How to Become a Culturally Sensitive Traveller

How to Become a Culturally Sensitive Traveller

Traveling to a new place brings opportunities to engage with a different culture. Do you wear a headscarf everywhere or just when you visit mosques? Do you pack your two-piece swimsuit or stick with a wet suit? Is it okay to eat while you walk, or . . . read more

Monuments to Life

Monuments to Life

Humanity is obsessed with life. The mantras of YOLO and Carpe Diem are modern reflections of the romanticism of living. While breath in the body makes you technically alive, it can be difficult to determine how to frame and fully live a life. There are . . . read more

The Year the World Burned

The Year the World Burned

The 2010s saw an increase in fiery destruction throughout the world, but 2019 was a standout year of disaster. Fires have raged wildly all across the planet, costing billions in property damage and causing hundreds of casualties. While fires are a relatively common occurrence, the . . . read more

What a Wonder-Full World

What a Wonder-Full World

A three-story temple painstakingly hand-carved in the side of a red rock cliff. Nature’s fireworks, flashing silently and elegantly across the northern night sky. An underground tunnel connecting two landmasses by railroad. Whether manmade or natural features, there are so many things in the world . . . read more

See the World or Save It

See the World or Save It

Travel has been steadily increasing for the past several years. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, education or social media posts, travel seems to be a part of everyone’s lives nowadays. But should it be? Recently, the act of traveling has been attacked by environmental . . . read more

Goodnight, World Fables Around the Globe

Goodnight, World Fables Around the Globe

Where did China get its first cup of tea? Who invented boomerangs in Australia? How did African leopards get their spots? Though there are plenty of factual answers to these questions, we can often learn more about a country from its bedtime stories than its . . . read more

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

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.

10 Years of Stowing Away

10 Years of Stowing Away

A lot can happen in 10 years. For Stowaway, 10 years consisted of 30 issues and thousands of adventures. We’ve been all across the globe and far into space. Throughout all our travels, there have been many trends between our travels and the world’s travels. . . . read more

Traversing Transylvania

Traversing Transylvania

Transylvania is home to over six million Romanians and one incredibly mythicized monster: Dracula. However, Dracula isn’t the only thing that makes Transylvania alluring. But it is a big factor in the region’s tourism. Interestingly enough, all of this hype started with a British novel. . . . read more