Beyond the Guidebook

A native of India weighs in on the cultural appropriation and commodification of an ancient Hindu spiritual practice.
Overtourism and the problems it creates may make you feel like giving up your passport. But responsible travel experts say there's a better way.
A round-up of our favourite blog posts over the past couple of months: How work abroad allows you to create a new reality. 
Things have gone badly wrong. Is it time to summon your inner warrior, or call up Mr. Nice Guy?  
Whether it's a quest for self-awareness, a cure for mental maladies or just the next big high, travellers are turning a traditional Amazonian healing ceremony into a multi-million dollar industry.
Operating on a shoestring budget, this non-profit is working to improve conditions for porters in Tanzania.
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