Right now in the travel industry and among travelers there is more and more discussion about the topic of over-tourism. Some argue it isn’t really happening, others argue its not bad, others say there is nothing we can do about it To me this is not really a debate, it is happening and it is … Continue reading We Can Combat Over Tourism If We Open Our Mind
Today in the era of Instagram, Facebook and other forms of social media there are people posting about their last exciting trip, sparking a new movement of “wanderlust.” That ideas has become a daydream for many, packing it all up and seeing the world. Pretty photos only capture the most amazing moments, influencing how we … Continue reading 7 Easy Ways To Travel More Consciously And Decrease Your Impact
If you know me you know I am the last person who should be talking about fashion. I only own 4 shirts and it’s only partly because we live in a micro-studio. My style is Goodwill-chic meets Am-I-Going-Hiking-Or-To-Work, so I am in no position to speak on fashion in any way. But when I came … Continue reading What Can Fashion Designer Angel Chang Teach Us About Ethical Tourism?
When I think about my first trip overseas I cringe at all the things I did not know and the ridiculous stereotypes I thought about Kenya, Africa, and the world at large.Thinking back at that time, I realized how much of a bubble I had lived in up to that point. Before that first trip … Continue reading 5 Myths Busted On My First Trip To Kenya
We have traveled all over the world and have had the privilege to visit some amazing places. Each place has its qualities that make it worth visiting and no matter where you go, and what you get out of the experience often has little to do with sites or monuments. What makes a place memorable, … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons To Visit Mongolia This Year