humanity

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

Nicole Gouleta day ago
Through the Eyes of a Traveler
Standing at the airport and saying goodbye to my home was one of the hardest moments I've ever experienced. Waiting to board my flight to Seoul, South Korea I looked at my mother's tear filled eyes an...
Ana Baptista10 days ago
Why I Decided to Travel
As a child I would always have this weird urge that wouldn't let me stay still. I daydreamed all the time and pretended I was somewhere distant, going through the most incredible adventures. Today, I ...
Karina Thyra15 days ago
Moving Away Changes Your Worldview
After my high school graduation in March 2015, I was whisked away to a foreign country. There are details in there that I don't want to write about, but I can say that it wasn't pretty. Partly because...
Vitória Marquesa month ago
Here's to the International Kids!
Being an International kid is like having a disease that you are born with and there’s no cure. People never understand the reason you wanted to leave, and sometimes neither do you. But you know that ...
Ashley Munroea month ago
Home
"Home is where the heart is." My mom always says that to me when we get off the phone when I am away at school. I guess I never really understood what that meant or why she would say that. Until this ...
Samantha S. a month ago
You Might Be a Traveler If...
Have you ever felt like you don't belong? You're not good enough somewhere? You're not accepted? You keep questioning what's wrong with you because you're not like others? I've felt this most of my li...
Schuyler Tunaleya month ago
Walking Across Europe
I have a huge passion for travel. It's something I think everyone should do to escape from the clutches of materialism and Western mentalities. To go and experience other cultures and meet some of the...
Acasia Tuckera month ago
The Slow Poison of Wanderlust
It's past midnight. The grandfather clock in the kitchen rings down its late hours with a calm and steady beat. My temple whirs and spins. Thoughts of the world, the future, different times and spaces...
Patrick M2 months ago
Find a “Thing”
We zoomed down the highway, the tall buildings of Philadelphia on both sides of the car, bridges casting shadows on the car every time we passed underneath a cross street. Anyone familiar with Philade...
Haley Paul2 months ago
Home Is Where the Heart Is
To the person who lives in a place they call home that isn't really home, this is for you. Living in a town or city for all your life is hard, especially when you don't have the resources to travel a ...
Elizabeth Brandon2 months ago
Traveling in the Age of Terrorism
There’s a lot of negative news going around all over the world today — it’s hard not to notice that. Words like fear, danger, and terrorism get thrown around a lot. With all of this information going ...
Aurea Gonzalez2 months ago
California Love
I remember being a little girl, dreaming of living the big life in Hollywood as a huge Television and Film Actress. Actresses like Jennifer Lopez, Angela Bassett, Viola Davis and Angelina Jolie inspir...
Crissy DXCII3 months ago
The Blind Side
As the plane was landing I looked out the window to a beautiful view of the land besides water. It was like taking a perfect picture from plan of the JFK international airport. It was like nothing I h...
Monique Caposio5 months ago
Oneness Speaks, Once Travel is Seeked
To travel and explore the world is one of the most proactive ways to embrace community. Traveling forces you to feel uncomfortable, and endure a foreign lifestyle. Traveling forces you to engage in ne...
Tomás Brandão5 months ago
Pseudo Nomadism
Like most of us, namely my Millennial peers, I'm a pretty nostalgic guy, I know more cartoon theme songs by heart than formulas and concepts that I need for my studies. On top of this, erhmm, personal...
Phin A5 months ago
In Cahoots with Mahouts
It’s so hot, I can feel my face is reddening in the worst way. I was way too ambitious in taking on this path. Riding my bike everyday was no preparation for this. Removing the roots of a tree from th...
Gary Jacob6 months ago
Leaving
Summer is my favorite season. Even here, in Norfolk, when the humidity and heat become oppressive. Some days I walk down to the ocean in the early morning as the sun rises to watch the mist rise off t...
Emily Wong6 months ago
The Sweetness of Triviality
I love getting lost in the crowd. By getting lost I do not mean to lose the sense of directions, but the evaporation of self-consciousness and the inability to identify yourself as a separate entity f...