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Exploring The Beautiful Lakshadweep Islands

Exploring The Beautiful Lakshadweep Islands

By Ubaidulla Thangal, Management Professional
Location India India

Lakshadweep is a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea off the southwestern coast of India. India has witnessed new economic and political contours with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Lakshadweep group of islands, consisting of 36 coral islands spread across the Arabian Sea of which 10 islands are inhabited and the rest are uninhabited, are arguably one of the most beautiful unexplored terrains in the world. The groups of islands are geographically situated at the […]

January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Culture, India, Travel
What is Life Like on a Kibbutz?

What is Life Like on a Kibbutz?

By Jonathan Nicholas, Travel Writer
Location England England

Kibbutz life involves several hundred people who work together for the benefit of the community as a whole and all profits are shared. The kibbutz could be quite industrial and have one or more factories on site, or it could be purely agricultural, or even a mixture of both. Most kibbutzim employ foreign workers known as volunteers who work alongside the members of the kibbutz for no pay. In exchange for six hours work, six […]

December 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Culture, Israel, Travel
Terengganu: Malaysia’s Unsung Beauty

Terengganu: Malaysia’s Unsung Beauty

By Carissa Morais, Student at Southern New Hampshire University
Location Malaysia Malaysia

Perhaps not as commercialized or as hyped up as the other frequently visited states in Malaysia, Terengganu is home to unique fish delicacies, endangered turtles as well as the concept of the simple, tranquil kampong (village) way of life. Also known as the “Abode of Faith” due to the strong Islamic influence on the state, it is common to see the local women dressed modestly, the sight of beautiful mosques as well as the monotony […]

September 27, 2013 · 1 comment · Environment, Malaysia, Morais, Travel
Pakistan Needs a Seliger of its Own

Pakistan Needs a Seliger of its Own

By Farooq Yousaf, Research Analyst
Location Pakistan Pakistan

A couple of months ago, while interacting with my friend in Pakistan, I was introduced to the Seliger Youth Forum – a camping/educational event, organized around the beautiful Lake Seliger in Russia. I pounced on this opportunity of not only visiting Russia, a country that was for long on my travel wish list, but also meeting my friend after a long time. After landing in Moscow, we were taken to Seliger, some 300 miles from […]

August 7, 2013 · 0 comments · Culture, Pakistan, Politics, Russia, Travel