Skip environmentally sensitive areas for trips where you can make a positive impact through traveling. In this post, we’ll provide ethical alternatives to popular but fragile tourist destinations.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]