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Time to plan

While spontaneity is the thing that seems to give many a buzz, we have never found that it works particularly well for us and, as boring as it sounds,  having a plan means that we are as prepared as we can be when it come to everything from travel to the rest of lives. 1,078 more words

New Zealand

Kenting told me why traveling makes sense

My best friend told me there was a little star in the south of Taiwan, deserving to be explored, but few people knew that. And there was no hesitation in leaving for Kenting. 754 more words

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Japan style

Journal d’Avril – may 2015

Le Japon n’était pas prévu à la liste des pays que je souhaite découvrir, d’abord parce que je ne me suis jamais (oh malheur!) intéressée à la culture Japonaise, et surtout parce que le Japon est un pays connu pour être cher, et lorsque l’on voyage en “backpacking” autant que le Japon c’est nada, pas pour moi. 3,188 more words


Rockingham Beach Western Australia

Our Local Beach

The previous weekend the Local Council sponsored a horse racing event on our beach – a first in Australia. The pleasant wafting smell of horse dung, jockeys in their colourful silks, handsome and powerful horses whinnying and snorting, fun-fair attractions and food stalls along the park made it all a bit of a special day. 650 more words

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The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism

By Elizabeth Becker . Simon and Schuster, Trade paperback edition 2016.

Elizabeth Becker spoke to an audience in the Ralph Bunche Library at the U.S. 620 more words

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Mexico: Interviews with Young People in Sonora

Mexico, November 2016

Video interviews with young people:

My impressions of Mexicans I meet in Guaymus, San Carlos and Hermosillo in November 2016 was they’re more present emotionally than people in the US, less shut down in their interactions with strangers. 508 more words

Global Youth Attitudes

Three fishermen

There is no story about these fishermen. They weren’t following the yonder star. They were neither carrying any gifts nor coming from the far off lands. 109 more words

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