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  1. Have Wheelchair Will Travel

    They aren’t the first family with a disabled child to travel — but at times it often feels that way. At Have Wheelchair Will Travel, a Sydney-based family of four writes about their travel and day-to-day experiences.

    Diversity
  2. Hemispheres Magazine

    Are you staying close to home these days but missing the excitement of new destinations? Relive the fun of international travel by browsing through Hemispheres, United Airlines’ award-winning onboard magazine.

    Exploration
  3. Surrounded: How Books Are Keeping Me Going in Quarantine

    “I can’t even say that I am ‘living’ in quarantine; if anything, I’m just surviving. But I have my books.” At Causeway Lit, Marina writes about her love for books.

    Books
  4. Asteroid 1998 OR2 makes a close pass of Earth

    Happy National Space Day in the US! Asteroid 1998 OR2 came within several million kilometers of Earth this week (but don’t worry — NASA says it won’t impact the Earth, if at all, for at least 200 years).

    Exploration
  5. Experimenting with text and poetry

    Paula, an artist and nurse in the UK, shares her thought process on incorporating text in the form of poetry into her visual work.

    Art
  6. World Book Day

    World Book Day is a charity funded by publishers and booksellers in the UK and Ireland whose mission is to give every child a book of their own. Its website is a space to celebrate authors and illustrators, as well as reading for all ages.

    Authors
  7. Wide Open School

    Built in a matter of days, Wide Open School is a collaboration between more than 25 educational organizations to help students learn through the COVID-19 crisis. You’ll find free online learning experiences for kids, curated by the editors at Common Sense.

    Academia
  8. Blogging in the Time of Coronavirus: A Reading List

    Writing and art in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

    Art
    "Social distancing, Florida-style." Sarasota-based artist and photographer Neil Murray publishes sketches from his "Virus Diaries" series.
  9. We Can’t Travel, But the World Is Still Ours to Explore

    With the coronavirus pandemic bringing global tourism to an abrupt halt, travel writer Shivya Nath shares her ideas for safe, responsible exploration.

    Current Events
  10. Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: Kate on Conservation

    On World Wildlife Day, we look at how Kate Stephenson’s award-winning conservation blog led to her meeting her heroes.

    Animals
    Shamwari elephants. Courtesy of Kate on Conservation
  11. Pretty Little London

    Pretty Little London is a visual guide to London, showcasing high-end things to do in the city, luxury hotels and restaurants, and Instagrammable spots. It is a site companion to the popular Instagram account @prettylittlelondon.

    Exploration
  12. Culinary Backstreets

    Culinary Backstreets positions itself as “the global guide to local eats,” offering city guides, food tours, and stories on off-the-beaten-path eating destinations from Tokyo to Tbilisi.

    Business
  13. Pick a piece of sky

    “Reluctant to give up the exclamatory joy of seeing, I have built a life at the untranslated point of an outstretched finger.” Roxani Krystalli writes about exploring the Scottish landscape and learning to see differently.

    Essay
  14. Around the World with WordPress: Jamaica

    Today, we’re highlighting five sites from the island paradise of Jamaica.

    Exploration
    Adventures with Elle
  15. The Statesider

    “We’re only selling one thing: the idea that our country is immense, diverse, and infinitely interesting.” Co-founded by travel writers Pam Mandel and Andy Murdock, The Statesider newsletter compiles the most interesting stories about U.S. travel, culture, food, landscapes, and more.  

    Culture