Coming home from a trip around the world can be a real culture shock and sometimes the initial excitement wears away quickly to the reality that you are no longer traveling. It can be a hard transition to deal with. You go from something new every day to the same thing every day. It’s not an […]
“Experiential travel” is the new booming buzzword in the industry…but what does it mean? Are we witnessing a worthwhile new trend that is taking travel to new heights, or, is “experiential travel” just another way for the industry to milk a few extra dollars from travelers? Unfortunately, it seems to be the latter.
I’ve finally decided to give up on bucket lists. As much as I love planning, life keeps throwing too many other exciting and interesting opportunities my way. Does that mean I’ll stop planning? Nope! But it does mean I’ve learned to let go of some of the less important details in favor of the things that matter.
Balancing preservation of the land with our desire to travel is a challenge not just for us travelers but for the localities, we visit. When I was in the Galápagos Islands in March, I was stunned that the islands actually had real cities. I pictured the Galápagos as places people fly into to take boat […]
Today I want to talk about FLYTE, this website’s nonprofit arm. This post has updates on new changes to the program, volunteer and internship opportunities, funding updates, and information about the group of kids we’re sending to Ecuador (thanks to you!)
Hey travel lover! I know it’s been super quiet on the blog and social media over the past month and there’s good reason for that! Today, I wanted to give a little update on the going on behind the scenes and what to expect in the coming months! First, fret not, there are a ton […]