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

Be Smart, Not Cheap: How To Travel Right On A Budget


Let’s face it, traveling can be cost prohibitive for many people, and for those privileged enough to travel it is still not cheap. We all want to get the best value for our travel dollar and be able to maximize our time and get as many experiences as possible. This is great, but there are … Continue reading Be Smart, Not Cheap: How To Travel Right On A Budget

Patagonia: A Place Where Wild Still Lives


True wilderness is becoming more and more scarce in our world with so few places left that can be called truly wild. When we speak of wild places what comes to mind is untouched land, pristine natural features, remote corners where few have traveled, and amazing indigenous people who call the place home. Patagonia, located … Continue reading Patagonia: A Place Where Wild Still Lives

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

Busting Myths About Traveling Solo As A Woman


  Often times when women share their solo overseas travel plans with others they are met with some form well-meaning advice or warnings to maybe bring someone with you. These comments undoubtedly come from a place of concern and misunderstanding of the world around us. It is important to acknowledge the unique and sometimes dangerous … Continue reading Busting Myths About Traveling Solo As A Woman