Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

  I have always been one who appreciates cycles. The sunrise and sunset each day, the new moon growing to the full moon each month, and the annual shift of seasons are just a few of the cycles I have grown to love. We have come to the end of a cycle as we prepare

Safe Travels. Rest Assured.


True Nature Education knows that safety comes first, and as we start planning a return to travel, the safety and well-being of our participants, leaders, and partners is our highest priority. We understand that international travel carries heightened cautions at this time, and as such, we are working diligently with our partners to ensure proper

25 Reasons to Go Global in 2020

NSLS Travel

  Travel is such an amazing opportunity to grow our minds, expand our views, and develop our sense of community. Now, what if you traveled with purpose? A chance to expand skillsets for the real world, network with fellow student leaders, and form a long-lasting relationship. You have probably considered and perhaps have even Traveled

New Year, New Destination!

NSLS Travel

  Join us in Guatemala!   Guatemala is often known as the hidden gem of Central America. Steeped in its rich Mayan culture and dramatic landscape, the country has grown vastly in popularity over the past decade. True Nature offers a location on Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. This large endorheic lake (one that does not


Benefits of getting outdoors

If you’re a self-professed homebody, you could seriously benefit from a change of scenery. Spending time in nature could improve your physical and mental health, ward off illness, and actually make you happier! As the Father of Western Medicine, Hippocrates, once said, “Nature itself is the best physician.” If you’re curious about the health benefits you can

Want Insight? Go on an Adventure: How Fireworks Opened My Mind This Summer

Fireworks Summer Adventure

By most standards, I’ve lived an adventurous life: horseback trekking in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, rock climbing in Thailand, spending over a year dancing salsa in Colombia… These big, outer adventures happen because I keep a mindset that welcomes new experiences no matter where I am, so the moment I read the news that Independence

Three Questions for a Path of Purpose this Summer

summer travel

First, I planned a trip to Colombia. Then, a dear friend set her wedding date in California. A few days later, my dad broke his hip in Texas. I live in Florida, so now, I have three big trips planned in the next 2½ months. Here are three questions I plan to take with me

5 Tips to Travel More When You’re a Student

5 tips to travel more when you're a student

  When you’re a student, it can be impossible to think of doing anything other than studying. Dreams of traveling the world may be cast aside as more and more deadlines loom over your head. However, traveling while you’re still young is the perfect way to broaden your horizons and experiences. If you want the

13 Questions & Activities to Help You Discover What You Have to be Grateful For


Every November, our culture finds a sudden appreciation for gratitude. We start to hear “what are you thankful for?” on every corner as people shop for turkey and prepare their Thanksgiving feasts. While I love this holiday, and the reminder to be grateful it brings, I believe gratitude is something we should focus on more

Autumn Explorations: The Art of Senescence


Fall is here and Autumn foliage is upon us! In the coming weeks, millions of leaves will be turning an array of different colors. As leaves stop producing chlorophyll, the deeper green leaves start to change and reveal their true colors– a process called senescence. Autumn is a reminder that change is in the air