Month: September 2017

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The Holidays are a busy time for everybody; including The Traveling Hen. For this, I blame Daniel Kalder and his e book ‘Misplaced Cosmonaut’ ( reviewed by DT right here ). Having learn it a few years in the past, long before I had ever set foot in the Former Soviet Union, his description of the Kalymk capital conjured up pictures of an absurd wasteland on the unhappy periphery of Europe, trembling beneath the megalomania of a chess-loving, enemy-assassinating dictator whereas slowly disintegrating into the mud of the endless steppe surrounding it. I enjoyed the guide and its description of Kalymkia, and was intrigued by thought of a Buddhist enclave within Europe which was obsessed with chess and had nothing of any consequence to offer the world. Although then an armchair desolationist as yet uninitiated to the joys of travel in the fringes of the Soviet empire, the e book sparked my imagination and by no means faded from my reminiscence.

Way back, before electronic mail proliferated, the Publish Workplace launched postcode areas across the country. Uxbridge had UB, Croydon had CR, and Ilford had IG (as a result of among the names had been a bit weird). On this new collection for the new year I’ll be visiting all 242 London postcodes , in a randomly chosen order, and telling you all concerning the attention-grabbing areas they represent. Hopefully we’ll get by the whole lot by Christmas. In every location I’ll go to the site of the main put up workplace, try to trace down a mail-related location, and take a in-depth take a look at an attention-grabbing pillar field to verify its assortment occasions.

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At TripAdvisor, we imagine within the power of travel — and in serving to you make the most of every journey. And so the adventure actually started. To explain Idjwi as ‘undiscovered’ would be an error. Hundreds of hundreds of battle-fleeing Congolese have discovered a peaceful, protected haven on the island in the last few years. For whereas Idjwi is lacking even by Congolese standards in healthcare and primary development (there are, for example, 10 automobiles on the island – one per 25,000 folks, outnumbering docs by a substantial margin), it is at peace. Malnutrition is rife, employment nearly non-existent, and the poverty placing, but it’s a world away from the palpable stress of the mainland, with its blue helmets, forbidding compounds and the fixed sight of guns. My time on the island was spent talking with locals, swimming in the lake, eating tiny fried fish and riding on the backs of but extra motorbikes along dusty purple tracks, searching over the hilly, tree-drenched coastline and glassy waters of the expansive lake.

We then carried out rigorous pretesting (carrying the underwear for 2 days at a time, machine-washing them repeatedly, and monitoring their drying velocity when hung on a clothesline) earlier than taking them out into the real world. Our testers went backpacking 215 miles throughout Portland, Oregon; climbing in the Canadian Rockies, including strolling from the bottom level in the Continental US to the best; and road-tripping to the national parks of the West. Testers who flew to their destinations wore the underwear on the airplane, too.

Dru’s a number of essays are accompanied by glorious photos of the food shops they patronized and, sometimes, of the meals they ready. Those reminiscences seem following a gap reference by Dru (who does not in any other case provide her title; … Read More

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We create holidays and expert-led and wildlife group excursions to over one hundred locations worldwide. Hawaii is incredible. I hadn’t been again since I was a flower girl in my uncle’s wedding ceremony back in 1995 so I was so excited when Aveda invited me to Oahu for Wanderlust. The yoga and music pageant was an amazing experience and, despite the tremendous lengthy flight (12h) it was well worth the journey in each way. Noelle and I made the lengthy voyage and spent 5 days soaking up the sun, ingesting piña coladas and trying out new things like aerial yoga & arise paddle board yoga. I’m sharing some of my favorite images from our Hawaiian journey.

Paris Fashion Week is in full swing, so I thought it might be fun to share a post of my favourite independent designers, of a different sort—ahem, those really in your budget and that make nice souvenirs. The extra I travel the extra I notice that at occasions it seems everything appears the same, so on my Paris tours I make a concerted effort to showcase French designers and made in France”—the issues you may’t find all over the place. This publish highlights nine of my favorite French manufacturers who’re continuously pushing the established order, their work and the supplies they use.

To everybody who stops by for the briefest moments to read my musings about slits of soul revealing mild and waitress at small Italian eating places in Boston’s North End…I thank you. You are meaningful to me. I take pleasure in traveling by way of this blog to the many worlds that you take me to and sharing the briefest of moments of camaraderie, shared stories, and human touches of kindness. The free European Health Insurance coverage Card (EHIC) entitles you to … Read More