Kaitlyn Lowrance

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30 Easy, Safe and Fun Destinations for Your First Solo Adventure

Lima, Peru was my first destination as a solo traveler a few years ago when I was a senior in college. I actually stopped there on my way to Brazil …

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10 Cool Accessories For Travelers

Do you love traveling every now and then? Yes. Do you love going on adventures? Yes. Do you love carrying a heavy baggage? No. That’s exactly why …

If You Post About Your Workout Routine on Facebook, You Might Be a Narcissist

At least, that's what a new study suggests.<p>If you've always suspected that your Facebook friends who post constant updates about their marathon training and yoga progress are total narcissists, you might be right. According to a study conducted by researchers at Brunel University London, …

14 Amazing Sights You Have To See In Europe’s Most Dramatic Country – The Faroe Islands

If pictures are worth a thousand words, then surely videos are worth millions of words? Whatever the case might be, we’ve finally put together our …

23 Reasons to Drop Everything and Travel Now

As if we needed more motivation to hit the road, we pulled wise words from travelers past and present on the importance of constantly experiencing …

5 Signs You're Homesick For A Place That Isn't Your Home

I'm sure many expats, students and nomadic souls will agree with me when I say that you can view many places as your home at the same time. When you move to a new place, whether you live there for months or years, you will inevitably develop an attachment to it and the people you meet there. The …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Asia

Asia is the largest continent both in terms of sheer size (17,139,445 square miles) and population (more than four billion), which means there's literally no shortage of things to see: think rice paddies in Bali, monasteries in Bhutan, bridges in Malaysia, and water palaces in India—and we're only …

Egypt 'suppressing truth' over hidden chambers in Tutankhamun’s tomb

Scientists accuse government of failing to release data disproving claims that burial site contains Nefertiti’s remains<p>The world of archaeology was electrified last year by the news that Tutankhamun’s tomb could contain hidden chambers possibly containing the remains and riches of Queen Nefertiti. …

Did you know? There are 6 ways travel can improve your personality

Travel is something we often feel compelled to do or at the very least fantasize about doing it. We link it to adventure, escape, relaxation, and soul-searching. Whatever notions we might have about the transformative power of long-term travelling, it turns out we’re not actually too far from the …

Psychology

Mystery surrounds heartbreaking photo of veteran marching alone at Victory Parade

A tearful war veteran marches alone at a Victory Parade in this touching photo which has been shared all over the world.<p>Hundreds of well-wishers can be seen lining the street to pay their respects to the unidentified man, seen clutching some flowers and a balloon.<p>The touching moment has been widely …

Newsweek en español

EXPOSICIÓN Deliciosa Monstera, en MAIA Contemporary La Monstera deliciosa es una planta que, apenas germina,...<p>Se volvió escritor porque decidió …

Hallan más vestigios de la Mérida “prehispánica”

La ciudad de T'hó, identificada como la Mérida prehispánica, fue fundada en el año 1000 a. C., es decir, casi 300 años antes de lo que se creía. Así lo demuestran los vestigios arqueológicos obtenidos durante los trabajos de salvamento arqueológico emprendidos en los años recientes.<p>Especialistas …

12 Things You Should Know Before Traveling Across the Country on Amtrak

I have always fantasized about traveling across the country by train, so I finally planned an Amtrak trip from San Francisco to New York City with a friend. There have been many conversations around the web about what it's really like to take Amtrak for long trips, so I want to give you the most …

How to Be Happy: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

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500-year-old shipwreck tied to Vasco da Gama discovered off the coast of Oman

The 500-year-old wreckage of a Portuguese ship piloted by an uncle of famed explorer Vasco da Gama has been found off the coast of Oman, …

The photographer teaching women to feel beautiful naked

Photographer Mathilde Grafström struggled with body image issues and confidence for much of her life. “I had a major identity crisis a few years back and I’m still working on trying to accept my own body as it is. I suffer from these beauty ideals that are put out by the media, and it affects my …

4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Under Threat From Too Much Tourism

A number of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following:<p><b>Machu Picchu, Peru</b><p>This magnificent “lost city of the Incas” …

Want to get high abroad? There’s a travel guide for you

For the out-of-towner seeking tips on dining, accommodation, nightlife, and local attractions, there is no shortage of online resources.<p>Less …

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Want to learn a new language? These are the hardest ones for English speakers.

SO YOU WANT TO LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE? Great! Aside from being an incredibly useful skill that will open up much of the world to you, being bilingual …

10 idioms only Italians understand

1. In bocca al lupo / In culo alla balena | In the wolf’s mouth / In the whale’s ass<p>These two expressions for good luck are well-known throughout …

These 17 apps will help you live the dream of traveling around the world while working from wherever you want

That dream might seem too good to be true years ago, but with the growing popularity of working remotely and advances in budget travel options, it has never been easier.<p>Australian app developer David McKinney, for example, converted his van into a mobile office complete with electricity and …

15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

Tiger Attacks, Child Marriage and Rising Sea Levels: A Glimpse Inside the Lives of Bangladesh’s Most Marginalized

<i>A flood-affected man stands on high land waits for a boat</i><p>Probal Rashid, a photographer who has documented pollution and Tuberculosis in Bangladesh, …

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7 tips for women travelling in India

I HAVE TRAVELLED ACROSS INDIA for about 17 months in total, over the past seven years — most of it solo. In all that time, I have rarely felt unsafe. …

21 American habits I lost in India

Featured Photo: Rachel Rueckert<p>1. Expecting things immediately.<p>I come from a microwave culture with expressions like “time is money.” In India, I …

Photos that make us shiver or sweat

For August’s photography competition, you submitted images that illustrate the extreme contrasts of hot and cold.<p>Congratulations to Ashit Desai, the winner of August's photo competition! We recently caught up with Desai, 55 and an avid photographer, to get the story behind his colourful shot.<p>Next …

June 2015

Argentine archaeologists find secret Nazi lair in jungle

Stone structures in the remote region of Misiones are thought to be the ruins of a hideout build by Nazis, in case their leaders needed to flee Germany<p>A team of <b>Argentine</b> archaeologists investigating a series of ruins in the jungle, close to the border with Paraguay, believe they have discovered a</b> …

How Ebola changed the world

<b>One year ago the World Health Organization officially declared there was an outbreak of Ebola across Guinea.</b><p>The disease had already claimed dozens of lives and was on its way to neighbouring countries. This tiny virus, invisible to the naked eye, went on to kill more than 10,000 people across …