Knowledge and appreciation of what lies far beyond our doorsteps can lift us up and reveal the best in humanity. Travel the globe with us and explore the beautiful, breath-taking, and sometimes quirky ways our world can bring us together.
Human Ingenuity Never Fails: The Town Built Underground!
What do you get when you combine resilient people, extreme weather conditions, and a former mining town? In Coober Pedy, residents live, work, grocery shop, and do everything else... underground. This unique and fascinating lifestyle is a great look into how humans can learn to thrive, no matter the challenges we face. They give a whole new meaning to the term "down under"!Read More
The Steamy Reasons Finland Is Obsessed with Saunas
Step into the hot, steamy, world of… Finland? Yep! With over 2 million saunas throughout the country, the town of Lapland has piqued our curiosity. So, why is the entire town and country so obsessed with saunas? It's more than just the health benefits. Here's a look at community quirks that'll leave you feeling refreshed!Read More
Warming Up to the Newbie in One of the World’s Iciest Places
What if we treated every day like the first day on a remarkably challenging new job? Here’s what being the “new kid” on one of the world’s most unique climbing expeditions is like, and how we can better embrace this spirit of seeing our jobs, habits, and lives with fresh eyes!Read More
Why Grandmas Are Training to Be the Best Solar Engineers
Grandmas around the world are learning a new skill! These “solar mamas” are learning to become solar engineers and bringing light back to their communities that once spent their nights in darkness.Read More
Why Does the World Love Spam So Much?!
What can Spam teach us about our shared humanity? Whether you think it's a delicacy or a mystery meat, Spam has been brought to new culinary heights by cultures around the globe! Join us in a celebration of this strange meaty wonder!Read More
Lost Your Faith in Humanity? Find It in This Lost and Found!
Can a story of human compassion be found within a sea of discarded umbrellas? We’re traveling to Tokyo to witness a treasure trove of kindness inside of the world's most efficient lost and found!Read More
What Was It like to Live with Australia’s Strangest Ancient Creatures?
From giant one-toed kangaroos to marsupial hyper-carnivores, the first people to live in Australia encountered some WILD animals. Luckily, we can see what they saw in the ancient art they left behind! Here's what we've found.Read More
How Everyday Heroes Have Protected This Treasure for Centuries!
In the city of Timbuktu, generations of everyday heroes have risked their lives for a remarkable treasure! What kind of treasure could possibly be this important?Read More
What Does Your Closet Say about Your Family History?
Who makes the bullfighter’s jacket? Why does the showgirl sparkle on stage? Join us for a journey around the world to learn why time and fervor are key components in some of the most awe-inspiring fashion traditions!Read More
What Do You Have in Common with a Nomadic Family in Mongolia?
Every time we see how someone else lives, our own lives become a bit more fascinating! This special edition of Saturdays Around the World brings us to Mongolia, to meet nomadic Kazakh families and get a taste for their beautiful lifestyle.Read More
Would You Climb to the Top of the World to Send a Letter to a Loved One?
When was the last time you saw human handwriting on a piece of snail mail? Handwritten letters can be the absolute best, and these people are doing some remarkable things with this lost way of connection!Read More
Hope for Koalas after the Devastating Australian Wildfires!
What happened to the koalas that survived the fires in Australia earlier this year? This is not a story of sadness, but one that highlights the hope and goodwill of hundreds of thousands of people!Read More
Cut through today’s negative noise.
There is a wave of goodness and progress well underway, all around the world.