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An Interview With Paul Theroux, Author Of 'The Last Train To Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari'

An Interview With Paul Theroux, Author Of 'The Last Train To Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari' After writing eight travel books that took him around Britain on foot, through the Pacific on a kayak, across Latin America, Europe and Asia on trains and up and down Africa by his wits over the last 30 years, one might think that Paul Theroux would be hard pressed to find...

G Adventures Announces New Destinations For 2013

G Adventures Announces New Destinations For 2013 Adventure travel company G Adventures has announced that starting in January of next year it will begin offering options to visit 12 new countries and expand its popular Local Living tours to more destinations as well. These additions to the G Adventures catalog will provide...

Video Of The Day: Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

"Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars - Rise & Shine Preview" from Cumbancha on Vimeo. All kinds of circumstances get musicians together and facilitate creativity. In the case of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, that circumstance was West African refugee camps....

Norway world's best place to live

Norway world's best place to live I'm not sure if everybody wants to live in Norway, but it's certainly at the top of the global list. The United Nations Development Program determined this based on data GDP, education and life expectancy – among other metrics – to find the best of the best, as...

Facial Tattoos in Taiwan: A Columbus Connection

Facial Tattoos in Taiwan: A Columbus Connection I just met Nick Wolnak who is a friend of a friend of mine. He's one of those totally cool guys who happens to be a world traveler that life has brought to Columbus, Ohio. It's not rocket science to figure out why I might find him interesting. Nick just got back from Sierra...

Word for the Travel Wise (11/25/06)

Word for the Travel Wise (11/25/06) This weekend is one of the craziest for shopping of the entire year and when you've reached your max or find you went far or over your spending limits it might be time to use this phrase heard in Sierra Leone... Today's phrase is a Mende phrase used in Sierra Leone: Ngii...

Word for the Travel Wise (08/17/06)

Word for the Travel Wise (08/17/06) News like this just tears my heart apart, because when people or children die at such an early age it as if they were never given a chance. This is from couple weeks back, but the article states about 29% of under five deaths in Sierra Leone is caused by Diarrhea. As...

Word for the Travel Wise (06/05/06)

Word for the Travel Wise (06/05/06) Looks as if we may have missed this event by just a hair, but if you're really interested in slave history you may want to pick up the book. After-all there is nothing wrong in planning your own special sightseeing and learning tours to places and events long past....

Word for the Travel Wise (04/04/06)

Word for the Travel Wise (04/04/06) Every time I discover a means to learning a language many of us probably never heard of and may never use I still feel as if we've gotten one step closer to being better communicators with the planet as a whole. Instead of just conversing with the town folk in lil' Podunk,...

Africa Travel: Sierra Leone

Africa Travel: Sierra Leone Thanks to rap-mogul Kanye West, young hip-hopsters with an ear for urban sounds and without a clue of the civil strife that has long plagued the diamond producing country of Sierra Leone, music lovers discovered more about the struggle for/behind the bling. For the most part...

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