Balboa: The Gringo’s guide to Panama

BY: RYAN SQUIRES  Latin America – a region immersed in a myriad of rich history and diverse cultures, also well regarded by “gringos” as a popular travel destination. Among the most visited nations is Panama, the land bridge between the Americas…

This treasure hunter found more than $400 million worth of artifacts and donated them all

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP If you found a piece of treasure worth a few thousand dollars would you sell it or would you preserve it and donate it to a museum as a piece of history? One part of me is…

Meet the man who is walking 9,500 miles along the coastlines of 25 magnificent islands

It’s a journey of over 20 million footsteps round the coastlines of over 25 islands. Alex Ellis-Roswell started walking around the coastlines of England, Wales, Scotland, Isle of Man, Ireland and many of the surrounding islands on August 3, 2014.…

A backpacker’s guide to the diverse world of the South American Guianas

BY: ADAM THRUSH The Guianas (or ‘the Wild Coast,’ as it was once known) is a section of South America usually omitted from both long-term backpacking trips as well as short-term vacations. Located on the northern coast of the continent,…

Millennials have all the right conditions to keep exploring the universe

BY: PAOLO JOVENTINO I will always remember my first battle with existential crisis. In grade seven, I developed what I believed to be anxiety, and once I began to ask the real questions, I discovered it was. What I first…

What if we explored our hometowns with the same eyes we travel with? (Video)

Filmmaker, Sebastian Linda, asks a profound question: “What if we lived in the same way we travel?” When you’re on the road, life seems to function with a heightened sense of excitement, lucidness and serendipity—no matter what you do, or…

The budget for space exploration eclipses ocean exploration 150 To 1

BY: PILGRIM When it comes to the knowledge we have of our planet, we’ve barely even scratched the surface. The ocean makes up about 70% of the Earth’s surface and 99% of its living space. In fact, 94% of life…