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Curiosity is a magazine for the conscious traveler. It’s for those who want to know–really know–about the world around them. It is entirely possible to visit a place, see its sights, eat its food, have a lovely trip, and miss out entirely on the bigger picture. Here, we focus on that bigger picture; on history, politics, and context. The street art in Barcelona becomes more beautiful once you understand the current political climate. Deep fried pizza in Naples becomes more interesting once you know its origins. Appreciation for artifacts in the Egyptian Museum changes when you think about looting during the Arab Spring, just as respect for a tranquil temple in northern Iraq increases when you learn about recent violence.

Curiosity Magazine’s readers are, well, curious. They’re curious about backgrounds, politics, ingredients, and people. They love stories. They ask questions.  They look for local insight. They try to gain perspective. They want to be immersed in a place. They don’t have to be well traveled, but they aim to travel well. At Curiosity Magazine, we want to fill the world with better travelers. Join us.

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  • Donovan Borg February 12, 2014 at 12:24 am

    Hi!
    I’m the maltese guy on whose photo you just commented on. Have you planned your trip over here? How long is your stay going to be? Need any help dont hesitate to contact me on the provided email.

    Enjoy it next weekend
    Donovan

  • pluning April 3, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    I can’t seem to find the contact form on here — perhaps it’s an iPad issue. But definitely shoot me a note if you’re looking for connections in Pakistan. Or if you have anyone in Kabul I should look up!

    Hope our paths cross somewhere in the world one day.

    • curiosityandacarryon April 3, 2014 at 4:43 pm

      No you’re right it wasn’t working – thanks! Fixed now 🙂 I will definitely contact you soon about Pakistan! In Kabul unfortunately I was working the whole time and didn’t get out much, but you should follow @thgobetweengoat on Instagram — she takes amazing photos and has been in Afghanistan for awhile I think.

      Looking forward to following your adventures!

  • Vasudha Aggarwal June 10, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Hello! I’ve really enjoyed exploring your blog and have nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award – http://traveldefined.wordpress.com/2014/06/10/versatile-blogger-award/
    Happy Blogging!

  • Jennifer Claire September 18, 2015 at 9:12 pm

    Love your profile photo!! The subject, the backdrop, the aesthetic eye…

  • Kelly Sedgwick February 8, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    I suggest that you take a summer visit of Galena and check out more of the surrounding area. First of all, when you drive out there, get off of Highway 20 in Lena and take Stagecoach Trail to Galena. It’s 42 miles of winding through the hills and valleys with a few railroad towns in between. Warren is where I spent the first 18 years of my life. I lived and worked in Galena for the last 6 Summers. Stay at the DeSoto House in downtown Galena or in any of the many Victorian mansion guest houses. Another option is to drive to Dubuque, IA and stay at the Hotel Julien. Some places I recommend visiting are; The Ably House & Council Hill station. Shoot over the state line into Wisconsin and check out New Diggings, Gravity Hill outside of Shullsburg and the Potosi Brewery and National Brewery Museum in Potosi.

    Save travels,
    Kelly Sedgwick

    • curiosityandacarryon February 8, 2016 at 5:32 pm

      Hi Kelly – I will definitely be visiting again in the summer! Thank you for all of your recommendations. Can’t wait to check them out! 🙂