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Recently, the hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou has been trending on Twitter and for good reason. The world’s view of Africa is often a negative one, focused on violence, disease, and poverty. The hashtag was formed to show the world that this is not what Africa is all about, there is so much beauty that is overlooked by… Read more…

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S-21: A genocide survivor’s story

This past weekend, April 17th to be exact, marks the 40th anniversary.. It’s embarrassing for me to admit, but before coming to Cambodia, my knowledge of this country consists of one history podcast of Angkor and, sadly, Tomb Raider. That was it. So to learn that this beautiful country with the humblest of people had… Read more…

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Travel Costs & Highlights: Peru

We arrived in Peru back in September 2012 with summer attire in tow. Boy, was that a big mistake — it’s the end of winter and cold as hell. That’s what we get for having just spent 8-months in Australasia. Peru was our first stop on the South America leg of our RTW trip. And despite… Read more…

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