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The Man Who Wants the World to Hear Whale Songs

For more than three decades, Paul Knapp Jr. has taken travelers out into the Caribbean Sea to hear humpback whales. Now seismic blasts threaten to silence their songs.

Dyllan Furness
Aug 20, 2020

The Pull of the Open Road

As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19, travel for many is still a faraway dream. But Ian Frazier reminds us that there’s no more promising feeling than hitting the road, windows down, hair blowing, full speed ahead.

Ian Frazier
Jul 13, 2020

How Sailing Prepared Me for Sheltering in Place

While a sailing trip is undoubtedly less stressful than the current times, crossing the Atlantic with three other people taught me some important lessons for lockdown

Lauren Sloss
Mar 29, 2020

How I Manage My Anxiety While Traveling

Anxiety, hypochondria, OCD, and travel might sound like a recipe for disaster. But I've seen the world despite my mental health. Here's how I manage my mind on the road.

Gilad Gamliel
Feb 10, 2020
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