“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard
Nestled in the Himalayas, Bhutan, a small kingdom with a traditional Buddhist culture, embraces a unique philosophy of tourism, maintaining that Gross National Happiness is considered more important than Gross National Product. Bhutan’s natural wonders are thrilling, from monasteries built into sheered cliffs, primeval forests and colossal snowcapped peaks, the best way to see it is by trekking through the trails and experiencing the stunning flora and fauna.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Nestled nearly 8,000 feet above sea level on the eastern slope of the Andes, is a 15th century impeccably preserved Inca site known as Machu Picchu. The breathtaking vista and advanced architecture make it one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.
Also known as “Voluntourism,” this growing trend among travelers allows them to blend the joy of experiencing new destinations and cultures with a commitment to serve that destination and its residents. Uniting passion and purpose, voluntourism offers the traveler a deeply fulfilling experience.