Category Archives for Meaningful Travel

Re-Entry: Reflections on Consumerism

After six months of traveling and living throughout S.E. Asia, we re-entered the Western world, spending a month in Australia. It was an uncomfortable reunion with the old life we used to be so accustomed

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Home Is Where Your Bag Is

We are grateful we have the time to travel slowly. To take in a place fully. Listen, watch, learn about the place, the people and the surroundings as long as we like. Even when we travel slowly, there

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Meaningful Travel Experience – Local Fishing for a Day in Bali

Amed, is an absolutely beautiful fishing and diving village, on the lesser traveled area of East Bali. To get there, you can rent a cab from Denpasar or Ubud easily. Fishing is a big industry and it’s

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The Problem with the Life Bucket List

Often, the life bucket list is built with the wrong intentions. By definition, they are meant to be a list of events or activities that we all strive to accomplish, sometimes defined more strongly as–

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Meaningful Travel – Stay with a Family and Learn a New Language

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” — James Joyce It’s human nature to want to be accurate, correct, and, let’s face it, right all the time. Being wrong often manifests into feelings

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Trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake, Myanmar

One of the best ways to connect with a culture is to travel through local villages and stay with a family. This is a great way to experience what we call, MEANINGFUL TRAVEL We did just that on a 3- day

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