

PERU | Fri, 9 May 2014 | By uyenangel | Views [285]

On the busy street market in Lima, Peru, the man is selling his snail cream product by setting up the real snails and fresh salad around to prove that this product is made from real snail extract. But look, how big the snail is  :)  ... Read more >

Tags: lima, peru, south america, street, world travel

Inside the mind of Matt Kepnes (NomadicMatt.com)

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 30 May 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [5734] | Comments [2]

Matt Kepnes (otherwise know as Nomadic Matt ) has been travelling the world and writing about his escapades since 2005. Although a self professed Japanophile, he's travelled to over 40 countries and has ammassed a wealth of knowledge about not just ... Read more >

Tags: blogger, japan, new york, nomads, thailand, travel, travel blogging, travel writing, world travel, writing

From Apartment to Backpack: 11 Different Ways I Got Rid of My Possessions

USA | Tue, 8 Jun 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2047] | Comments [1]

Getting rid of everything has been hard .   No doubt about that.   I’m finishing up my 6 th year of living on my own and my place had acquired a lot of stuff.   Let me give some advice to those that are starting the adventure themselves.   ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, nomadic life, world travel

Who Needs Plates and Cutlery? Step One Of Giving Up My Possessions

USA | Mon, 7 Jun 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2067] | Comments [4]

I’m sitting on my sofa, staring at the 24 boxes and bags that are scheduled to be picked up for charity tomorrow.   The three towers of brown boxes practically reach my head as I stand next to them!   I touch them gently and feel the soft texture ... Read more >

Tags: nomadic life, world travel

Utila Honduras

HONDURAS | Sat, 5 Jul 2008 | By ma_and_pa | Views [967]

The Bay Islands lay 50km off the Caribbean coast of Honduras along the second largest barrier reef in the world. Utila, the most affordable of the three islands, is one of the least expensive places in the world to learn to dive. Amy and Turgay decided ... Read more >

Tags: diving, honduras, utila, world travel

Copan Honduras

HONDURAS | Sun, 22 Jun 2008 | By ma_and_pa | Views [695]

This small town of about 7000 is located in north central Honduras near the Mayan ruins of Copan. The white washed buildings with red tiled roofs along cobble stoned streets lend the town a wonderful atmosphere. We stayed in hotel Brisas de Copan, ... Read more >

Tags: copan, copan ruinas, honduras, world tour, world travel

Copan Honduras

HONDURAS | Sun, 22 Jun 2008 | By ma_and_pa | Views [903]

This small town of about 7000 is located in north central Honduras near the Mayan ruins of Copan. The white washed buildings with red tiled roofs along cobble stoned streets lend the town a wonderful atmosphere. We stayed in hotel Brisas de Copan, ... Read more >

Tags: copan, copan ruinas, honduras, world tour, world travel

Rio Dulce Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Thu, 19 Jun 2008 | By ma_and_pa | Views [1091]

Amy, Turgay, Chris, Pa’ and myself headed out early in the morning on a small boat from Livingston up the Rio Dulce (Sweet River) to a town that bears the same name. The banks of this scenic river are dotted with fishing villages and individual houses ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, rio dulce, world tour, world travel

 

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