Stories about Travel from March, 2015
Global Voices, in collaboration with Connectas, Agenda Propia, Útero.pe, Vice and El Mercurio de Antofagasta, explored the challenges and history of migration in Latin America during a Google Hangout.
Trindadian diaspora fashion blogger, Afrobella, grew up “steeped in reggae music and [with] a love for Jamaican culture” – so why did it take her so long to actually visit the island? She's not sure she can answer that question, considering that her first impression was that “Jamaica is an...
Deciding which of the 7,000 Philippine islands to visit is no easy task. Marie Bohner makes a strong case for one in particular.
Niger is at war with Boko Haram. Let's not forget, though, that Niger is also home to many projects and is a land full of natural beauty and poetry.
"I know what space did for me -- it pulled me outside of myself -- and I wanted to give that back," Dr. Camille Wardrop Alleyne tells Global Voices.
Google has launched a virtual tour of the Khumbu region with stunning images of the treacherous terrain.
Since 1992, the International Coastal Cleanup Singapore has been organizing activities to remove garbage from the beaches and mangroves of Singapore. Every year, about 1,500 volunteers are joining the cleanup events that are able to collect 60,000 pieces of litter.
In a country used to mascots, even Japanese people are surprised by "Bonito Man," better known as Katsuo Ningen, who represents one of Japan's most isolated prefectures.
Nepal's only international airport has only just begun hosting flights again after the March 4 crash landing of a Turkish Airlines plane.
In a sphere where planets can be lonely and guides rough, Global Voices offers intrepid travellers a true insider's view on the world.
"It has been four years since I stopped schooling. I only reached the sixth grade level and then had to stop so I could work."
Tensions between Hong Kong and mainland China are on the rise again, a situation that seems to suit Chinese authorities in Beijing.