Blog Entries tagged 'culture'
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- Book Break #1I did select a title for this blog of "A Bibliophile Abroad." The name hit me, and I thought it incredibly appropriate for myself.
So far, I haven't been referencing it though. I suppose my retelling of "Lost Horizon" and having Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | May 19, 2013
- Elaine's Blog
As I departed the plane into Belize, I was blasted with extreme heat. I knew that it was going to be hot, but I was not prepared Posted by NSCC Intl in NSCC International | May 15, 2013
- Stephen's Blog
After the very first day in Belize, I knew I had made the right decision to partake in the International Service L Posted by NSCC Intl in NSCC International | May 14, 2013
- Cuzco’s whirling rainbows Cuzco is the kind of place that needs no introduction. For me it was like an Andean Disneyland full of magic and history. I was worried the hoards of international tourists may have spoiled things, but Cuzco really is that Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | May 11, 2013
- Livin' La Vida LimaA few months ago Mum and Dad decided they’d had enough of reading about our adventures and decided they’d come join us in Peru to share in the fun. So, in the wee hours of April 4th the two of Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | May 6, 2013
- The guest is greater than the fatherAsk any businessman or diplomat about Kazakhstan’s greatest asset and they will point to the country’s vast oil and gas reserves. A chief might disagree and notice the caviar from the Caspian Sea. Ask a traveller, however, and the answer Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | Apr 22, 2013
- Private investigationsHere’s another lesson I learned in India: privacy is a VERY relative concept. For instance, I still remember when, on the way to Ladakh, i had to stop to register as a tourist. So there I was sitting at a Posted by clemhadd in "Only real when shared" | Jan 27, 2013
- Kicking back in QuitoAs much as we love life on the road, it’s nice to stay in one place for a while. Since we left Guatemala in August, we’ve moved at a cracker of a pace. So, it was decided we’d put the Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Mar 26, 2013
- Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Jerusalem I’m always surprised to find that people are afraid to travel to Jerusalem, that they think it ‘unsafe’. Most people I encounter seem to have this fear competing fiercely with their curiosity about the historical and cultural patchwork that is Posted by Hachiko in Anytime - Anyplace - Anywhere - Any way | Dec 16, 2012
- "Jade Buddha for Univeral Peace" in the Global VillageI have written quite a swag of things about globalizations and religions. Quite often, in the same entry. Here's another entry in that spirit (pun intended).
This jade Buddha statue is truly born in a globalized world. It has as much Posted by FrancisQ in RamBLer WithOUT BorDers | Jan 14, 2012
- Wuhan University International Culture FestivalWuhan has several large university campuses, this weekend we visited one of these campuses to have a look at the annual Wuhan University International Culture Festival, an event we had heard about through some of our American friends who would Posted by Jessica_l_ball in Big Jess, Little China | Dec 4, 2012
- Winter Is ComingOh life. Especially life that has happened since my last post. I say again. Oh life. Or as I say now... 아이고... The last few days before the open class were spent frantically trying to prepare Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Nov 25, 2012
- Livin' the Хорошую Жизнь in KazanHello all!
I can't believe I've been in Kazan almost three months now—only six more left! My life here has settled into a routine (which is comforting) with just enough surprises to keep me on my toes (also comforting).
The past Posted by robinx18 in From Columbus to Kazan | Nov 20, 2012
- Demonic Bali
One of the first things that grabs your attention in Bali, as ‘odd’ or ‘strange’ is the small baskets made from leaves on the ground on pavements, in front of shops & in small temple like Posted by arvindhoon in The Infrequent Traveller | Oct 31, 2012
- The Life of a Chinese Hair stylistI've been here almost two months and not a day goes by that something else don't discover something new. Its a great way to fight off boredom. A lot of things appear really strange to me. Sometimes its the well Posted by BHammer301 in Play now, work later | Oct 25, 2012
- Korean Cultural ExperienceThis past weekend I went on an overnight trip with a bunch of other native English teachers in public schools around my area. It was sponsored through the Korean Cultural Society. They wanted native English teachers to get Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Oct 25, 2012
- In Chennai!!
’s writing revolves almost exclusively around a one topic: solo women’s travel. She has written two books on women’s travel, is the publisher of a third, and publishes the popular Wand Posted by manmitha in India Trip | Oct 4, 2012
- Culture Shock in ChinaThere are so many things in China that might seem completely backwards to the Western perspective. Upon my arrival I felt certain that culture shock would not affect me. After all, Ive already visited 15 other countries. Im a traveling Posted by BHammer301 in Play now, work later | Sep 27, 2012
- Peru, Sept 6-20, 2012Eddie and I went to Peru for two weeks to visit the classic Incan cities sites and Lake Titicaca and Cusco, Ollataytambo. We learned about the many layers of culture that exist within the current culture and span Posted by Econverse in Travelong | Sep 24, 2012
- Around and Above the CornfieldSometimes conversing with the Dutch leads a non Dutch person into a social minefield. As a non native Dutch person, I feel I get a little tattered at times by the discussion topics I experience. Take, for Posted by apersephone in The Sweet Bag of the Busy Bee | Sep 20, 2012
- Mexican Independence Day Food Must-HavesFor me (and most of my friends), Mexican holidays are all about the food. While you can eat the dishes below during any time of the year, the foods on this list are even more popular around Mexican Independence Day Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Sep 19, 2012
- Mexico’s magical city I think I was a Mexican in a past life. Since landing in San Cristobal four days ago, I can’t stop swooning. This town is my Mexican dream and I’m skipping around its streets like a girl in love. I’m Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Sep 16, 2012
- Mexican Mustaches and other Independence Day Fashion
Independence Day in the United States is, with my family, a daytime, non-alcoholic celebration that no longer even involves a barbeque cookout due to its potential carcinogenic proper Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Sep 16, 2012
- kimbap, NO MERCY, kewpie doll feelingsI'm blogging about this first so it'll be furthest toward the bottom later, hahahhaa. CUNNING AMIRITE.
So anyway, I live in Korea now. It's awesome. We'll get to that in Normal Blog Posts About Normal Things. This is not one Posted by dodie.does in what dodie does | Sep 14, 2012
- Something about Xela After five weeks at one of the most peaceful places we’ve ever visited, Brayden and I landed in Guatemala’s second biggest city, Quetzaltenango. Agh! What a contrast! Traffic, noise, crowds and a chilly climate – our sense of zen quickly Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Sep 10, 2012