Gawai Dayak Harvest Festival: Our Pic of the Day

Gawai Dayak Harvest Festival

Gawai Dayak Harvest Festival: Our Pic of the Day   Gawai Dayak Harvest Festival is celebrated by the Dayak tribes of Sarawak, Borneo every June 1st. The holiday celebrates the rice harvest. Although many Dayak no longer cultivate rice, the holiday is still their most festive. Processions take place with tribe members dressing in traditional [...]

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Rome Food Tour – Walks of Italy

  The Rome Food Tour Our tour was called Rome Food Tour–Markets, Tastings & Pizza Making with Walks of Italy. It included sampling a lot of food, so I’m glad I skipped breakfast that morning. Our group met in the Campo dei Fiori and shopped around for the freshest, most local produce, before dipping fresh bread into [...]

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Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto

Our Pic of the Day: Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto Thousands of these Torii gates line a path up the mountainside in Kyoto Japan. Together they make up the Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto. The shrine is the most important of all Inari shrines, dedicated to the Shinto god of rice. The shrine is also popular with [...]

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Dhaka Rickshaw-wala

Dhaka Rickshaw-wala

Our Pic of the Day: Dhaka Rickshaw-wala   The Dhaka Rickshaw-wala, or rickshaw driver, has one of the toughest jobs around. Cycle rickshaws are ubiquitous in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and provide most of the short-haul transportation around the city. Most walas come in from the countryside, taking advantage of the employment opportunities. Wages are small at [...]

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Freiburg im Breisgau at Twilight

Freiburg im Breisgau at Twilight

Our Pic of the Day: Freiburg im Breisgau at Twilight   Freiburg im Breisgau at Twilight is a beautiful sight. This German city on the edge of the Black Forest in southwest Germany is known for its environmental initiatives, beautiful old town, and accessibility to the outdoors. After walking through the old town and stopping [...]

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Legacy Hotel & Resort – Otres Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

legacy hotel otres beach

Category Resort Hotel (Bugalows) Location Otres Beach, Cambodia, about 6 km from Sihanoukville city. The best Legacy Hotel Otres Beach has a lot going for it. The property is relatively new and the rooms are quite nice. The pool is fantastic and has the feel of a decidedly upscale property. Order a drink and lunch [...]

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Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies at Gyeongbokgung Palace

Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies at Gyeongbokgung Palace

Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies at Gyeongbokgung Palace   Everyday (except Tuesday) at 10am and 2pm onlookers can witness the stunning Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea. The ceremony lasts 20 minutes and is well worth the trip to Gyeongbokgung Palace, which is an outstanding attraction in Seoul in its own right. [...]

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