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
Right now in the travel industry and among travelers there is more and more discussion about the topic of over-tourism. Some argue it isn’t really happening, others argue its not bad, others say there is nothing we can do about it To me this is not really a debate, it is happening and it is … Continue reading We Can Combat Over Tourism If We Open Our Mind
If you know me you know I am the last person who should be talking about fashion. I only own 4 shirts and it’s only partly because we live in a micro-studio. My style is Goodwill-chic meets Am-I-Going-Hiking-Or-To-Work, so I am in no position to speak on fashion in any way. But when I came … Continue reading What Can Fashion Designer Angel Chang Teach Us About Ethical Tourism?
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?