Travel Stories

Travel Stories

Found in Florence, Italy

Cypress trees, cobblestone avenues, and some of the world's most highly coveted architectural treasures — just a brief list of what can be found...

Your Guide to Exploring Singapore

Singapore — a city with a reputation for cleanliness and innovation. But if you reach beyond first impressions, you’ll discover the island offers much...

A Colorful Journey: Antigua to Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Every now and then, I find myself visiting a place that is so much more than I ever could have dreamed of. Somewhere unexpected,...

Terrible Things in Beautiful Places: A Study Abroad Story

When I visit places with dark histories, I’m always surprised by how beautiful they are — I expect their past to leave a visible...

Instagram Spotlight: Romana Lilic

They say love makes the world go around, but in my case, love made me go around the world. Ten years ago, I followed...

Pandemonium at the Birqash Camel Market

The air is full of heat, dust, and wild cries from both man and creature. I step back as both feet and hooves gallop past....

Why We Travel: Global Citizens

I arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on May 25th, 2013. It was less than two weeks after the searches following the Rana Plaza collapse came...

An Expat in Bali

Five years ago, my life was very different. I was living in Korea with my husband, teaching English, working long hours, and always counting...

Places and Faces

When I was young, all I wanted to do was travel the world.   It all started at the age of five when I started paging...