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Southern Hospitality in Kaohsiung

It should come as no surprise that technology is changing the way we travel in the 21st century. The next big wave of innovation transforming how we travel is in social media. Sites like Couchsurfing.org — a worldwide network of three million wired nomads who offer up their homes (i.e. couches) for free to other…

Contributing editor and photographer Catherine Karnow, who has shot for both National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Traveler, shares a wonderful example of how social media can reconnect us. A few weeks ago the most extraordinary thing happened. I received a message from someone whose mother I had photographed two decades ago. I wondered whether…