The movement that is taking place around the world, and in particular in the US, is shining a bright light on the inequality and injustice that is rampant in our communities. The travel industry continues to fall short in being inclusive of and representing Black and Brown people in the industry overall. From marketing representation … Continue reading Travel Industry: It’s Time To Speak Up And Step Up
“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
What is it about travel that brings out a more relaxed, fun and happy person within? Is it the countless days of having no worries? Eating delicious foods and snapping photos of beautiful sites? I would say all of these things contribute to the euphoria of travel. But besides these things, there is more value … Continue reading How Travel Makes Us Our Best Self
It comes to no surprise to me that Americans are leading the way with the fewest days of mandated time off. Unlike every other developed nation in the world, the U.S. has no mandated number of days off for employees. About one-fourth of American workers get no paid vacation at all. Those whose employers offer … Continue reading Traveling Is More Than Just Fun, It Is Good For Your Health
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
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?