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How to Make Any Walk a Meditation

On a long walk together, we spoke with spirituality teacher Conor Creighton about how to make any walk—whether through the city, the country, or an entirely new destination—a moment for mindfulness.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Papaya Playa Project

Surrounded by lush jungle on the sparkling Caribbean coast, Tulum’s Papaya Playa Project considers caring for the surrounding nature to be core to its essence.

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Where to Go to Feel Good

As we strive to become more conscious travelers, we have many choices to make. One of the most essential being which destination to visit in the first place? Thankfully, help is at hand.

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The Best Ways to Approach Voluntourism

“Voluntourism” is considered the fastest growing trend in travel, but only 55% of nonprofits measure their overall impact. So, how can we be sure we’re enacting positive change?

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Our Conscious Eye On — Twelve Senses Retreat

This intimate Californian hideaway is a living testament to natural, sustainable, and recycled materials.

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Pachamama’s Land ─ Part 3

Meanwhile in Huatata, beneath the shadows of the looming Andes and the apu guardians, Manuel Choqque wants us to continue rethinking the potato.

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Pachamama’s Land ─ Part 2

The journey continues from the cave to the mountaintop, where they meet the sky-grazing Andes, their mountain deities, and nature’s own pharmacy.

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Pachamama’s Land ─ Part 1

An extraordinary local journey guided by shamans, farmers, chefs, and healers through vertical archipelagos of high-altitude ecosystems to discover ancient learning in Peru’s Sacred Valley.

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My Odyssey — Octavio Barrera

We asked designer Octavio Barrera to create a work inspired by walking near his home base—the Canary Islands—in whatever medium he chose. Here’s what he designed.

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Slow Travel: How to Make Your Journey Matter

Writer Sophia Macpherson gives her take on what “slow travel” really means and how you can incorporate it into your travel behavior.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Cervo Mountain Resort

Cervo Mountain Resort encourages guests to forge a connection with nature that lasts long after the train ride home.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Ion Adventure Hotel

With its remote location on the slopes of an active volcano, Ion Adventure Hotel has respect for nature and the community at the core of its ethos.

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A Guide to Traveling When You’re Queer

Author Amelia Abraham shares her advice on how to navigate the balance between staying safe, respecting the other culture, and having fun.

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Directions Magazine — Travel Stripped Bare

Travel author and avid wayfarer Jini Reddy walks us through the impact and significance of walking and reminds us just how empowering, inclusive, and inspiring it can be.

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