Tips for Service-minded Travelers

3 Alternative Ways to Find Time and Money to Travel

Here on the Global Commute, I talk a lot about meaningful traveling and how a simple change in mindset and choices can create a more authentic and rewarding experience. What…

Social Enterprises: What are They and How Can They Benefit Your Travels?

We all are familiar with the entrepreneurial term “start-up” and we understand the difference between a “not-for-profit” or “for-profit” business structure. In fact, we may think that nonprofits are the…

Top 3 Reasons Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

It’s days before the dawn of 2015 and if you are anything like me, you have lots of ideas about how you would like to make next year – the…

Are destination photos just a form of pornography or can they inspire true travels for us?

We have all done it, don’t deny it…we have all been victim to a glossy, enticing travel magazine cover. The type that catches your eye with exotic landscapes and striking…

Why Thanksgiving Reminds Us to Travel with Gratitude

As I wrap up the Thanksgiving holiday with my family and friends in the United States, I can’t help but reflect on its meaning.  I am stuffed full with turkey,…

Three Experts Share How to Find the Courage to Take a Break from Work to Travel and Volunteer

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away…

Welcome to the Journey Beyond the Bucket List

We all love to travel…who doesn’t?  The time to relax, escape the mundane, experience the exotic, reconnect with loved ones… all of these things are important, but are we missing…