humanity

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

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B Bee17 hours ago
Reasons to Leave Your Hometown
I'm sure everyone has heard this statement before, but from my personal experience these are some of the top reasons to adventure out of your comfort zone. I love how humans were created; two eyes to ...
Toni Koraca7 days ago
The Essential Moment is Now
I was elated by his remark. It was insightful to something surprisingly deep about me. Even though we met just a few days earlier, my new friend could see it clearly.I love that you are present. I lik...
Harie Calder18 days ago
My First Few Weeks of Expat Life in India
In January 2013, my family and I moved to India, specifically to the city of Pune. The migration was a result of my father’s recent employment with an Indian automotive company, a career choice to ens...
Alexandra Mezeul19 days ago
Reverse Culture Shock
If you are unfamiliar with the term "culture shock," in brief it means the mental (and sometimes physical) reaction you feel against a new place unknown to you. For instance, you have never traveled t...
Miranda Diboll21 days ago
Overnighting: Over and Out?
#Vanlife is a growth industry. Sales of motorhomes and camper vans have rocketed over the past five years as people decide to have a 'staycation' rather than book a holiday abroad. A motorhome means t...
Tiffany Gray24 days ago
The Traveler's Pilgrimage
At the end of the day, there comes a point where every traveler's pilgrimage comes to an end. Every nomadic quest, every step, finds its way back home, to the place where it all began. The place where...
Martin Berga month ago
Encounters Under Polar Lights
A journalist is a strange creature: his or her senses are heightened by the prospect of encountering unusual, uncanny, better—odd expressions of human actions, which may or may not testify to the bett...
Mountain Sagea month ago
Yamagata
What I remember about Yamagata Prefecture the first time I drove into it was its striking resemblance to the appearance of its sister city of Boulder, Colorado in the USA. I knew Boulder well as it wa...
Sophie Rosea month ago
My Blue Windbreaker
Have you ever done something that was so insanely out of your comfort zone but simultaneously felt so comfortable? September 15, 2017, directly after graduating high school, I decided I was going to s...
Michelle Schultza month ago
Journal Entries for Self Discovery - Day 3
Hello, and welcome to day three. If you're new, I might suggest going back to read my first two posts... or not. I am keeping a (public) journal to try the 30 days of self-discovery and giving my opin...
Dan Carpentera month ago
10-Year Anniversary - Christoph Rehage's "The Longest Way"
November 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary since Christoph Rehage snapped his final photo for his "Longest Way" video, marking the end of his original (though incomplete) walkabout. He had walked for...
Skyler Bennetta month ago
Signs You Grew Up in a Small Town
If you grew up in a small town, this one’s for you.
Michaela Marcille2 months ago
Home Is Where the Heart Is...
You know the saying, “Home is where the heart is”? I’ve heard this saying a thousand times, but I never thought much of it until recently. After spending the last month backpacking around Europe and m...
Jordan Catto2 months ago
6 Reasons You Should Travel
Many of us have grown up with dreams of seeing the world, experiencing different cultures, and meeting lots of people! Somehow, however, we get sidetracked by life and can often end up sacrificing our...
Will Jackson2 months ago
Planning for Florida
Here's the thing about deciding to travel. The need can hit you at any moment; and all of a sudden you've got this itch, and whenever you're driving to work this thought lingers in your mind. "I could...
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Brian 2 months ago
Traveling: The New Materialism?
This is a bit of a controversial topic that I wanted to write about for a while but never got around to it. I have had countless debates with my friends about it and never came to an agreement. Yes, b...
Katie F2 months ago
Why Travel Can Change Perspective
Looking back at my holiday, now, I realise I had a trip of a lifetime. It was a normal family holiday that became an adventure that I will treasure in my heart forever. Many of you will be accustomed ...
Kader Folles2 months ago
The Three Van-Dwellers
Having broken down again, we were feeling pretty worse for wear. We were pulled up at the side of a small country road, somewhere in the south of France. However that day, our bad luck seemed to be ba...