humanity

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

Jesheckah Lynn2 days ago
5 Quick Maori Facts
I spent three years in New Zealand and took a number of Maori history classes from members of the Maori community. Here are some of the facts that I think people get wrong most of the time or don't un...
Wrong Place, Wrong Time
Have you ever had the feeling that you were in the wrong place at the wrong time? Usually when we feel this sort of feeling it is because of a bad situation happening to us or maybe not even bad but j...
Teresa Marangon11 days ago
Water Lantern Festival
Hello readers, this past weekend I decided to leave my house and to go the Water Lantern Festival held in Mount Trashmore Park down in Virginia Beach. I originally saw the advertisement for it on Inst...
Kenna Carlson14 days ago
The Top 10 Rules of Life Only Gained Through Traveling
Traveling has made me who I am. There is no way around it; no sugarcoating it. The greatest and hardest lessons I’ve learned are all from my time spent abroad. I have a wanderlust soul, and in this, I...
Dale Walker17 days ago
Fresh Donuts Daily
Everything on the mountain was wet that morning except for me and my gear. I was set up between two close growing juniper trees, in a tent and under two tarps. I had a fire pit at the edge of the oute...
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Michelle Moran22 days ago
Lobster Fishing in Belize
There are so many things I love about Belize. The wide ranging shades and depths of blue; the sunrise on an open horizon of sea; the ingredients and food; but what secures Belize firmly in my heart ar...
When You Need to Figure Out Your Life, Hit the Sticks
If you've ever heard the song "The Sticks" by MotherMother, you will know that it's bizarre, gritty and makes you want to run away from the usual 9-5 life (as most of their music does). This is my min...
Osei Agyemanga month ago
A Look at the World's Tourism Sector—And How Everyone Is Faring!
Many countries now feel the need to invest in tourism, because of the income earned for the economy. Having invested less than this amount in just one year, several countries recovered to eight millio...
Nikki Gaskinsa month ago
71-Year-Old Retiree Discovers Passion for Painting
After spending 30 years in the insurance industry, David Schwartzman hasn’t exactly stayed idle since retiring. He’s discovered a new passion—painting, and it just so happens, he is really good at it,...
Fatou Ndoyea month ago
My Friend from Tanzania
I was so excited today to make it to my destination. I was driving to the city for the third time in 3 days, trying to learn what I was going to do about the weather. We always try to get there on tim...
Drew Johnstona month ago
The Importance of Travel
Throughout my childhood, I dreamed of seeing the world. I never knew how much I was going to love it. For years, I begged and pleaded for my parents to take me on a trip out of the country, and in Jun...
Feeling Guilty for Traveling
We're all built differently, but the fantasy of traveling around the world is in many of us. Not all of us want to be culture shocked, or go to completely foreign lands. We all have different perspect...
Linda Paul2 months 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 Rodrigues2 months 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 Renteria3 months 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 H3 months 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 💋3 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. Landeros3 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...