What Can Fashion Designer Angel Chang Teach Us About Ethical Tourism?


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?

5 Myths Busted On My First Trip To Kenya


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

Top 5 Reasons To Visit Mongolia This Year


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

Over Tourism Part 2: What Can We Do About It?


If you have not read our previous post about the effects of over tourism, I highly recommend you  give it a read. We took a deep look at some of the negative effects of Over Tourism on local communities and talked about why they occur. Today we will dive into some ways that travelers  and … Continue reading Over Tourism Part 2: What Can We Do About It?

Over Tourism Part 1: What Is It And How Does It Impact Places And People?


As 2018 comes to a close many people are planning their travel for the next year. During this time there has been a lot of conversation about over tourism and how it is affecting all the wonderful places we all love traveling to. At TLA HQ we thought we would take this chance to start … Continue reading Over Tourism Part 1: What Is It And How Does It Impact Places And People?