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

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

New Year, New Goals: 2018 A Year In Travel


I don’t know about you but I’m more than happy to be done with the dumpster fire of 2017. It was a trying year personally, one ripe with opportunity for personal growth but also challenges that tested my fortitude. Couple that with the societal challenges we face as a country and 2017 was uniquely perplexing. … Continue reading New Year, New Goals: 2018 A Year In Travel

Let’s Talk About Coming Home


You’ve taken the leap and embarked on a journey into the unknown. You’ve left home and traveled to some far off destination and in the process have had amazing experiences, learned so much about yourself and the world you live in, and you have come home changed. You’ve come home brimming with excitement and with … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Coming Home

How Travel Destroys Our Perception Of A Dangerous World


By Kolena Allen It has been a very disheartening week, actually it has felt like it has been disheartening couple of months.  Out of control gun violence in the United States, refugee crisis’ the world over, natural disasters, and racial tensions that are starting to boil to the brink. Whenever you turn on the TV … Continue reading How Travel Destroys Our Perception Of A Dangerous World