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Misery and survival in the heart of Haiti

Haiti - Port-au-Prince

Misery and survival in the heart of Haiti


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Feeling all five senses in Tuscany and Umbria

Tuscany and Umbria. Two fascinating regions, and two regions whose traditions, landscapes and histories make its visitors’ hearts beat faster. We went on the hunt for undiscovered villages, castles to sleep in, and ecohotels in the wilds of nature.

We tasted the nectar of the gods in fine wine producing vineyards, met chefs who delighted our palates with their specialities, and shopped some of the world’s biggest brands at incredible prices.

Our time in Tuscany was fascinating, thrilling, and touched all of our senses – with stimulating views, flavours, smells, and sounds. Enchanting.

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The power of the water

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Cape Leveque - one of the most secluded beach sides in the world

It’s remote, it’s untouched and it’s ravishingly beautiful: Cape leveque, at the northernmost tip of the Dampier Peninsula in Western Australia, has one of the most secluded beach sides around the world. And there’s more, from the bright orange road that leads to the Cape to the world famous red rocks on the sea shore, the whales that put on a show and the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Whatever cliche you can think of to describe a bit of heaven on earth, this is it.Cape Leveque is an isolated area about 210 km north of Broome, only accessible by air or by 4WD. The Dampier Peninsula is a part …

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An afternoon at Olympe

When I'm in a restaurant, there's a moment, just as the first course is placed in front of me, where suddenly everything slows down and I feel giddy. For me dining is like Christmas with each course being a gift that I get to be surprised and delighted with. I love to eat, but more than that, I love to eat food that was loved. Eyeing my first course at Olympe I knew we were in for a special treat..Living out of a backpack means that now the luxuries of life are ten times more appreciated. I've always loved to dine, but recently it takes on a whole new reverence. I'm no longer entering a …

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On the trail of a tour leader

Across Europe, individuals and businesses involved in the tourism industry will be preparing for the upcoming summer season. In April, I begin my second year as a tour leader. In Europe I had only travelled to a handful of countries, predominantly in the west. So, when told I would be running tours across the Central and Eastern regions I was jumping at the opportunity to visit new places. Throughout the season I lead numerous tours covering more twenty countries, visiting cities including Vienna, Prague, Venice, Helsinki and Dubrovnik. Here are just some of the places that made a big …

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A Shortie, Some Oxygen and a Coral Reef in the Gili's

I grew up and studied on the beautiful South Coast of England, featuring some of the most picturesque coastline in the country. In doing so I knew many keen divers who donned dry suits and ventured out to the cloudy cold ocean to discover ship wrecks in hope of feeding their lust for diving.BUT if you are like me and your idea of diving is a little different, especially if it is your first time, then it probably involves some aquamarine crystal clear warm water and a shortie (short sleeved wetsuit) with some tropical fish thrown in for good measure. You will be pleased to know that I have …

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Katherine McLaughlin: formatgeria La Seu

"I’m Katherine, born and raised in Scotland. I used to own a restaurant there, but I’ve been living in Spain for 20 years. For the …

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Maiko: the Tingatinga art

“When I was little, I started painting using cinder.  When I came back from a trip to Japan, I started to paint seriously. It was my …

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China Ranch dates: a sweet valley in the desert

“China Ranch is an oasis in the Mojave Desert, near the Death Valley. We grow date palms, and some of these date palm trees were …

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Botswana young chefs cooking up some fun

“I’m Gobonaone Modisane, manager of Young Chefs Academy, a school where we teach kids from 4 to 18 the basic skills of cooking.We have …

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We are Korogocho

“We make our way through the trash at the dumping site of Dandora, then we cross a pedestrian bridge and a rusty entrance door made …

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The desert castle keeper

“My name is Hakim and I’m a Bedouin. I’m the keeper of the Qasr Amra desert castle, built by King Umayyad Caliph Walid I in the VIII …

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Powerful and majestic: Poseidonia, Paestum - I

“I’m Silvia, official tourist guide of Paestum. This is the archeological area of Paestum, city of the Magna Grecia founded by the …

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Chobe National Park: The Land of …


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Mokolodi: Encountering Wildlife - Part II

Denis: “The reptile park is an area of the reserve where we keep all of our reptiles, mostly snakes.There are different snake pits, …

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A peaceful home for elderly elephants

Chaminda: “I’m a guide for the Millennium Elephant Foundation, where we train and take care of domesticated elephants, most of which …

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Deep - fried spiders market

“Spiderville: this is how Skoun was named because of its market selling deep-fried tarantulas. They’re like any other crunchy snack …

