6 Ways Technology Is Changing the Way We Travel

In recent years, technology has irreversibly shaped the way we trot the globe. First it was GPS systems in our rental cars. Next came Kindles — which saved us from squeezing a million books...

How to Navigate Cultural Differences

When traveling, we often become acutely aware of just how different our worldview is from the cultures we encounter. Hoping to dissect this notion, we asked some seasoned travelers what they’ve learned from navigating...

How to Create Your Own Meaningful Trip

We can all agree that social media has reached its zenith in recent years, and travel is often one of the highlights that is shared most across platforms. Our travels represent milestones reached (birthdays,...

Why Journaling Should Be On Your List of Travel Resolutions

There are plenty of reasons not to journal. You’re too tired. Nothing seems noteworthy enough to jot down. Your pen’s on your desk across the room and you’re already nice and cozy underneath your...
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Why Travelers Should Avoid Volunteering in Orphanages

It’s a familiar story. Well-meaning student goes to a developing country, volunteers in an orphanage, and falls in love with the children living there. Student returns home, shares photos of adorable kids, writes about the...

19 Destinations to Consider in 2019

Already looking ahead to new adventures in 2019? We don’t blame you. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the go-to destinations for this upcoming year. Whether you’re looking for the perfect place for...

2018: A Year in Good News

We think it started in 2016. Alan Rickman, Gene Wilder, and David Bowie had all passed away. The deadliest shooting (at the time) in American history had occurred at the Pulse nightclub. Britain had...

Looking Back at the Paris Agreement: Where Are We Now?

On December 12, 2015, the world had a major reason to rejoice. It was the penultimate day of COP21, a 14-day summit in Paris that scrutinized climate change from just about every angle. The...
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A Holiday Escape for Every Type of Traveler

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — that glorious season when relaxed work schedules, school breaks, and winter weather collide. And for jet-setting travelers, this often means that it's time to get...

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