Taxi driver need 3 things: good breaks, good horn, good luck!
New Delhi, India

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Taxi driver need 3 things: good breaks, good horn, good luck!

One of my all-time favorite countries to travel in is India. If you have ever been you know that this is one of the craziest countries in the world to drive in. The streets are crowded, the cars share the road with cows, camels, horses, dogs, bicycles, huge trailers, tuk-tuks, buses and pretty much everything that moves. The rules: there are no rules. They use their horn for pretty much everything and if you want to drive past someone you just honk your horn and drive around. When we took taxis in the northern parts of the country I saw

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The little Asian Spot in Orsigna, Italy - Tiziano Terzani
Orsigna, Italy

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The little Asian Spot in Orsigna, Italy – Tiziano Terzani

Tiziano Terzani was a famous Italian journalist and writer. He traveled across Asia and he witnessed important historical events like the Vietnam War and the coup d’etat organized in Cambodia by Pol Pot. Old and ill, Terzani decided to spend the last years of his life back in Italy, in the ancient town of Orsigna. Here, in the woods, he found a big tree, decided to attach two small eyes on it and called it “the Tree with the eyes“, in order to teach his son that the trees are alive and they have a spirit. Nowadays people come here

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5 Star Hostel in Bangkok Yim Huai Khwang Design Hostel

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Bangkok, Thailand

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The very last moment changed my Impression of Saigon
Saigon, Vietnam

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The very last moment changed my Impression of Saigon

The city of Saigon, Vietnam was tiring to all five senses and I was looking forward to an escape. With a few hours to kill before our overnight bus, I and my friend wandered the streets in search of food. It wasn’t long before we were approached by two young, fresh-faces students who wanted to practise their English. Suddenly enthusiastic Vietnamese surrounded us and the next two hours flew by so fast that we almost missed our bus. Our exchange may have been brief but I walked away with a brand new outlook on the city – I hope they

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Wellington, New Zealand

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Meeting a new friend while Hitchhiking in New Zealand

Our first attempt at hitch hiking was from the suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand, into the city. Almost immediately, a car pulled over to pick us up and as we climbed in, full of elation, we met our (Saint) Helen; who insisted on driving us ALL the way to our destination. We left the car, thinking our paths would never cross again. However, the very next day, on Christmas Eve, while enjoying our picnic of chips, guacamole and Pico de Gallo—along the Hutt River— when our Saint Helen strolled by! We eagerly invited her over join our picnic. While talking

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This special Feeling of Coming Home - The Smell of Licorice
Hamburg, Germany

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This special Feeling of Coming Home – The Smell of Licorice

I don’t like licorice. It tastes weird, also it’s sticky and doesn’t look nice. In the subway station next to my apartment, there is a small stand selling it. When I’m not traveling, I pass it every day. What I love about it is the smell, that tells me: you’ve made it, you’re home. Coming home from a great party? Licorice. Coming back from an endless feeling trip? Licorice. And the best part: stumbling over a market anywhere in the world where someone sells licorice: Home.

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