humanity

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

Why We Travel
The Millennial Obsession
Mariella B7 days ago
Nostalgia & Unhappiness: Things I Wish I Knew When Battling With Missing Home
Almost two years ago, July 31, 2016 to be exact, I left the place where I was born and raised, where I have experienced so many firsts, the place I hold near and dear to my heart even more so since I ...
Annabella Stoyke10 days ago
Back to Roots...
I grew up on a farm in a small rural town of Muskoka. It was 200 acres of field and forest with limitless opportunities for new places to explore. My childhood was full of snowmobiling, tobogganing, s...
The Wonder of Flight
Imagine a scenario where you were able to transport yourself back in time to the 1950s. You would be coming from the modern era and a time now where you can travel to your heart’s content if you have ...
Rose Gold24 days ago
North Sentinel Island Has the Last Unconnected People on Earth 🌎
Earth is a very massive planet that has come a long way through our technological advances. It may be hard to believe that there are people who don’t know about a cell phone or computer. Although it has become a known fact that there aren't any uncharted places left, with the exception being the North Sentinel Island. The island is part of the Andaman group of islands in the Bay of Bengal. You may wonder how those inhabited on the island haven't come to learn from us. The Sentinels keep any indi...
Jaz Persing2 months ago
Big Sur Backtracking
In April of 2017, the situation had become untenable. I don’t know what I meant by the “situation,” exactly, but I think it was more akin to life and where it was eluding me. And the truth is, I’d bee...
Montse Miranda2 months ago
Small Experiences Teach Life Changing Lessons
Imagine for a second that you were raised in a country that claims itself as “Center of the world, heart of the universe.” You’d think that cultural understanding is common, wouldn’t you? Well, I was,...
G. G2 months ago
Travel Types
There are a number of different people you will build relationships with while travelling, and if you do as I did (a small group tour for eight weeks) you will form those bonds before you even realise...
Morgan Veysey3 months ago
Just Another Daydream
I've been dreaming of moving to New York City for some time now. Since I realized what a talent for writing I have, I've been aching to move to the big city, hoping I'll make a big break there. People...
Ruth Gibson3 months ago
The Hardest Thing About Travelling
Planning your dream trip is exciting. Where will you go? What will you see? How long will you stay in each place? Who might you meet? What modes of transport will you use? There are so many questions ...
Melissa Lhune3 months ago
Why We Travel
A couple of months ago, we were having a chat about our world tour with one of our couch surfing hosts in Turin and when I mentioned we'd only been on the road for two months, he laughed and said “Wow...
Jumana Boutari3 months ago
The Handmade Bracelets
Until this day I’m trying to figure out where my head was when I almost made 4 people miss an international flight over some handmade bracelets. It was the last morning my family and I were in Cancun ...
Sheema Hussain4 months ago
Giving Up: The Road Too Often Travelled
Travelling for me was a way to escape, as it is for a lot of people. Though I knew this at heart, I don't believe I ever allowed myself to admit it. When I left my job to travel through India, I saw i...
Hayley Winter4 months ago
Homesickness
Emotion is natural, and travelling generally evokes a multitude of different emotions. Excitement, anticipation, and joy are some of the positive ones. However, there are some emotions you may feel th...
Gabriel Cabrera5 months ago
April 28, 2017 - Horse Cave, KY - Sam, Julia, and Ethan
Today, I woke up with absolutely no idea that I would do something my parents, television, and society at large always said not to do: I picked up a group of hitchhikers. As a veteran of a Drum Corps ...
Delilah Jayde5 months ago
7 Strange Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around the World
In America, we all know how Valentine's Day works: it is a day to declare your undying love, sprinkled with boxes of chocolates, bouquets of roses and romantic gestures that you've saved up all year f...
Lilly Kaly5 months ago
Exploration
Wanderlust. It’s become such a popular phrase in today's society. You can find the words carefully etched onto jewelry pieces and lettered on maps and canvases in just about every Target you walk into...
Kristine Byrum5 months ago
Why Do We Travel?
Most anyone who is asked the question "would you like to travel the world?" will answer yes, but most people never will. Excuses always come up and important problems present themselves in our daily l...