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Gozo and Comino: beautiful treasures to be discovered

Like sparkling jewels, the Mediterranean islands of Gozo and Comino tantalise their visitors, unleashing the inner explorer in anyone …

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Village at midday

“We drive down the National Highway 6, the street that runs from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. There are dozens of villages along the …

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A big small lunch

“It's time for lunch at the Khan Khang Orphanage, a big small lunch. It's like a “party”. The children come out to eat in their …

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School of life for street children

“I’m Father Sriyananda Fernando, parish priest of St.Mary’s Church. Thanks to our previous parish priest Rev. Father Leslie Fernando, …

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Building our school brick by brick

“Every morning some of these children need to walk for 7 kilometers to get to school, and seven to go home, so we decided to build a …

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The Pepenero sexy gang - part I

“Hi, I’m Leonardo, the manager of Pepenero in Riccione, Italy. You don’t know Pepenero? Uh Oh! Then follow me. I’ll bring you to a …

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Exxxotica LA: live out your fantasies

Asa Akira: “I’m 25 years old and I’m from New York City. I’ve been in porn for two years now. Today I’m presenting Evil Angel, which …

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Cape Verde Islands

Very interesting. I'm inspired to learn more about these islands. Thank you for sharing

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Cómo desarrollar la paciencia, léase resistencia, y no morir en el intento: …

Silvina, en que año lo hiciste? Tuviste inconveniente o te sentiste incomoda con las instalaciones? Estuve leyendo muchas reseñas pero en otras parte del mundo donde hablaban de la limpieza del lugar o de arañas y bichos, asi que me quedo la duda de como es el de Buenos Aires. Muchas gracias por …

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10 Things to do in Ottawa This Summer

Thank your for the suggestions. All great ones!

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How to take on Paris like a pauper

Great tips!

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Window to another world

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Resting by the sea

Great capture

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The wind in my sails: my life at sea

Bello veramente.

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Ghotul: Lessons in living and loving

Gotul Gotul Gotul and not Ghotul....Go + Tul...Go means 'mother' and 'tul' means womb that is primary centre for learning... because are still animistic in belief.... please correct your article as it has many incorrect information....not all gotul's are same.... thank you

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Marie Nieves

The Waterfront Restaurant Scene - What Sydney is Famous For

Ah, Sydney – golden shores lapped at by the crystal waters of the Pacific Ocean. Life in Sydney is inextricably linked to the water. The city abounds in beautiful views. Watching the sun rise and set by the ocean is beautiful and relaxing – can it get any better than that? Well, a cup of coffee, a few drinks or a nice meal could make the experience even more pleasurable. Luckily, Sydney boasts literally thousands of cafes, pubs and restaurants by the shore. But, that …

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Nicole Noel
French teacher

Discover the Beauties of Southern Highlands

Are you tired of the heat and noise of the city? Wouldn't you just love to escape to a cool mountain oasis, full of wonders just waiting to be discovered, soaked up and savored? But where can you find this heavenly place? Well, believe it or not, just over a hundred kilometers from Sydney. If you haven't already, now is the perfect time to head over to the Southern Highlands! Here are is just a sample of what you will find there.Cecil Hoskins Nature ReserveWho says that …

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Heather A.
Part-Time Traveler, Writer

Ethiopia: The Trip That Was...and Then Wasn't

Of all the trips I've taken, everything (plus or minus some air travel tribulations) has gone according to plan. So I guess the time had come...we were to be leaving for Ethiopia next Monday, but about five days ago, the trip was cancelled due to the violence in Ethiopia, increasing government control, and because one of the lodges we were to be staying at was looted and burned to the ground.It's too bad--I was really looking forward to Ethiopia; while still in east …

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Ben Whitmarsh

How To Get A Royal Experience in Canada

Oh to be a future British monarch. Not only do you know that one day your face will be on the front of a first class stamp, but you also get to visit some pretty swanky places. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, aka Prince William and Princess Kate, have recently paid a visit to Canada. The trip took in the provinces of British Columbia and The Yukon - two of the most stunning regions in what can be a breathtakingly beautiful country. I don't have inside knowledge of …

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Allison Foat
Travel writer & publicist

Art, creativity and innovation in the Franschhoek wine valley

As if superb wine, great food and breath-taking scenery weren’t enticing enough, Franschhoek has now added art into the mix to compliment its impressive offering. Art Franschhoek, an initiative organised and hosted by the Franschhoek Wine Valley, is taking place from 21 October to 13 November 2016 and aims to introduce and showcase emerging and established talent that can be viewed in a variety of artistic disciplines throughout the village.The journey to Franschhoek, …

