“Moment by moment, this city will teach me to stay awake to the present, to pay attention, to follow the thread of human connection, to take pleasure where it’s found.”
“Nothing says “I do” like a small blood sacrifice.”
“Cities from Canggu to Medellín are welcoming tech workers, but locals complain they’re being priced out.”
“The enduring allure of pilgrimage.”
The women you’ll find on top of the world.
Glimpses of humanity in an unlikely corner of the internet.
“A space tourism industry is being built on the proposition of personal and existential transformation. But at what cost?”
“I don’t really recognize the America that exists at a TSA checkpoint. It is overly paranoid, vindictive, and unaccountable to us as citizens.” Since 9/11, there isn’t really evidence that shows the Transportation Security Administration has made air travel any safer for passengers. For The Verge, Darryl Campbell dives into two decades of unnecessary security check […]
“One of history’s worst environmental disasters is now a tourist attraction. What can it teach us about the fate of humankind?”
Since 1966, J.R. Harris has traveled the globe 13 times, taking more than 50 trips to many of the world’s bucket list-worthy destinations, including the Andes, the Amazon, Greenland, and more. Now 78, the Black hiker from Queens is arguably one of the world’s most prolific solo explorers, but — as Katherine LaGrave writes in […]