Let me preface this article with the following: I am 28 years old. I don’t live at home. I do my own laundry and have even learned to iron a shirt (sort of – the sleeves still give me grief). I ask my parents for financial help, but only rarely, only when it’s been a particularly boozy month or if there’s an emergency, like I want something. I’m pretty normal.
This article originally appeared on Brokeassgourmet.com
Summer food should not be over-thought.
It should be light, so as not to weigh you down in the heat. It should feature bright, bold flavors, capitalizing on the incredible bounty of produce available this time of year. It should be portable and picnic-friendly. And, most importantly, it should come together quickly, so that you have more time to spend enjoying it with the people you love.
Here at Intrepid, we put a fair bit of stock into experiences being more worthwhile purchases than possessions. As a travel company, lauding the experiential over the material, as well as sounding pretty nifty in itself, constitutes a fairly central tenet of our belief system.
By Emily Pinto
There is nothing like travel to open your mind and heart and eradicate indifference. In 2010, I traveled to the highlands of Guatemala to volunteer with a worker-owned women’s weaving cooperative. I learned that the beautiful textile and craft traditions of the Mayan people are filled with meaning and are deeply rooted in their culture.
There are many organisations around the world doing good things. And the Village Education Project Kilimanjaro is one of those organisations.