A Road Trip Through Namibia for Adventurous Souls

Namibia: the land of never-ending dirt roads, the land of constantly changing scenery, the Land of the Brave. It’s a country that will stun you with its beauty, recharge your batteries, and deliver a...

Eid-ul-Fitr Across Cultures: Celebrating Around the World

For many Muslims around the world, today marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan, a month of fasting, reflection and spiritual upliftment. Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated to give thanks to the blessed month...
Bateleur Camp in Kenya at sunset with pool and dinner tables

12 Most Instagrammable Camps and Lodges in Kenya

When you think about Kenya what comes to mind? For most people it’s the wildlife, culture, safaris, Maasai people, lodgings and camp sites. With this in mind, luxury lodgings and camp sites have been...

6 Of Kenya’s Coolest Parks You Probably Didn’t Know About

There are many amazing places worth visiting across Africa, but Kenya’s wealth of natural beauty makes it especially enticing as a destination where visitors can explore the origin of the Swahili word “safari” and...

Singing, Dancing, and Educating: Women and Health Initiatives in Zimbabwe

There is an African proverb that says, “If you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” This year, when I boarded a plane to Zimbabwe on my 31st birthday,  I had no idea that...
A close-up of purple bougainvillea, a plant discovered by Jeanne Baret.

Famous Travel Expeditions: Jeanne Baret, Circumnavigator

Although few people know her name, Jeanne Baret deserves a place on the list of history’s most badass explorers. At a time when the French Navy forbade women from setting foot on their ships,...

Answers Found in Ghana

When Lisa applied for Photographers without Borders, got accepted, then paired with an NGO in Ghana called the Thaakat Foundation, she had a million questions in her head. In a cab en route from...

Decolonizing Travel: A Decolonizing Tour of Berlin

"Decolonizing Travel" is a series aimed at shedding light on the colonial past of major European and North American countries through the revisiting of monuments, streets, and sites particularly related to it. Today, we...

A Night in the Desert

Like most of us, I look for “authentic” experiences when I travel, ones that don’t feel manufactured for tourists. Using that definition, a camel ride to a desert camp in Morocco filled with tents,...

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