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Europe
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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Europe
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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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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Europe
August 17, 2020

The People Before Us

While walking through Auschwitz and Birkenau, a traveler reflects on the strangeness of visiting a place so many once wanted to leave. I wanted to do it. Everyone that comes…
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Europe
August 10, 2020

On the Road to Panic

As her bus tackles tight roads on a mountain in Spain, a traveler tries to hold back memories of a past trauma that threaten to send her into a tailspin…
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Europe
July 26, 2020

The Other Europe

A traveler to Bosnia and Herzegovina observes a death-defying dive from a bridge that has seen more than its fair share of history. On the riverside below the bridge, a…
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Europe
July 5, 2020

Autumn at Brno Lake

An expat living in Brno spends an autumn day exploring a nearby lake with her parents and finds joy in the moments she's been missing. We sat on the tram,…
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Europe
June 10, 2020

The Hermitage

A traveler to Lake Maggiore crosses the water and discovers the simple lives of Benedictine monks and the subtle beauty of their dwelling. Many centuries ago, a violent storm and…
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