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Legendary Lavatories

Legendary Lavatories

Everyone has to take care of their business somehow, and most of the time it’s a terribly boring experience. Most young people take their phones with them every time. Otherwise, how would they be entertained? But some places have found a great way to make . . . read more

Lions & Hippos & Panthers, Oh My!

Lions & Hippos & Panthers, Oh My!

If you’ve ever wanted to see a giraffe up close, touch an elephant trunk, or ride a Jeep on the savanna, South Africa is the place for you. The country also boasts great food, a diverse culture, and an unforgettable history of apartheid and the . . . read more

Dollywood

Dollywood

A tribute to Dolly Parton and the Appalachian gem she’s created

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.

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

Mixed Signals

Mixed Signals

It’s 2020. You’ve just booked a flight abroad for probably more money than you wanted to spend, but you’ve got food and lodging figured out, so you’re feeling pretty good money-wise (as much as anyone can in this economy). You get in bed, plug in . . . 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

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