How Instagram is Changing the Way People Travel

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…going to an Instagrammable location creates its own special type of adventure, its own special pilgrimage, if you will.

22 Films That Inspire Us to Travel

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Anyone with a little bit of nomad in their blood will feel the DNA in their hair stand up at that exact moment… that line, and this film make me feel understood.

An India Survival Guide for Female Travelers

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India can show you its best and worst sides in the same breath. From stunning scenery to smelly streets, it’s not difficult to form a love/hate relationship with this amazing country. And things can be even more challenging and rewarding for solo female travelers. If you’re planning to visit, Jo Fitzsimons provides a Girl’s Guide to India.

15 of the Weirdest Roadside Attractions in America

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Giant condiments, buildings in the shape of animals, and cars arranged to mimic ancient ruins. Val Bromann shows you some of the weirdest roadside attractions America has to offer.

Colors and Colorism in Colombia

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In Colombia, color is all around. But the local preoccupation with color isn’t just about walls, fresh fruit, flowers, and textiles. Gloria Atanmo from The Blog Abroad shares her experiences with Colorism in Cartagena and reflects on how race has a direct effect on how she’s received in destinations around the world.

Cartagena: 500 Years of History on the Colombian Coast

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Freelance writer and traveler Matt Milloway travels to the northern coast of Colombia, and spends a day immersed in the history (and humidity) of Cartagena’s streets.

Unique (And Sometimes Dangerous) Religious Rituals Around the World

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Just when you think you’ve seen all there is to see of global religion and culture, Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you how far the faithful are willing to go (think extreme body-piercing, and wearing gloves with venomous ants inside).

Five Unique Ukrainian Holiday Traditions You’ll Love

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From kicking your boots off to find out about your love life to celebrating New Year’s twice, Oksana Arkhypchuk explores unusual holiday traditions that can still be witnessed in rural villages around Ukraine.

How To Photograph Your African Safari

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Heading on a safari? You’re going to want great pictures, and Dani Blanchette is here to offer this super thorough guide to getting the best photographs on your safari, no matter what your experience level is.

7 of the Most Bizarre Asian Cultural Habits

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Every culture and region has habits that outsiders find odd. Nellie Huang tells us about some Asian quirks that stand out above the rest.