Tag archive for "Culture"


Tartan Power

1 Comment 02 December 2014

“Whiskey makes the bagpipes sound better, “ said Frank our whiskey tasting MC for the day. I laughed, but I actually like the sounds of bagpipes, however I had never heard them played for this long of period before. You could hear them echoing through the park all day as the music competitions seemed to [...]

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New Perspectives in the Sacred Valley

3 Comments 26 August 2014

The man with the wooden flute plays a joyful high-pitched tune; the same few bars of notes over and over again. He is dressed in multi-color clothes, a warm woolen hat, and is accompanied by another man beating out the time on his little drum. The group of us follows them down the dirt path; [...]

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Destination Post

Europe By Thirst — Exploring the Continent By Its Drinks

No Comments 18 July 2014

There are many ways to soak up the culture of a foreign destination: by visiting museums, for example, chatting to locals or simply walking around. Sampling the local cuisine and local or national drink is a fine way to literally absorb the taste and flavor too, so when jetting off to somewhere new, why not [...]

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Hammock sunrise kerala

India, Photo of the Week

Week In-stagram Review Adjusting to India

11 Comments 21 March 2014

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then on Friday I will post some of my Instagram photos from the current week. Some weeks I may be traveling somewhere exotic, and some weeks [...]

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Adventure Travel, America, Experiences

Adventure and Culture Collide in a Canoe

5 Comments 12 December 2013

“Makaukau?” (are you ready) Tim yelled from the back of the canoe I was ready.  In fact I was feeling pretty confident. The sun was out, the water was pretty calm – it was a perfect day for rowing. “Hoe Hapai!” (paddles up) he continued. I raised the paddle as Tim had taught us a [...]

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America, Featured, Photo Documentaries

New Orleans Music Photography #GlobalTravelerSherry

15 Comments 11 October 2013

Disclosure: Club Carlson compensated me and provided for my travel and accommodations in exchange for writing about my travels with them. Regardless, everything I have said in the post reflects my honest observations and opinions. It’s Friday, so let’s put a little music in your life.  I spent last Friday night in New Orleans photographing [...]

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cuban music

Destination Post

Island rhythms: A road map to the Cuban psyche

No Comments 25 September 2013

I love myself a good dance story! Thanks to author Donna Anglesea who is a travelling writer with a particular interest in arts and cultural tourism, as well as a passion for finding the best local live music, wherever she goes. Trips to Cuba are often sold as all-inclusive beach resorts in which visitors experience [...]

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Featured, Oman, Photo Documentaries

It’s a Man’s World

24 Comments 24 May 2013

As I was marveling at the bright colors of the watermelon, eggplant, and tomatoes against the typical Omani cream-colored backdrop of souq buildings – I felt that something was ‘off’ – but I couldn’t put my finger on it. I continued to walk around the Nizwa souq (market) with our guide Zahar but since I [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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