How to SAVE Money while Traveling Consciously

It's all about that honey

Maybe you can’t pay more to help an airline’s carbon offset program, maybe you can’t afford that super awesome ecohotel in Tulum that didn’t tear down a single tree during construction, maybe you buy all the stuff at the organic store … Continue reading

Why it’s Stupid to Complain About How Tourism Will Ruin Cuba

sunset in Havana

Ok, this will be short and sweet. There is a legitimate case of people complaining about how tourism will ruin Cuba: When Cubans do it. That’s it. Wait, I guess if you live in the island but are a foreigner … Continue reading

20 Feelings My Liberal Arts Education Helped Me Realize While Being Abroad in Mozambique for Two Years.


This post was written by Sam Dirt, a New College of Florida graduate who is spending two years in Mozambique serving on the Peace Corps. Read her first post on her experience here.  ————————————————————– 1. You’ll stick out. You’ll stick … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks for Having an Amazing Trip to Colombia

If you're looking at this, turn around and you'll find the corrientazo!

Truth is, people all over the globe are finally figuring out that Colombia is a really, really, really amazing country, and not visiting means missing out on an incredible experience. It’s been an entire year since I moved back to … Continue reading

The 4 Coolest Treks in Ladakh, India

India hike

This post was written by and originally posted at Alien Adventure, an awesome blog written by three brothers who quit their jobs to pursue their dreams in adventure travel. Check out their blog for even more amazing stories and rad … Continue reading

Moving to a Caribbean Island on a Whim: This Woman is Worth Admiring

My mom in Providencia, pregnant with my sister

It’s what most of us (or at least I) have always dreamed of: Deciding to move to a Caribbean island on a whim and actually following through with it. There’s someone I admire for countless reasons: Her unwillingness to give … Continue reading

Living As The Wind Blows

flower, wind, water

This post was written by Dylan, a non-stop traveler who will soon embark on a journey across the Oregon trail. To follow his adventures check out: or follow him on twitter ——————————————————————— The wind blows wherever it pleases. You … Continue reading

On Finding Travel Deals

In front of Tynan's, one of the oldest pubs in Kilkenny, IE

1.  “You spent $999 [for a week in Ireland]? I’m more of a budget traveler myself.  You know, hostels and stuff.” 2.  “You used Groupon to go on a trip? I like to go to places before they become popular … Continue reading