Staff Picks

Ryan Frawley5 days ago
Never Home
Blame it on Brexit. I never thought the vote would go the way it did, and that the country I was born in would decide to tear itself away from the rest of Europe. I thought I’d always be an EU citizen...
Jesheckah Lynn8 days ago
The Secret World that Exists Within Japanese Temples
Traveling Japan, it is easy to see that everything is well ordered. Even for a country that is so well known in terms of allowing nature and modern construction to co-exist, most of the natural experi...
Rebekah B Lowri18 days ago
Geotagging Crisis - Keeping the Wilderness Wild
This photo may look wild and remote. But the truth is that we shared a path with hundreds, maybe even thousands of people with selfie sticks, hiking up the steep path to the iconic Storr. The road bel...
E DM19 days ago
How to Tackle China, South Korea, and Japan in Less Than Three Weeks
The plan of tackling three countries in three weeks originated from being European and wanting to visit more than one country on our first trip to Asia. We therefore also chose countries that were "ob...
Cassie Sanay25 days ago
The Bumpy Road to an Unforgettable Winter
Since moving to Canada, and traveling around in general, I’ve had a lot of people contact me asking how I went about getting to the places I have, and applauding my courage to do so, which I find so b...
Ashley Benedict25 days ago
Coming "Home"
I have always been told that home is a place. It's where you learned how to walk, where your parents live, where you have memories of family game nights, etc. When you become an adult, and the world b...
The Secrets of Five Sister Beaches
The daylight is waxing again here—we've crossed over the Solstice and winter has officially begun, but spring feels already on the way, with warm, sunny days and that fresh, lush, greenery smell in th...
Corey Lyncha month ago
9,013 Miles
Four life long friends just graduated college. What was next? Straight to the real world? No, how about a four week journey from Boston, MA to Portland, OR and back. After two years of talk and little...
Morgan Sankofaa month ago
My Thoughts After New Orleans
Was it in this place of Who Dat's, ghosts of flood victims, or Black eccentric pride that I learned that I am natural? I recall rubbing my light yellow skin, untouched by the 97 degree heat of the nin...