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Europe
January 5, 2021

A Moment in Avignon

In the midst of ticking boxes on a tight itinerary, a traveler finds a simple moment of connection in the French countryside. Across the Rhone from the centre ville of…
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Europe
December 29, 2020

The Land of Waterfalls

On a road trip through Iceland, a traveler ditches her itinerary and allows herself to be enveloped by the magic of the landscape, one waterfall at a time. "A land…
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Europe
December 8, 2020

Surfing the Mediterranean

A Kiwi traveler in Italy finds that riding the waves is the perfect way to overcome the language barrier and make a connection with locals. When I looked into the…
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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 ExperiencesEurope
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 Podcasts
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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