Caity Lewis

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22 Travel Pros Share the Best Place They’ve Ever Been

In honor of the new year, when the whole curious, beautiful world seems to loom expectant with possibility, we asked 22 travel experts: “Where’s the best place you’ve ever been?”<p>Those we spoke to — among them, the founder of <i>Tiny Atlas Quarterly</i> magazine, the director of the world’s largest …

13 podcasts that will help make you a better human

The humble podcast has finally come into its own. Apple first added the format to its iTunes suite back in 2005 – but it probably wasn't until 2014, when Serial’s explosive first season captivated an audience of 40 million listeners, that the medium's potential became clear. Since then, the podcast …

No, Rachel Held Evans, Voting For Hillary Clinton Is Not Pro-Life

If you were to sit down and read a 3,300-word argument from a professing Christian, urging you to think through your vote from a Christian …

From shopping to naked selfies: how 'empowerment' lost its meaning

The catch-all term has come to denote a watered-down feminism, popular with celebrities and advertisers alike. How did this authentic appeal from the marginalised become so abused?<p>Here are a few things I have recently been told should make me feel “empowered”: tweeting a naked selfie; being Miley …

Feminism

Every Country in Europe, Ranked by Two Somewhat-Ignorant American

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Matt Lynch</i><p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Europe! America's distant relative that it likes to awkwardly visit on occasion! With its myriad misshapen countries, centuries-old feuds, and generally above-average health care, we figured it would be the perfect candidate for a …

11+ Clever Buildings Whose Architects Refused To Cut Down Local Trees

We can either work with nature, or work against it. On this spectrum, these architects have decided to find a middle ground: instead of chopping down …

Architecture

The Bible Does Not Condemn Homosexuality. Why Does Franklin Graham Not Get This?

<i>The word "homosexuality" didn't even show up in English translations of the Bible until 1946, so why do we say the Bible condemns it?</i><p>Billy Graham's son is terrified that President Obama and a whole host of us have chucked out our Bibles in order to support marriage equality. This week he was at it …

6 Ways to Humiliate Yourself in Europe

The consequences of looking like a tourist in a foreign place can range from serious (becoming a target for theft and scams) to humorous (awkwardness, frustration, public embarrassment). Here are a few of the most blatant ways that your lack of familiarity with local culture in Europe can bring you …

Stupid things you need to stop doing at the airport

Want to sail smoothly through the airport? Stop doing stupid things. What's that? Oh, <i>you're</i> a pro when traveling, and it's the other fliers who're …

Flying

Secrets of a Travel Writer

Travel<p>Everyone is a travel writer, but not everyone knows it. Tweets, snapshots, and scribbled notes are threads in a yarn that only you can tell. So what’s the difference between your trip and a travel writer’s? A deadline. You can come home from Bhutan with a smile; a writer had better return …

Get Lost in These 5 Cartography Magazines

Jenn de la Vega / February 27, 2015<p>In the age of smart devices, it’s getting easier to find your way around with GPS and map apps. Map-reading …

Is this the world's longest honeymoon? Newlyweds spend TWO YEARS visiting six continents, 33 countries and 302 different places (and yes, they're still together)

• <b>Adventurous New Yorkers, Mike and Anne Howard, logged a total of 125,675 miles on their epic global honeymoon</b>• <b><br>Couple visited a total of 302 places</b> …