If you have not read our previous post about the effects of over tourism, I highly recommend you give it a read. We took a deep look at some of the negative effects of Over Tourism on local communities and talked about why they occur. Today we will dive into some ways that travelers and … Continue reading Over Tourism Part 2: What Can We Do About It?
As 2018 comes to a close many people are planning their travel for the next year. During this time there has been a lot of conversation about over tourism and how it is affecting all the wonderful places we all love traveling to. At TLA HQ we thought we would take this chance to start … Continue reading Over Tourism Part 1: What Is It And How Does It Impact Places And People?
I recently saw a video online that was poking fun at some traveler stereotypes that I found amusing, but it also got me thinking. In this video the character was making fun of a fictional “traveler” who was saying things like “I just want to experience local culture and immerse myself” but would then step … Continue reading Transformational Travel Is Not A Punch Line
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
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