Race through Bostwana with Top Gear

Today I thought I'd share a PBS clip and then one from the funny  British car show, "Top Gear," in Botswana. There are seven parts to this video out on youtube, and I would highly recommend them, if you enjoy this first segment. They go over the salt flats, through the kalahari, and then the Okavango Delta. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cwMa-nQItQ&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OETj9aTYO2Q&feature=channel     … [Read more...]

See Bolivia’s (nearly) indestructible potato

Learn about Bolivian Chuños, freeze dried potatoes that have a shelf life of ten years. These things are incredible. And I'm not sure if I mean that in a good or a bad way. What do you think? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHekHgFIKHM … [Read more...]

Bhutan demonstrates how to rethink happiness

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcoQjoZ6toI&NR=1&feature=fvwp Does Bhutan know something we don't know? They're awful happy! This video suggests rethinking happiness may be as simple learning from Bhutan's culture, dragon king, and more ... Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Listen to a complicated love song from Benin

The first three and a half minutes of this video tell the story of a couple who are engaged. In the story the man's friend makes a pass on the woman. She refuses his advances and tells her fiancé what happened. The fiance then goes to confront him, but the friend says that he was just testing the woman's fidelity. The singer says for us to judge for ourselves. Then the chorus says that the friendship is true. After 3'30 the people start dancing a really interesting local … [Read more...]

Ogle delicious BBQ & a Belizean fertility dance

A happy man cooking BBQ in Belize talks about cooking on coconut husks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bsf3Z6WPOwQ&NR=1 Belizean Fertility Dance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soy6RIjQ9H4 … [Read more...]

Gaze upon Belgium’s “Dinner in the Sky”

Yesterday I mentioned the crazy concept called Dinner in the Sky, so, without further ado, here it is! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2bHHCUL9S4] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ36Op-e2Vk&feature=related] What do you think? Would you eat dinner at this restaurant? I get vertigo just looking at those videos... and to think you can also do "Wedding in the Sky"!!!... Here, let's settle our stomachs with a little Belgian … [Read more...]

See & Taste Barbados

Today I am happy to feature two videos by Heather Johnston of SoGood.tv In the first video Heather presents a food tour in Barbados that includes sustainable, local food. In the second she looks at hot sauces and rum punch with nutmeg. Mmm, she makes me want to jump over to Barbados! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaU1FCMtKN4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SI1Lezicsto&NR=1 … [Read more...]

Sights of Bangladesh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiKvKZd1pXc This short slideshow of travel photos will give you a peek into beautiful Bangladesh! :) … [Read more...]