The green and yellow of Bafana Bafana clearly lifted a nation.
This is a guest post by Marina Chernyak. If you’d like a guest post on Go Backpacking, please read more here. Figuring out what to pack is hard enough for a backpacker and then comes the food problem. You always want to make sure you have enough to survive but, you don’t want to pack food […]
Currency is a literary thriller with enough seductive power to transport you to a whole new world.
Local cuisine is a perk for any traveler. Whether it was Ceviche in Ecuador, Dolma in Turkey, or Pizza in Italy, pure authenticity made each of my meal experiences that much more enjoyable, and, of course, delicious. When traveling more locally, however, these kinds of dishes are harder to come by. North of Mexico, […]
As I wrap up my senior year of college, the question, “What are you planning on doing after school?” has come up a lot. Every one seems to be wondering about my plan, from my professors to my parents friends, even the occasional nosy classmate every now and again. And the best part? I hardly […]
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My globetrotting friend and I have decided against a backpacking trip in exchange for a driving one.
I have a few opinions on travel: one should learn some historical background to understand the culture of today, one should try their best to speak the native language as to not “lose things in translation,” and one should never expect a place or its people to adjust to one’s own way of life. For […]
Almost all of my American friends I made while studying abroad were majoring in international relations. At Syracuse University, like most others, it is a broad field, incorporating law, organizations, security, diplomacy, political economy, and international communication in each geographic region of the world. As a a magazine journalism and modern foreign language major, I […]
For the main course, young and old enjoy the quintessential Mexican comfort food, pozole.