The 6 Rings Of Traveler Hell: Who NOT To Be When You Travel


We have all seen bad behavior when we travel. That person who tosses their trash on the ground or looks disgusted at the local cuisine. There are degrees of bad behavior, so we took some inspiration from a recent Outside Magazine post and created The 6 Rings Of Traveler Hell: How Not To Travel.   … Continue reading The 6 Rings Of Traveler Hell: Who NOT To Be When You Travel

Why Travel Is More Important Now Than Ever


“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” -Mark Twain As I sit here writing this there is more vitriol, more … Continue reading Why Travel Is More Important Now Than Ever

Where The Heck Is The Hummus?


We thought we would take a break from more of our serious travel topics to something that has been on our minds as of late. Hummus. Hummus is a dip that people love all over the world. The word hummus mean’s “chickpea” in Arabic. Many regions around the world claim to be the place where … Continue reading Where The Heck Is The Hummus?

Centering Indigenous Voices In Travel And Politics


At Travel Life Adventures a main focus of our core work is to bring community based, ethical, responsibly sourced tourism programs to communities around the world. In this work we seek out places where indigenous and traditionally under-represented populations can benefit from and engage with tourism in a positive way. We believe wholeheartedly that tourism … Continue reading Centering Indigenous Voices In Travel And Politics

We Can Combat Over Tourism If We Open Our Mind


Right now in the travel industry and among travelers there is more and more discussion about the topic of over-tourism. Some argue it isn’t really happening, others argue its not bad, others say there is nothing we can do about it To me this is not really a debate, it is happening and it is … Continue reading We Can Combat Over Tourism If We Open Our Mind