The seasons come and go each year. The sun rises and sets every day. Nature offers the ultimate sanctuary of routine, but it also magically manages to offer us its wild, exciting, expansive, and unfamiliar ways.

In the Shondaland series The Novelty of Nature, we’re digging into the power of natural places and the wellness benefits of embracing the elements. From camping tips and safari stories to eye-opening tales about the environment to inspiring ways to reclaim your relationship with nature, these stories show it’s never been a better time to get lost in the great outdoors.

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