Guest Post: How to Review a Small Business (California by Train, Part 2)


Here at Travel Life Adventures we talk a lot about making more conscious choices when choosing where, how, and with whom we travel. We believe that consumers can direct markets and if we insist that Fair Trade principles are followed in our travel, that the market will have to adjust to fulfill those desires. We … Continue reading Guest Post: How to Review a Small Business (California by Train, Part 2)

How Travel Destroys Our Perception Of A Dangerous World


By Kolena Allen It has been a very disheartening week, actually it has felt like it has been disheartening couple of months.  Out of control gun violence in the United States, refugee crisis’ the world over, natural disasters, and racial tensions that are starting to boil to the brink. Whenever you turn on the TV … Continue reading How Travel Destroys Our Perception Of A Dangerous World

10 Life Lessons I Learn From Traveling


Travel teaches me not with agenda or curriculum, but simply through the act of movement. It slowly covers me in its warmth, gifting me knowledge, understanding, and true experience as I make my way through the world. When I take that leap into the unknown I am then able to learn about diverse cultures, meet … Continue reading 10 Life Lessons I Learn From Traveling

How Responsible Travel Is Also Fun Travel


Responsibility… Yuck. When I hear that word it makes me think of all the things I had to do as a child: chores, homework, parents lecturing about cleaning my room.  So when we talk about Responsible Travel it’s important to talk about how traveling in this way also means travel experiences that are more exciting … Continue reading How Responsible Travel Is Also Fun Travel

Some People Are Born Restless


Some are people born restless. The society, the culture, the world we live in would make you feel shame for this. That somehow the intrinsic, uncontrollable need to move is a character flaw, a selfish desire rooted in the longing to run away or live a life of leisure. I challenge that. For those of … Continue reading Some People Are Born Restless