5 Myths Busted On My First Trip To Kenya


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

5 Tips For Traveling With Your Partner


Our main goal and driving motivation at Travel Life Adventures is to provide amazing, transformative, and socially responsible travel experiences of the highest possible quality. With that we also aim to educate, guide, and provide resources to travelers and to travel companies. Tanner and I not only co-own TLA, we are also married and do … Continue reading 5 Tips For Traveling With Your Partner

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

Mistakes I Have Made Have Helped Me Grow


By Kolena Allen Growing up I never had a big interest in traveling, but as I got older something told me there was a larger world out there, something amazing beyond the confines of my comfortable bubble. So I decided to set out on my first international trip to Kenya in my early twenties. My … Continue reading Mistakes I Have Made Have Helped Me Grow