Category Archives: Culture

Zen of Travel Writing

When I need time to reflect on what I’ve seen,  to process incoming information, I take a long walk without my notebook and let thoughts  flow. If anything really important comes to mind, it can be written down when I get back to my … Continue reading

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Travel Adventure Film Makers from Long Ago

Exploring my vast collection of postcards, I found a postcard from the collection of the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute, Kansas.  The card displays young women of the Lumbwa Tribe in full body draping and head coverings … Continue reading

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What to Write in your Travel Journal

What to write in the travel journal? Trust your instincts, I advise, but as a beginner, you may not yet have developed the second nature  that noses out the compelling street scene, the picturesque vantage point, the bristling marketplace.  Maybe … Continue reading

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If it were easy anyone would do it….

http://moneyfortraveling.com/specialty/travel-writing/start-a-writing-career/ John invited me to chat about my travel writing and global networking experiences. I believe in sharing what I have learned.

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Goodwill Ambassadors and Volunteers

Volunteer Programs/Goodwill Ambassadors This is the ultimate reference book for anyone considering an international volunteer experience ~~  How to Live Your Dream of Volunteering Overseas By Joseph Collins, Stefano DeZerega, and Zahara Heckscher. Penguin Books. Pursue your dream of serving overseas … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Trip to the Tropics

Lafcadio Hearn is one of the more intriguing travel writers I’ve read. He ended up as a revered professor of literature in Japan. During the 1870s – 1880s, he roamed the U.S. and Caribbean for many years and worked as … Continue reading

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Ethics of Travel.

A Code of Ethics for Travelers ………………from the North American Coordinating Center for Responsible Tourism Travel in spirit of humility – desire to learn. Be aware. Listen and observe. Different time concepts and tought patterns. Instead of the beach, discover … Continue reading

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