Ahh the weekend. That time to roll out of bed with a mild hangover from that extra glass of wine you chugged last night for no reason, really, and sit down in front of your computer and type. Type I say!

Here’s our favourite links we found this week:

Tibetans have taken to the streets in a fight for freedom. Add your voice to the global petition.

Thinking of volunteering abroad in Thailand? How about eco-friendly volunteering? Check out a few great options.

A must read if you’re still in the dark about the quagmire in the Middle East: Five Things You Need to Know to Understand the Latest Violence in Iraq.

What would BNT do without our wonderful contributors? Here’s an article homage to you: Writing for peanuts and loving it.

The 2008 Travvies are now open for nominations! Last year, BNT was a respectful runner-up in a few categories. With your help, maybe this year we’ll win some! Consider nominating us for:

Spring break is just about over, but these timeless travel tips with your kids won’t go out of style: Tips for a Smooth Travel Day With Kids

Lastly, the feel good story of the week is a guy who got mugged…and made sure to give the thief his own jacket.

Enjoy the weekend!