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Motherhood Around the World

Last year I came across these beautiful and very interesting stories on families raising their children abroad and the contrast between their new country and their home country. I’m posting links to all of those articles bellow. They are quiet interesting, not just for mothers and families, but I believe any traveller will appreciate reading these. 24 Surprising Things about Parenting in the United States 18 Surprising Things about Parenting in Chile 13 Surprising Things about Parenting in Turkey 14 Surprising Things about Parenting in Australia 20 Surprising Things about Parenting in Germany 16 Surprising Things about Parenting in China 15 Surprising Things about Parenting in England 12 Surprising Things about Parenting in India 10 Surprising Things About Parenting in Mexico 12 Surprising Things About Parenting in Abu Dhabi 11 Surprising Things About Parenting in Northern Ireland 13 Surprising Things About Parenting in Congo 10 Surprising Things about Parenting in Japan Advertisements

WIN a trip for 2 to Quito, Ecuador

I have just returned home from my evening hike & I saw this amazing email on my phone: Hi Jelena, I think you can agree with us, there is nothing better than travel…except travel on someone else’s dime! We have partnered up with Timbuk2, LAN Airlines and Quito Tourism to give you the opportunity to WIN two spots on our Highlights of Ecuador trip, a Timbuk2 luggage suite and a 3 day guided tour of Ecuador’s brilliant capital, Quito. 5 Things you might not know about Quito 1. Quito is exactly in the middle of the world at latitude 00’00” 2. It was the first capital city to declare that nature has constitutional rights 3. Rising straight out of the city is Pichincha, an active volcano that last erupted in 1999 4. Home to several rose plantations, Quito makes Ecuador one of the world’s top rose producers 5. The city is the 2nd highest world capital at 9,350 feet So of course, I want to share this with you, so you can win this amazing …

Music of the World: Brazil Week

Location: Salvador, Bahia Salvador, formerly São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos (Holy Savior of the Bay of All saints”) and known colloquially as Bahia or Salvador da Bahia is the largest city and the third-largest urban agglomeration on the northeast coast of Brazil and the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia.