When I think about my first trip overseas I cringe at all the things I did not know and the ridiculous stereotypes I thought about Kenya, Africa, and the world at large.Thinking back at that time, I realized how much of a bubble I had lived in up to that point. Before that first trip … Continue reading 5 Myths Busted On My First Trip To Kenya
If you have not read our previous post about the effects of over tourism, I highly recommend you give it a read. We took a deep look at some of the negative effects of Over Tourism on local communities and talked about why they occur. Today we will dive into some ways that travelers and … Continue reading Over Tourism Part 2: What Can We Do About It?
I recently saw a video online that was poking fun at some traveler stereotypes that I found amusing, but it also got me thinking. In this video the character was making fun of a fictional “traveler” who was saying things like “I just want to experience local culture and immerse myself” but would then step … Continue reading Transformational Travel Is Not A Punch Line
In our previous post, It Is Time To Expect More From Nonprofits: Part 1, we delved into some of the main issues surrounding the nonprofit industry and areas where we as the public can begin to expect better from these organizations. In the spirit of coming with alternative solutions and not just highlighting the negative, … Continue reading It Is Time To Expect More From Nonprofits: Part 2
Transformational Travel is not only about what you discover when you travel in this way, it is about what you DO with what you discover and how you can change the world around you with that new way of being. Transformational Travel is a word that has been kicked around the last few years in … Continue reading Transformational Travel: A Path Of Discovery And Purpose