Women Power in Bulungula

Today I learned about the incredible power of women in a rural South African village called Nqileni. I'm currently volunteering at the community-run tourist guesthouse called Bulungula Lodge,  which I'll write an entire article about later on. Today I'm writing about one of the activities on offer for tourists: a "Women Power" themed tour in …

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Important Things To Know Before Traveling To Morocco

Cultural insights and tips that every budget traveler in Morocco should know. From the native Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains, to the rippling sand dunes of the Sahara Desert, to the madness of the Medinas and marketplaces, Morocco is diverse in landscape and rich in culture. Moroccan life can seem a bit chaotic to …

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Finding Buddhism In Australia

Exploring the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere. I never would have guessed that I'd find the southern hemisphere's biggest Buddhist Temple in Australia. But the Nan Tien Temple, located in Berkeley, New South Wales, is a gigantic, magnificent structure that made for an enlightening afternoon. The grounds are free to enter, though donations …

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15 Things To Do In Sofia, Bulgaria

The best, budget-friendly activities in Bulgaria's capital. Sofia may not be at the top of many travelers' bucket lists, but it should be. As the second oldest capital city in Europe, Sofia has a rich history and a thriving sense of culture. As a relatively poor nation near the Balkans, Bulgaria is also incredibly cheap. So …

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