Being a conscious traveler is important. It’s about cultural sensitivity, being thoughtful about what we spend money on and how we interact with locals. This page features articles about traveling in ways that are good or the environment, meaningful for ourselves, and respectful of the places we go.

The Pandemic Exploration You Need To Try Out (I Am!)

I've learned more about myself in the past 12 months than in my 22 years. Not because I was hitchhiking, trying Singaporean Hainanese chicken rice for the first time, or hiking my way up a glacier in New Zealand. But because I was forced to stop. To think. To write. And frankly, there was nothing to do but be alone with my thoughts. And I don't want to romanticize or simplify - I saw more boredom and emotional reckoning during this time too.