Sustainable luxury tourism can sound like an oxymoron at first listen. After all, luxury is synonymous to excess, opulence, richness – in travel and in daily life it can sometimes be synonymous to waste, or overindulgence. But Norwegian tour operator Up Norway, and their CEO Torunn Tronsvagg, would push back on that notion. They believe […]
When you hear the words “lab manager” you probably think of high school science class. You’d sometimes be right, but then again, it’s Kat’s work as lab manager and medical monitor for clinical research studies that led her to Uganda, where I got to spend a few weeks with her in Kampala last fall. Outside […]
I’m truly so excited to be sharing this interview with you all, featuring Kay from the Awkward Traveller. She’s a west coast girl currently based in Portland sharing her global adventures on her blog that she fits in when she isn’t working twelve hour shifts. I’ve been a fan of Kay’s for a while and […]
By now you all probably know I consider sustainable fashion and consumption an integral part of sustainable travel, and I’m constantly on the lookout for eco-friendly and ethical brands. It’s no surprise then that I was thrilled to come across the brand NINAKURU who exemplifies all of the business practices I look for; sustainable materials, […]
6 inspirational women in travel to celebrate on International Women’s Day. Caution: this post will make you want to drop what you’re doing and plan a trip.
When you travel half way across the globe you don’t typically expect to run into people from your hometown. But I met Alexandria in Kampala, Uganda where she is serving as a Peace Corps volunteer after she’d heard my partner and I were from Indiana – our shared hometown. Small world, and getting smaller all […]
I realized recently that I follow a lot of travel influencers, but not nearly enough sustainable travel bloggers. Entering 2020, I wanted to flood my feed with more eco-friendly vacation inspiration, and also diversify my feed to include more women of color, as the travel sphere can be pretty white. (As a white woman trying […]
This Russian mother talks about trusting the Universe and following your travel dreams, and balancing that with parenthood and employment. Hear it straight from Vera in this Woman of the Week interview.
This Digital Business Owner shares how she fell in love with travel and turned it into a lifestyle.
Welcome back for another Women of the Week interview, this time with a woman from my home town! Taylor and I went to the same high school though we didn’t cross paths much then. We connect when I saw that she’d started a travel blog to share her adventures traveling for work – I knew […]