Travel Illusion

How do preconceptions of travel and culture shape your experience of a place?

Travel Illusion Articles
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5 myths about women who travel solo

by Silvia Romão
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7 lies you tell yourself before going into the Peace Corps

by Justin Guerra
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Traveling made me realize that I am privileged. Here’s how.

by Gloria Atanmo

Check ‘White Savior Barbie’ Instagram skewering your volunteer selfies

by Amanda Machado
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7 experiences you need to have in Bali before you die

by Brynn Utela

How to ruin a trip to Machu Picchu in 5 easy steps

by Michelle Tanaka
3

5 things I wish I knew about travel in my 20s

by Matt Hershberger

Airplane seats are getting less comfortable. But here’s how that’s good for the environment.

by Matt Hershberger
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8 myths about Canada that foreigners get wrong

by Kimberley Chan
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Hilarious photos show the difference between travel expectations and travel reality

by Matt Hershberger
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3 ways you have straight privilege while traveling

by Sian Ferguson

4 lies guidebooks will tell you about Wyoming

by Michelle Tanaka
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How I lost all of my self-respect at an all-inclusive (and still had a pretty good time)

by Matt Hershberger

I watched a man get shot in Downtown Los Angeles. Here’s why it doesn’t keep me away any longer.

by Colin Heinrich

7 things I wish I knew before quitting my job to become a travel writer

by Matt Hershberger
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5 travel moments that restored my faith in humanity

by Shannon Dell
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I ate the beating heart of a live snake in Vietnam. Here’s why I’ll never do it again.

by Colin Heinrich

How culture shock can literally drive you insane

by Dayana Aleksandrova
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