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Providing Relief Without Borders

Like many complex issues, the ongoing crisis in the Middle East is often reduced to numbers. Five million refugees have fled Syria to seek a safer life around the world. Forty percent of children...

Why Travel Is a Privilege

Ask any traveler what they enjoy about setting out from home for new destinations, and they’re likely to say something about what a freeing experience it is. Whether we call it broadening our horizons,...
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Videography Basics: Editing

Lesson Four: Editing If you’ve already spent hours planning and collecting your shots, then there’s a good chance that editing your video is the last thing you want to do right now. However, your frames...

Learning to Leave No Trace

I spent much of my childhood in the frost-tipped mountains of Colorado with my father, carrying everything I needed to survive on my back. On every Coloradan trail, there is a dominatingly large, weathered...

9 Photographic Alternatives to Big Ben

Unfortunately, beloved Big Ben is covered in scaffolding for the next three and a half years. The landmark of the London skyline is a sight for sore eyes, much to the dismay of both...
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A Guide to Siargao, the Surfing Capital of the Philippines

Throughout time, seafaring wanderers and enterprising imperialists have been attracted to the Philippines’ Eastern Visayas. The first ancient “tourists” of Indonesian and Malay descent crossed oceans to reach the tropical outpost that is now...

A Layover with Camille Danielich

Traveling immerses us in the world, but sometimes in the less eventful moments in between destinations, we just need to escape. “The Layover” is a weekly roundup of books, music, podcasts, and other forms...
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All Roads Lead to Russia: Anticipating the Upcoming World Cup

This month, the 21st FIFA World Cup will kick-off in the Russian capital of Moscow. It is sport’s largest competition, in the world’s largest country. The enormity of both is mystifying. Every four years,...

Varanasi: A City Older Than History Itself

For the last two years, documentary photographer Irynka Hromotska has journeyed across the diverse countries of southern Asia. Over the course of her travels, she’s documented everything from vibrant street celebrations to the mundane...

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