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“The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone here and there who thinks and feels with us, and though distant, is close to us in spirit—this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.”

–Saint Augustine

The world has so much to share with those wish to travel and those who are into traveling. Possibilities of exploring the world are endless. The world has so much to offer – from its nature, to histories of lands, cultures of various groups across the globe, different flavors to savor or simply to escape one’s monotonous life. The reasons for another trip around the world are many , if not just love for traveling. The world beckons us to step out of our cozy homes and daily routines and take a trip to any place ,known or unknown.

Unpack the beauty and wonders of the world through the insightful stories below.  Travel and explore the globe in your own way, make another unforgettable trip to a new place.


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Why is it Important for a University Student to Travel from Time to Time? 

Traveling alone or with a group of friends is an invigorating experience for a student that will stick with them the entire lifetime. Being able to enjoy life without any worries is one thing. Gaining experiences, collecting memories, and exposing oneself to new cultures is quite another. The lessons you … Read more   Read more

The World Study or Teach Abroad
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Best Movie Locations a Student Can Actually Visit

While green screens and other advancements create the most spectacular settings in movie making, nothing beats the incredible locations of these movies. Whether it involves scenic landscapes, exotic settings, or historical sites, moviegoers crave the real thing.  Many movie locations include popular tourist destinations, like the Caribbean islands, desert towns, … Read more   Read more

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Around the world | The trekker and yak right before the attack. Photo: Shreeram Thapaliya

Around the World in 16 Photos

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Photos and good storytelling inspire and engage our senses so we have curated this compelling photo essay from 16 fellow travelers who have memorable travel stories to share.   Read more

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How Traveling Inspires You to Study

You cannot learn the same kinds of lessons about life by sitting in a classroom as you would by journeying the world. The saying that learning goes beyond the classroom block is no joke. When you leave the college block, you encounter new cultures and people of different knowledge. While … Read more   Read more

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Green Book Global: The Black Traveler’s TripAdvisor

Traveling is a fun and exciting experience. However, it can also be stressful and uncomfortable; especially for Black travelers because concerns over safety and racism have are considerations in the travel planning process.   Read more

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5 Best Casino Destinations in the World: What to Choose?

Gambling is an enjoyable and profitable pastime. Every continent has at least one city that has become well-known for its casinos and gambling scene. Travelers may enjoy games like poker, blackjack, slots, and roulette in world-famous hotels and land-based casinos in addition to the beautiful scenery and tourist attractions that … Read more   Read more

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Woman on cruise ship

Why Travel is the Best Form of Education

Travel is a life-transforming experience as it teaches you about new cultures, new people and new cuisines. On traveling to any place, the location doesn’t matter; the only thing that counts is leaving your comfort zone and going to experience a new world.  When you are in a new place, … Read more   Read more

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Wheelchair Travel | Cory Lee

Traveling the world in a powered wheelchair

At the age of two, Cory was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, a form of muscular dystrophy. Because this disease is progressive it has served as a catalyst for Cory to see as much of the world as he can.   Read more

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Brooklyn’s Hasidic neighborhood and Ecuador’s Huaorani people

Join World Footprints as we learn about the cultural heritages of Brooklyn’s Hasidic Community and Ecuador’s Huaorani people.   Read more

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Adventure Travel | Author pictured in Havana, Cuba.

Adventure begins at the end of your comfort zone

By Kellie Paxian

I never expected to become the adventurous traveler I am today. My comfort zone has done a complete 180 over recent years, and I have the unbeaten path to thank for it.   Read more

The World Adventure Insights
Alicia-Rae Olafsson takes in the view at Möllerfjorden, in the Norwegian Arctic on the archipelago of Svalbard.

The Magnetism of the Polar Regions: Voyaging through the Arctic and Antarctic

By Alicia-Rae Light

Maybe it’s the cold bite of the wind on your cheeks as you trek across the Arctic tundra in the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, discovering pristine landscapes of craggy mountains and glaciers surrounded by the glistening Arctic Ocean, making you feel alive. Possibly it’s the sound (and unmistakable smell) … Read more   Read more

The World Off the Beaten Path Sustainability
Parker family at Grand Teton. Photo: Catherine Parker

The Joys of Traveling with Kids

By Catherine Parker

You never know how the journey is going to change you and your family. For my family of three ordinary kids and one mom on a mission, my desire to travel with my kids had a profound and positive effect on all of us.   Read more

The World Family Travel
Eco Tourism - Eco-lodge photo by Chelsea Wiersma

Traveling with small footprints: A guide to eco-tourism

By Chelsea Wiersma

Eco-tourism has been rapidly growing in popularity over recent years. There are now eco-friendly stores, eco-lodges, vegan restaurants, and sustainably made products in almost every major travel destination. It is the responsibility of travelers to be mindful of their impact on the environment and make informed decisions while exploring our … Read more   Read more

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Top Tips for Traveling with Small Children on a Budget

Traveling with small children can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, there are many ways to travel with your little ones without breaking the bank. In this article, we will discuss some of our top tips for traveling with small children on a … Read more   Read more

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Taj Mahal in India

4 Interesting Replicas of Famous Landmarks

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. We’ve all heard this saying before. Just like seeing replicas of designer handbags and clothes, there are replicas of the world’s most famous architectural landmarks. While replicas can be seen as a sign of flattery, they may not be in great competition with … Read more   Read more

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