Tahiti – Food and Landscapes in French Polynesia’s Least Beloved Island

Tahiti – Food and Landscapes in French Polynesia’s Least Beloved Island

Paradise lies beyond hardship. In this case paradise was Tahiti and French Polynesia, one of the most beautiful places on Earth, and I gained it after a 30-hour journey on planes f ...

Svalbard Islands – The Last Outpost Before the North Pole

Svalbard Islands – The Last Outpost Before the North Pole

I deem myself lucky for I've been more than once to the Svalbard Islands which have left e deep impression on my mind and on my heart. To whoever loves unusual experiences and wild ...

Hiking in the USA – Why Should the Rockies Get All the Credit?

Hiking in the USA – Why Should the Rockies Get All the Credit?

When you think of mountains or hiking or getting outdoors, what do you think of? Most people, depending on their coast, think of either the Rocky Mountains or the Appalachian Mount ...

There is Much More than Monuments in Washington DC

There is Much More than Monuments in Washington DC

There are towns in the United States which differ from the usual metropolis become famous with some Hollywood movie, filled with skyscraper and busy employees, lines of homes surro ...

Shop Till You Drop In Alicante

Shop Till You Drop In Alicante

A holiday à la Spain isn’t complete without a trip to the port city of Alicante on Costa Blanca, famous for its beaches and carnivals. More good news is that it is also a haven for ...

Arena di Verona – A Special Offer for Twitter Users and Music Lovers

Arena di Verona – A Special Offer for Twitter Users and Music Lovers

The Arena of Verona, in Northern Italy, is an ancient Roman theatre. Today it is the world largest open air theatre and the stage for a world renown opera season which every summer ...

Cabo Polonio – Paradise in Uruguay’s Most Remote Corner

Cabo Polonio – Paradise in Uruguay’s Most Remote Corner

The are places in the world with a simple yet magnetic charm. They don't sport popular attractions, instead there is something indefinite and not fully understandable which makes t ...

The Story of Ali – From Afghanistan to Italy Clung Under the Trucks

'How old are you?' 'Seventeen... more or less.' Ali doesn't know his exact age, because he doesn't know when he was born. I met him on a train from Milan to Zurich. He was careful, a bit nervous, looking around as someone who doesn't really know where he is going and how he will get there. Jeans, an old sweater, winter jacket, a thin layer of dust and smog. The unmissable uniform of a surviver. When the spe ...

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Training in Vietnam for the toughest marathon in the world

Escaping the English winter to live abroad in a warmer climate sounds like a wonderful idea, right? But, how about spending five months training hard in the sweltering midday heat? Running back and forth along the beach, and in scorching sand dunes whilst wearing a 10 kilogram bag on your back? Well, this is how Olly Campbell, from Ringwood, Hampshire has been spending his days in Mui Ne, a beach town in th ...

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Culture and wine in Italy from an american point of view

I first met John in Poland, years ago. I met him and other friends just for chance. Our friendship became so big and so important. Despite the few possibility to meet each other, our friendship gave us the power to be always so close, so near, so bond together. That’ why I thought about John and his new activity in tourism. John first "extended" his vacation in Italy in 2001.  The first few years were a lot ...

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Three times around the world: the interview

Three times around the world: Gap Year The first ever RTW with no money or luggage First ever Interactive RTW Tour It's always a pleasure to know and meet other travellers, especially when it comes to people who have turned their hobby into a business just like Matteo Pennacchi, creator of www.aroundtheworldtours.com Italian by birth, Matteo moved to South Africa when he was only two months old. Since then ...

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First woman to summit all 14 major peaks

GERLINDE KALTENBRUNNER SETS CLIMBING RECORD Reaching the top of K2 on her fourth attempt, Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, a 40-year-old Austrian alpinist who resides in Germany, has become the first woman to summit all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks without using supplementary oxygen. Kaltenbrunner reached the top of K2, Earth’s second-tallest mountain, at 6:18 p.m. (local time) Tuesday, Aug. 23. ...

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Travel for Aid – Vietnam to Italy 600 days

  600 days of the sporty-humanitarian project “From Vietnam to Italy by bicycle for the disabled” The non-profit organization Travel for Aid presented the report of 600-day of travelling. The sporty-humanitarian project "From Vietnam to Italy by bicycle for the disabled" is helping Matteo Tricarico to cycle solo across Asia. Starting in Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam on November 9, 2009, Matteo has cycled 20 ...

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From Italy to Egypt and the start of RTW trip

  Changing your life is definitely not just a dream; as many people would have you believe. It is also not as difficult as your would think! Giulia, an Italian woman from Genova can demonstrate this. Tired and disappointed by her job in Italy, she decided to set sail and explore the world. A few months ago she left Italy to start a round the world trip across three different continents including South ...

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