It’s time to wrap up the week now with our favorite links from around the web.

Traverse Magazine features a practical, nuts-and-bolts guide that explains How To Make A Travel Documentary.

“Where The Roads Diverged”, the latest Dispatch over at Worldhum, is easily one of the best travel stories I’ve ever read.

New York Times columnist David Brooks has a thoughtful and revealing essay that explains why so many college graduates in the Western world take time to travel and try out different careers.

Here’s a cool visual feature that shows which empires have conquered the Middle East over the past 5,000 years.

Finally, the Economist magazine has a thought-provoking piece about Che Guevara – and why his myth is bad for the left.

Until next week!