The Sweet Incens'ations of India

The Sweet Incens'ations of India

February 02, 2019

Incense burning has taken place in India for thousands of years so let’s make scents of its story.  Used for both its sweet aroma and as a medicinal tool, Hinduism brought this incens'ation into its religious practices...

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From Totem to Tote

From Totem to Tote

January 18, 2019

After years of dreaming about the Alaskan wilderness, Traveler Erica was able to experience a piece of this totem-lly unique culture for herself and brought back a piece to share with you too...

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Setting the Scene'gal

Setting the Scene'gal

January 04, 2019

After two trips to the country and recent plans to move there, traveler Kirsty sets the Scene’gal for you…

“Senegal is my favourite place on earth.  Not just because that's where I met some of my closest friends and my future husband! 

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The A’stone’ishing Islands of Malta

The A’stone’ishing Islands of Malta

December 14, 2018

As a traveler by heart and geologist by trade, Aaron traveled to an archipelago shaped entirely by limestone and tucked away in the Mediterranean Sea -- the islands of Malta.

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Bavaria for Your Nearest & Deer'est

Bavaria for Your Nearest & Deer'est

December 07, 2018

Traveler Christa has traveled all over the world—whenever possible, traveling by bicycle. But as much as she loves exploring new countries, she finds exploring her home country of Germany to be particularly special. 

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Ama'zoning in...

Ama'zoning in...

November 30, 2018

Today we are Ama’zoning in on a story that takes place deep inside the Peruvian Amazon. A vibrant place filled with life from canopy top to rainforest floor.

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From Nep'all Corners of the Globe

From Nep'all Corners of the Globe

November 23, 2018

People often ask me why I am working in Nepal. I initially came to Nepal for a 3 month contracted job with plans to travel to India and move to South America. Nearly 2.5 years later, I haven’t traveled to India or South America...

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A Living Legend

A Living Legend

November 16, 2018

“When the warm days of summer arrive in Provence, the air is filled with the song of the cicadas, or 'cigales' in French."

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An I'Día Worth Sharing

An I'Día Worth Sharing

November 02, 2018

In Mexico, today is Día de los Muertos (or “Day of the Dead”)—a holiday where families come together to have an open Día’lect with their ancestors who have passed.

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The Full Manti

The Full Manti

October 18, 2018

The dumpling is gnocchi your average food. Cultures all over the world have captured the essence of this pocket-of-dough and have turned it into their own.

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Pura & Simple

Pura & Simple

October 05, 2018

There is a saying in Costa Rica that is used as a greeting, a farewell, a way to give thanks and a way to express that things are going well.  “Pura Vida” (or “pure life”) has become a way of life.

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A Country Steeped in Tra'dish'ion

A Country Steeped in Tra'dish'ion

September 21, 2018

When in a new country, it is tempting to focus all your attention on running from landmark to landmark to go out and see the new culture. But there is something special about slowing down to let a piece of the country come to you—preferably home cooked and served on a silver trimmed platter!

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