"Do your little bit of good where you are. It’s those little bits of good put together overwhelm the world."
Here at Travel Play live, we have a passion for change through the empowerment of women whereever they may be. We have partnered with organisations and charities in Australia & globally who work with disadvantaged communities to empower the next generation of women. Here you will learn more about these organisations, how we are making a difference and the issues facing these communities. Stories from the ground & the people working within these organisations.
Nepal is an unforgettable country, rich in many things including the world’s highest mountains, fertile valleys, peaceful villages and a gentle culture. It’s a place that changes you – capturing your heart, leaving you with lasting memories. With so much to offer, it’s no surprise Nepal’s official tourism slogan is ‘once is not enough’. Here are six reasons that prove Nepal leaves a lasting impression on those who visit.
What do Africa, Russia, Australia and one day soon Antarctica have in common? Kate Leeming has ridden her bike across them. When I first learnt of Kate Leeming’s adventures, to be honest I was gobsmacked. After speaking with her, I was inspired. Upon reading her book Njinga, I was excited to bring you her story.
You are invited to join Heather on the trip-of-life-time to Nepal to raise vital funds for the Can Too Foundation.
Her stellar swimming career saw her reach world #1 in her freestyle events bringing home medals from Olympics, World Championships, and Commonwealth Games. Elka filled us in on her journey thus far.
‘Wild Women On Top’ CEO, Di Westaway, and Director, Lisa Marshall, established Coastrek in 2010. They wanted to help more women become fit and see the magical places they train in each week with their groups of Wild Women. Since then, they’ve seen incredibly successful events, each bigger and better than the last and raised nearly $13 million for The Fred Hollows Foundation.
Women and horses: we’ve been sharing adventures for centuries. The horse has been our co-worker, our friend, our companion. It’s hard to overstate the impact of the horse on our development, our lives both on the large scale and the small – a friend carrying us home, the warmth of a horse’s breath on our hands, a team-mate sharing the race to the finish line.
Little did Justine Curtis know when she made her journey to India she would discover the reward of selflessly giving to others. Now her business Inspired Adventures helps others discover that joy and since 2004 has helped raise $19.7 million for charities working all over the world.
Here at Travel Play Live we are very excited to have been invited to support Sibby Ilzhofer and Team Dare Devil’s three year global campaign in partnership with White Ribbon to raise money and awareness about violence against women through the vehicle of world class yacht racing.
Two years ago, after extensive reporting on the issues facing returned service men & women, ABC journalist & reporter Kumi Taguchi had the idea that running can, at times, bring new perspectives to life. In March the Soldier On 5km weekly run is launched. A run about community, investing in new connections and getting those endorphins going. It’s a run that doesn’t care what your job was, is, or is going to be. It’s about being open to new people and conversations. It’s about giving running a go, taking in the sights of a beautiful city and grabbing a takeaway coffee at the end.
What would you do if you were told that a 10-year-old little girl was about to be sold into child prostitution? This is what founder of SHE Rescue Home Leigh was faced with back in 2006 as she was having a final meal in Phnom Penh at the end of a fact-finding trip to Cambodia. Leigh was cut to the heart as a 12-year-old girl said to her: "My friend, my friend, she is 10 - two men tonight - mother, father sell. You come, you help, please..."
Imagine hearing music for the first time. What an amazing adventurous world would open up to you. The Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO) holds interactive music performances for people with hearing impairment through their Rediscovering Music program. Isobel Griffin tells us more about Cochlear Ensembles and Rediscovering Music.
A toilet is something that most of us take for granted everyday. It is something that you perhaps appreciate more when you are out camping in the bush or on a big adventure and don't have access to one. But for some people it is an thing that can change their lives and health outcomes for ever.