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Secret Gardens

May 08, 2024 01:22 PM
Field Notes

Spectacular Isolation: The Faroe Islands

By Jill Jackson May 08, 2024 01:52 PM
The Faroe Islands. A bit ominous. Whether or not you’ve heard of them before, the name of the place is, undoubtedly, a source of intrigue.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

By Emma Eastman May 08, 2024 02:49 PM
America’s favorite pastime has held its appeal for more than one hundred years, adapting throughout the decades and evolving with its fans.

Back to the Badlands

By Madi Young May 08, 2024 02:53 PM
North Dakota. Famously one of the last places people visit for trips and vacations. As off-the-radar as this state is now, it used to be a hub for ranchers, farmers, and cowboys. In the southwest corner lies Medora, a bustling cattle town from the past.

Communities Along the Transcontinental Railroad

By Jordyn Sanders May 08, 2024 02:58 PM
Embark on an enchanting journey through the heart of history and culture as we traverse the cities along America’s Transcontinental Railroad.

Diane Vivienne West

By Lily Moyes May 08, 2024 03:07 PM
Get to know singer, dancer, actress, and current Utah resident Diane Vivienne West!

A Pathway to Hope

By Tessa Swensen May 08, 2024 03:14 PM
Our story begins in India, 1975. At the time, Dr. Prasad, a speech pathologist and audiologist, was 22 years old and treating patients in Madras (now Chennai), India.

High Notes: The World’s Most Interesting Vocal Styles

By Liberty Leavitt May 08, 2024 03:32 PM
The world is home to thousands of unique and intricate cultures, but there’s one thing that almost all cultures have in common: music.

Traditional Jewelry Around the World

By Lily Moyes May 08, 2024 03:40 PM
For centuries, members of each culture around the world have worn special clothing and jewelry to communicate status, religious affiliation, wealth, and other social factors.

Mysteries of History

By Trish Evans May 08, 2024 03:44 PM
Mysteries are all around us. While some mysteries are being unraveled, others are lost to history. How have these historical mysteries affected how we see the world today? Here are some mysteries that have puzzled specialists for years and influenced communities for generations.

Celebrate Summer

By Justine Leavitt May 08, 2024 03:50 PM
Say goodbye to snowfall and hello to sunshine! Summer is almost here.

Setting the Scene: Iconic Movie Settings around the World

By Abby Andrus May 08, 2024 03:56 PM
When I think of the Harry Potter films, I immediately picture the dark, stormy castle or the cozy, warmly lit dining hall. The settings of the movies we love are a big part of what makes those movies memorable. We can visit many of these iconic movie sets around the world to immerse ourselves in and relive the magic of our favorite films!

Sweet Escapes

By Julia Bryan May 08, 2024 04:08 PM
Sweet treats from all across the country!

We’re Lovin’ It

By Addison Fisher May 08, 2024 04:14 PM
Since the birth of the first McDonald’s in San Bernardino, California, in 1940, this beloved restaurant has found homes in countries all over the world.

Waves Around the World

By Mabel Teerlink May 08, 2024 04:21 PM
What could be better than riding on a board on top of rolling ocean waves?

Decoding Travel Advisories

By Meagan Jeanneret May 08, 2024 04:27 PM
In this article, we’ll look at what different types of travel advisories mean and how they can be influenced by political and cultural ideas.

Yearning for Yooperland

By Brynna Dalton May 08, 2024 04:33 PM
The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, referred to as the UP, is home to who the rest of Michigan calls Yoopers.

Traveling While Queer

By Sayle Owen May 08, 2024 04:38 PM
When preparing for a trip, most people are worried about flight delays or forgetting to pack something—but when the traveler-to-be is queer, there’s a whole host of worries to be had on top of the usual ones.

Beyond the Mona Lisa

By Cami VanAusdal May 08, 2024 04:44 PM
Seeing the Mona Lisa isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. I know, I know; Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest artists of all time, and everyone wants to see his work in person.

Visas Today: Your Guide to Traveling to Foreign Countries

By Henry Sorensen May 08, 2024 04:48 PM
Like many people, travel is daunting to me.

Where Nature Begins and Never Ends

By Addison Fisher May 08, 2024 04:53 PM
Life is just more fun in the Philippines.

Kennebunk: A Classic American Getaway

By Liberty Leavitt May 08, 2024 04:58 PM
Welcome to Kennebunk, Maine, the perfect weekend getaway.

