humanity

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

Kristine Byrum6 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...
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Amanda Tynan6 months ago
The Exact Moment I Fell in Love With Los Angeles
It’s everybody. All the time. Working. Dreaming. Driving. Struggling. Thriving. Getting fucked. Hoping that this match isn’t another person trying to promote their career from Tinder. [3:33 PM] I am s...
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Chel Sel6 months ago
New Week New Family
One of the most important aspects of my journey here in Thailand was doing a village homestay. Prior to the homestay, I've never experienced one so I was a little nervous, but definitely ready for the...
Cannelle R-m6 months ago
Who Am I?
I often get asked if I consider myself more French or German. Having a German mother and a French father, I have been raised in between two cultures. I was born in France but lived most of my life in ...
Kristina Slottke6 months ago
Three Reasons Why Going to a Summer Camp Can Literally Change Your Life
I want to start off by saying I'm completely biased to the camp I've been attending since I was seven, but I'm sure that all camps have a great experience, and are special in their own way. When I was...
Nicole Goulet6 months 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 Baptista6 months 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 Thyra6 months 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 Marques7 months 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 Munroe7 months 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. 7 months 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 Tunaley7 months 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 Tucker7 months 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 M7 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 Paul8 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 Brandon8 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 Gonzalez8 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...