Using the art of shadow puppetry, we explore ancient beliefs some communities had about the northern lights.
Nothing revitalizes tired bodies and minds more than a morning spent bathing in healing mineral water. Whether you choose to soak in a natural hot spring or sauna, the looming steam rejuvenates more than your skin.
Chocolate dominoes, shortbread Jenga and Turkish delight checkers—who says playing with your food shouldn’t be creative?
With the rain beating against our windowpanes, venturing inside for some physical recreation may be safer than slipping on the sidewalk, even if it involves swords.
Enduring peak-hour train schedules, frosty winds and claustrophobic buses can be made all the more bearable with a good coat, a decent book and a patient traveling companion.
Ever felt like something just doesn’t belong? The world can occasionally make us feel out of place in our own lives, but sometimes being the odd one out brings more joy than you may think.
We don’t scrutinize nature and remark on its flaws, so why not extend that sense of wonder and awe to our fellow humans? Paired with a collection of San Francisco’s oddly shaped shrubs, this essay encourages us to accept the blemishes in the world around us.
When it comes to clothing, relationships and most other things in life, chasing perfection is pointless. It’s how you flaunt your flaws that matters.
Identical twins may appear to be perfect imitations of each other, but when you look closely at their mirrored reflections, their minute differences can reveal much more than mismatched freckles.
Prima ballerina Wendy Whelan offers some words of advice based on what she has learned while sashaying through her dancing career.
A photo essay about making the most of a trip gone astray.
San Francisco native Andres Amador paints with sand. We follow him as he turns the seashore into his canvas.
Scarlett Hooft Graafland has been traveling to Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni salt flats for more than a decade to take photographs.
What does it feel like to fly? We headed to Crystal Palace in Southeast London to have the girls show us how it’s done.
A trip to the seaside means immersing yourself in nature’s salty bath and basking in the summer heat. As the ocean and salt crystals dry on your skin, they leave behind a memory of the day that was.
Summer is a time to lounge around and do as little as you can: Sit in some trees, lie in the grass and stare at the clouds. Here are a few more ways to watch the long days turn into night.
James Chororos spent his honeymoon hiking, exploring and photographing Peru, including the pre-Inca salt pools near the valley town of Maras.
We asked some kids in London to describe their dream homes and then brought them to life.
A Venice Beach couple has found home in a 1975 modern box made of simple materials. Hannah Henderson, John Moore and their family share their shelter for the day.