Bon Voyage

Incredible journeys and the people who take them. Photo: Shutterstock.

Two-Minute Memoir: Traveling on Charm Alone

By Leon Logothetis

The kindness of strangers nudged a shy conformist.

What It’s Like: To Live In Space

By Lauren F. Friedman

Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson reflects on six months aboard the International Space Station.

Hero's Journey: Do These Tales Create Heroes?

By Elizabeth Svoboda

How our gut reaction to inspiring stories could influence our moral motivation.

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