November 24, 2020

The Shadow of Sri Pada

A traveler in Sri Lanka leaves the comfort of the beach to seek out a sense of spirituality atop one of the country's most sacred mountains. It was just before…
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AsiaCovid-19 Travel Experience
November 11, 2020

Finding Solace in a Tokyo Bookshop

A spontaneous drinking bout in a Tokyo bookshop helps a jaded expat rediscover the spirit of travel. “Well that’s certainly the most pissed I’ve been in a bookshop,” I wheezed…
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November 8, 2020

To Reach The Summit

During a trying hike in Mozambique, a traveler pushes through exhaustion and hunger in order to experience the joy of the summit. The heat weighed down our clothes. It filled…
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North America
November 2, 2020

Snow Pants and Short-Sleeves

An ice fishing trip in Northern Canada provides a glimpse into how to practice the art of the staycation while living in one of the most remote places on Earth.…
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October 25, 2020

The Parting Gift

A writer reflects on a childhood visit to Paris, and relives precious moments with the woman who inspired her to travel. Marching past the impeccable lawns of Champ de Mars…
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October 18, 2020

The Abandoned Notebook

A chance discovery of a lost notebook in Slovenia's capital sends a traveler on an epic quest to return the diary to its rightful owner. Stumbling off the night train…
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The Middle East
October 10, 2020

Rooftops of Acre

After arriving in an Acre, Israel, a traveler is invited to see the city from a perspective few foreigners are offered. Young couples were strolling along the seafront, illuminated by…
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October 5, 2020

Remnants of the Raj

An Indian traveler attempts to come to terms with the complex legacy of British colonialism. Like every Indian, I too lament the many ills inflicted upon us by the British…
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