Nomad Blogs

4 Steps to a Heartfelt Hug

Maybe you have forgotten how to hug, maybe you never learned as a child, maybe you are too busy in the rat race to make time for a heartfelt hug. I have noticed that it doesn’t come easily or naturally to all people, but I’m convinced there’s still time! We can spread free love in a safe way by pausing up to 30 seconds to open our hearts and arms to strangers, neighbors, and family alike.

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The Jungle of Koh Ra, Thailand

Koh Surin National Park is a paradise of scenic beaches, primary jungle, pristine waters, and the most extensive coral reef in Thailand. The area is inhabited by tribes of the Moken Sea Gypsies, an ancient nomadic people. The closest resort to this paradise lies a boat ride away, on the neighboring Koh Ra. Both the island and the Ecolodge are a definite hidden gem.

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From Couches to Tents – Couchsurfers Gear Up for TentSurf 2011

450 couchsurfers ditched their couches and camped out in the heart of the Rockies for the first North American CS Camp Out in 2009. The organizer, Jon Cordoba, has turned that epic event into an annual gathering currently based in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico. In its new location, the event drew more than 250 couchsurfers in 2010 (teknomadics included!), and is now gearing up for the fun shenanigans this coming June 9-12th!

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Division & Unity

I remember learning about division, third grade, right after we had our multiplication tables down pat. However, at the time I didn’t really know what division meant; I didn’t realize I was being divided from everyone around me, purposefully, methodically. I didn’t realize how ingrained it is in our culutre, how it is conditioned into us from the very beginning.

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Why Visit India?

If I could sum up India in a word, it would be ‘variety.’ A country long known for its spices, India has proved to the world that variety actually is the spice of life there. The interplay of motley colors, the art, the sights, the music..

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