Today’s CultureTrav post is by our founder, Nicolette Orlemans Happy Wanderlust Wednesday! I wanted to reach out and let you know about something I’ve been working on. I’ve been hosting the #CultureTrav Twitter chat for
Today’s CultureTrav post is by Octovia Drughi Previously known as Ceylon, the land of tea and coffee, coconuts and cinnamon, Sri Lanka is one of the most reliable surf destinations in the Indian Ocean. Add
Today’s CultureTrav post is by Vanessa Bermudez My personal travel experience may not be quite as adventurous as others, but it was certainly a life-changing journey for me. I didn’t leave the country, I didn’t
Today’s CultureTrav post is by Leigh Marcos Given that more than 2.45 million search results on Google were entered for ‘solo female travel’ in 2018, it’s no surprise that travel trends have helped transform the way in which
They say “better see something once than hear about it a thousand times.” The Philippines has long been thought of as a tropical paradise with an abundance of natural beauty, delectable fruits, and folk cultures.
Meet Jackee Batanda. The London Times headlined her among “19 women shaping the future of Africa.” She’s an editor for the Global Press Institute, and a research and writing fellow at the African Centre for
With rain hanging over Boston all weekend, it reminded me of the wet weather in my home country. Holland will always have a piece of my heart.
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Whenever fitness is brought up in conversation, it is usually met with great enthusiasm, or people cringe at the idea. Growing up, field hockey was one of my favorites with its focus on skill, teamwork,
Soccer, or football in Europe, is a serious social and cultural connector. Fans paint their faces in country flag colors, wear uniforms, and take over bars or each other’s homes by the masses. The best
A cup of coffee can bridge cultural gaps. At least, that’s what Gizem Salgicil White, founder of Turkayfe.org, believes. Her organization aims to create awareness of Turkish culture, particularly within America. Gizem is a Turkish native,
Today marks the 23rd anniversary of Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests in Beijing, China. Inflation, a lack of career prospects, the fall of Eastern European communism, and political corruption, are all said to have fueled anger
Brief Crisis Breakdown Since the onset of the global financial crisis, or Great Recession, in 2007, the Eurozone has feared impending growing global debt levels, as well as sovereign debt within European countries themselves. In
“The world changed immeasurably over the course of 2011. Across the Middle East, North Africa, and far beyond, citizens stood up to demand respect for human dignity, more promising economic opportunities, greater political liberties, and
DEFINING STEREOTYPES: “An idea or statement about all of the members of a group or all the instances of a situation.” (Merriam-Webster). Stereotypes enable bias and preconceived notions to perpetuate, but can also reveal valid