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Hi! I’m Janiel Green I balance life with travel and have been traveling internationally for the last 22 years. I have traveled to 24 countries, 5 continents with more to come. 

I love to connect and immerse myself in different cultures, love all things related to the Arts, and seek unique adventures. 

Get to know me, and the other Culture Trekkers by connecting with our community on the social media platforms below. Get raw, in-depth coverage with interviews with locals, responsible tourism tips, and so much more. 

Navigating the Website

On the Culture Trekking Home Page, you will find an interactive map. Just click on the country you are visiting and you will be directed to that destination inspiration landing page. You can also use the search tab just below the map, the drop down menus to the side, or just click on the latest articles button up top and live vicariously through me on my own adventures. If you have any tips or questions please feel free to ask via email and sign up for our email just to the right here. 


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Photography and Video Gear I Recommend


Cannon EOS-R 

Sony DSC M3 24-600 

Rhode Mic

Go Pro Hero 7

Compact Tripod

Portable and Affordable Steady Cams for Camera, Iphone, and GoPro

DJI Drones



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Christmas Activities near Salt Lake City Utah (from a Local)

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There is a reason for the Christmas Season, a time of service, celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ into this world. There are plenty of Christmas activities near Salt Lake City to help foster good memories, remember the reason for the season, and to give back into the world for all that we have been given.

Thanksgiving Activities Near Salt Lake City Utah (from a Local)

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Foster those family relationships, and use this Guide for Thanksgiving Activities near Salt Lake City Utah to turn your Black Friday into a White Friday of Service and outdoor activities. #optoutside #WhiteFriday #Thanksgiving

How To Spend A Layover In Paris France

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When I was traveling to Jordan, I was going to have an 8 hour layover in Paris and knew I needed to see the beautiful city. Not knowing exactly how to spend a layover in Paris France, with so many things to see, and so little time. I researched timing, taxi cabs, visa requirements, costs, easy of use of the train system.

Halloween Activities near Salt Lake City Utah (from a Local)

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Here is a guide on Halloween Activities near Salt Lake City, the best of the best of the spooktacular fun you can have in my hometown!

A Day Trip To Delft

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Delft Pottery is one of the signature souvenirs you see in shops throughout the Netherlands. Little do people know, there is a long and proud history of where this pottery originates. If you want to see master pottery makers, and where one of the greatest painters of 16th century lived – take a day trip to Delft.

Touring Paracas Peru | Shore Excursions in Pisco

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This tiny town at the southernmost point of Peru is one of the best-held secrets. Here are a few ideas for your shore excursions in Pisco Peru that you really do not want to miss out on.

How to Communicate When Traveling in a Foreign Country

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The language barrier can be a major deterrent for many when traveling. So here are my tried and true tips on how to communicate when traveling in a foreign country.

Things to Look For When Choosing Accommodation

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Choosing an accommodation for your travel has gotten more complicated over the years. Often leaving folks confused and worried they will make the wrong decision. Especially with reports of tourists being attacked, personal items stolen, and even the rare occasion of someone being killed. So I decided to put together a guide on things to look for when choosing accommodation for your travels. From beginning to end, this will be the ultimate guide on getting started with choosing your accommodation and staying safe when you do.

A New England Coast Day Trip from Boston

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This New England Coast Day Trip from Boston is full of Lighthouses, lobsters, & leisure. This itinerary is the perfect way to see the top spots along the coast without breaking the bank!

Empowering Mayan Women in San Pedro

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Tucked away in a corner of the mystical Lake Atitlan, is San Pedro La Laguna. A small town full of Mayan women who are being empowered through the efforts of Sheri Keller from She Rides Dragons. Read about this inspiring woman who is changing lives, and saving them.