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Sometimes the locations themselves get all the credit, but it's people that make travel special.  We put together 140 of our favorite photographs of people from around the world.  All these photos w
We've been getting quite a few emails asking us what's next for us.  I thought we owe you all a quick rundown of what The World Effect has in store.You may have noticed that our tag line for our blog
Beau and I have been to a lot of locations that are hot and humid but I think Kolkata is in the top 3.  Of course it does depend on when you visit a location, but this could compare to our Egypt trip
The afternoon before we left Kathmandu, Meggan and I walked around a bit to capture what it's like during a general strike.  The Maoists have basically forced the country to shut down to protest the
Welcome to The World Effect in REAL time, posting from Kathmandu!  We have officially caught up with ourselves, so starting today we'll actually be where our posts say we are.  We're also officially
Meggan's claw marks in my arm were worth our trip to Palawan.  As you've seen from our previous posts, we're pretty fond of this little place.  Many of you have been asking how we got here.  This i
Snug between sheer limestone cliffs and a white beach is the village of El Nido, a perfect launching point to explore the beautiful Bacuit Archipelago.  Not only is the location an ideal home-base fo
One reasonable flight from Singapore brought us to a country we weren't originally planning on visiting, the Philippines.  According to the US state department, we shouldn't go there, as there has be
One of the great things about travel is that you never know what kind of festival or party you may stumble into.  While we were in Vientiane Laos, they were setting up for the SEA Games (Southeast
As stated in part 1, Meggan and I simply could not put our cameras down in Varanasi.  It is a very special place.  Again, this is a place you must come and experience, but here's our
We love Hong Kong!  We spent seven days in this amazing city and didn't even scratch the surface of all the great things Hong Kong has to offer.  The greatness comes at a price, we w
Food vortex?  Yes, food vortex, I just invented a term. (I Googled it, no matches... it's mine) I was surfing the internet taking full advantage of the rare occurrence of fast internet and &
Just after the train rounded one of the rolling green hills of Mongolia we could see the haze of Ulaanbaatar on the horizon.  Ulaanbaatar is a city of well over a million people, but it's
Just a stone's throw from the Red Square and Kremlin you can purchase that Bentley you've had your eye on.  Right in the center of Moscow, next to one of the world's most historical
A dreary day made a dramatic backdrop to a afternoon of sight seeing in Moscow.  Moscow has a knack the dramatic.  The massive churches with gleaming cupolas, the imposing concrete towers
After a nice few days in Istanbul, we decided to fly south to Antalya, rent a car and drive along the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey.  The plan was to stay only the first night in Antaly
As we bumped along the roads it was easy to get lost in the breathtaking scenery of the lush, bright green rolling mountains of Rwanda.  Rwanda is known as the "land of a thousand hills&quo
 The Serengeti National park in Tanzania really needs no explanation, as it is probably the most famous place to see wildlife in Africa.  At this point you may have noticed that we'v
  The World Effect Travelogue Video 16: Chobe National Park, Botswana from The World Effect on Vimeo. In this video we are in Chobe National Park in Botswana. We saw wildlife from a boat as w
Through the eyes of beautiful young lady, we got to see a glimpse into her village, Katimo.  Katimo Mulilo Community is located on the upper part of the Okavango Delta in Botswana.&
  The World Effect Travelogue Video 15: Okavango Delta, Botswana from The World Effect on Vimeo. This is a short video of our mokoro (dug-out canoe) camping trip in the Okavango Delta in Botsw