An unfamiliar town that suddenly feels like home. A fleeting encounter that resonates forever. A stranger destined to become a friend. Our nomads share the moment the barriers fell away and they truly connected with a place and its people.
Visiting Istanbul during Ramadan, Amanda Jurden comes to understand the meaning behind the ritual of fasting.
Writing Scholarship winner Morgan Campbell strives to connect with his father on an awkward trip to Puerto Rico’s La Mina falls.
Visiting Sri Lanka shortly after the 2019 terror attacks, scholarship winner Megan wonders if it's wrong to visit a place that's just experienced a tragedy.
Searching for the real Cuba, scholarship winner Evangeline Yong finds that she herself is an object of curiosity.
On a literary journey through Portugal, Jill Fernandes finds an unlikely source of inspiration in the nocturnal creatures who guard the books.
Stopping for directions on a remote Vietnam highway, a road-tripping couple finds themselves in a very awkward situation.
Isolated in Ireland, cut off from work and extended family, Ronan O’Connell is reminded just how much travel means to him.
Travel writing scholarship winner and perpetual traveler Isabelle finds herself feeling unexpectedly at home in Portugal, a place she’d never been.
Tim Neville discovers how Georgian culture is preserved through the centuries-old tradition of polyphonic singing.
Feeling adrift on her "great adventure" around the world, Bianca Kratky realizes her journey isn’t about exploring new roads – it's about revisiting the old ones.
At the foot of the mountains, on the grounds of an isolated chapel, Jill Fernandes uncovers a long-held family secret.
Isabelle Anne Abraham's rickshaw driver was the one constant in her unpredictable New Delhi life – until he went missing.
Visiting her father’s homeland for the first time, Trene Todd finds herself exactly where she belongs.
Megha Majumder reflects on the small, precious, one-of-a-kind moments that make travel to India – or anywhere – special.