The Mountain That Eats Men

The Mountain That Eats Men

Nestled in the mountain Cerro Rico in the Bolivian Andes is the small town of Potosí. Once the location of the largest silver mine in the world, Potosí is now only a shadow of the great city that once flourished above tree line. Located at 13,420 feet (nearly twice...
Toddling Travelers

Toddling Travelers

Sophia is only seven years old, yet, in her short life, she has already visited 27 countries. Sophia and her sisters Lexi (4 years old) and Savannah (1 year old) have traveled all across the world, even in the short span of time since Savannah was born: from Slovenia...
Abandoned Beauty

Abandoned Beauty

What is the appeal of abandoned buildings? That depends on the explorer. Many explorers take their cameras to capture the texture of the decaying walls and the eerie lighting of the sun shining through holes in the roof. If they’re lucky and looters haven’t taken...
Decline

Decline

(photo by Richard Schneider)   How Japan’s Decreasing Population Will Change Travel When I was weaving my way through crowds of people on the streets of Shibuya in the heart of Tokyo, Japan, I never thought that Japan might be running short on people. Shibuya is...
From Tourist to Traveler

From Tourist to Traveler

On the whole, more travelers are choosing to experience the world, rather than just seeing the sights. As this trend of immersive travel sweeps the tourism industry, companies are slowly developing historical and cultural experiences to keep up with the trend. As...