humanity

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

Jonathan Reed9 days 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 Radlauer21 days 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 Jesch25 days 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, ...
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 a month 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...
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 Firestone2 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 Mason2 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 Alexandria2 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 Woods2 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...
Anik Marchand3 months ago
I Bought Doc Martens, Again
I guess this was expected. Moving to another country, knowing no one, being alone and lonely. But, I never thought it would feel like this. You know, when I lived in Montreal I was a bit lonely but th...
Ashley Peterson4 months 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 Konikovo4 months 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 Dobell5 months 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 Dvorakova5 months 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 Bernik5 months 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 Barrientos6 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 Boudreau6 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...