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spiritual retreats

10 Powerful Spiritual Retreats For Yoga Enthusiasts

These spiritual retreats around the globe cater to yoga enthusiasts, and offer a powerful transformative experience while rejuvenating the mind and body.

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Explore With Conscious: Travel Gadgets That Give Back

As wonderful as it feels to visit exotic locations, traveling often helps you realize much of the world lives without the resources that you take for granted. If you want to give back to people in countries that have made […]

How To Responsibly Help Nepal With Disaster Relief

In light of this week’s 7.3 aftershock earthquake in Nepal that followed the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck on April 25 — the combination leaving over 8,000 dead and tens of thousands injured and homeless — supporting disaster relief efforts in this […]

vegetarian travel

Vegetarian Travel: Top 10 Meat-Free Vacations Around The World

There are myriad ways to incorporate gastronomy into your travel experience, from a luxury dinner out to snacking on delectable street food at an open-air market. But traveling as a vegetarian can come with limitations, especially in destinations where a […]

Learn to chose fabrics and cook on the side of a volcano with the Karanki community of Ecuador

The World’s 12 Best Homestay Experiences For Culturally-Curious Travelers

“There’s no place like home”. This phrase is one we encounter often in Christmas carols, romance novels and cheesy TV series. At first, it seems to eliminate the incentive to travel. Why go through the trouble of packing your bags, […]

Do yoga in Peru's Sacred Valley. Photo courtesy of Yajra Sol Yoga Adventures.

Wellness Travel: Top 13 Culturally Immersive Yoga Retreats From Around The World

Most people think of yoga as a turning inward, a solitary practice aimed at developing self-awareness and reflection. People practice yoga to find peace and improve wellness; but ultimately, to feel truly serene, you need to feel united and at home […]

Statues in Tibetan Himalayan Gift Shop, Cary, North Carolina

Unexpected Discoveries: Exploring Tibetan Culture At A Himalayan Gift Shop In North Carolina

Most towns with a non-ignorable number of hippies and yoga teachers have a trademark Tibetan store. Whiffs of exotic incense and echoes of eerie ohms entice passerbys into dimly lit stores with colorful mask faces contorting into grotesque grins. Much […]

How Rhino Poaching Is Funding Terrorism (And How You Can Help Stop It)

How Rhino Poaching Is Funding Terrorism (And How You Can Help Stop It)

Something 50 million years in the making is on track to be wiped out in a matter of a few decades. The rhinoceros — essentially the world’s last dinosaur — is being relentlessly hunted and slaughtered for its horn. Comprised […]