5 Reasons Why Malawi Will Surprise You

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Meghan Black is just back from Malawi. She shares how this often-overlooked African country is poised to step into the spotlight, and why you should go before everyone catches on. I am on a remote lava rock island, staring straight through the turquoise waters to the sandy bottom of Lake Malawi, watching a school of […]

Why Big City Dwellers Need Bali

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Christa Russo is on a mission: to reset, rejuvenate, bliss-out, and find holistic wellness in Bali. She goes beyond the legendary spas and fabled beaches (although, she’ll certainly squeeze in some of this as well!) to meet with traditional healers, learn to eat raw, and practice living at a slower pace. Follow her journey as […]

Summer Hiking Guide: Five Scenic Trails in the U.S.

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By Annemarie Tompsen Millennials, put down the TV remote and grab your hiking boots because hiking season is here! That’s right, summer’s around the corner and it’s time to get your hike on. A beloved pastime, hiking remains one of America’s most enjoyed outdoor activities. To join the fun this summer, immerse yourself in some […]

Five Caribbean Writers You Should Get to Know this June

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For most of us, the Caribbean calls to mind the sound of waves crashing along the shore, the salty smell of the sea and the soft feel of sand beneath your feet. Visitors to this region of the world, however, often overlook its complex history. In an effort to recognize the Caribbean’s influence on American culture, […]

It’s Official: The Culture-ist and Humanity Unified Have Merged

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You’ve probably heard us talk a lot about a sister site called Humanity Unified on several occasions like in this article or in this one. We are very proud of what the social enterprise is accomplishing, so much so that we decided to make The Culture-ist Humanity Unified’s Community home base for news, ideas and collaborations. Both organizations are for […]

I Am Not a Drifter

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By Ash Bruxvoort Eight months ago I quit my full-time job to pursue my dream of traveling the world. I was recently separated from my husband and dealing with a baggage cart full of emotional issues. As I trudged into the office every day I not only felt like my dreams were slipping away, I […]

Five Jewish Heritage Sites in America

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BY STEPHANIE KASHETA While Europe may lay claim to the vast majority of the world’s Jewish heritage sites, the United States has several places of historical import to offer visitors. Here are five American sites to visit during Jewish American Heritage Month, which goes throughout the month of May. 1. The Jewish Museum in Miami Beach, Florida is […]