Travel & Financial Anxiety is Real, But Don’t Let It Ruin Your Trip
Thinking about traveling as an investment in oneself helped this traveler.
How to Find College Internships & Jobs Abroad
Get those college credits and passport stamps!
Against the ‘Gram: On the Purpose of Travel
homes of millions of people simply as a backdrop for my social media whims.
Defying & Growing with La Familia: A Dominican American Studies Abroad
What does it mean to be a "A good Dominican daughter" when you want to move away?
Consider Your Privilege: A Guide to Conscious Travel in Developing Countries
Do your part as a responsible traveler.
Afro-Brazilian Cultural Tour in Rio de Janeiro
Rio’s Black culture is an open secret that’s just outside the usual tourist spots.
Sad News from Home: Coping with Death While Living Abroad
Life hits hard and it can get complicated when you're in another country.
See a Slice of Life Wherever You Are in Just a Few Hours
Whether it’s a long layover or a break between meetings, you can make the most of your time.
Travel Truths: The Realities of Living Abroad
You can't be disappointed if you don't have unrealistic expectations.
Steady as She Goes: Staying Healthy with Mental Illness while Traveling
Diagnoses don’t have to define or limit us.
Solo in Scotland: Challenges of Study Abroad
How living abroad made me the bravest version of myself I had ever been.
Remembering Who I Am: Keeping It Real While Working Abroad
How I dealt with being undermined at work—very far away from home.
Hands Off: Things I Wish I’d Said to the Flight Attendant Who Touched My Hair
I sighed deeply and stepped off of the plane.
Film Sightseeing: Cinema Without Subtitles
When you need a break from sightseeing, a trip to the movies might reveal more about a new culture.
Going Courtside: Traveling the World for Tennis
How my tennis fandom pushed me to travel more.
Travel, Place, and the Path to Self-Discovery
I had my reasons to travel to India, and it lead me to understand myself better.
Amazing Destinations, but Mediocre Men: Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay’s Journey to Romance
The views were gorgeous—just like Ms. Lindsay—but the dates could have done without the dudes she went with.
Let the Moon & Sun Take You Places: Your Astrological Sign & Travel
What does your sign reveal about your travel spirit?
Take It Easy: Find the Best All-Inclusive Resorts
A guide to booking the best resort for you.
Going Natural: Understand the Different Cultural Perceptions of Your Hair
Your hair type may be misunderstood in other parts of the world.
Episode 5: OSG Goes On Tour!
Aminatou Sow talks touring as a woman of color with The Read’s Crissle West, Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast and Thao Nguyen of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. We take a trip to Colombia with Melissa Valle giving us tips on how to keep those curls poppin’ in the heat of Cartagena, while Nneya Richards gives a glimpse into Medellín. The hilarious Ashley & Rosie take us inside their...
Be Better: A Guide to Avoid Cultural Appropriation
How to ethically and consciously interact with the world around you.
Gynopedia: Women’s Health Care Resources Wherever You Travel
Know where you can get sexual and reproductive health care on the road.
Episode 4: Wanderlust in Transition!
Aminatou Sow talks to Myiesha Gordon about a major life transition: going from a nine-to-five job to being a world traveler for a year. Jia Tolentino of the New Yorker takes us along on her Iceland adventure, while Stephanie Foo of This American Life spends what seems like an entire lifetime stuck on an airport runway. Nneya Richards tells us what to check out in Nashville, Tennessee, and Melissa...
Ready, Jet Set, Go: International Travel on a Budget
An over-the-top adventure doesn’t have to come with an over-the-top price tag.
Bookmarked: Nia Hampton on Buying a Ticket & Just Going
Hampton creates poetry, prayer, and prose in Cicatrizes.
Queer Dating while Traveling Abroad Is Possible
I was certain that international dating would be a horrible experience, filled with people I wouldn’t be able to connect with who didn’t match what I wanted in a partner.
Get Away to the Mediterranean Lisbon
Portugal’s coastal capital, Lisbon, is a sun-drenched Mediterranean city that still retains the charm of being a little off the beaten path.
How to Maintain Your Natural Hair while Traveling
I’ve perfected a smooth Ciara-like backbend to the hands of strangers who have never heard Solange’s song, “Don’t Touch My Hair.”
How I Managed Travel Anxiety on My First International Trip
As a chubby Black girl with severe anxiety, I didn’t think I could manage international travel.