Some of you may have heard that we recently teamed up with the Italian band Frost (winners of “New Swift Fantastic Sound” competition at the MTV awards in Madrid) to produce a song (that you can download here).
Our intent was to translate the energy and enthusiasm currently surrounding Travellution into sounds and vibrations. Frost did an amazing job and we hope you'll enjoy dancing to it as much as we do.
In addition, at the end of September Frost joined us in Paris to film Read more [...] Read More
MOVE from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.
Happy Dreaming on Travellution!
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The term "social dividend" was originally used to describe the distribution of the surplus/profit of a publicly-owned company in a socialist economic system.
While the original concept may have historical and economic merit, here at Travellution we have assigned a slightly different meaning to the term and we hope our interpretation will revive the original intention of the idea. At Travellution, our interpretation of a social dividend is:
redistribution of a portion of a company's profits Read more [...] Read More
Travelling has been the engine of many past revolutions. The Latin American independence movement was fueled by experiencing first hand the transformations that the Enlightenment produced in Europe. Simon Bolivar (Venezuela), Juan Pablo Duarte (Dominican Republic) & Jose Martí (Cuba), to name a few, shaped the national expectations of their countrymen using their experience abroad.
Today’s world is more connected than two centuries ago. Information technology makes us feel closer than ever Read more [...] Read More
One of the thoughts that motivated Travellution's Ethical Model was a concern for the way resources are currently managed and distributed throughout society. A recent video published by National Geographic following the birth of the world's 7 billionth person presents a number of interesting statistics...
5% of us consume 23% of the world's energy
13% of us don't have clean drinking water
38% of us lack adequate sanitation
While Read more [...] Read More
A second round of photographer contributions have been posted on the Travellution welcome page and now our users can enjoy amazing photos from France, Bolivia, Chile, Canada and Iceland. We'd like to thank our users and readers for all of the positive feedback we've been receiving regarding our travel photo slideshows and that you appreciate our simple and clean interface on Travellution (get ready for additional improvements over the next two weeks).
This round of photos have been submitted to Read more [...] Read More
Here at Travellution, we first came up with the Dreamtrip concept after thinking about all the times we dreamed of going to a destination but didn't really know anyone else who shared in that dream to join us. The unfortunate outcome was that we ended up staying at home rather than living a dream.
Then we thought to ourselves, "what if we could connect people dreaming the same dreams to each other? Or connect users dreaming of a destination to those who are already planning a trip?" Then an [energy-saving] Read more [...] Read More