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There was a time when we didn’t walk around with computers in our pockets and exploring a new place required a paper map. In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, we dig into the ultimate debate: Has technology ruined or elevated travel? Send us your questions about traveling or tell us a story by emailing a voice message to

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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