Blog Entries tagged 'culture'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'culture'
- Changing times; changing stories.When I first arrived (and indeed, still now) I was having some serious doubts regarding NGO’s; whether they help or hinder, and whether my being here, along with many other western volunteers, was negatively impacting the surrounding area. I still Posted by Jocelynn.R in to Africa we go.... | Aug 3, 2014
- 'ZunguWell into my third week here in Kigali and my initial fascination with the beautifully-printed dresses, tropical landscape and moto taxis has now given way to the more subtle undertones of Rwandan living--the good, the annoying, the neutral and the Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 30, 2014
- Paris 2014This is a 3-day visit to Paris. Prior to leaving for Paris I purchased the Paris Pass. I bought the 4-day pass but if you plan carefully a two day pass should be enough (saves $50). Note that while Paris Posted by sgarje in Shashi's Travel blog | Jul 19, 2014
- Gyeongju! ... and everything else in history.Blast! Behind again. Well... better late than never I suppose...
Let's see. I need to start at the beginning of May, That's easy! Buddha's Birthday weekend!. I had a nice long (5 whole days) vacation at Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Jun 23, 2014
- NORWAY - OSLO
Norway was next on our travel hit list and as it is one of the most expensive countries in the world it required us to thoroughly research and book all cost saving solutions. This involved Posted by andrewemma in Let's Go Get Lost | May 16, 2014
- Missing Time ~ MarchHere's another attempt at getting back on track with what my life has been like the past few months. In my last post I went over the month of February, so logically the next step is March! Woot woot. Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Apr 28, 2014
- FearlessWhat shall we do in Taupo? We wondered as we drove into town. Lake Taupo is roughly the same size as Singapore...if anyone knows how big Singapore is. Upon checking in at the hostel we noticed a sign Posted by smr1188 in Postcards From the Heart | Mar 26, 2014
- Kia Ora & Welcome
The town of Rotorua is the place to go for a Maori culture performance. We decided to go to the [[http://www.mitai.co.nz/|Mitai Village]] where we got to take a walk through the native bu Posted by smr1188 in Postcards From the Heart | Mar 23, 2014
- Getting settled and making sense of thingsI just want to give the preamble that my words will absolutely not do any of this true experience justice, but so it is….
It’s Sunday evening now (actually I'm posting this on what is now almost a week later, but Posted by Jocelynn.R in to Africa we go.... | Mar 22, 2014
- Japan Days 1-4One of the things I promised myself I would do while I was teaching abroad was to travel around to different countries, So far I have made it to Taiwan. Not exactly the list I was hoping for Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Mar 11, 2014
- The Traveller's CurseOnce, while traveling, I met a philosopher. He’d been on the road for three years, at a time when I had only been out there for a mere three months. This number interested him for, according to his experience and Posted by Zaspirucho in Thoughts from afar | Mar 1, 2014
- Angkor Wow! [b]Angkor is like Disneyland for anyone with even just a slight interest in history. For Brayden, Jay and me it was easily the highlight of our adventures in South East Asia. In fact, I think it’s just about the favourite Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Feb 15, 2014
- Àomén (Macau)A meander in Macau:
The high street and city square are cheerfully colourful and quaint.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoin Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Feb 3, 2014
- Phnom Penh Top Tenh During the first half of last century Cambodia’s capital was known as the ‘Pearl of Asia’. Phnom Penh was cosmopolitan, full of sophistication and swish French buildings. That was until the Khmer Rouge ordered a mass evacuation in 1975, forcing Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Feb 3, 2014
- Xiāng Gǎng (Hong Kong revisited)Stepping out of China into Hong Kong is a bizarre experience... like two different worlds only a step apart.
A new railway has just been built linking Xiamen to Shenzhen in a mere 3.5 hours on the high-speed train bringing Posted by Melimei in Do what you love | Jan 29, 2014
- With the Maasai People of TanzaniaThe Maasai: A Great people trapped in a changing world.
If one thinks of Tanzania or Kenya, two things come to mind; safari and the Maasai people. Anywhere you go in towns or country Posted by Ramdas Iyer in Ramdas Iyer's- World Traveller Blogs | Jan 18, 2014
I am Ilse Deleye and i come from Belgium
I found an organization that offers trips to Mongolia: http://horsetrails.mn/en/presentation.php
They suggest a nomadic home-stay with the possibility to use their horses. We will be welcomed by the f Posted by ilse deleye in MONGOLIA | Jan 18, 2014
- Eastern European EscapadesAll throughout the year, one of the things that gave me hope and motivation to get through those long hours at work, was my plane ticket booked to Budapest on the 28th Dec.
Initially, in my naiivity I thought that Posted by missadelaide in Thoughts of a Crimson Haired Girl | Jan 13, 2014
- How Traveling Alone Can Create A Better ExperienceBefore I started my journey to Argentina I had many people express their concerns--worried about me traveling alone as a woman, and only knowing basic Spanish.
Oh, and I also got the occasional, ¨It´s a 3rd World Country!¨, which it´s Posted by Laurdatri in Sola Backpacker | Jan 7, 2014
- Bonding TimeFor the most part the end of the year has come and gone for my students. They've had their finals and most students have checked out. There are still classes but it's mostly fluff. We have started Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Jan 1, 2014
- Kimchi Making Day!!Korea has many wonderful places to go, a plethora of extraordinary things to do, and myriad delicious things to eat. It's a cornucopia of delights. One of my favorite things to eat is kimchi. It's the staple Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Jan 1, 2014
- Millions of pilgrims on my doorstep
Ask any Mexican about the 12th December and they will tell you about one of the most important celebrations in the Mexican calendar... the Feast Day of the Virgen de Guadalupe. Ask any Posted by margaretm in Wherever life takes us | Dec 12, 2013
- Kathmandu - our first 24 hours We all experience first impressions! They usually determine the outcome of a friendship, job interview, the purchase of a home and sometimes an indication of quality travel to a new country. When our plane landed in Kathmandu (KTM) some Posted by Evanda in Nepal & India | Dec 8, 2013
- The Mortal CoilUnlike many young visitors to India, I never had any intention to ‘find myself’ here or to waft about in a kaftan smoking dubious organic material. You are highly unlikely to find me cleansing my chakras or whatever in an Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Nov 28, 2013
- Luang Prabang…with a bang!
After two days travelling down the Mekong from the Thai border we arrived in the UNESCO World Herritage City of Luang Prabang. We quickly fell in love. There was plenty to see, most of it packed into a compact walkable Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Dec 2, 2013