Travel Stories

Travel Stories

Inside Myanmar’s Monasteries

Traditions still stand strong in Myanmar’s countryside, which has so far been relatively untouched by the outside world. Myanmar is often seen as one...

Working for the White House: Duncan Wolfe and President Obama

Lincoln Motor Company. Collective Quarterly. McDonalds. Amazon. The White House. These are just some of the clients 28-year-old Duncan Wolfe has done work with. Yes,...

5 Things To Do on Poya Days in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s ancient city Anuradhapura is a must on any itinerary, but it is particularly special during a full moon Poya Day. Two hundred...

Rio Reimagined, Part Four: A City in Color

When I think about Rio de Janeiro, it’s always a challenge to choose one defining characteristic, for the “cidade maravilhosa” is built on many....

Rio Reimagined, Part Three: The Art of Stumbling Upon

“You should go to Instituto Moreira Salles,” the message read. “Have you been before?” That’s the thing about taking advice from locals. You can...

Rio Reimagined, Part Two: Odyssey to Santa Teresa

I hadn’t come to Brazil to die. At least, not like this. However, as the locally labelled “motor taxi” continued to dance with death...

Into Selvagem: Rio Reimagined, Part One

Bleary eyed, I stumbled out of the bedroom and into the courtyard, only to be met by an eruption of fervent laughter. I turned...

Three Days in Copenhagen

Before I had even stepped foot in Europe, I knew Copenhagen was the one city I needed to visit before my time abroad ended....

A New Family: How to Navigate a Homestay Abroad

Sitting in a stranger’s kitchen, listening to a television-newscaster speak rapid-fire Spanish, eating pineapples from a can: this is how my student teaching experience...