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The Zanskar Valley, Ladakh, India: Treking on the Frozen River

I saw the trail of trekkers ahead of me as they balanced themselves under the rock and between the remaining sheet of solid ice. It was February 2016, deep winter for a Ladakhi frozen river valley. But unfortunately, not all of the river was frozen that year. The mighty river in the deep arid extent […]

The Sagrada Familia: A Lesson in Everyday Courage

On the way home from Barcelona, I read Teju Cole’s essay about trying to photograph the Swiss alps (Far Away From Here). He describes the way each photograph of something so familiar becomes a new doubt. In a place that every master has documented, an attempt to capture it anew risks boring, or betraying a […]

3 Tips for First-Time Travelers to India

If there is anything I have learned from YouTube about the United States, it is that many Americans know little to nothing about countries outside the Western world (North America, Europe, and Australia). Street interviews of U.S. residents are easy to find online. Ordinarily, the interviewers ask random people on the streets about their knowledge […]

How to Land a Job Where You Can See the World

How to Land a Job Where You Can See the World Most people spend somewhere between 21 and 35 percent of their lives working or thinking about work. That’s a substantial amount of time, and it’s no surprise people — especially women — feel more satisfied by work that taps into their dreams. For many […]

3 Tips for First Time Travelers to the Philippines

Once you are bitten by the travel bug, there is no way you can reverse the strong effects of wanderlust. You will always feel the need to find every opportunity to satisfy a seemingly unquenchable thirst to see the world at large. And when you visit a new place, each time it is one of […]

6 Practical Tips to Beat the Winter Blues this Season

If you feel unusually low as the grey and dull days of winter start to set in, you’re not alone. Millions of people around the world experience a dip in their mood and feel gloomy for no particular reason during the cold season. Researchers have found that the primary reason for people feeling low during […]

5 Interesting Things to Do in Wanaka, New Zealand

If you’re looking for a ski adventure on your next trip, your best bet is to hit the snowy hill-capped town of Wanaka in New Zealand. Perched at the southern side of Lake Wanaka, this town has something for everyone. With a spectacular view of the Southern Alps, Wanaka offers a lot of enjoyable opportunities, […]

Top Five Things to Do in Dubai

If you are traveling Dubai, here are five handpicked things to do Desert Safaris and Sand Skiing Desert safaris, desert skiing, sand boarding, and camel rides are some of the adventure opportunities that are available in Dubai. You will fall in love with both the desert and the entertaining sport of desert skiing. Stunning red […]

Top Three Things You Cannot Miss in Peru

The Republic of Peru lies in the western region of South America. This country is known for its biodiversity with habitats that include the Amazon tropical rainforest, the Amazon River, the coastal areas bordering the Pacific Ocean and the glorious peaks of the Andes mountain range. Peru also happens to be the home of famous […]

Have You Heard? The Sierra Nevada Is Glorious (No Not the One in the US)

One of the highest coastline mountain ranges in the world, Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is a magical place with astonishing fauna and flora. From cold paramos (moor) to tropical rainforests, the Sierra is diversity at its best – a green lung by the sea untouched by civilization. The koguis, wiwas, arwacos and kankuamos […]