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Michael Besley
Outdoor leader, teacher and blogger

Hoi An: A little bit of everything

I sat on my hotel balcony and looked out over the Thu Bon River. Small vessels putted their way up and down stream with locals hawking ‘cheap’ trips to the ocean or the town centre while crews threw nets and traps into the salty water. Palm fronds on the far bank enveloped the scenery while multiple red tiled rooves interjected themselves into the landscape, breaking up the vegetation. All the while the neighbours of my hotel hosed down the concrete paths in front of …

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Nicola Fiorentino
sobrevivir a la vida

Consejos para un viaje a Nueva York

Hace unos días he vuelto de mi 5 viaje a Nueva York, y cada vez me gusta mas. Estos son los consejos que os puedo dar:- Después de haber hecho los billetes, tenéis que pedir el ESTA (si sois españoles o de la mayoria de los Estados Europeos), es un permiso para viajar en dirección de EEUU. Obtener un ESTA no os garantiza el ingreso en el País, cosa que siempre depende del oficial de aduana (mas info al sitio oficial). Si ya habéis ido a EEUU con el mismo pasaporte, pod …

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Maria Yates

Trains Of The World

One of my favourite ways to travel is by train. It's slower than taking to the air, but, what's the rush? Don't we all need to slow down and enjoy?Train travel is nostalgic, romantic and mysterious. Think Agatha Christie and the Orient Express. In an era of harried speed, the draw for a slower pace is today, seen as a luxury. The destination can wait. Getting there is the real voyage.Here are FIVE train voyages I've added to my bucket list:The Rocky Mountaineer …

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Marie Nieves

Euro Trip travel experience

Europe is a wonderful place filled with mind-blowing sights. From monuments to government buildings, from historical sites to the most advanced shopping malls, there can be seen some of the most amazing culture mixes. Whoever came to Europe once, somehow always came back again. It is simple, those wonderful beaches, amazing people, wines and much more are all giving you a once in a lifetime experience. Here are some things you need to know before visiting Europe. …

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A beautiful weekend at St.Nicholas-Halkidiki, Greece!

Autumn in Greece is summer sweet! The temperatures remain high, the sun is shining bright! The sea water is still warm and maybe that's why autumn is considered one of the best vacation periods if spent in Greece.I took advantage of the great weather myself too and decided to spend a weekend in gorgeous Halkidiki, specifically at St. Nicholas. I chose the Assa Maris Bomo Hotel to stay, a place I had never been before. Its supreme location was what influenced my choice …

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Joanna Kalafatis
Blogger & Actress

6 Reasons to Leave the Camera at Home When Traveling

Traveling with a DSLR camera has its perks. Being able to zoom in on wildlife or fine-tune your settings to get just the right effect on your shots gives you marvelous control. Having that big camera around your neck can even help you get front-row shooting privileges in some environments. But there are some compelling reasons to travel without your DSLR, too. Traveling light and spending your time enjoying the sights rather than capturing them offers a completely …

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Keith Kellett


Although Juneau is the Alaskan State Capital … it can’t be reached by road. If you want to go there, you must fly in or go by boat. But, there are roads, and some of them do lead to some pretty interesting places. Naturally, we went to watch whales, but after that, the coach took us up to see the Mendenhall Glacier. I suppose that’s an add-on, so that, in the unlikely event you don’t see any whales, the day isn’t completely wasted. It’s a spectacular sight, but maybe …

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Thommen Jose
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One-day-chief o’ Melo

A hunt in the deep forest where I vanquished a wild boar with my bare hands followed by the martial Caci (pronounced ‘chachi’smile dance when I leapt and brought the whip down on my opponent from a jaw-dropping sky-angle. It didn’t take any of these for the Manggarai tribe of Kampung Melo (‘kampung’ is ‘village’ in Indonesia) in Flores island and their headman to declare me the chief from the visitors’ side for the day; guess they decided to settle for the guy stumbling …

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Charles McKinney
TEFL Peace Corps Volunteer in Macedonia

Cryptic but Charming Places in Italia

A short distance by plane from my home away from home in Macedonia, Prali is a really small town comparable to a village located one hour north of Turin, the closest metropolis. In fact, it is not far from the border of France tucked away in the breathtaking Alps Mountains with clean air, serene ambiance and friendly locals. I had the unique chance to travel there in August for a global political camp at the Agape Ecumenical Center, a place where people from all walks …

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Angela Njehia
Leisure Travel Manager

Kenya shifting to a more Sustainable Inclusive Tourism Destination?

