11 Ways to Make the Most of Your Yoga Retreat Experience

11 Ways to Make the Most of Your Yoga Retreat Experience

Yoga retreats and wellness getaways are becoming increasingly popular for not just regular yoga practitioners, but also people who are looking to unwind from the stresses of everyday life, those who want a way to stay active while on vacation and people who want to learn more about yoga and deepen their practice. Earlier this…

How to Quit Your Corporate Job to Travel (and Not Burn Bridges)

How to Quit Your Corporate Job to Travel (and Not Burn Bridges)

Let me start by saying a few things: you do not have to quit your job in order to travel, and quitting is not the right/best move for everyone. You can travel with a full-time job, in fact many amazing people do it and do it well, and there are plenty of other options like asking for a…

5 Things to Consider Before Observing the Alms Giving Ceremony in Luang Prabang

5 Things to Consider Before Observing the Alms Giving Ceremony in Luang Prabang

Every morning in the UNESCO-protected town of Luang Prabang in Laos, Buddhist monks dressed in vivid saffron-coloured robes quietly line up and collect offerings from devout Buddhists along the streets. The alms giving ceremony, or Tak Bat, is a longstanding tradition in Laos Buddhist culture and a sacred ceremony for the locals and the monks,…

5 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Abroad Program

5 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Abroad Program

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give” – Winston Churchill So you might be thinking to yourself, “I want to volunteer abroad, where do I start? Where can I volunteer?” With a wealth of different program options around the world, there are some important factors to consider…