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  1. “Nothing opens the mind and heart to a spiritual experience like solitude. It may not always be easy, and there will undoubtedly be some lonesome, wistful moments, but it is these very moments that allow a spiritual journey to unfold.”

    Books
  2. Hello Hygge

    Kayleigh might be based in Brighton, UK, but her love for all things Nordic and comforting led her to launch Hello Hygge, inspired by the Danish concept of coziness and focused on food, design, and travel.

    Cooking
  3. TRAVELAUREL

    Pittsburgh native Laurel Munshower left Steel City when she hopped on a plane to Dubai — and hasn’t looked back. Her travel writing is offbeat and thoughtful, and will help you flesh out your own travel bucket list.

    Exploration
  4. Falling Half in Love with Strangers: What’s the Word for That?

    Blogger Quinn reflects on a past encounter with a stranger in Vienna, Austria.

    Nostalgia
    Image via When I Do Get the Manual?
  5. Journey to the White Continent

    Paul Zizka travels to one of the most remote places on earth: Antarctica. His stunning photos of the White Continent are both grand and intimate. (Plus: penguins!)

    Animals
  6. Exploring #Vanlife and Writing About Social Media Celebrities

    A Q&A with Rachel Monroe, who wrote about nomads in a vintage Volkswagen: “The idea of incorporating longer stints of rootlessness, even if there is a home base to come back to, is something that appeals to both professional vanlifers and people who are watching the trend from afar.”

    Culture
  7. Falling Half in Love with Strangers

    “The whole evening I had been suspended in a bubble with Max, and now I felt like I was holding a pin, ready to burst it and step out into the real world again.” Quinn describes a beautiful, meaningful encounter with a stranger in Vienna some years ago.

    Language
  8. Two Fat Americans

    Julie and Dean turn the stereotype of “fat American tourists” on its head with their off-the-beaten path travels. Their blog shows that adventure isn’t just for the size four.

    Photography
  9. snowmads.blog

    Jason and Kristin Snow left their traditional jobs to explore North America in an RV. Living in a vintage airstream, three RVs, and now a place in Springfield, Missouri, to call home in between trips, these “snowmads” love to embark on — and share — their adventures.

    Exploration
  10. 10,000 Kilometers: Quintin Lake on Walking and Photographing Britain’s Coastline

    Photographer Quintin Lake is walking and blogging his way around the coast of Britain.

    Architecture
    Venus above camp at Penbwchdy, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Glow from Ireland across the sea. Photograph by Quintin Lake.
  11. Moving is hard. Sometimes, it’s brutal.

    “Loss is a fundamental part of traveling; people rarely tell you that.” A traveler looks back on the time he said goodbye to North Carolina — and to Ashley.

    Memoir
  12. Salt of Portugal

    From food recommendations in Lisbon to insider tips on travel in the countryside, this blog, created by a group of Portuguese friends, is a one-stop resource for all that’s beautiful, delicious, and interesting in Portugal.

    Architecture
  13. The beauty of small things: a voyage into a garden’s microcosm

    “The more we travel, the bigger the world gets.” Avid traveler Verne, using macrophotography in a Portuguese garden, discovers that you need not travel far to discover a whole new world.

    Photography
  14. 8Duffels & 2Mutts

    This family of six (two parents, two toddlers, and two mutts) left Iowa for Ecuador, selling everything they owned and leaving behind everyone they knew. “This is our story, the tale of our evolution. The journey of our quest to live with less stuff and more ‘us.’”

    Exploration
  15. Interactive Map: United Colors of Tourism

    Not sure where to travel? Let Justraveling’s interactive “United Colors of Tourism” map entice you. It displays the marketing slogans of national tourist boards from around the world.

    Jetpack
    Image by Justraveling