Purposeful travel: golden hour on the beach.

How Purposeful Travel is Shaping the Future of Tourism

Arizona’s Horseshoe Bend was once a tranquil site on the Colorado River. Despite lying only seven miles from the Grand Canyon, the natural landmark enjoyed shades of anonymity for decades. But thanks to the...

A Local’s Guide to Singapore’s Katong/Joo Chiat Neighborhood

Singapore’s languorous Katong/Joo Chiat neighborhood is a perfect counterpoint to the sleek and spectacular skyscrapers of Marina Bay, as a tessellation of traditional shophouses traces the charming suburb. Many of them are laved in...

How Using Your Time Off to Travel Is Beneficial

Depending on what you do for a living, taking time off may be frowned upon. If that’s the case, try explaining to your boss that, as countless studies have shown, vacation days benefit employees’...
A couple holds hand in the yellow light of sunset at a Cambodian temple.

Photographing the Colors of Cambodia With Tom Shu

Traveling and photography go hand-in-hand for Tom Shu, who never seriously considered taking up the art form until a trip to the Galapagos Islands left him longing for a more tangible way to interact...

8 Destinations That Will Help You Unplug

If all of those hours spent online are catching up to you, you’re not alone. In a lot of ways, the world demands an online presence, fueling an underlying pressure to constantly know what’s...
A lagoon on Bruny Island, photo by Tamara Thurman

What Overtourism Is Doing to Remote Tasmania

The wilderness: a romantic tableau of untouched ruggedness pined after by outdoor enthusiasts all over the world. Yet, on a planet as overpopulated as ours, wilderness, in its truest form, is becoming harder and...

Russian Siberian Tigers Are Making a Quiet Comeback… and Other Good News

It’s amazing how much good there is in the world if you’re simply willing to look for it. With this sentiment in mind, we present you with another edition of our Good News Roundup....

Celebrations of Love From Around the World

Around the world, communities celebrate love through myriad festivals, rituals, and holidays. Though observed worldwide, Valentine’s Day is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to romantic traditions. In Wales, for example,...

How to Fight Jet Lag

Ah, jet lag, that pesky side effect of long-haul flights. Known medically as “desynchronosis,” jet lag happens when our bodies’ circadian rhythms fall out of sync with the cycle of the day. If you’ve...

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