Human Interest Articles

Discover the history and heritage of places all around the globe through articles that focus on the human and cultural qualities of fascinating people and their homes.

Our writers – many of whom are our local partners and therefore intimately knowledgeable about the places they are covering – shine the spotlight on innovative tourism activists and projects with social welfare, poverty reduction and other meaningful goals in mind. They put this all in the context of expert advice on communication across cultures.

Articles like these are filled with practical hints about the people and places that will be your hosts when you travel.

We’re working on a more elegant and interactive way to display these, but for the time being, please find all the categories below.


+ all human-interest articles
+ Architecture & Landmarks
+ Children
+ Cities
+ Festivals & Events
+ Fine Arts
+ Food & Drink
+ Handicrafts & Shopping
+ Health
+ Holy Sites
+ Homelessness
+ Language
+ Local Knowledge
+ Markets
+ Museums
+ Natural Disasters
+ Opinion
+ Personal Experience
+ Poverty
+ Voluntourism
+ Women
+ World Heritage