Tag Archive: kindness


Marci Halili Akoma and her partner Kathy have scored in Indonesia AGAIN!!!!  This time on the island of Java.  Thanks to these two kind and compassionate souls, Travel With Balls is on a roll!… Continue reading

Bali Is Now Ball-y! GOAL Indonesia!

What’s up Team TWB?!  Things had been quiet for a while — we hadn’t heard of anyone scoring a goal since our trip to Brazil for World Cup 2014, when we personally gave… Continue reading

GOOOOOOAL ETHIOPIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOOOOOOOAL ETHIOPIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wow, after a long scoring drought TWB is again putting balls in the back of the net, scoring goals for joy! After learning that Jeremie Brillant had given 10 soccer balls… Continue reading


Our long, dry, scoreless spell has finally been broken by this goal in Zambia. This adorable video was posted on our Travel With Balls Facebook page a couple of days ago by “Kenteweb.”… Continue reading

LA Residents Can Score in Their Own Backyard

A few TWB fans have mentioned that they would love to give away a soccer ball to kids, but, alas, they never travel overseas. Well, if you live in Los Angeles, here’s an… Continue reading

All Kids Deserve Real Balls

So why are we asking for people to give away soccer balls to kids when they’re traveling through underdeveloped countries? The above images, by Jessica Hilltout, a photographer who traveled throughout Africa to… Continue reading


GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL MOROCCO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! When Abdellatif Alaoui first heard about Travel With Balls well over a year ago, he decided that the next time he went to visit his family in Morocco, he would do… Continue reading

Travel With Balls — Wherever You Are!

Thanks to those of you who have helped us spread the word by blogging, tweeting or posting the link on your Facebook pages, our “official” Travel With Balls video has now received 500… Continue reading

Kindness Makes The World Go ‘Round

As I wrote yesterday, reading The Kindness of Strangers stirred up memories of the many times William and I have been the recipients of random acts of kindness from complete strangers when traveling:… Continue reading

Brazil, Scandinavia In A Single Day!

  There are not too many cities in the world where you can sample the cultures of Brazil and Scandinavia in the same day, which is why, in spite of the traffic, the… Continue reading