Tibetan culture and its secrets of happiness We share four keys to happiness from Tibetan culture that can help you to be happier.Tibetan culture, one of the most geographically isolated cultures in the world, may hold the secrets to the happiness we all seek.Tibetans have become the guardians of a deep and well-preserved tradition of wisdom, perhaps in part because of the country's remote location and an unbroken lineage of oral knowledge and technical expertise in both medicine and medicine.
SOLIDARITY TRIPS DURING COVID PANDEMIA AND NGOs. THE REINVENTION OF TUMAINI FROM OUR SOLIDARITY TRIPS.A few days ago we were talking to Carmen García, the head of Asegurados Solidarios, about how this pandemic was affecting non-profit organisations. The first questions we asked ourselves were: can I travel during this pandemic, how can I travel with the Covid restrictions, can I travel without the Covid vaccine? Travelling in times of Covid-19, means looking at restrictions every day, testing all the time and more travel formalities:Will I lose the money I paid for my
This is the kind of news we would never want to have to write.In view of the global emergency due to the coronavirus infection - covid 19 - and as our business is directly related to international air travel, we thought it would be useful to provide some basic information on what to do if you are planning to travel in the near future.These are general recommendations for any traveller as well as specific recommendations for Tumaini travellers. At Tumaini, we are closely following the evolution of the spread of the coronavirus internationally. We believe that the first thing to do is
5 tips for a more sustainable ChristmasThis Christmas, give sustainable gifts!The scene is sure to ring a bell. The appointed day arrives. The doorbell rings, the family arrives. The kitchen has been buzzing all day. The table is bigger than ever. Everyone is loaded down with bags. And then it's time: we give the presents! The house is full of wrapping and boxes, the children accumulate dozens of toys... STOP! This Christmas you can have a more sustainable holiday season. If you do it during your travels, why not
A child plays near the NGO we work with in Cambodia - your trip can start long before the plane takes off! Whether you have already chosen your next destination or are still undecided, we encourage you to watch one of these 7 films to immerse yourself in the landscape and culture you will soon be visiting. We watched them before we left and they helped us to get an idea of the reality we were about to encounter (and to start dreaming 😄). Take note, take note! Elephant in the middle
This Christmas, make your gifts more sustainable! The scene is sure to ring a bell. The appointed day arrives. The doorbell rings, the family arrives. The kitchen has been buzzing all day. The table is bigger than ever. Everyone is loaded down with bags. And the moment arrives: we give the presents! The house is full of wrapping and boxes, the children accumulate dozens of toys... STOP! This Christmas you can have a more sustainable holiday season. If you do it during your trip, why not do it at home? we share
Lunchtime at the orphanage and school in Kenya.If we listen carefully, food can tell us many things about the countries we visit. The tastes, the textures, the smells... tell us about landscapes, ways of life and even religious beliefs. Because we believe that cultural immersion is an important part of a solidarity trip, we invite you to take a trip around the world in 5 countries through their culinary delights.
They will accompany you on sleepless nights. They will make the hours on the train more pleasant. And, above all, they will help you get to know the country you are visiting before you leave. Books are useful on any adventure, but on a solidarity trip, they are a MUST. We recommend 6 books to get the most out of your volunteering in Southern countries.Volunteers doing activities with children in Bali.1) A solidarity trip: the adventure of two aid workers in AmericaAuthor: Herminia Esteban.Interesting for
The day of departure has arrived and you've got everything ready: clothes, toiletries, shoes... You're about to close your backpack or suitcase, but wait a minute! Do you really have everything you need to make the most of your solidarity trip? Check out this list of little gadgets that will make your life easier on the road. We can't travel without them :)Headlamp: at first it may seem unnecessary, and even a bit ridiculous: "Why do I want to take a headlamp?