When we hear the word Sustainable everyone seems to think its something very big. When I first heard of Sustainability…I too thought it was something very big and at first, I did not even want to be involved because it meant we must be wanting to talk about the environment and eco related issues, maybe even global warming! Do not get me wrong, not that I do not care about global warming and eco related issues, I do, just that I thought it would be another of those …

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Rodrigo Vaz

WAW – Europe’s hidden gem airport

The more you travel, the more you come to appreciate the modest perks you can grab on the way. Your airport rituals and routines begin mattering more and more, if anything also to keep you sane. Also, you start mapping out different airports as you go through them. You start finding your own spots in each airport. All that to reach this: from the European airports I know, Warsaw is an hidden gem. I had that impression from previous times, but I was more convinced by the …

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Marie Nieves

Traveling with Kids: Top Activities in New Caledonia

Traveling to any tropical destination requires an extensive plan, especially when going on a family vacation. Still, the island paradise of New Caledonia offers so many activities and things to see, that planning your time there will be a walk in the park. However, it’s always great to go on a holiday with kids prepared, so to help you plan your tropical vacation in New Caledonia, here are a couple of activities the entire family will enjoy.Explore Noumea’s BeachesSince …

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Joanna Kalafatis
Blogger & Actress

How to Plan the Perfect Las Vegas Trip

There's a reason Las Vegas is considered America's Playground. You'll find so much to do and see here that it's almost impossible to sort through all the places and activities you can choose to experience. With the overwhelming number of options in Sin City, planning the perfect Las Vegas trip can be a little challenging. Follow this guide to make the process easier and ensure that your trip to Las Vegas is the experience of a lifetime.Choose the Right Las Vegas Hotel …

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Francesca Amott
Business owner & blogger

Doing Nothing & Enjoying Everything

I have been to Charlottesville, Virginia a few times. My trips were always to visit Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, and I was usually taking out of town guests with me. It's a nice place. But when my friends suggested we organize a girls' weekend in Charlottesville, I protested. Not only because I wanted to go someplace new, but also because I wondered what we could possibly do besides a historical tour. Which is fine, but not exactly girls' weekend kind …

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Joanna Kalafatis
Blogger & Actress

Explore Urban Canada at These Boutique Hotels

When thinking of Canada, many travelers visualize snow-covered mountains, gushing waterfalls, and grand national parks. However, Canada's major urban centers, especially Vancouver and Toronto, are definitely worth a visit as well. Full of cultural landmarks, a thriving foodie scene, and plenty of beautiful city views, Canada's cities make for a great getaway, whether you're traveling solo, as a couple, or with family and friends.Check out the following boutique hotels …

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Maria Athanassopoulos & Chryssa Krassa
Marketing, Promotion, News

Strolling around Kavala, Greece!

Kavala is by far one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. It is build next to the sea, at the foot of Symbolo Mountain, with exceptional view all around. According to historians, the settlement exists since the prehistoric period. The geographical spot of the city has always been very important strategically and this is why Kavala was always among the prominent cities throughout the Greek history.A visitor that takes a stroll in Kavala shouldn't miss walking across …

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Allison Mayer
Humanitarian Photojournalist

Witnessing a Heart of Service in Today's Youth.

One of my favorite parts of working with a variety of organizations is the incredible number of young people I get to meet who give up summer/spring/winter vacations just to serve others in the world they've never met before. I think back to when I was 16, and how different the world is we live in. I wish I could find a way to regain those 15 years and spend them traveling to missions all over the world. but I find some much joy in knowing that the next generation of …

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Thommen Jose
Freelance writer, filmmaker

Enter the dragon island: Komodo

An adventure was easy to conjure: Manto the captain of the bowrider confessed to a non-functioning GPS. Everyone wore dark glasses, cigarettes were chain-lit. An Indonesian actor who was also a secret political activist held forth on the Machiavellian machinations that led to Sukarno’s, the first president, ousting from power and the rising spell of the Contra. Cans of Bintang beer sweated lustily in the icebox under the canopied stern. The sea shimmered all around, a …

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Meg Stivison
English Teacher

Measure Words In Bamboo

After an unsuccessful hike to find a garden on my day off, I went up to Dongguan to recharge myself with air conditioning and wifi, and I bumped into people I knew! It was very exciting, since I know about 10 people in Yangzhou, and I think 7 of them were teaching that day.We ended up sitting in the upstairs of iCaffe, looking out through carved wooden shutters and swapping China stories. In air conditioning. Did I mention the air conditioning? Mostly we traded stories …

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