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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.


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

The World Accessible
Brooklyn | Hasidic Community

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

The World History Indigenous Humanity
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

The World Eco-tourism Sustainability
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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

The World Budget Travel Family Travel
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

The World Architecture
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Best LGBTQ+ Family-Friendly Destinations to Visit This Summer

By Bea Krasner

As travel opens up again, summer vacation mode is in full force, so we’re looking towards places that are inclusive and welcoming of each and every traveller. We have created a list of top LGBTQ+ destinations to visit this summer that are fun for the whole family.   Read more

The World Family Travel LGBTQ
Victor Pineda | Wheelchair traveler at the beach.

6 Top and Emerging Accessible Destinations

By Ali Jennings

As the world is becoming more aware of those that live with disabilities, it isn’t surprising that countries around the globe are working hard to make their cities more accessible for travelers and residents.   Read more

The World Accessible
Peru overlooking Machu Picchu in appreciation of our planet

Best Backpacking Trails with Amazing Sceneries

From narrow canyons to rocky mountains, the Earth is a wonderful place to live on. Travelers enjoy being connected with nature while witnessing unique flora and fauna along the way. Mesmerizing waterfalls and movie-like ice fields add value to any trip inside our beautiful planet. Below, we have a list … Read more   Read more

The World Backpacking & Camping Nature & Outdoors
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Best Travel Meals for Your Next Hotel Stay

By Cara Siera

Eating in new and exciting places — and experiencing unfamiliar flavors — has always been a highlight of my travels. But on long trips, dining out every meal can become taxing and expensive, and when you’re staying in a hotel, there isn’t always a way to prepare your own food … Read more   Read more

The World Health & Wellness Food & Drink
Small Cruise Ship in the background of couple on the beach

World’s Cruise Destinations that are Best Experienced on a Small Ship

Do you want a break from a hectic monotonous routine to experience something relaxing and adventurous at the same time? An interactive trip to the world’s most alluring destinations on a small cruise ship is your way to do just that.  The best thing about small cruises is that they … Read more   Read more

The World Cruising
Dancing couple in Tel Aviv

Summer Travel’s Hottest Party Destinations

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Party animals, pay attention. Summer is here in full force. So, if you’re still looking for places to party like summer will never end, keep these top 12 party spots north of the equator in mind.   Read more

The World Lifestyle
Traveling Today | Missing travel with luggage and world globe

Traveling Today: What You Should Know

In this episode, Ian and Tonya Fitzpatrick speak to award-winning travel journalist Tim Leffel about the things we should know about traveling today, especially, if we plan to travel for extended periods of time. As Tim says, “we can’t just wing it anymore.”   Read more

The World Insights