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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Covid-19 Travel ExperienceEurope
September 28, 2020

Traveling Bravely During Covid-19

A reluctant traveler tries to get through her first Covid-19 flight without succumbing to overwhelming anxiety and loneliness. Contrary to my normal behavior of feeling terrified of flying, or terrorists, this time…
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EuropeIntrepid Times Interviews
September 24, 2020

Chernobyl: A Stalkers’ Guide – Interview with Darmon Richter

Writer and photographer Darmon Richter has been a friend of Intrepid Times since we first interviewed him back in 2016. With the release of his stunning new book, Chernobyl: A…
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September 17, 2020

Taking the High Road

In the dark of night, a traveler climbs into a taxi on an infamous highway in Senegal, and experiences a ride he won't soon forget. "Bonsoir," said a man's voice…
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September 14, 2020

Delving into Delhi’s ‘Slum’

A traveler takes in the colors and energy of the Sanjay Colony outside New Delhi, forcing her to rethink her assumptions of what it means to live in a "slum."…
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South America
September 7, 2020


In a music filled square in Cartagena, travelers and refugees drink beer, swap stories, and attempt to bridge the chasm that exists between two worlds. The air was heavy with…
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