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Sail Amsterdam great video

May 11, 2017 Leave a comment

Today I was teaching about transportation in Europe. Unfortunately, later – during afternoon I came across this very good video. It is from event “Sail Amsterdam” few years ago. Similar, also good, but longer video can be seen here.

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Don’t Stop Traveling Because of Fear

March 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Similar as previous one, following article is quite unusual and also about travelling. Since horrible terrorist attack in Brussels, but also some previous attacks many people are afraid to travel, or are more thinking through where they are going for they holiday. Thinking about it is one thing, but should we be really afraid?

Traveler Jodi Ettenberg from Legal Nomads tries to answer this question. She puts this question into wider perspective and her opinion is worth reading. Actually, I think her article about this topic is one of the best I have read in a long time.

Really recommend to read.

Full article

 

The rewards of traveling to forbidden lands

March 23, 2016 Leave a comment

SAMSUNG CSCToday I was browsing through the wildjunket website (very good page about adventure travels) and came to article about traveling to forbidden lands. Author of the article talks about traveling to countries as Afghanistan, Burma, Israel or North Korea. Countries that are not visited by typical tourists and many of them are considered to be very dangerous.

For sure, there are many seatbacks, difficulties with traveling to such countries, but there are aslo many rewards. Among them is definitely better understanding of these countries and their inhabitans.

Many of these regions need tourism badly to fight off poverty and resolve conflicts. Egypt for instance needs tourists now more than ever to revive the tourism industry that suffered severely due to the revolution; South Sudan is another good example of a brand new country whose fragile economy can benefit substantially from visitors. Most of all, tourism can be a powerful tool to fight off discrimination and advocate equalityFull article

 

A Winter Walz – Winter in Austria

March 22, 2016 Leave a comment

Despite the fact that spring has already begun, for a moment we will take you back to winter months. Not only for winter sports fans but for anyone who enjoys white mountains and winter beauty. Or in other words, a great advertisement of winter holiday in Austria.

 

 

Follow Your Way!

August 31, 2015 Leave a comment

There are many videos from people travelling around the world. But not many of them are as great as this one. Video is about two people travelling for 5 months through the Argentina. And they manage to capture essence, mood and character of a country in really amazing way. I love it. Author is  Bartosz Lisek from Poland.


And if you like it, I recommend to you to watch another one from this author – video about Chile. Also Follow Your Way 🙂

Routine Is The Enemy Of Time. It Makes It Fly By

June 27, 2015 Leave a comment

Next video is not related to things hapenning around the world,but for sure it is related to travelling. It is about a person who travelled from Oregon to South America. Video is inspiring and beautiful. Worth watching.

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The Himalayas from 20,000 ft

June 10, 2015 Leave a comment
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