May 29, 2024

8 Ways to travel with purpose

Vacations are essential for recharging our batteries after everyday life wears us down. The more you travel, however, the more you realize how important it is to be a global citizen and try to give back wherever you can — even while on vacation.

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Believe it or not, there is room to incorporate purposeful travel into your itinerary. Here’s how to do it:

8. Take a cultural tour

Learning about how communities live and support themselves – both past and present – is one of the best ways to immerse yourself through travel. Visit a local village and see how they live and what crafts they produce. Tour a farm and try one of the country’s main exports. In addition to learning more about the culture, you’re probably also helping to support and sustain local businesses. (Photo/Fotolia, @lena_serditova)

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