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Loca-Motives

PRESENTED ON MAY 26, 2015
IN PRINCE GEORGE @ VOL 3

Melanie Anderson has a great fondness for train travel and local food markets. Join her as she marries the two with a healthy dose on puns and bad jokes.

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Tokyo Local Food

BY JESS MANTELL, CHRIS BERTHELSEN AND JARED BRAITERMAN
@ VOL 89 ON FEB 23, 2012

Jess, Chris, and Jared are always on the hunt for green spaces in urban environments -- in this case, Tokyo. In this presentation, they reveal ways and offer tips on how you can get your hands on some natural local food in the megalopolis. 

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Loco-motives

BY ANDREW GUNN
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

TV screenwriter Andrew Gunn reveals to us his dirty little secret -- a love for model trains! Gunn expresses his love for model trains, that allows him to esacpe into a fantasy world. He compares his job as a script writer for children's films to these miniature train worlds and how safe both worlds feel. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 15, 2014.

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Bookwallah: travelling libraries on Indian trains

BY NIC LOWE
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Nic Lowe tells us about the travelling library he carried across India with other fellow writers. Sharing the adventures that both Inidan and Austrailian writers expeirenced. Riding the trains, and experiencing tough conditions, different ideas, and making friends along the way. 

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Local Food and More

BY JEFF GOOD
IN JACKSON, MS

Jeff Good takes us through the story of food in Mississippi and shows the way forward. Jeff is a successful restauranteur. But he doesn't stop there. He is a visionary and engaged member of the community. He sees infrastructure, whether for food or for our roads, as the means to make Jackson better.

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Conversation on a Train

BY JOSH GOLDEN
@ VOL 34 ON JUN 02, 2015

A delayed train ride results in a life-changing conversation for Josh Golden

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The Allure of Trains and Train Travel

BY KEN KAJIYAMA
@ VOL 27 ON DEC 18, 2015

Ken Kajiyama shares his fascination with trains and train travel. Pack your bags.

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The Great Loves of My Life: food and travel

BY HANNAH MCDONALD-MONIZ
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 11, 2016

Hannah McDonald-Moniz is a traveler, storyteller, list-maker, and food enthusiast. Hannah speaks about the two great loves of her life: food and travel. While eating her way around the world, she has realised that food is truly the way to a country’s heart, and that through the particularities and traditions surrounding cuisine, we can learn about the history, culture, and spirit of a place.

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Local Markets, Global Interactions

BY LAUREN WAGNER
@ VOL 31 ON SEP 07, 2016

Commerce is so ubiquitous that we do not even see it as a center for the exchange of goods and ideas. Are the market places the hearts of the cities that pump and distribute the flow of human activity or the brain where the personality of a city resides?

Lauren Wagner is an Assistant Professor in Globalisation and Development and shares her work on social and linguistic encounters in the Maastricht market.

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Food Journey

BY HONEY DAHLIA
@ VOL 1 ON APR 27, 2017

Honey Dahlia is a backpacker, She talked about Food Journey. She shared about her travel and food experiences at some countries and how she got inspired by some movies to visit the countries and taste the local food.