“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” -Mark Twain As I sit here writing this there is more vitriol, more … Continue reading Why Travel Is More Important Now Than Ever
At Travel Life Adventures a main focus of our core work is to bring community based, ethical, responsibly sourced tourism programs to communities around the world. In this work we seek out places where indigenous and traditionally under-represented populations can benefit from and engage with tourism in a positive way. We believe wholeheartedly that tourism … Continue reading Centering Indigenous Voices In Travel And Politics
Just a quick update today. We wanted to make sure you all were plugged in to our work on the many different places you can find us. In the next coming weeks Tanner and I will be announcing some exciting life changes that will impact the work we do and how you can join us … Continue reading Exciting News Coming, Make Sure You Are Plugged In!
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?
Most of us have a choice when we decide to leave home and go somewhere new. We have choice on where we go and what we do, how we get there and where we stay when we are there. I usually try not to place people in categories or create opposition where there doesn’t need … Continue reading Travel Or Holiday: Is There A Difference?
As with any narrative it is important to remember that reducing a country, a people, a culture, a place to a single story is at best incomplete and at worst dis-empowering. Mongolia is no different, the stories of this land are as varied as the people and landscapes themselves. That being said, the challenge that … Continue reading Mongolia: A Toxic Warning Or A Beautiful Opportunity?