Michelle D.

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DIY Voluntourism: A Manifesto

More than a hundred years ago, when Hiram Bingham brought the Inca site of Machu Picchu to public attention, he and other explorers of his time traded on travel as a vehicle for high adventure.<p>Motivations have shifted in the modern era, with many of today’s travelers driven by a deep desire to …

The 15 Most Amazing Places We've Ever Been

From the best conch fritter to a tiny shop that will make your dream shoe, here are 14 places around the world worth saving up for a trip to visit.<p>From the best conch fritter to an infinity pool in the middle of the Serengeti to a tiny shop in Hong Kong that will make your dream shoe, here are 15 …

National Parks

How To Make Healthy Spring Veggie Tacos

Because you are probably sick of braises and stews.<p>Winter is cozy and wonderful, sure, but the hope for Spring is the only thing getting us through these predominantly grey and mud-hued toes of March. The little green shoots of spring onions, perennial herbs, greens, and radishes begin to pop up …

24 Recipes for Artichokes, Both Fresh and Jarred

From dips to tarts, salads to pastas, here are 24 ways to use artichokes (both fresh and jarred) in all their glory.<p>We're big fans of fresh artichokes, but are happy to admit that the jarred version can sometimes be just as great. From dips to tarts, salads to pastas, here are 11 ways to use …

Why Pixel Art is Totally Awesome

Digital art explored.<p>Nostalgia is underrated.<p>It's easy to write off a Nintendo game or Disney movie that tries a little too hard to make us recall …

17 Must-See Spring Art Shows - PAPER

<i>She's Light</i> (Kate Moss) by Chris Levine, part of the RE: DEFINE auction<p>Beginning March 21st, you can go online here and bid on works by over fifty artists to support MTV's <b>Staying Alive Foundation</b> and raise money to fight HIV and AIDS. The third annual <b>RE:DEFINE</b> benefit gala (and the final chance to …

From Tinder to Lulu: A Guide to the Modern World of Dating Apps

Dating is, perhaps, the only activity you get a reputation for being good at by being bad at it. (Paradoxically, someone who was great at dating …