Stories from Travelers Worldwide
Butterfly Gardens and Machetes: A Volunteer Journey in Nicaragua
A writer travels to Masaya to learn about a volunteer program there—she learns to use a machete, watches a movie during a tornado, and more.
Semi Retired Life: Spending a Winter Month in London
For Lance and Robin's first trip abroad as semi-retirees, they spent a winter month in London exploring Christmas markets, museums and more.
A Weekend in St. Petersburg, FL: Dalí Museum, Fort De Soto
Heading to St. Pete, Florida soon? Read our travelogue documenting a visit to the new pier, Tropicana Field, the Dalí Museum, and more!
Traveling with the Amtrak Auto Train: Living the Semi-Retired Life
What's it like to travel on the Amtrak Auto Train? Read this story from a semi-retiree and frequent traveler who knows all about it!
Norwegian Cruise Tour of the Mediterranean: Travel Interview
In this interview, Dave talks about exploring the Mediterranean on Norwegian Cruise Line—highlights include Rome, Crete, Malta and more.
3 Weeks Exploring Scandinavia—Camping, Polar Plunge, Auroras
Carlo spent three weeks on an adventure tour of Scandinavia. Highlights include camping out, the Northern Lights, a Polar Plunge, and more!
Interview: Road Tripping around the South Island of New Zealand
A perfect destination for active travelers and explorers, a New Zealand road trip can have you kayaking, hiking, trail running and more.
Become a Tour Guide in Alaska: Tips for Seasonal Work
Heather worked as a tour director in Alaska for two summers—highlights include helicoptering, 4 wheeling, kayaking, glacier tours and more.
Adopting a Dog Internationally: Meet Mimi from Peru!
I traveled to Peru for work, and returned home with a tiger-striped street dog named Mimi. Here's my international pet adoption story!
Interview: Family Trip to Sicily—Renting Cars, Toting Babies
Kim's family vacation to Sicily was fantastic for both for seasoned and first-time travelers. Watch this interview for highlights and tips!
Interview: Traveling to Europe for Free through Student Tour Programs
Cameron traveled Europe for free with a company that offers student trips, language immersion, service learning, and more. Learn how!
Interview: Vacationing with Friends in a Tuscan Villa
Amy lived in an idyllic Tuscan villa for a week with friends, where they lived among vineyards, rolling hills and olive groves. Watch here!
Are You Creating Loneliness in Your Future?
Twice this year, two friends have confided in me that they no longer have an interest in making new friendships. Does that sound like you?
Story: Study Abroad & Language Learning in Aix-en-Provence
Ellyn studied abroad for a year in Aix-en-Provence, where she immersed herself in the culture and language. Watch her interview here!
Travel Horror: My Experience with Taking Lariam in the Jungle
The antimalarial Lariam is known for side effects like a feeling of dread and psychosis. I was given Lariam before trekking into the jungle.
My Germany Travelogue: Things We Leave Behind
Leaving a country you've fallen in love with means you leave a piece of your heart behind—noted in this beautiful excerpt from a travelogue.