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Sommer in the city: Surf’s up in Munich!

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Summer in Munich conjures images of beer gardens, giant pretzels, bucolic mornings spent cycling along rolling green hills, beds of sunflowers, picnics in the park and of course, late afternoon … Continue reading

Creating Memories: the truth about Gorée Island

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Gorée Island: a welcomed escape Less than two miles off the coast of Dakar surrounded by clear turquoise waters and white sand beaches lies the tiny island of Gorée. Accessible … Continue reading

A whole new world of trekking : a glimpse of life as a volunteer

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TRAVEL IS MY LIFE I love traveling. I live for it actually. I don’t own a bed, or a television or a couch. I’m never in one place long enough … Continue reading

Taxicab Confessions

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      ANTI-SOCIAL, me? Standing on the curb, my stomach growling, I waved my hand discretely to beckon the weathered yellow taxi slowly driving by. The midday city heat … Continue reading

Travel warnings against all travel to Mali

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“Language is a tool of which no nation in the world can have a monopoly.“
-Modibo Keïta, former President of Mali, from a speech to the National Assembly given on 20 … Continue reading

Treks worth sharing

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In memory of the fearless treks of those who make freedom possible, may our travels teach us to follow in their footsteps…. “There is nothing like returning to a place … Continue reading

Globe kickers !

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Globe kickers Every Sunday, women from all corners of the globe gather on a grassy field just beside the aged walls of the Château de Vincennes in Paris, France. Dressed … Continue reading

Generation Trek

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CONNECTIVITY A baby of the baby boomers, I was born at the tail end of an era commonly referred to as Generation X: a generation of lost selves, highly educated … Continue reading

The globetrekker’s greatest trek

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On a blustery autumn evening in 2002, I made what has been to date, the most eventful decision of my life. It was the first night of my new job … Continue reading

Globetrekker Couple #1

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Meet Alki and Mick. Alki is a MIT alum from Lexington Massachusetts. Mick is a computer engineer from Brest, France. A globetrekker to the core, she is certainly no stranger … Continue reading

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