A Rainbow of Rivers Around the World

I grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, so for most of my life, I didn’t have a very positive view of rivers. I understood the historical and commercial importance of the aptly-named “Muddy” Mississippi, for example, but it was still extremely ugly to me, as were most of its tributaries. To be sure, it wasn’t […]

How You Can Broaden Your Horizons with Travel

Instead of just sitting on some tropical beach and sipping pina coladas during your vacations, it is very possible to get a ton of personal growth from your travels. But in order to do this, you will have to get off those all-inclusive beach resorts and five-star hotels. Although there might be some exceptions, most […]

13 Amazing Reasons Why Couples Who Travel Together Stay Together

According to a survey of 1,000 couples about understand how important traveling affected their relationship positively, almost two thirds (63%) of the respondents claimed that traveling has helped them stay together. The truth is not so far-fetched, when you travel together, there are sudden and exciting elements that fire your relationship. 1. A common goal […]

The Next Time You Travel…Travel With Fear

I was reading a Chinese travel book recently, by the Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese edition of Business Weekly and a FT Contributor, Xu Zhiyuan. In his preface, he quoted Albert Camus’ The Notebooks, on what travel meant: “What gives value to travel is fear. It is the fact that, at a certain moment, when we […]

15 Reasons Why Frequent Travelers Are More Likely To Be Successful

Success can be defined differently for everyone but the fact is some people achieve it and some people don’t. What is it that successful people do or have to find success that others don’t? There has been a lot written about the skills and habits needed to live a successful life and I think most […]

The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

ROBIN ESROCK, whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled to 100 countries on seven continents, but he still dreams of visiting Bali. “It seems ridiculous that I’ve explored Albania and Ethiopia but have missed countries that blip so loudly on the global adventure radar,” said the Vancouver, Canada-based […]