Local Immersion, Language, and Homestays: The Bucket List

Uros women doing chores and chatting (©photocoen)

Meeting Uros People on Lake Titicaca in Peru

Living on an island of reeds, in a house of reeds, sleeping on a bed of reeds, cooking on fuel of reeds, and fishing from a boat of reeds? How intriguing is that? The Uros' way of life has fascinated me for years. According one of the stories, Read More

Abaco Beach Resort

Being a Kid Bahamian-Style at Abaco Beach Resort

After a crafts session on the beach, the kids headed for the docks to go fishing. It may sound like an ordinary kids program on an ordinary day at a sunny beach resort, but what makes the difference at Abaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbour in the Read More

Maria and Billoquinho's garden (©Coen Wubbels)

Learning about Life in an Oasis in Lençois Maranhenses National Park, Brazil

"Farinha in your coffee?!" "Oh yes, that's the best breakfast. Much more nutritious than biscuits or white bread, like kids want to eat today. Drink coffee with some grains of manioc in it and you don't need to eat for hours," my host Maria Read More