The Broken Nature Of Voluntourism And How We Can Do Better


Today we at Travel Life Adventures wanted to share a short video to prompt some discussion and self-reflection. Though we may not agree with everything in this particular clip, we understand there is nuance to this issue and starting to unpack the lessons here, the motivations for our work, and the ways we can improve … Continue reading The Broken Nature Of Voluntourism And How We Can Do Better

One New Place Per Year: Why Exploration Is The Best Teacher


His Holiness the Dalai Lama once said that everyone, once per year, should go somewhere they have never been before. Many of us have read or heard of this quote, but it is a principle that I personally believe in and is at the heart of what we do at Travel Life Adventures. This year … Continue reading One New Place Per Year: Why Exploration Is The Best Teacher

Why You Should Experience Homestay Travel In Nepal


The concept of what we now call “homestay travel” has been around for a long time. Look back long enough and homestays were the only way you could travel around either locally or globally. Before hotels and Airbnb and Couchsurfing there was the homestay. When a traveler would arrive in a town the people who … Continue reading Why You Should Experience Homestay Travel In Nepal

5 Ways To Live In The Present While You Travel


Wanderlust: meaning “A strong desire to travel.” This term has been thrown around a lot the last couple of years. Something that has become more and more embraced as a way of life in recent years. Many young people, young professionals, and those in transitional periods in their lives are putting off having that fancy … Continue reading 5 Ways To Live In The Present While You Travel

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