Cambodia

Wrestling with Tourism in Angkor Wat

As COVID forces a global shutdown on tourism, locals who rely on the industry face a precarious future

2.6 million. That’s the number of annual foreign visitors to Angkor Wat—the world’s largest temple and...

California

Desert Pilgrims

The wild characters drawn to Joshua Tree and Death Valley

On a late spring evening, I am walking through Joshua Tree National Park with Ken Layne,...

India

No Country for Solo Women?

Gender equality in the world of travel has a long way to go

“Is it okay to wear shorts in Calicut?” I recently typed into Google. I was already...

United States

Alone at Sea

All one adventurer asked for was a tall ship and a star to steer her by

As told to Alex Hannaford I have been a serial entrepreneur my whole life, and the...

Egypt

A Tourist in @DowntownCairo

Virtual travel in the age of Instagram

My thumb hovered mid-scroll, as the ethereal shape of a dancer floated upwards on the screen....