Month in Review: June 2010

The exclusive interview with David McWane of Big D and the Kids Table continues where part 1 left off.

A look into the adventurous Life Agent grant program that Teva began earlier this year and will continue sponsoring Life Agents through the remainder of the year.

This month’s Vagabond Cheat Sheet shows us that there is more to the nation of South Africa than just the 2010 World Cup. A snapshot that goes beyond the vuvuzelas.

Interview with Big D and the Kids Table (Part 2)

You don’t need 90% of what you have. You buy these things to make your life a little bit more enjoyable.  I say, save money for a year and go to India, Thailand, Vietnam, or start with England.
David McWane

We pick up where we left off and continue last week’s interview with David McWane from Big D and the Kids Table.

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Month in Review: May 2010

May has been exciting month with new features and exclusive interviews!

I began revising the posts on my trip through Southeast Asia in 2008. Here are a list of posts updated so far: Destination: Chiang Rai, ThailandTrip Planning and Preparation (Part 1)Trip Planning and Preparation (Part 2)OrphanageTrekking in Chiang RaiThe Thai Islands and Angkor Wat

Discussions on what really motivates people at work or while traveling. Dan Pink shares some great insight on why people ditch their cubicles in favor of their backpacks.

Our very first monthly feature is introduced this month. The Vagabond Cheat Sheet is already gaining popularity! We cover topics from geography, economy to what the international humanitarian organizations are doing.

We uncover loads of information on the little-known country of Timor-Leste in the very first Vagabond Cheat Sheet.

An exclusive interview with David McWane of Big D and the Kids Table where we sit down to talk music, volunteering and travels.

Interview with Big D and the Kids Table (Part 1)

Big D and the Kids Table

Don’t just be an American or French, or an Aussie or this or that…see the world and become a part of everyone.
-David McWane

Big D and the Kids Table have been rocking out in Boston since the mid-nineties. A product of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, their sound has grown and evolved. Big D and the Kids table is not easy to describe, borrowing from various influences calling their music ska would be an understatement. Flavors of reggae, punk, and rocksteady can all be tasted in the mix of their albums.

Recently, I’ve had the spectacular opportunity to exchange some words with vocalist David McWane about music, travel and volunteering. Dave is a busy guy with various projects lined up including a humanitarian project, authoring books and even writing his own film. All of this, of course, on top of his band.

Check out the exclusive interview after the jump!

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