People and places change over time – and often in very profound ways. Read about experiences that defy expectations, and learn how travel can shift our views of the world, one another, and even ourselves.
In a year like no other, our Instagram community posted images that reminded us why we travel, and inspired us to view travel in new ways.
Learn how an avid traveler dealt with her diagnosis of Myasthenia, a chronic neuromuscular disease.
Self-isolating during the pandemic, nature-addicted traveler and photographer Augusto Gomes is reminded what he values most in life.
After a long period of exhausting travel, a four-day hike on New Zealand’s Queen Charlotte Track is just the refreshment Helen Glenny needs.
Filmmaker Dana May Jamison takes us inside the Phnom Penh school where at-risk kids channel their energy and creativity into the arts and education.
Jana DeBusk moves from her beloved Colombia to a place more foreign than anywhere she’d ever traveled: Indiana, USA (aka home).
Haunted by loss, Ronan O’Connell visits a Tokyo garden dedicated to the Buddhist deity Jizo, protector of unborn children.
Learning the art of storyelling in southern France, Daniella Blake feels connected to other people, through the centuries, who have also known grief.
Inspired by the Inuits’ embrace of silence, extrovert Cassandra Brooklyn rethinks the way she communicates with the world.
On a quest to Sandakan to see these endangered great apes, Julie Fison wonders if she’s left it too late.
When her independent Emirati friend chooses an arranged marriage, Karin Louzado must reassess her own attitudes.
Exploring this Tibetan Buddhist practice, photographer Sandra Morante finds a deeply spiritual idea of unconditional return and surrender to nature.
At a yoga retreat in Morocco, Kate Kingston finds enlightenment by going her own way.
City dweller Sarah Doar didn’t expect a purse snatching in the wilds of Zambia.