Author: Stowaway Magazine

Safer Solo Travel

Safer Solo Travel

It’s 2019, and there are more people traveling solo than ever. In fact, solo travelers proclaim that their individual adventures are some of their most treasured travel experiences. While there are many perks to traveling alone, the truth is that it’s not as safe as . . . read more

Set Phasers to Nostalgia

Set Phasers to Nostalgia

Unless you consider yourself a serious Trekkie, you may have never heard of Riverside, Iowa. This small town in the southeast corner of Iowa is home to fewer than 1,000 people. But in the year 2228, Riverside will become home to a very important hero: . . . read more

Giving on the Go

Giving on the Go

Sometimes Instagram can get you down—especially the week of spring break, when your feed is filled with exotic photos from your friends’ vacations. For many college students, extravagant vacations just don’t fit in the budget. But there’s a new trend that may just put your travel envy to rest: alternative spring breaks.

Lights Camera Travel

Lights Camera Travel

Film, in a sense, is a form of magic. It has the power to transport us to new destinations, different time periods, and various situations—all from our seats. It’s no wonder that as humans we want a little more of this magic in our lives, . . . read more

How to Sling Slang

How to Sling Slang

G’day, cobber. It may seem barmy, but folks around the world really do use slang like this. In fact, every English-speaking country has its own vocabulary full of slang terms. So, before you take a trip to Australia or England, make sure you know your . . . read more

Four Corners of the Kitchen: Ice Cream

Four Corners of the Kitchen: Ice Cream

Who doesn’t have the temptation for ice cream? Even those with an intolerance to lactose struggle not to eat it! This perfect treat is found in abundance all over the world and comes in a variety of flavors and forms. Here are several unique variations . . . read more

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Honeysuckle. That was all I could smell as I strolled through the backwoods of northern Alabama. I took in the faint smell that left an even fainter taste in my mouth. Something about the copacetic atmosphere filled me with perspective and appreciation for the natural . . . read more

Sounds of Senegal

Sounds of Senegal

A deeply traditional musical sensation has been sweeping through West Africa’s Senegal for the past few decades, and it continues to be an ever-evolving art form that only grows in popularity in this day and age. This music, known as mbalax (pronounced “mm-ballah”), has taken . . . read more

Beauty in Motion

Beauty in Motion

They always say the bigger you are the harder you fall—but it should be the bigger you are, the prettier your city transit should be. We all have to get around—whether it be by foot, bike, car, train, or plane—and for the majority of people, . . . read more

Der Mauerfall: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Der Mauerfall: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Looking for a place to go that’s historical, but that can still party? Germany is that place; especially since this year, 2019, was the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.