It Is Time To Expect More From Nonprofits: Part 2


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

It Is Time To Expect More From Nonprofits: Part 1


I have worked in or been involved in the nonprofit world for the better part of 10 years. My husband and I founded and ran a nonprofit of our own working in community mobilization programs in East Africa and I worked in community tourism and eco-tourism nonprofits before as well. From this experience I know for … Continue reading It Is Time To Expect More From Nonprofits: Part 1

Transformational Travel: A Path Of Discovery And Purpose


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

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