Sustainable Travel

Travel Safety Tips

Travel Safety Tips

Traveling internationally can be intimidating, and nobody wants to be robbed, get hurt, sick or scammed while out on an adventure – luckily there are plenty of ways to travel smart! We believe that the experiences, cultural exchanges, and relationships that you build while traveling heavily outweigh the risks. We’ve put together our top travel safety tips for you, so that you can feel prepared when traveling and ready to have the time of your life!

Leave No Trace Travel: the Ultimate Guide

Leave No Trace Travel: the Ultimate Guide

Leave No Trace is about more than just saving the planet, it’s about saving the people, too. Preserve the cultural, ecological, environmental and social integrity of the place we call home by practicing leave no trace at home and while traveling the world.

How to Travel Without Waste

How to Travel Without Waste

Well, let’s make this: “How to Travel With *Minimal* Waste,” because the truth is that it’s really hard to travel with zero waste. Most forms of transportation emit some kind of waste, and we’re not asking anyone to be perfect—just better. 

Take the Road Untraveled in Azerbaijan

Take the Road Untraveled in Azerbaijan

From ski resorts to mountains that look like candy canes, from architecture to nightlife, Azerbaijan is a relatively undiscovered travel gem.

Diverse heritage and wild places intersect here. In addition to trekking through small villages that may have their own languages and their own unique traditions thousands of years old, you’ll find views that take your breath away.

The Other Side of Oahu: Kualoa Park & Ranch

The Other Side of Oahu: Kualoa Park & Ranch

Hawai’i is a dream for many, but for a state ripe with natural beauty, tourists often seek the same comforts our homes can deliver: hotels, spas, malls, and restaurants. However, Old Hawai’i, the other side of Oahu, offers a unique opportunity to step outside of these tourist spots and back in time.

Meet the owners of a small import business

Meet the owners of a small import business

We often hear the phrase, “traveling for work”. How about the concept of working for travel? Over the past 35 years, Dan and Rudi Taylor have done just that. They turned their passion for travel into careers. Between their online import business, Happy Mango Beads, and their Colorado storefront, Wishful Living, this duo travels the world in search of unique items to bring back to their customers. Maintaining a close relationship with dozens of craftspeople around the world, they directly support communities in a way that the typical tourist does not.