Travelers: there’s a lot to be said about staying in a “Dump”

Tourists stay in luxury lodging, because they expect other places and countries to adhere to or exceed the standards they experience at home. This goes for cleanliness, functionality, technology, cuisine, convenience and comfort. Real travelers strive to better understand local culture by entering the experience unencumbered by those unrealistic expectations. … More Travelers: there’s a lot to be said about staying in a “Dump”

Nurturing Yourself after Long-Term, Transformational Travel

Long-term transformational travel can be physically, spiritually and emotionally exhausting. It can create massive, internal shifts. And just like any experience that depletes us, it’s important to take care of yourself so you can fully process the experience and engage in the transformation.  … More Nurturing Yourself after Long-Term, Transformational Travel