Travel Accommodations that Support Local Communities

How to Choose Travel Accommodations that Support Local Communities

Everyone needs a place to sleep while they travel – finding accommodations can be an overwhelming task in itself, let alone figuring out how to do it responsibly and not make a negative impact on the local economy, environment, and socio-cultural aspects. Here are some simple things to do that will help you choose accommodations […]

Sharing a meal Maldives

Food and Travel – Tasty Experiences Around the World

Food and Travel – One of the Best Combinations One of the best parts of traveling, that is sometimes overlooked, is the food, and the delicious flavours you can experience while exploring the world. Some of them may be interesting local delicacies that are what you would say, “an acquired taste” like Iceland’s kæstur hákarl, fermented […]

Eastern India

Eastern India: A Destination Full of Surprises

When most people think of India, they think over-crowded cities, culture shock, ashrams, and the Taj Mahal. But this country has so much more to offer and an abundance of hidden gems to explore! India has always been a special place for me and I believe it’s a destination that has something for everyone. I […]

Peru Trekking Adventure

Peru Trekking Adventure of the Salkantay – Inca Trail

Machu Picchu… an iconic dream destination for the wanderlust, but there is so much more to explore in this region of Peru. This is an experience where the journey itself is much more rewarding than the destination. I just returned from leading a 12 day Adventure in Peru with 9 interesting folks from Manitoba that were […]

Travel Trends for 2017

Here are some Travel Trends that are on the horizon for 2017. As a traveller and responsible tourism operator, I love to see how the travel industry evolves and changes to keep up with new demands and trends. These travel trends are based on research findings and my own personal observations. The Growing Market of Wellness-Minded […]

Travel Roots - Socially Responsible Travel

Become a Purpose Driven Traveler

The “Why” of Travel Roots I’ve been reflecting a lot about why I started my business lately and thought I would share some of the heart and soul behind Travel Roots. To travel is to take a journey within yourself… I was asked this the other day “what is the best excuse/reason for why someone should […]

Maldives Beaches

Best Beaches Around the World

“What’s the best beach you’ve ever been to?” is a question I’ve been asked many times. So I decided to put together a list of my favourite best beaches around the world and why they were special. 1. The uninhabited islands near Hoadehdoo in the Maldives – These islands are only visited by the locals living in nearby island […]

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

Exploring Off the Beaten Track in Central America

[Estimated read time: 5 minutes] I just returned from spending 2 months exploring Central America in hopes to find some amazing partners and interesting adventures to share with our clients. Firstly, I was caught by surprise as to how touristy and slightly Americanized it is in that region and that you had to work very […]

Costa Rica Retreat

The Simple Things in Life – Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

We just finished a 7 Day retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica led by Peg City Yoga’s Noah Krol. The whole feel for the trip was to escape your chaotic stressful lives at home and reconnect with yourself in a quaint natural setting. We stayed at the Nosara Bed and Breakfast, located a short walk to […]