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Psychedelic Integration Workbook: Your Next Journey Must-Have

Psychedelic Integration Workbook: Your Next Journey Must-Have

July 12 2021
The Wakeful Integration Journal is designed to help you make the most of transformative inner travel. 
The Ultimate Guide to Ecotourism in Mexico

The Ultimate Guide to Ecotourism in Mexico

June 13 2021
What if there was a way for you to release your pent up cravings for adventure, combat screen fatigue, AND support the conservation of environmental areas and the well-being of its surrounding communities all in a sustainable fashion? You absolutely can. Here's our guide to Ecotourism in Mexico.
What the F is Conscious Travel?

What the F is Conscious Travel?

June 13 2021
We need to breathe more love into how we live. We need to be more conscious. And this extends to our travel behaviours...
The Ultimate Guide to Ecotourism in Belize

The Ultimate Guide to Ecotourism in Belize

May 19 2021
By Hannah Poaros-McDermott In our homes, we are continuously encouraged to make environmentally ...
Ecotourism in the USA (& Where You Should Go Next)

Ecotourism in the USA (& Where You Should Go Next)

May 19 2021
By Hannah Poaros-McDermott When we think of the USA, we think of Los Angeles, New York, Starbucks...
The No-Bullsh*t Guide to Self Growth

The No-Bullsh*t Guide to Self Growth

March 14 2021
What if what really grows is your appreciation for and awareness of who you are now? Not seeking to change anything about yourself, but rather a daily acceptance of the person you are regardless of what is going on around you. Send a little love to who you've been too while you're at it. Can you do that? It's actually really hard to practice despite it actually being an incredibly simple concept...
What is Sustainable Travel? (And how to do it right)

What is Sustainable Travel? (And how to do it right)

February 21 2021
With glaciers melting, forest fires raging, and more and more species becoming extinct, there has never been a more urgent time to think about sustainability. The effects of climate change is rearing its ugly head, and while the sustainability of the earth and its resources is very important, it’s not the only type of sustainability to think about. Culture, livelihood, ethics, health, and wealth are just some of the other aspects of sustainability, and when it comes to travel, all of these things come into play.
The Best (simple) Yoga Poses to do on the Road

The Best (simple) Yoga Poses to do on the Road

February 18 2021
Written by Sabrina Wu. Contrary to popular belief, yoga is not just for the flexible and young. Y...
10 BIG Self Discovery Questions to Ask Yourself

10 BIG Self Discovery Questions to Ask Yourself

January 2 2021
Self Discovery is an unique, individual journey to the identification of the unconscious ego-based illusory ‘Self’ paired with the newfound awareness of your conscious authentic Self. It's the recognition that you are not your mind. It’s the realization that all of the thoughts swirling around in your head..
15 Of The Best Travel Journal Prompts (ever)

15 Of The Best Travel Journal Prompts (ever)

January 2 2021
Creating your own travel journal can be hard work. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve bought a blank journal at my local bookstore with these grand ideas of detailing my life only to never use it. Looking back on it now, it was because I never really knew where to start. I never had any guidance. So if you find yourself staring at those blank pages with no clue what to do, we have a few travel journal prompts to get your hand moving...
The Ultimate Guide to Reef Safe Sunscreen

The Ultimate Guide to Reef Safe Sunscreen

January 1 2021

How can using reef safe sunscreen make a world of difference? Well, first let me tell you a little bit about my background. I live in Australia. You know, the place that’s close to the equator, has astronomical skin cancer rates and resides under a giant hole in the ozone? Yeah, that place.

Why You Really Shouldn't Travel to Find Yourself

Why You Really Shouldn't Travel to Find Yourself

December 17 2020
By Kelly Nickels. Travel to “Find Yourself”: Our Favourite Quote One of our all time favourite “f...
The Ultimate Guide on How to Travel Sustainably

The Ultimate Guide on How to Travel Sustainably

December 7 2020

All around the world, white sand beaches get littered with trash, lush, green trails become degraded, and vibrant cultures all too often become commercialized. The allure of overtourism has its price, and it’s not the traveler who pays its due. But does tourism need to be this way?

Ideas For a Travel Journal (or you could just do this.)

Ideas For a Travel Journal (or you could just do this.)

December 4 2020
Journal entries in notebooks get lost in hundreds of pages of loose-leaf notebooks, ticket stubs succumb to a fate of faded ink and irrecoverable crease marks, and photos get lost among thousands in the cloud. Here's the best travel journal ideas we've found to help you get the most out of your journeys.
The No-Bullshit Benefits of Ecotourism

The No-Bullshit Benefits of Ecotourism

December 4 2020
If you’re currently dreaming of—and planning—your future travels (because let’s face it, we all need something to look forward to) then you should consider ecotourism destinations. There are so many benefits that come with this type of travel. Benefits for the economy, for the environment, for the local communities, for you. In this article, we’ll go over these and explain why ecotourism is so important...
The Ultimate Guide To Mindfulness Practices

The Ultimate Guide To Mindfulness Practices

November 15 2020
By Kelly Nickels.The ultimate guide to mindfulness practices is that there is no ultimate guide t...
The Best Guided Travel Journal (for real though)

The Best Guided Travel Journal (for real though)

November 7 2020
By Sabrina Wu. 2020 has been one hell of a year. While toilet paper stock has thankfully returned...
A girl holds up the Wakeful Travel Journal in the middle of four mannequins in Guatemala

The Ultimate Guide to Transformative Travel

September 24 2020
For those seeking unforgettable moments and experiences that leave lasting effects, Transformative Travel is the only way to go. For the adventurer with an open heart, 5-Star resorts stays will never compare to the experience of travelling to remote locations and exploring unbeaten paths...
A man crouching down to get the perfect photo while backpacking through the forest

The Ultimate Backcountry Backpacking Checklist

September 19 2020
By Sabrina Wu. There’s nothing worse than arriving at your destination and realizing that you for...
a bunch of wooden surf boards standing up against dark green ivy.

A Traveler's Dairy: Costa Rica

July 12 2020

The hot sun scorched the tops of my thighs as I sat overlooking the rail of the ferry into the open sea. The breeze tangled my hair while conversations and chatter surrounded me. It was a beautiful day to be in Costa Rica...

The Ultimate Survival Guide for the Travel Bug

The Ultimate Survival Guide for the Travel Bug

May 31 2020
So is the plight of an eternal wanderer, we're always on the hunt for our next adventure. There’s something that happens when you become inducted into the life of a nomad, once that first trip is taken, you are forever changed...
The Ultimate Guide to Solo Travel

The Ultimate Guide to Solo Travel

May 26 2020
Traveling alone. To some those two words might fill their veins with wanderlust and bring light into their eyes. Others? It might be their worst nightmare. In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know about solo travel...
30+ Easy Ways to Reduce Your Waste

30+ Easy Ways to Reduce Your Waste

May 3 2020
For many of us, we have grown up in a consumerist society with the mentality of excess. If we need something, we buy it. If something breaks, we get a new one...
Ways to Practice Self-Love During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ways to Practice Self-Love During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 25 2020
Written by Harley Burland. We live in a society that encourages growth and success. And while ac...
What is Ecotourism? (and why you should do it)

What is Ecotourism? (and why you should do it)

April 16 2020
Tourism allows us to immerse ourselves into the environments and lifestyles of cultures entirely different than our own. But as we travel we must also be mindful of...
What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

April 13 2020

We hear about mindfulness all the time, it’s on everyone’s lips, but what the hell is it and where did it come from?...Here's everything you need to know.