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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All Madras'ed Up

All Madras'ed Up

September 07, 2018

Madras fabric is known throughout the Caribbean for its plaid pattern & bright coastal colors. During national celebrations, Antigua & Barbuda are all madras’ed up in a red, gold and green madras fabric as the main part of their national dress...

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The Great EscAPE

The Great EscAPE

August 24, 2018

Traveler Kayla ventured deep into the mountainous landscAPE of the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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A Breath of Fresco Air

A Breath of Fresco Air

August 10, 2018

Fresco is a technique of mural painting that thrived throughout the Italian Renaissance. Interior walls of churches and houses were painted with murals on freshly laid plaster.

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Bhut’iful Inside and Out

Bhut’iful Inside and Out

July 27, 2018

Bhutan is a wildly Bhut’iful country where nature, culture and its people thrive together. And the Bhut’y goes far beyond its external appearance...

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S'peak the Same Language

S'peak the Same Language

July 13, 2018

Traveler Jeff went to Tanzania as part of a film crew to document a team of philanthropists climbing Africa's tallest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro.  The team was assembled by NFL player Chris Long after visiting Tanzania in 2008 and being blown away by the incredible country and its people.

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Port-au-Prints

Port-au-Prints

June 29, 2018

Haiti’s cultural canvas is painted with broad strokes of African and French influence, and subtle streaks of Spanish and indigenous Taíno traditions.  This cultural fusion in the Caribbean makes for a bright and bold culture unlike any other.

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A Place Aurora'ing with Adventure

A Place Aurora'ing with Adventure

June 22, 2018

After graduation and in search of a s'light change, Traveler Brandi moved to Alaska. Life in the 49th state has opened her eyes to a world where adventure can be found 365 days a year.

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Something to Pond’er...

Something to Pond’er...

June 08, 2018

Aboriginal artist Janet Long Nakamarra grew up living a traditional life in Warntapari, Central Australia. Traditional dot art was in her family and her aunts and uncles' artistic influence had a ripple effect on her too…

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Making H’Easter’y

Making H’Easter’y

May 25, 2018

Easter Island has a story unlike any other. For years the Rapa Nui people flourished thanks to their thriving industrious culture. Much about this culture remains a m’Easter’y, but...

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From Dusk to Rama’dawn

From Dusk to Rama’dawn

May 11, 2018

The lunar calendar is used in Islam to determine each of the religious holidays. As the 9th month of the lunar calendar is approaching, people all over the world are prepping for the next crescent moon…

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Sari'nity

Sari'nity

May 04, 2018

The "sari"…Five+ yards of brightly colored fabric wrapped around a woman’s waist and draped over her shoulder. Even in the chaotic crowds of India’s modern cities, women in saris spread color, tradition and a sense of sari'nity...

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