Blog Entries tagged 'culture'
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- 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
- 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
- Paris, France, Part One
So here is my latest entry for my Summer trip to Paris, solo for one week. I stayed at MIJE Faucounnier Hostel in a private room which was very nice, clean and comfortable. Very centrally loca Posted by KayleighTwyman in Kayleigh's Travel Reports | Nov 17, 2013
- Paris, France 2013, Part Two
Day Four: Tuesday 6th August 2013:
So this morning I got an earlier start and left the hostel around 8:30am and headed to Gare De L'Est to get the train to Provins, a small, very scenic and picturesque town around 1 Posted by KayleighTwyman in Kayleigh's Travel Reports | Nov 17, 2013
- Taj Mahal – A love story It’s funny visiting a place you have seen so many times in pictures. On my first glimpse of the Taj Mahal I had to keep reminding myself I wasn’t looking at a giant painted backdrop. It truly is one of Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Nov 13, 2013
- Coca Cola CampaignI don’t like Coke. First of all, it doesn’t actually taste like anything else on this planet, which makes me just a little suspicious. Plus it makes your more thirsty than you were before, which to me is exactly the Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Nov 12, 2013
- Feeeeeeeeed me!You might be wondering why I, amateur gourmande that I am, haven’t said anything yet about food. Well believe you me, it’s not for lack of trying, but every time I attempt to, words literally fail me. How can you, Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Nov 6, 2013
- Mind your Manners I had thought that my friends and I were as pretty cosmopolitan bunch - we've lived across the world, travelled a lot and come from various different backgrounds. And I guess we are, in our own very European ('Western'? I'm Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Nov 2, 2013
- All NaturalI’m going to let you into a few secrets, just between friends. You may find what I am about to say disgusting, or even shocking. If you do, I suggest you reconsider any plans you had made to live in Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Oct 25, 2013
- HindlishLanguage is a strange thing. We say that we are ‘studying’ a language as if it’s a solid entity that can be observed and inspected, like a statue in a museum; but really, they are living entities, constantly morphing and Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Oct 18, 2013
- Never Leave Home without a PorpoiseThose of you who know me well know that there’s nothing I hate more than a day without a purpose. So imagine, for a moment, the difficulty I’ve had being stuck in the house with no work and not even Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Oct 13, 2013
- The Empire Stares Back Dear ex-colonies of the world,
In days gone by, we did bad things to you. We catalogued you with our cameras, made you dance at Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Oct 11, 2013
- Girlpower?Last week I was invited to a Women’s Meeting at the local town hall; Hurrah! thought I. This is where I get to see how all those issues I spent so long reading about are really being dealt with. What Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Oct 11, 2013
- School DaysWe in the UK may have had a few minor gripes with our education system over the last few years (I, for one, want to overhaul the language system in a bloody scholastic coup, but keep that quiet), but let’s Posted by PhilippaW in Cultural Exchange Programme, India | Oct 6, 2013