humanity

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

Ashley Peterson4 days ago
One Answer to Nationalism? Travelling
Although greater online connectivity has the potential to break down borders, we've been seeing a surge in nationalism and the desire to firm up borders. Whether we look at Brexit or those supporting ...
Sasha Konikovo7 days ago
How Goal Zero Is Providing Sustainable, Portable Power Solutions to Countries in Need
Think about your current day-to-day routine. You wake up to the sound of an alarm clock. You turn on the radio, take a quick hot shower, run to the kitchen, and microwave a small breakfast for yoursel...
Alannah Dobell19 days ago
I Came Back from a Journey of a Lifetime and Nothing Has Changed
So, you went traveling. For the first time!! WOOT, go you!! Maybe you went with a friend, significant other, or perhaps you took a leap of faith and went all by your merry self. But you did it, you go...
Anna Dvorakovaa month ago
6 Reasons Why Living and Working Abroad Isn't Easy Peasy
I've live abroad for almost six years already and I've heard stuff like "Your life is just fun. Beaches. Party." Well, obviously, I did have some fun. I saw some beaches. And attended some parties. Bu...
Hana Bernika month ago
Traveling Europe at 18
Yes, I know, the video is horrible quality. But cut me some slack, it was filmed on an iPhone and it was my first time making one! I'll start off by telling you what was so out of the ordinary about this trip. Three years ago my loving, beautiful grandfather passed away. He and my grandmother live in a small European country called Slovenia, so me and my family halted our lives for a few days and hopped on a plane from New Jersey for the funeral. In the airport terminal, there was a cluster of y...
Airiel Barrientos2 months ago
Ángel
This is Ángel; he takes care of the land my family owns. If you traverse your way to Central America, into Panamá, and find your way to the Province of Herrera and the district of Las Minas, you will ...
Bekah Boudreau2 months ago
Why I Hate Backpackers
So far on my ten week adventure through South-East Asia, I have been on two backpacking trips, and plan to go on one more before catching a flight back to Canada. Now, don't get me wrong, I adore back...
Traveling Makes Us Happier, Not Marriage
A single life without marriage can increase your life expectancy. I want to encourage you to spend the rest of your life traveling rather than getting married. Consequently, I suggest that you can liv...
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B Lee2 months 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 Koraca2 months 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 Calder2 months 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 Mezeul2 months 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 Diboll3 months 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 Gray3 months 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 Berg3 months 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 Sage3 months 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 Rose3 months 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 Schultz3 months 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...