humanity

If nothing else, travel opens your eyes to the colorful quilt that is humankind.

Linda Paul6 days ago
Simple Living
Three years ago I wandered into one of many of life's crossroads. My roommate and I had to leave the apartment in which we had been living. We are both in our sixties, and it was an alright place for ...
Ana Rodrigues21 days ago
Coming Home
Leaving your country for the first time might be one of the hardest things you have ever done. Scratch that. Every time you leave is hard. You go away for some long term travel, for a gap year, to wor...
Jade Renteriaa month ago
Mountains, Beach, or Moon
I was thinking about what I should write about. I thought about answering a question. I looked up online and found this question. Thought it would be cool to answer. Would you rather live in the mount...
Ish Ha month ago
Our Journey
Has it been a while, old friend? You have to forgive me for this lull, because you see, we have been on a journey, her and I. And, here I’ve arrived again, to share with you, the things we’ve seen, th...
Jordana 💋2 months ago
Bachelorette RIP Update: NEPAL
Ok, so ya know I climbed a lot of mountains to get to a really famous mountain, and I nearly died, and blah blah blah–BORING! Let's get to the men, and the ACTION!
E.F. Landeros2 months ago
Era Erased: Paradise Lost
It's a surreal feeling. Something that I would have never thought that I would have to experience. An era of my life forever tarnished by the events of a few hours that lingered on for days. On Novemb...
Ani’s Cronies2 months ago
Wanderlusting
“I gotta get out,” I thought to myself. “I can’t take living here!” “I wanna get out and see the world.” “There are so many beautiful places that I wanna see.” A million thoughts raced through my mind...
Jordana 💋2 months ago
Everest Base Camp
Base camp was difficult physically AND emotionally. It's taken quite some time to process, recover, and be able to eloquently articulate why I chose to do this bat shit crazy thing and just how bloody...
Jonathan Reed2 months ago
A Heart in Ruin
“Walking at random through the streets, we came by chance upon the Cathedral of Notre Dame. I shall long remember my first impression of the scene within. The lofty gothic ceiling arched far above my ...
Layne Radlauer3 months ago
Don't Forget About Pensacola Beach
Don't Forget About Pensacola Beach Schools of small fish pluck barnacles from the post of the dock, while big fish scurry below. Scraps of grass float in from the other end of the bay, taking with the...
Nadiana Jesch3 months ago
Beauty of Destruction
If someone had told me a year ago that I would see the beauty in destruction, I wouldn't know how to respond. Most things that endure destruction never look beautiful. However, it all is. As a child, ...
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Brian Anonymous3 months ago
Asking Someone About Their Ancestry
I recently had a conversation with a friend that had come back to Canada from working overseas. I had asked him what are some differences that he noticed when he came back to Canada after being away f...
Danielle 3 months ago
Traveling with Mental Health
Fasten your seatbelts and open your eyes, this is going to be an action-packed, emotional rollercoaster, a hot, sweaty, and fun-filled blog. (I hope.) This is going to be one hell of a journey and I'm...
Garner Holdsworth3 months ago
My Favorite Spot
Anyone ever had that one place they feel connected to? For some it’s a camp, for others it’s their grandparents house, and for some, it’s wherever their heart feels at home. Always, and I mean, always...
Naomi Firestone4 months ago
A Tourist in Rome
You brought me to the river for lunch. A far cry from the Spanish Steps or the Vatican, but instead you showed me life... I can still recall him, the wise and simple fisherman with a thousand stories ...
Charlotte Mason4 months ago
My Walk Through Selma, Alabama
Despite the hundreds of miles that I had already walked with my daughter, I was not prepared for Selma. The subject never came up. We traveled west from Montgomery, Alabama. Montgomery seemed like a n...
Nadia Alexandria4 months ago
Identity
"Where are you from?" She asked after hearing my oddly American-ish accent. "Um...Well, I'm American—to make it simple. Um, yeah." I replied awkwardly. This awkward dialogue happens every time I meet ...
Jilian Woods4 months ago
Why It Is Important to Leave Home to Realize Where You Really Belong
We live in a global society today. Everywhere we look, we hear stories of people who are traveling and finding their purposes in life. Today, the smartphone screen shows something that is happening on...