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My best photos of 2018
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Michelle Weber
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Travel blogger Ellie shares her best shots of 2018. The landscapes are beautiful, but we love this unusual, glittery close-up.

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Learning to be the Tortoise, Not the Hare
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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“My identity for years was the lawyer who quit her job to eat soup. As I’ve laid in bed on and off since 2017, I’ve watched the travel industry and my fellow writers move on with their lives. Mine feels very stuck.” Jodi Ettenberg, founder of Legal Nomads, muses on grief, healing, and her CSF leak.Read more

#AnythingIsPossible: Readers Respond
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Earlier this month, we asked: “what would you do if you could do anything?” We were delighted to read all 305 of your responses: some were specific (“I’d teach creative writing within California’s juvenile justice system”), while others were more universal (“I would like to do what I love!”). Overall, many of your goals and dreams shared a desire to do good, as well as to make time for yourselves. It was also great to see people energized and inspired by one another. Here are some highlights.

I would make sure my mom is always taken care of. — slumber thumb

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Bringing Up the Babies
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Michelle Weber
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Photojournalist and adventure traveler Christopher Michael gets up close and personal with new penguin families during a trip to Antartica.Read more

Ten Poems about Travel
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Ben Huberman
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No matter where your journey takes you in 2019, what better way to kick it off than with 10 travel -themed poems, lovingly collected by the editors at JSTOR Daily ?Read more

A Year of Great Writing: The Most-Read Editors’ Picks of 2018
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Ben Huberman
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Every year, the team of editors behind Discover scours the web to find the most compelling WordPress sites and blog posts to share with you here. We look for diverse and compelling voices that cover a wide range of topics, and it’s always fascinating to see which items resonate the most with readers around the world. This year is no exception.

Here are the 15 most-read Editors’ Picks of the past year, which include web comics and pop-culture criticism, personal essays, and reflections on identity, travel , and mental health. If you’re looking for writing and blogging inspiration for the new year, reading (or revisiting) these posts is a great place to start.

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Staying Home for the Holidays? You Can Still Eat Your Way Around the World
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Ben Huberman
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In many parts of the world the holiday season is in full swing — which means hearty meals and festive get-togethers, but also chaotic airports and overpriced hotels. If you decided to eschew the questionable joys of holiday travel , it doesn’t mean you can’t still experience new cultures and flavors in your kitchen.

Saveur Magazine recently announced their 2018 Food Blog winners and finalists, and among them are several fantastic WordPress websites specializing in the culinary traditions of one country or region. Here are three to whet your appetite — why not browse some recipes, read the stories behind them, and try something new for your next gathering?

A Kitchen in Uganda

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The Agenda
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Ben Huberman
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Tablet Hotels’ magazine, The Agenda , offers healthy doses of glossy escapism and travel inspiration for jet-setters, couch-surfers, and armchair travellers alike.Read more

Life & Soul Magazine
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Ben Huberman
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Life & Soul Magazine publishes and curates stories, profiles, and reviews that focus on sustainable lifestyles, from food and design to travel .Read more

How Shivya Nath Turned Her Travel Blog into a Book
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Ben Huberman
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Five years after becoming a digital nomad, travel blogger Shivya Nath just hit another major milestone: last month her book, The Shooting Star (named after her popular blog), was published by Penguin India. We recently caught up with Shivya to chat about her blog-to-book journey, the always-evolving travel -blog scene, and her other recent adventures.

Congratulations on your book! How did The Shooting Star evolve from a blog to its new, physical format?

Thank you; I’m so excited that The Shooting Star is out as a book in the universe now. It was definitely a serendipitous development. Over seven years ago, when I first started travel blogging, I had no idea of the things it was ...Read more