Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

If you could spend more than half of your year traveling, would you? Stephen Johnson would—and does. As an interior photographer, he’s away from his home in New York about 60 percent of the year taking photos of homes and buildings for interior designers, hotels, . . . read more

Weekend in San Juan

Weekend in San Juan

Are you looking for your next weekend getaway? San Juan Island is the perfect place to go! Located just a few hours north of Seattle, San Juan has activities for energetic and relaxed explorers alike! Get Lost in Lavender Fields Pelindaba Lavender is one of . . . read more

What’s WWOOFing?

What’s WWOOFing?

Yes, you’re abroad. Yes, the food is wonderful. Yes, this novel form of traveling is inspiring and life-altering. Yes, this is still work: WWOOFing is a part-time job on vacation. WWOOFing allows travelers to get to know a place in ways that are nearly impossible . . . read more

In the Lookout

In the Lookout

High above the ground, among the gently swaying pine needles, is a small room overlooking a stunning mountain vista. The watchtower has a panoramic view of the surrounding hills and valleys. For the past century, this watchtower and dozens just like it have dotted the . . . read more

Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon Boat Racing

The Dragon Boat Festival, or Tuen Ng Festival has been celebrated in China and its surrounding East Asian countries for the last 2,500 years. On the fifth day of the fifth lunar month of the Chinese lunar calendar, people from all over gather to celebrate . . . read more

Finding Treasure in Washington, DC

Finding Treasure in Washington, DC

Have you ever wanted to steal the Declaration of Independence? We’ve all watched Ben Gates and his friend Riley Poole use a map on the back of the Declaration of Independence to find ancient hidden treasure while racing against time and gun-toting treasure hunters. We . . . read more

Going Green

Going Green

Did you know that each year we produce around 300 million tons of plastic worldwide? And did you know that 91 percent of that plastic waste doesn’t get recycled—even when you put it in the recycling bin? Instead, it ends up in landfills (not breaking . . . read more

Glacial Majesty

Glacial Majesty

John F. Kennedy said America’s national parks are meant to ensure that future generations “may know the majesty of the earth as we know it today.” Nowhere is such preservation as apparent as at Glacier National Park, which puts some of Earth’s grandest majesties on . . . read more

Haggis: It’s Offal

Haggis: It’s Offal

On a cool fall evening in the Scottish Highlands, a hoary drizzle herds you toward a warm, well-lit tavern. Once inside, you find a seat in a creaky wooden booth, and the server wanders over. He’s tall, red-headed, and wearing a kilt, of course. He . . . read more

Around the World in 80 Sprays

Around the World in 80 Sprays

What if I told you that you could walk through an art gallery without ever having to set foot inside a museum? How, you ask? The answer is street art. What is street art? Street art is simply public art created outdoors, usually created with . . . read more