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!
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5 Tips for Staying Calm During Holiday Travel

Don’t let anxiety keep you from experiencing the joy of travel.


Traveling Mercies

How a kind hotel employee came to the rescue for a traveler far from home

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5 Prayers for Safe Travel

5 Prayers for Safe Travel

Whether you are traveling on a family vacation, business trip or even commuting to and from work, these prayers for safe travel will help you make it to your destination safe and worry-free.

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Seeing Angels

The 18th-century theological thinker Swedenborg offers a lovely lesson in prayer.

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A scenic beach photo of Doug in Trivandrum, India.

How a House-Building Mission Trip in India Changed His Life

On a mission trip to build houses for families in need in Trivandrum — a gorgeous, rural section of Kerala in the southern west tip of India— this writer has a life-changing experience.

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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.

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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.

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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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Rick Hamlin and wife Carol during the journey through Scandinavia

Journey with Rick Hamlin to Norway

Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin shares inspiring photos from a trip he and wife, Carol, took  to Scandinavia.

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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