An App to Save Lives

An App to Save Lives

In rural Ghana, maternal healthcare is hard to reach. Using technology, this team is working to change that.

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

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

Kickin’ Along the Kam

Kickin’ Along the Kam

Kamehameha Highway, often shortened to Kam Highway, stretches 66 miles across the Hawaiian island of O’ahu. Traveling along Kam Highway is a great way to experience O’ahu’s beautiful North Shore. With miles of road, there’s plenty to see along this island highway.   La’ie Temple . . . read more

Budapest by the Banks

Budapest by the Banks

I first saw the Danube River at night. After a long flight from Salt Lake to Amsterdam and from Amsterdam to Budapest—“Budapesht,” corrected my Hungarian-speaking husband—we were cold (’twas the day after Christmas), hungry, and exhausted. We decided we couldn’t let fatigue or the elements . . . 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.

Scents of Ireland

Scents of Ireland

Dublin, the Blarney Stone, and the Cliffs of Moher are all spots in Ireland that everyone knows they need to go to. However, one place you should add to your itinerary is the Burren Perfumery. Located just forty-five minutes away from the Cliffs of Moher, . . . read more

Mother Nature’s Gem

Mother Nature’s Gem

I still remember my first trip to Hawaii—I was so excited to get my feet in the sand. Growing up and listening to Iz sing about the beautiful white sandy beaches of Hawaii, I thought it truly sounded like heaven on earth. Hawaiian Islands. I . . . read more

I Spy . . . A Vending Machine?

I Spy . . . A Vending Machine?

Few expect vending machine hunting to be one of the more exciting aspects of tourism—those few who do have probably been to Japan. A few years ago, one of my friends returned home from a visit to Japan. I asked him what he remembered best . . . read more