Archives of Travel

Reflections: Trans-Atlantic Homes of an Expat Child

By Chloe Wightman Dover, Delaware, USA 5 years old Lazy Sundays on a gritty East Coast beach, or racing through a tube slide into a turquoise pool. Running through wildflowers, hands dripping with amber sap, or rummaging through dusty antiques. That familiar twinge of anxiety when somersaulting off the beam, or writing letters to my […]

Meet Along the Way: Sharon Tuschhoff

Words By Jasmine Jones  Bird photo by Sharon Tuschhoff This story was first published in the Winter 2022 issue of mind + body. Sharon Tuschhoff goes out to notice the natural world, bringing nothing but herself and a camera to capture all she sees. She snaps photos of owls and hummingbirds, big cats and bears, […]

Wherever I Go

By Molly Phegley A Remedy for Homesickness  The things that stay  stick to me like glue  and settle under the skin  only to be disclosed in moments of revelation.  The things that stay  wrap me in a warm embrace  of familiar feelings and moments I’ve observed before a curly-headed child singing along with the birds […]

Madelyn Hussman: From the Pacific Crest Trail to the Cape Girardeau Studio

For six months, jewelry maker and leatherworker Madelyn Hussman and her husband Joe lived in a tent in what many consider some of the most beautiful places in the U.S., hiking 2,653 miles from the Mexico-U.S. border to the Canada-U.S. border through California, Oregon and Washington. After completing this thru-hike along the Pacific Crest Trail […]

Traveling Through Words: Reading a book from every country in the world

By Jasmine Jones I’m constantly writing up lists of goals and dreams. New semester begins — goal list. Summer break arrives — goal list. Weekend approaches — goal list. There are lists of goals in every folder, binder, notebook and planner I own.  After I graduated high school, of course, I made a goal list. […]

Adventure Through Intuition: Your guide to going wild

By Aaron Arnzen What does adventure mean to you?  If we turn to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it tells us adventure is “an exciting or remarkable experience,” “an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risk.” Hopping on Instagram, our view of adventure quickly shifts towards one seen through the lens of the outdoor industry, be it […]

tour the constellations: let’s trek through outer space

By Nicolette Baker   You watch the stars with some abstract fascination, but have you ever explored them? In Denver, there’s a certain place where the ground feels so intimately close with the sky, it’s as if you’ll be swallowed by the huge expanse of blue. That’s where I imagine you’ll be, head tilted so […]

Paddling Into Adventure

By Missy Nieveen Phegley When I was nearing my 40th birthday, lots of people asked how I wanted to celebrate this milestone. I really wanted to take a vacation by myself, but when I shared this with family and friends, their responses were, “You don’t want to do that,” “That doesn’t seem safe,” “That wouldn’t […]
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