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Why Sustainable Tourism is the Best Way to Travel

It’s no secret that we love responsible travel, and we want you to love it, too. But the benefits of sustainable tourism go even further than helping the environment and the people we encounter along the way. Responsible travel can also make travel more fun, inspiring, and fulfilling for YOU, the traveler. We understand that you might … Continued

7 Ways Peace Corps Volunteers are Changing the World

The Peace Corps has been dedicated to changing the world for over five decades. From fighting HIV/AIDS to improving access to technology in remote communities, Peace Corps volunteers are part of something big. So many of them take their experiences with volunteering through the Peace Corps and build upon them with their own projects, continuing a legacy of dedication … Continued

Peace Corps Volunteer Q&A: Charlene Espinoza of Bosh Bosh

For Charlene Espinoza, traveling to Liberia as a Peace Corps volunteer was only the beginning. When Charlene became a volunteer English teacher, she noticed that many of the girls in Liberia were missing out on school, and she set out to change that. Charlene founded Bosh Bosh in 2012 in an effort to remedy this issue. The girls were taught … Continued

The Benefits of Cultural Immersion When You Travel

When you travel to an unfamiliar place, you will likely face barriers to an authentic experience unless you choose a tour operator well-versed in cultural immersion. You’re unfamiliar with the basics, like how to get around, how to speak the language, which restaurants serve the real deal, and which serve a touristy rendition of local food. … Continued

7 Reasons Why Responsible Travel Matters

People are inspired to travel because they’re curious and fascinated by the world around them. Which is great! The world is a beautiful, exciting place. But travel can have negative impacts on that world we love so much. Which is why responsible travel matters. Responsible travel has become a buzz word lately, but it’s so much more … Continued

Staying Healthy While Traveling: 12 Simple Tips

Are you traveling to a developing country for the first time? If so, you may be worried about getting sick. Though it’s always a possibility, there are certain steps you can take to ensure you stay healthy while traveling. It’s important to remember that illness and injury can happen wherever we are. We must always take … Continued

7 Indigenous Cultures Worth Exploring

The indigenous peoples of the world offer a glimpse into ancient histories that live on today. By learning more about indigenous cultures and experiencing their lifestyles, we can better understand the places they call home. From the ancient civilizations of Central America’s Mayan people to the nomadic families of East Africa’s Masaai, exploring indigenous cultures offers another level … Continued

The Benefits of Volunteering as a Family

  Family is so important. We’d all like to see our families grow closer and stronger. But finding the time and the activities to bring our family members together can be a challenge. Different ages, interests, schedules, and personalities can make it difficult to get everyone on the same page. But despite our many differences, we’re … Continued

Benefits of Traveling: 5 Ways Travel Keeps You Young

You don’t have to be a twenty or thirty-something to pack your bag and hit the road. Travel can make us feel young again at any age. In the classic Pixar movie Up, Carl Fredricksen is a 78-year-old widower who has always dreamed of traveling to Paradise Falls in South America. After Carl’s wife dies unexpectedly … Continued