A Himalayan Escape

By Jill Jackson May 08, 2024 05:02 PM
Most people hope to experience the beauty of nature when they plan a getaway, but what if you’re looking for spiritual rejuvenation too? Booking a stay at a Himalayan mountain retreat will deliver on both notes.

Old Man's Cave

By Brynna Dalton May 08, 2024 05:07 PM
With a name as charming and intriguing as “Old Man’s Cave,” it’s a given that people want to explore this hidden gem.

Snapshots of Sydney

By Trish Evans May 08, 2024 05:10 PM
Australia has countless highlights to explore! Visit Sydney, the greatest city in southeast Australia, for adventure, history, festivals, relaxation, and views you can’t find anywhere else. These snapshots are must-sees when you visit the land Down Under.

Around the World in 365 Days

By Savannah Lunt May 08, 2024 05:15 PM
Ocean view. Tiny bathrooms. Unlimited buffet access. Hundreds of strangers. Living on a cruise ship . . . for a year?

Galactic Getaway

By Cami VanAusdal May 08, 2024 05:23 PM
Are you ready to boldly go where no man has gone before? To hop aboard the Enterprise and explore the depths of the universe?

Baboon to the Moon’s Go-Bags

By Abby Andrus May 08, 2024 05:27 PM
Baboon to the Moon’s Go-Bag duffle backpacks are the latest and greatest in travel gear. With so many colors to choose from these duffle backpacks make traveling easy and fun!

Adventuring with AI

By Julia Bryan May 08, 2024 05:33 PM
Learn how to use AI as a tool for travel!

втрачено в перекладі: Lost in Translation

By Justine Leavitt May 08, 2024 05:39 PM
Utazás. 여행. Viajar. يسافر. Podróż. Cestovanie. Ταξίδι. Udhëtim. 旅行. Malaga. เที่ยว. Rejse.

Traveling with Food Allergies

By Jordyn Sanders May 08, 2024 05:45 PM
Embarking on a journey is a thrilling adventure, but for someone with allergies, it requires careful planning.

Got the Blues?

By Madi Young May 08, 2024 05:50 PM
Home from a vacation? Don’t let those blues get you down!
Special Edition

Economies Built upon the Sand

By Emma Eastman May 08, 2024 05:58 PM
Tourists love to visit far-off countries to enjoy sand, sun, and sights; but what is life really like for the people who live in those countries? How do the residents of tourism hot spots view the travelers who frequent their sites?

The Rise of Medical Tourism

By Mabel Teerlink May 08, 2024 06:05 PM
Nose jobs in Turkey. Dental implants in Mexico. Kidney transplants in India.

Dead Serious: How to Respect the Dead While Abroad

By Emmalee Collyer May 08, 2024 06:08 PM
What do the Pyramids, Westminster Abbey, and Pompeii have in common? It’s not just that they’re popular tourist sites—they’re also resting places for the dead.

Safeguarding Our Starry Night Sky

By Henry Sorensen May 08, 2024 06:17 PM
Discover the magic of proposing under the pristine night sky, explore the impact of light pollution, and learn how DarkSky International is preserving our celestial wonderlands.

The Dangers of Voluntourism

By Sayle Owen May 08, 2024 06:25 PM
Generally, voluntourism is done with good intentions, but unfortunately, good intentions don’t always have good impacts.

Toxic Tourism

By Meagan Jeanneret May 08, 2024 06:30 PM
Antarctica: the intense frozen continent that serves as the setting for Sir Ernest Shackleton’s daring expeditions. Explorers and scholars have been making the voyage to the icy landscape ever since it was first discovered by John Davis in early 1821.

Cladach Sàmhach: A Peaceful Shore

By Tessa Swensen May 08, 2024 06:33 PM
My favorite place in the entire world sits at the inward-most point of Moray Firth in northern Scotland. And there, along that bay that feeds into the North Sea, just 17 miles east of Inverness, is a small, beautiful town called Nairn.

Hike Inn, Hike Out

By Savannah Lunt May 08, 2024 06:37 PM
After climbing hundreds of stairs, passing a giant waterfall, and hiking the first six-and-a-half miles of the Appalachian Trail in the mountains of North Georgia, you might be surprised at what you find. I know I was.

A Different Kind of Paradise

By Emmalee Collyer May 08, 2024 06:42 PM
If you’re looking for an alternative location with a beautiful landscape and roaring water, you just might fall in love with rocky beaches.