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People of the world - Himba


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What inspires you the most about traveling? Seeing different sites, try different food, experience the new, learn about a new culture, the excitement that the exploration brings before we visit a place plus the memories that will last for a lifetime are all amazing feelings related to traveling.

What about get to know the PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD?

Or when we meet with the locals and get to have a conversation, or share a meal or a cup of tea, while we only stare at each other and smile wishing we could speak the same language so we can talk beyond our smiles.

This session is dedicate to the amazing friends I made while on this amazing journey to travel the Planet and by sharing some amazing interviews, stories and articles about their local culture, inspiring you to meet the people of our world!


"Meeting people from all over the world it is the most fascinating thing about traveling. How many people we connect and many turn into amazing friends by simply sharing the same passion for enxchange experiences and traveling."

- Paula Martinelli -


SAPA, Vietnam: Ethical Travel Guide

By Paula Martinelli | Apr 28, 2020
Sapa Ethical travel guide

Trekking and homestay in Sapa with a local H’mong hill tribe was the top of my bucket list when I decided to visit Vietnam. But my very first question was …

9 Positive Lessons from social distancing from people around the Planet

By Paula Martinelli | Apr 7, 2020
Positive things we can see when we slow down

9 POSITIVE LESSONS LEARNED FROM SOCIAL DISTANCING These 9 positive lessons from social distancing shared by people all over the world of things we can see only when we slow …

People of Tibet – Faces of a strong spirit (Photojournalism)

By Paula Martinelli | Mar 24, 2020

Have you ever wondered what a proud and strong spirit looks like in the face of adversity? Travel to Tibet through my pictures and stories of these religious, devoted, compassionate, …

Tibet- The truth behind the occupation, my personal letter to Dalai Lama

By Paula Martinelli | Mar 19, 2020
Love Letter to Dalai Lama

The lessons learnt from my trip to Tibet – The truth behind an occupied country

Everything you need to know about Hire a Porter for Himalayas Trek

By Paula Martinelli | Sep 14, 2019

The lessons learnt from my trip to Tibet – The truth behind an occupied country

Nepal – An authentic Homestay in a rural village

By Paula Martinelli | Aug 7, 2019

Homestay – A humble experience to get out of my comfort zone I truly believe that any trip offers the opportunity for us to live outside our comfort zone – …

Interview with Travel Expert Ryan Biddulph

By Paula Martinelli | Jul 14, 2019

Unfortunately, most aspiring travel bloggers have no idea what goes into actually BEING a travel blogger. People think you see the world, snap a few photos, whip up a post, publish, and get paid big bucks for your efforts. Nope. Travel blogging is a highly specialized skill that requires you to fulfill 3 roles:

Nomadic Matt shares 9 travel skills to become a savvy traveler

By Paula Martinelli | Mar 31, 2019

Matt Kepnes is one of the top travel experts and the founder of one one the most successful travel blogs in the world, Nomadic Matt. In this interview Matt shares …

How to do an authentic Homestay with the Black H’mong in Sapa

By Paula Martinelli | Aug 27, 2018

Find out if homestay in Sapa experience is for you While trek and homestay with the Black H’mong in Sapa was one of the best experiences of my life, I …



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