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I Travel Therefore I Am

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

I've learned through traveling how much I truly love embracing what makes me uncomfortable, doing what comes unnaturally, going against the grain, making incautious decisions, facing my fears and refusing to give in.

The Top 15 Places To See In Your Lifetime

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel

Good news, travelers: your ultimate bucket list is here.   Lonely Planet released its list of the Top 50 places to visit on Monday, an...

On a Change of Scenery

Yara Zgheib | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
Yara Zgheib

It is nine in the evening somewhere, and at least once a day, that somewhere is Paris. I acknowledge the passing moment by pouring a glass of pinot noir and swirling it thoughtfully as I stare at the expectant suitcase sprawled on the inviting bed. I make a silent toast.

The Colors of Colombia

Black Tomato | Posted 08.13.2015 | Travel
Black Tomato

From the crumbling walls of colonial cities, to the carnivals that are held across the breadth of the country, from the beaches facing both the Pacific and the Caribbean oceans, to the diversity of wildlife that spills out across these lands - all of these things are bold, bright and beautiful.

3 Days In San Francisco

Nastasia Yakoub | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
Nastasia Yakoub

San Francisco is truly an awe-inspiring city. From it's stunning landscapes to it's funky street art and coffee shops, San Francisco has so much to of...

Life Is But a Dream: Sailing on a Phinisi Boat

Laura Grier | Posted 07.28.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

In the Indonesian language, Bahasa, there is no future or past tense. You literally are forced to speak in the present and it is the way of life for the people that live here...being in the present.

The Grand Tour: Paris

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The Grand Tour continues... Hello, Paris! Best salad of the whole trip, enjoyed at Hotel Le Meurice, Paris. The Eiffel Tower! Never enough E...

7 Unknown Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow For Travel Inspiration

Oyster | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Everyone knows about the big hitters: @natgeotravel, @anthonybourdain, @theblondeabroad... but what about those lesser-known travel junkies?

Growing Old Before Growing Up is All in the Mind

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 07.10.2015 | Women
Orlagh McCarron

Getting through this bucket-list I've constructed for myself is tough going and not for the weak of heart or mind. But to wake up each morning without that pressing weight of anxiety and questioning of what I am doing with my life is all I can ever hope to attain.

Creation, Exhilaration, and the Color of Wonder

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Take time to let your mind wander meander along neuropaths of bliss -- saturated, earth-rich, present. Thoughts and feelings flow hand in hand t...

14 Places To Swim Before You Die

Hipmunk | Posted 07.05.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. In putting together this list, we chose places, pools, and locales that created truly incredible, one-of-a-kind swimming experiences.

15 Of The Most Exotic Beaches In The World

Jinna Yang | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

From colored sand to hidden caves, here are 15 of the most exotic beaches all around the world.

Why I Chose to Volunteer in Ghana

Lindsay Cooper | Posted 06.29.2015 | Impact
Lindsay Cooper

I don't know if this will help me find my purpose. What I do know is that sitting in front of my computer day after day waiting for my purpose to find me is going to get me nowhere. At least now, I'm going somewhere.

The Heart of Humanity: Huge Lessons From a Small Vietnamese Village

Kristy Gustafson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Kristy Gustafson

After experiencing things from the other side, my only wish is that one day people start to wake up; that they put down the beauty magazines and switch off the E! Network; that they power down to power up, and go out into the world (even their own town) and see it for what it really is, see the people for who they really are: beautiful.

Music Festivals Are Out -- 'Lifestyle' Festivals Are In

Emily Hill | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Hill

Do you 'Roo? Burn? Chella? Well, it's time to loosen your grip on your flower crown and move on. Music festivals are so out. "Lifestyle" festivals are...

The Challenge of Travel

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

I'm back in my homeland: rural India, barely clinging to my seat in the back of a jeep negotiating the terrain of potholes called a road in this country. I cautiously peer out the side taking in the blur of browned homes and people littered along the side of the street.

Is There Really a 'Wanderlust Gene'?

Map Happy | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

A recent Elite Daily article claimed some people are just born to be travelers -- literally -- because they possess one very particular gene. But it's a serious oversimplification to chalk up wanderlust tendencies to one piece of genetic hardwiring.

The 4th Happiest Place On Earth

DL Cade | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Born in southern California, landscape and adventure photographer Sean Ensch has harbored a hefty love for the ocean and nature in general from a yo...

Donna De Lory's Awesome New Conscious Devotional World Dance Groove Yoga Music

Ira Israel | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Like Sting and other genre-defying and genre-creating musicians, Donna De Lory's new remix CD "Universal Light Remixes (From the Unchanging)" is a divine delight! As soon as I put it on I was literally swayed by the subtle grooves, delicious tones, compelling melodies, and eclectic beats.

A Man, a Plan, a Canal -- Panama

Laura Grier | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

I was completely wrong about Panama. I was wrong to think I could sum up everything this country has to offer in only a week. I honestly left feeling a bit teased by my experience. There is SO much to do here and so much more ground to cover.

My Top 5 Things to Check Off Your Bucket List in Capetown, South Africa

Laura Grier | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

There are moments in life when even a photo can't seem to replace the words to describe what you are actually witnessing. In my career as a photojournalist, m¬y work has taken me to six of the world's seven continents, and I am awestruck on a regular basis.

Your Top Five Favorite Activities You've Never Heard Of

Laura Grier | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

Last year was a crazy year for me personally and professionally and I was in serious need of a "Girl's Gone Wild" trip, but not the kind you are probably envisioning.

35 Photos to Spike Your Adrenaline and Spark your Wanderlust

DL Cade | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Each year, thousands of people start off the New Year determined that, this year, they'll travel. This year, they'll live life to the fullest and stop...

How Traveling Triggered My Puzzle Piece Syndrome

THINK Global School | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
THINK Global School

More than ever, I start to identify myself as a part of the puzzle that doesn't fit in anywhere. Every time I leave for a new destination and return, the symptoms seem to intensify.

9 Ways to Temporarily Satisfy Your Wanderlust

Paige Smith | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel
Paige Smith

Finances, job circumstances or family crises can all hold you back from travel. When your current life situation prevents you from planning a new international adventure, follow these guidelines to temporarily satisfy your wanderlust until you're able to book the next plane ticket.