Towns are embracing their eccentric visitors as a way to boost their struggling economies.
Each year, Muslims from all over the world go on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, known as hajj. A scholar explains its spiritual significance.
Films motivate people to travel to locations previously unknown. In the process, tourists become a lot like spiritual seekers.
Thousands of people, both those within Native American communities and their non-Native allies, felt called to go to Standing Rock. What was the motivation?