Stories about Travel from November, 2017
Rice Fields and Carabaos: A Glimpse of Rural Life in the Philippines
Through photos he shared with Global Voices, veteran photographer Lito Ocampo captured not just the typical scenes in a lowland farming village but also the state of Philippine agriculture.
Glimpses of Hope as Dominica Rebuilds After Hurricane Maria
"You will see the drastic difference in how the landscape changed after the storm [...] I’m planning future timelapse films, to hopefully showcase the return of our lush, green landscapes."
In Kyrgyzstan, Sheep Sacrificed to Stem Car Crash Scourge
"We gave meat to everybody that passed, explaining that the food was from God."
Mezcal: The Rebirth of a Traditional Mexican Drink
After having been considered an underappreciated drink, mezcal is finally found in the most chic bars on the planet and bartenders are giving it the recognition it deserves.
Traveling Japan by Bus… on YouTube
One YouTube user has traveled from one end of Japan to the other by local bus, uploading video of the entire trip.
Meet Khazar Fatemi, a Swedish Journalist Still Searching for the Afghanistan She Left Behind
"For me it is important to use the freedom my parents fought so hard for."
Fire Balloon Competition in Myanmar's Taunggyi Celebrates ‘Festival of Lights’
Take a look at photos of the spectacular -- and sometimes dangerous -- tradition.