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The Biggest Misconceptions about Africa

The Biggest Misconceptions about Africa

As part of an on-gong series intrepid traveler Warren Kimmel the Host of our hit CNBC World TV series WTF is determined to dispel the myths of his favorite continent. Coming from Africa myself, (Born and raised in South Africa) I long ago became used to people asking crazy questions about the place. Did you more »

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Rock the Kasbah

Rock the Kasbah

We all watch as Cairo continues to fight and intermittently burn, but what does the future hold for all of Egypt and its diverse people? Writer & Photographer Ellen Douglas presents a first person account of life in the midst of a revolution. As I drove into Cairo in early December 2011 I was instantly more »

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Antique Art = Contemporary Cool

Antique Art = Contemporary Cool

Let’s Shop’s Host and world renowned Interior Designer Cheryll Gillespie confesses her love of ancient treasures and offers a few tips on how to incorporate antiques from her travels into her design projects. I’ve always had a passion for antiques and treasures from the past. My first home was filled with antiques that I found more »

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Tasting the World’s Oldest Champagne

Tasting the World’s Oldest Champagne

As we head into the holiday season one of Wine Portfolio’s Writers, Roland Hulme has offered to pen a semi-regular series on everything you’ll ever need to know about champagne. And as a truly dedicated researcher, he’s starting at the beginning. An old German proverb states that the best things in life are “old wine more »

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Eco-Logical | Sustainable Tourism Works

Eco-Logical | Sustainable Tourism Works

Dylan Brown offers some insight into NGO conservation through eco-tourism initiatives in Costa Rica, a destination near & dear to Karma Trekkers. I have conducted an independent study regarding all or most of the non-profit/non-governmental conservation and eco-tourism organizations (NGOs (non-governmental organizations)) in the country of Costa Rica.  The reasons for my conducting this independent more »

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Global Flavor

Global Flavor

Writer Jennifer Bragg from our TV series Karma Trekkers has recently learned that you don’t have to travel the globe to have a taste the world. After years of picky eating and an overly cautious palette, I’ve recently developed a keen interest in cooking. One of my favorite activities is scouring the library for books more »

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The Chinese Experiental Economy

The Chinese Experiental Economy

Writer Michael Keller explores how China’s burgeoning wealthy class with impact the global economy and the experience of luxury travel to the Middle Kingdom. Travelers who enjoy authentic experiences but first class indulgences know Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing are cities teeming with energy and enthusiasm. China is on a roll and this is not more »

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Thai One On: Sampling the Wine Scene in SE Asia

Thai One On: Sampling the Wine Scene in SE Asia

Southeast Asia is not a region globally known for its wine. Yet, that doesn’t mean the people who live there are not just as diehard in their love of the grapey adult beverage. In fact, wine loving in the various countries that represent Southeast Asia has taken on the form of a sort of trendy more »

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Everybody’s Talking | Social Media & Mobile Access Defines Travel Experiences

Everybody’s Talking | Social Media & Mobile Access Defines Travel Experiences

Our TV series Going Global has updated another infographic. This time it shows the tremendous importance of social media and mobile access to the global travel industry. The elite travelers who support the Going Global community get this. A recent informal survey of our audience showed that 80{5ca2eb384d09d98d15e1efd1e27b66aae779e3e721a4a8d35c0ac7b222cb3660} of our Twitter followers checked an airline more »

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The Journey is the Message

The Journey is the Message

The travel is about the journey and our TV series Karma Trekkers has inspired many people from around the world to embark on their own journey. Here is one fan’s tale. It is astounding how you can cross man made border lines and still see a physical change in the landscape, it´s almost as if more »

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