Category: Health

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

As Travelers, are We Obligated to Protect the Places We Love?

Congratulations! You’ve just won a trip to the world’s greatest travel destination. The catch (because there’s always a catch)? You leave now annnd…you’re parachuting in. That’s right, in a parachute. Sign these 12 release forms at the bottom – no need to read them, time is short – ok, you are ready! 

Why Close Panda Encounters in China are No Longer Legal

If you have yet to hear, there’s something happening in the field of wildlife conservation that you really should know about…the animal rights movement is growing. This decades-long form of activism has created meaningful change – especially as of late. A great example of this is with the famed giant panda.

Is Purposeful Travel a Cure for Loneliness?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a Great Time to Reflect on Travel’s Role in the Space. Can you remember the last time you were lonely? When the thought of reaching out to others for a social outing left you feeling anything but…social. Interestingly, our bodies provide key indicators into how being lonely affects us. … Continued

Discover Corps Diet Friendly Locations Guide [Infographic]

Food can be a wildcard when you travel. Will it be tasty, spicy, chewy…cold? Certainly, part of the beauty of traveling is the unknown delicacies that await, but if you’re gluten-free, it’s nice to avoid the guessing game. Let our Diet Friendly Locations Guide point you in the right dietary direction, with countries that have options for vegan, vegetarian, keto, paleo … 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

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