Transformational Stories Travel Articles
Searching for Summer When all other options have been exhausted, Jenni takes a troubled teen to India in an effort to help her get out of her own way and discover who her own best self is. “Real” Jobs Are Overrated How a trip to Cambodia changed one recent graduate's outlook on life and altered her future. Travel Breeds Self-Confidence Yamuna Matheswaran finds that essential, elusive ingredient that she has been searching for, when she follows through on an impulsive decision to backpack through Spain. How Volunteering Changed Me While many travelers to Thailand go to find beautiful beaches and energetic nightlife, Jessica Festa heads to the hills of Chiang Rai to save a village, and find herself. Downsizing Your Life How many 'things' do you really need? Meet Jody Hanson, a freelance writer and and editor who can pack all her worldly possessions into one suitcase, a carry-on and a diaper bag. The Aimless Twenty-Something Life: A Postgrad’s Tale of Travel & Taking Control Forget a career break -- what if your career hasn't even started? Michael Fraiman writes about the primal decision facing every aimless twentysomething graduate: jump-start your career or run away? Trading Divorce for Travel It is well known that a decision to travel the world can be life-altering. Jessica Thompson explains how she and her husband chose a trip around the world in the place of an impending divorce. The 109th Country On a 2nd class train from Bulgaria to Serbia, William Blomstedt is surprised to meet a 82 year old man from Georgia, USA traveling by himself. Little did he realize that this encounter would change the course of his trip. From Corporate Tool To Nomadic Idealist Many people quit their job and travel the world, but Adam Pervez quit his job and travels with the goal of leaving each place better than how he found it. Moving to Canada Jennifer Hough and her partner traded in their jobs in Ireland and moved to Toronto, but not before spending two glorious months crossing the great continent. Be inspired by their journey.