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Education Changes Lives

Volunteering in two Alternative Programs of YMCA of Cambodia has helped him change a lot. Not only does he exudes more confidence, better manage his time, or have a stronger command of the English language, but his realization had made a deeper impact. 304 more words

Alternative Tourism

Guangzhou: In Search of Old Baiyun

It may not be as famous as Kai Tak but Guangzhou or Canton has its own ‘old’ airport and although aware of it, I didn’t know it was so close to town! 1,630 more words


Hong Kong: In Search of Kai Tak

What is it about absence, the cult of something long since passed or a site that is no longer there that so enraptures the more inquisitive souls of our species. 1,778 more words


Koukouvagia: A Hidden Stone Fortress

Amidst the island’s mountainous terrain, lay three stone cottages tightly nestled in the crest of Koukouvagia. The small set of structures resemble a prehistoric settlement, preserved in time and untouched by modernity, as they lie camouflaged in the mountain. 176 more words

Tourism Opportunities in Greece: Seeing Beyond the Crisis

Having spent all my summers on an island in Greece, it is only natural to infer my particular affinity towards this country. The beautiful sandy beaches, rocky island ridges, iconic white villages, all immediately come to mind as breathtaking Grecian landscapes. 417 more words

Rural Tourism in a Globalized World

Globalization is often a prized trademark of the 21st century. An interconnected world, where the obstacles of time and space have been overcome through massive technological breakthroughs, is indeed something to be admired. 327 more words

Airbnb's next Move to Stay Ahead of the Competition Involves Urban Planning

Now this is a surprising move by Airbnb. Meet “Samara”, an innovation lab and design studio aimed at creating hardware and software that supports “exploring new attitudes towards sharing and trust”. 250 more words