Interpersonal Connections And Personal Transformations In Mongolia


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

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?

Be Smart, Not Cheap: How To Travel Right On A Budget


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

Top 7 Travel Songs: My Soundtrack Of Movement


What is music if not the stories of our human existence? We all find connection to music in different ways. Rhythm and sound reflect culture and history. Stories are passed down through generations and over eons of time. Music can be a defiant, revolutionary act as in the improvised and forbidden rhythms made by slaves … Continue reading Top 7 Travel Songs: My Soundtrack Of Movement

Goodbye To The Man Who Taught Me How To Travel


Image Credit: Miller Mobley, The Hollywood Reporter I have never been one to mourn celebrity deaths. I feel sadness for the families and friends that will now be grieving their loved ones, just as I do for anyone who passes away. But it has always felt strange to mourn for someone I have never met … Continue reading Goodbye To The Man Who Taught Me How To Travel