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2011-07-12 06:35:00

SYDNEY, July 12, 2011 -- WorldNomads.com, http://www.worldnomads.com/, a global travel services company, announces an ingenious iPad app, Ask a Nomad, that allows you to tap into a global knowledge network to provide travel answers, inspiration and local assistance from other like-minded travelers around the world. Powered by the Travel Knowledge Network, a group of travel websites harnessing their online community's knowledge, the iPad application affords the anytime/anywhere ability to...

2011-05-19 06:50:00

SYDNEY, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNomads.com, the travel services company that helps travelers stay safe on the road, announces that there is one month remaining until the close of its scholarship contest which an amateur videographer can use to jump-start a documentary filmmaking career. The winner will travel for seven days Sept. 3-9, 2011, under the auspices of World Expeditions through remote Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land (far north Australia) for an immersion in...

2011-01-25 06:30:00

SYDNEY, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rough Guides and active travel company BikeHike Adventures are accepting applications from aspiring travel writers to enter an essay contest themed around travel. The winning entrant can kick-start their travel writing career by going on an assignment with a Rough Guides author to Istanbul, Turkey. Candidates 18 and older can be journalism students, emerging and non-professional writers or even lovers of travel looking for a career change. Applications...

2010-10-07 06:40:00

SYDNEY, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Footprints Network, an online philanthropy program for eBusinesses, has just hit the one-million-dollar mark in micro-donations to help fund select worldwide charity projects. The Footprints Network is comprised of an alliance of online e-commerce companies collaborating to help bridge the gap between individual donors and various charity projects. Using web technologies, Footprints aggregates thousands of micro-donations made through online transactions...

2010-08-18 07:25:00

PARKER, Colo., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 178 quality entries submitted this year, Mohamed Soliman of Cairo emerged victorious as the winner of the 2010 WorldNomads.com Travel Documentary Scholarship. Documentaries were submitted from places like Africa, India, Alaska, South America, South East Asia and Papua New Guinea, but Soliman's piece on Northern Uganda touched the judges more than the others. Mohamed's video documented the strife in Northern Uganda through the eyes of a...

2010-07-20 06:35:00

SYDNEY, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring documentary filmmakers can apply for a World Nomads' scholarship that will lead the recipient into the Ecuadorian jungle with documentary producer Trent O'Donnell (who filmed World Nomads' Positive Footprints series screened on National Geographic Adventure Channel). The resulting documentary will be reviewed by the channel for possible inclusion in its upcoming show schedule. Application deadline is August 1, 2010. For more details, click here....

2010-06-09 07:20:00

LITTLETON, Colo., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNomads.com, a global travel services company, suggests easy-to-implement pre-departure and in-country health and safety guidelines if traveling to Soccer's World Cup in South Africa this June and July. Pre-Departure - Top 10 Medical Tips for Traveling to the World Cup Discuss health concerns with a medical doctor; update appropriate immunizations, including rabies, if plans call for hiking / camping; consider anti-malarial medications and...

2010-05-11 06:35:00

SYDNEY, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring documentary filmmakers can apply for a World Nomads scholarship that will lead the recipient into the Ecuadorian jungle with documentary producer Trent O'Donnell (who filmed World Nomads' Positive Footprints series screened on National Geographic Adventure Channel). The resulting documentary will be reviewed by the channel for possible inclusion in its upcoming show schedule. Application deadline is August 1, 2010. For more details, click here. The...

2010-01-05 07:25:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A program called The Footprints Network aggregates thousands of consumer micro donations made while conducting online transactions in order to help fund community development projects that fight poverty worldwide. The global initiative was organized in 2004 by WorldNomads.com, a company that is setting the travel services industry bar for corporate social responsibility. As of this writing, 302,278 people have helped raise more than $785,383 for 53...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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