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Star Wars: May the force be with you at these filming locations

7 min readPublished Apr 28, 2022

Feel the force of Star Wars: a guide to visiting the earthbound destinations once featured in a galaxy far, far away.

Tatooine planet landscape abandoned sets for shooting Star Wars movie in Sahara desert. Sahara, Tunisia, May 2016
Wildlife and nature

Where to go in June for wildlife and nature

5 min readPublished Apr 8, 2022

Walk on the wild side with these animal encounters that invite you to get up close and personal with some of the planet’s most incredible wildlife.

Kwitonda gorilla sitting in amongst jungle foliage.
Explore

10 top spots for solo travelers in winter (or any other time of year)

10 min readPublished Dec 10, 2021

Whether it’s the atmosphere or the culture, some places are naturally suited for people traveling alone. These 10 spots are perfect for solo travelers.

A woman tourist contemplating the amazing landscape of Machu Picchu with arms open. Archaeological site, UNESCO World Heritage
Tours

"I had to start a travel company to travel." Meet the woman making tourism more inclusive and accessible

7 min readPublished Dec 3, 2021

Led by India-based Planet Abled, people with various disabilities and those without disabilities travel side by side.

Neha Arora (center) and two Planet Abled travelers on an early trip to Agra.
Sustainable travel

The most epic overnight train journeys in the world

5 min readPublished Sep 20, 2021

If you have a long way to go, don’t just jump on a plane. Night trains are a more fun, eco-friendly way to travel.

Young woman lies on the bed and looks through the window of the sleeper train crossing picturesque Tibet. Female tourist observing the landscape while traveling along the Trans-Himalayan railway.