We often travel for the iconic sights, the sweeping landscapes… but it is really the fleeting moments of sincere connection that leave a lasting impression.
“Why would you travel through Italy on an organised trip Jane? Europe is EASY”, several friends decried. “We can tell you some great places to go, and you are an experienced traveller.” Well, yes there is truth in that. But I booked on to Intrepid’s “Best of Italy” small group adventure regardless.
We love Russia. We love New Year. We love spending New Year in Russia. Here’s why.
Sometimes, things happen in life that make you completely lose your mind. And if one were to pen a list of preferred venues for one to lose their mind in, a library would nay be anywhere near the top.
Studies suggest that the world’s 300 million indigenous people – living in mainly rural areas across 70 countries – experience greater degrees of deprivation and poverty than non-indigenous people.
Rice, beans, plantain, tortillas, quesadilla, guacamole, salsa, tequila…need we go on? Food in Central America is one (very prominent!) reason we love this part of the world so much.
Here, we share some cuisine which may have gone under the radar in the past. Move over Mexico, your neighbours have some pretty sensational tastebud pleasers of their own.
Some people are lucky enough to get to travel the world for a living. Two such souls are chef and activist, Daniel Klein and filmmaker Mirra Fine. Collectively known as The Perennial Plate, the couple travel the world exploring the wonders, complexities and stories behind the ever more connected global food system.
“His screams stuck in my head,” recalls Sangduen ‘Lek’ Chailert, of an occasion she saw an injured elephant being forced to work. “I looked in his eyes and I couldn’t believe how much they expressed his anger. I had to make a promise to him. And that promise was that I would speak out for and provide a home for these elephants”.