Traveling the world is a life goal for many of us. Vacations offer a respite from the everyday, but travel also provides the added benefit of expanding our worldviews and bringing a new perspective on our lives. With the right advice from travel articles and well-traveled friends, your adventure is ready to begin!
Lindsey and Lee Ellen in Minnesota

Volunteer Vacation: Two Sisters Hit the Road to Serve Others in Each of the 50 States

In July 2016, Lindsey and Lee Ellen Fulmer  spent a year visiting every state in America, volunteering at a local nonprofits along the way. They set out to inspire other people but along the way found themselves inspired.

Happy traveler

One Unexpected Act of Kindness Causes Smiles for Decades

A sweet sign created in 1998 lifts the spirits of these road-weary travelers near Simi Valley, California.

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A brilliant sunset in the South Pole.

A Pastor's Inspiring Around-the-World Adventures

A newly married pastor finds inspiration in the adventurous travels on which his new bride leads him.

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Adorable Animal Pictures From Molokai, Hawaii

Adorable Animal Pictures From Molokai, Hawaii

Enjoy these pictures of adorable animals of Molokai.

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At 75, Soren was one of the oldest people to have thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail

A Grueling Thru-Hike on the Appalachian Trail Reacquainted Him with God

As a child, he dreamed of walking the length of the Appalachian Trail, but at 75, was he up to the challenge?

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Church at the top of the Mount of Beatitudes

12 Famous Sites from the Ministry of Jesus

Enjoy these photos from the Holy Land where Jesus lived, ministered and performed miracles. 

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Church of the Flagellation, the first of the Stations of the Cross

Walking the Stations of the Cross

Take a virtual trip down Jesus' path of sorrow with these photos from the Holy Land of the 14 Stations of the Cross.

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Carbonate travertines the natural pools during sunset, Pamukkale, Turkey

7 of the World's Amazing Healing Waters

For centuries, many cultures have identified certain sites and mineral springs as having miraculous healing and transformational properties. Here are seven amazing water sites known for healing.

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Man Travels 33,000 Miles to Raise Cancer Awareness

Man Travels 33,000 Miles to Raise Cancer Awareness

The 28 year-old honored his late mother by traveling all over the country.

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A landscape photo of the lush, green lands of Hawaii.

10 Hawaiian Sayings for a Happier Life

Enjoy these Hawaiian sayings that capture the spirit of aloha and these beautiful photos from the island of Molokai.

Congo Square, New Orleans, Getty Images

10 Stops on a Black History Tour of New Orleans

From Congo Square to the Mayor's Office, there is a story to learn about one of the most vibrant cities in America.

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Jo-Anne Graham at Yosemite National Park

Her Lifelong Love Affair with Our National Parks

A cross-country road trip during her senior year of college sparked one woman's devoted appreciation of our country's spectacular national parks.

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Dr. King Historic Church

Dr. King's Atlanta

Take a trip in pictures to the place where Dr. King was born, lived, marched and preached for peace, economic justice and civil rights.

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Jo-Anne Graham at Smoky Mountains National Park

A Fan's Guide to Our National Parks

Beginning in college, Jo-Anne Graham has been a devoted fan of our country's national parks. Here is a photographic journey to some of her favorites.

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