Peace Works Travel Blog

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Tuesday Travel Tip: Bargaining 101

Souvenir shopping goes hand-in-hand with travel, but when your adventuring through South America, Asia or Africa this process becomes a little more complicated than swiping your credit card. Haggling, even over small items, is not only expected, but also plays a big part in the cultures and everyday life of most of the world’s countries. Unless you plan on systematically… [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, May 09th, 2012

ABC follows "The Girl in the Picture" and Peace Works Travel to Vietnam

In January, Kim Phuc, the Vietnam War’s famous “Girl in the Picture,” teamed up with Peace Works Travel in Santa Barbara, where she shared her story of the accidental bombing, the photograph and her journey to forgiveness. A generation of people will never forget Nick Ut’s 1972 Life Magazine cover: President Nixon once doubted its authenticity, and historians credit the… [Read Full Article]