When we set off for Mongolia this November we had no idea what to expect. Mongolia has been on our list of places to visit for years because it seemed to be a place with wild landscapes and interesting culture. But we both prefer to hold no expectations when we visit a new country and … Continue reading Interpersonal Connections And Personal Transformations In Mongolia
At Travel Life HQ we make it a point to travel to somewhere we have never been at least once a year. This year will be twice, but more travel is always better! On November 8th we are heading to Mongolia! We will be exploring the land, culture, and people of this amazing place with … Continue reading Exploring The World: Setting Off To Mongolia
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?
I recently saw a video online that was poking fun at some traveler stereotypes that I found amusing, but it also got me thinking. In this video the character was making fun of a fictional “traveler” who was saying things like “I just want to experience local culture and immerse myself” but would then step … Continue reading Transformational Travel Is Not A Punch Line
Let’s face it, traveling can be cost prohibitive for many people, and for those privileged enough to travel it is still not cheap. We all want to get the best value for our travel dollar and be able to maximize our time and get as many experiences as possible. This is great, but there are … Continue reading Be Smart, Not Cheap: How To Travel Right On A Budget