I Walked From Selma To Montgomery
I did it because walking felt like the only way to process my despair after the election.
I Moved To Iran To Learn The Language I Forgot
For the past eight months I have been living in Tehran, where my parents were born, and learning Farsi, the language I grew up listening to. But I’m not sure how much closer I feel to truly knowing this place, or myself.
I Followed My Uncle’s Legend To Italy, And Found A New Way Forward
My great-uncle Tomas Concepcion was a legend in our family — a famed artist and politician living in a hilltop castle on the Mediterranean. When I was 20 I visited him in Italy, looking to understand how he got there, why he stayed, and what it means to be an immigrant who leaves home with hopes of building something permanent.
People In Hawaii Are Fed Up With Vacation Rentals
Hawaii residents are blaming popular vacation rental sites like Airbnb for the state's housing shortage and for disrupting their neighborhoods.
Here Are A Few Of The Oldest Bars In The World To Go Drinking In
For hundreds of years, one thing has brought the world together — getting drunk off our asses at the local pub.
24 Vacation Rental Horror Stories That’ll Make You Want To Stay Home Forever
Bugs, mold, phantom houses, and clowns — grisly tales from travelers who decided to skip the hotels to stay in someone else's home.
How Nashville Became One Big Bachelorette Party
Over the last decade, Nashville has become one of the nation’s leading non-Vegas bachelorette party destinations. The bachelorettes are a vivid symbol of the city’s rapid gentrification — and the pitfalls of a new, “experience”-driven brand of tourism.
I Wanted To Love Paris, But It Didn’t Love Me
When I went to Paris for a semester abroad, I thought I would find the truer, best version of myself. But I didn't realize that you don't get to choose how you'll be seen.
23 Incredible Pictures Of The World Over 100 Years Ago
Take a journey around the world to see what life was like over 100 years ago!
Traveling As A White American Is A Privilege Most People Don’t Have
I traveled around the world as a kid, but didn’t fully understand the privilege of my citizenship and race until I came face to face with it in Cairo, in the midst of the Egyptian revolution.
Meet Skateboarder Calleigh Little: "Trans Girls Can Do Whatever They Want"
Last fall, Calleigh Little attempted to be the first woman to skateboard solo across the continental United States. Along the way she battled extreme weather and encountered anti-trans strangers, but she also found community — and herself.
17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever
Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.
I Thought Going To Korea Would Help Me Find Home
When I moved to Seoul after growing up in America, I was a foreigner who looked native. I ended up staying for three years — but eventually I had to go home.
The Myth Of Traveling Light
Packing the bare minimum has always made leaving and coming back seem easier. But the older I get, the more I feel the weight of the miles between me and everyone I love.