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7 Ways to Become a Mindful Traveler

Let’s get this straight: Just because we have the means to travel does not mean we can just go out there and do our thing willy-nilly. Not really thinking about the choices we make could affect us, our surroundings, and our environment. Mindful traveling is not as hard as you think it is. It does … Continued

Tips to Overcoming Language Barriers while Traveling

It happens pretty often – people who do not speak foreign languages avoid traveling to non-English speaking countries, or they think the language barriers aren’t worth overcoming for a one or two week vacation. Whatever the reasoning for this trend, the truth is that if you want to immerse yourself in new cultures, nothing should … Continued

Legal Travel to Cuba Despite New Restrictions

As the travel industry scrambles to digest the latest travel restrictions to Cuba, Discover Corps trips continue to remain a legal option because of its unique focus on supporting the Cuban people. On June 4, 2019 the Treasury Department released their updated policy with regards to travel in Cuba. Here is what you need to … Continued

What Does it Mean to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Travelers, adventurers, and tourists alike have all heard of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They’re usually considered gorgeous “must-visit” places, especially if you are looking to get to know a different country. But what is a UNESCO world heritage site, really? How do they earn that status, and why should they be protected? Believe it … Continued