A Tan’gible Difference

A Tan’gible Difference

May 13, 2022

Traveler Patricia recently visited Tanzania as part of a service project. 

She volunteers for the Kisangaji Project, a non-profit that focuses on helping meet the needs of the school and local infrastructure in the village of Kisangaji in Tanzania.

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A Rwanda'ring Hero

May 06, 2022

Kigali is a beautiful hilly city, quite green and very clean. People are super nice and eager to tell you about their history, including the genocide. Rwanda does not allow plastic bags, so, unlike other African countries, there is no plastic flying around or laying on the streets.

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Land of the Rising Sea

April 29, 2022

Last week we featured the Land of the Rising Sun (Japan). This week we go to the Land of the Rising Sea (Tuvalu). 

 

Many people have never heard of the island nation of Tuvalu, so let’s start with some Fun facts:

  • Tuvalu’s capital is Funafuti. That’s fun!

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Land of the Rising Sun

April 22, 2022

There’s so matcha to see and experience in Japan. 

From taking a sunrise hike-u up Mt. Fuji, to absorbing some midday sunshrine in Kyoto. 

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Tile As Old as Time

April 15, 2022

“While visiting Kuala Lumpur, I went fabric hunting at the famous Pasar Seni.  It’s an iconic art deco-style market built in 1937 that has survived the tests of time in the very modernized city center of Kuala Lumpur.  It is listed as a Heritage Site by the Malaysian Heritage Society and it is now a landmark for Malaysian culture and heritage.  My favorite part of the market is the myriad of original encaustic tile designs that decorate the well-trodden floors.  They are a beautiful design detail of a time long gone.” 
- Traveler Aaron John

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Euro Welcome

Euro Welcome

April 08, 2022

Northwest Europe has plenty to brag about.

From its a'Stone'ishing history, to its cities that are such (Bel)gems, to its coastlines that leave you mesmer’ice’d.

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A Brighter Future

April 01, 2022

Joan traveled across the globe to Uganda, not for a sightseeing trip, but to volunteer at a school in a rural village.

She is a part of an awesome group that built a school in the village of Kassunga. The school has a well, solar power, and many classrooms and bathrooms.

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Ger’many Adventures

March 25, 2022

Traveler Christa cycles in a lot of cool places. 

Whether over big rocks, or through fields of flowers, there’s wheelie a lot of adventure you can experience on a bike.

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Full Bloom

March 18, 2022

Bloom, baby, bloom! 

Whew, what a re-leaf!! Spring is right around the corner! 

The days of spring are so a-May-zing. And they always put a little extra spring in our step. 

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

February 25, 2022

Hawaii is full of colors. Especially the color green. From the wild grasses around the waterfalls, to the vibrant leaves on top of mountains, to the soft sand on a volcanic beach.

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Tanz’ of Entrepreneurs

February 11, 2022

There are Tanz’ of small business owners in Tanzania who work long hours to serve their communities. 

And Tanz’ of them are motivated to help improve their communities even more. 

Some want to buy more seeds that will increase their crop yield so they can feed more people in their village, while others want to buy healthy vegetables to sell to locals at their small “duka” (“shop” in Swahili).

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Simply Swiss-sational

February 04, 2022

SWEET-zerland!

More totes are in stock! 

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