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

10 Life Lessons I Learn From Traveling


Travel teaches me not with agenda or curriculum, but simply through the act of movement. It slowly covers me in its warmth, gifting me knowledge, understanding, and true experience as I make my way through the world. When I take that leap into the unknown I am then able to learn about diverse cultures, meet … Continue reading 10 Life Lessons I Learn From Traveling

Behind The Image: Stories From A Travel Photographer


Images are a very personal thing to me. Even though I enjoy sharing them with people and seeing people’s joy when they connect with a picture, in my soul my photographs are deeply personal. They freeze moments of life, capture for me something fleeting and momentary so that I can hold on to it. When … Continue reading Behind The Image: Stories From A Travel Photographer

Shifting The Social Narrative Of The Travel Life


“Oh, that sounds amazing, I wish I could afford to travel.” “Once I am done with X thing, then I can travel.” “If only I had more time I could go some places.” These are common statements that float around our society like leaves on a breeze, accepted as truth and restated with the commonality … Continue reading Shifting The Social Narrative Of The Travel Life

A Journey From There To Here: Why We Started Travel Life Adventures


You never can predict where and when your life changes. See, I believe that there are pivot points in life, moments that either change our direction or toss us aside onto some other path completely like a train jumping the tracks (and often just as violently). We never know when this will happen, we can … Continue reading A Journey From There To Here: Why We Started Travel Life Adventures