Why Travel Is More Important Now Than Ever


“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

How Travel Makes Us Our Best Self


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

Traveling Is More Than Just Fun, It Is Good For Your Health


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

Centering Indigenous Voices In Travel And Politics


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

Mongolia: A Toxic Warning Or A Beautiful Opportunity?


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?