Shedisha Abena

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Kundalini Sun Salutation to Experience a Spiritual Awakening

568<p>SHARES<p>This practice is tied to reverence, prayer, and pranams, Sanskrit for “bowing in reverence.” As such, the form likely looks more like the …

Good News, California: Wow Air Will Soon Be Bringing Cheap Flights to Europe to an Airport Near You

Good news for West Coasters looking to get to Europe on a budget: Wow Air will start offering two new routes to California come summer 2016, marking …

Air Travel

Biking a Path of War, Intrigue, and Tragedy in Bosnia

Adventure<p><b>A filmmaker recalls the horrors of the war his father ended.</b><p>On a perfect July day in Bosnia and Herzegovina, I pedal out of Sarajevo, passing buildings pockmarked by gunfire and shells two decades earlier. These physical reminders of the war are stark and ugly, but something even more …

World History

Infant Safety in the Air

Our family loves to travel and the majority of our travel has been by air. My second daughter's first airplane trip was at 5 ½ weeks old and my girls have been on over 100 airplanes (and visited 26 different countries on four continents). I've flown more hours alone with my children then we have …

How I quit my job to travel: The political lobbyist

Matt Long was a well-paid cog in the Washington political machine – but he was deeply unhappy. Then came a fateful day in France that changed everything.<p>Standing on the banks of the Charente River in southwestern France on a drizzly May 2012 afternoon, I tried to concentrate as my tour guide …

Letters: The beauty, excitement and risks of a tour in Africa

Thank you for Amanda Jones' article "Face Time With Animals" (Oct. 11). We recently returned from a visit to Greystoke Mahale in June. The camp is everything she reports.<p>Greystoke's location is just perfect, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika with beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The trekking for …

The Takeoff Episode 02: How Startups Can Adapt and Pivot

Today, we’re launching the second episode of <b>The Takeoff</b>, an original video series by Skift and Amadeus exploring the startup mindset and what it …

There Are No Roads in This Town, Just Waterways

Giethoorn, Holland is the kind of city that storybook scenes are made of. Here's why: There are no roads. Instead, the entire city is linked by a …

Want to learn a language? Try living here

We asked residents in Port Moresby, Jakarta, Lagos, Delhi and Los Angeles: what's it like to live in a country that's home to more than 300 unique tongues?<p>Learning a new language is often a core part of moving abroad – but in some linguistically diverse places, expats will need to learn two or …

This is how climate change transformed Mongolia

KOREAN PHOTOGRAPHER Daesung Lee captured the terrible phenomenon of desertification currently taking place in Mongolia and its consequences on the …

Six Great Solo Travel Destinations

<i>By: Becky Mahan</i><p>Solo travel: you almost certainly know someone who does it, and maybe you've considered it yourself. Whatever your primary travel style, it's worth considering a solo trip at least once in your life. Aside from full-fledged itinerary freedom, traveling "alone" allows you to meet new …

Starter Island: Pig Beach

With Staniel Cay and our first impromptu gut check behind us one thing was glaringly obvious to me. My team needed to pick up the pace. There were only two more days left on our cross island adventure and that saddened me. Not just because of nostalgia, but because that left only two full days of …

Ten Things That I Loved About Armenia

Did you know that Armenia is the world's oldest Christian nation? And that Cher, who was born Cherilyn Sarkisian is half-Armenian? Armenia is usually not the first country that will come into your mind when you're deciding on your next travel destination. It's a mountainous landlocked country- with …

5 Things I've Learned About The World Through Travel

In the last few years, I've had the privilege to travel all over the world, spending time in six continents in over twenty countries. I've learned many things through my world travels not only about myself, but also of the world we live in.<p>Through my world travels, these are the five things I've …

JetBlue is Hiding Free Flights and Gift Certificates at 181 NYC Bus Shelters

Earlier this month, JetBlue Airways plastered New York bus shelters with ads that were (surprise!) actually super-sized prize vouchers. Pull the …

Air Travel

Your Vacation Can Shrink the Wealth Gap

by Bruce Poon Tip, Founder, G Adventures<p>Your vacation dollars have the power to change the world.<p>By simply being conscious of where your travel money goes, your hard-earned getaway can help to preserve cultures, strengthen families, promote peace, educate children and lift communities out of …

Twitter Chat: Life-Changing Trips

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Learning how to weave from traditional artisans in Ecuador. Sipping limoncello with a farmer on his lemon orchard in Italy. Arranging a home stay to get a feel for everyday life in Jaipur. These are the kinds of travel experiences that get under our skin, enrich our view of …

Travel

This Memorial For Qatar’s World Cup Workers Grows As Tragedy Mounts

Nearly 1,000 migrant workers for the 2022 World Cup have lost their lives in Qatar. Controversy abounds over FIFA’s decision to host the World Cup in the scorching Middle Eastern country, as allegations of vote buying circle the long-criticized organization. The speculative architecture collective …

Migrant Workers