Himalayan Digital Detox

Nepal Sherpa homestay trek suspension bridge trail

By Chris Mackay, Crooked Trails Co-founder & Executive Director By my estimation, trekking in Nepal is one of the most amazing things you can do in this life. There’s the mind-blowing scenery, the exercise which … Read More

The Transformational Power of the Andes

Peru Andes vista by Jay Waltmunson

By Emily Jump, Latin America Programs The first change I notice upon landing in the Andes is an obvious one – at these heights, I feel the thin atmosphere in my lungs and muscles with … Read More

Postcards from Cuba: Sor Teresa

Alexis and Abuela Teresa Havana Cuba

By Alexis Bonoff Standing in the tiny kitchen of Teresa’s apartment I wondered how she was able to cook a single meal, let alone one for her entire family of six who shared the 800 … Read More

Meet Your New Friends in Cuba

Mauricio Cuba

For those who like to dive deep into culture, there is no better way than to see it through the eyes of a local. Our Cuba travel programs are enriched by the amazing locals who … Read More

Postcards from Cuba: Lost in Havana

Wandering in Havana Cuba

By Alexis Bonoff The first time I was in Havana I got lost. Not lost lost, but turned around in the wide streets and overgrown alleys. There was nowhere I needed to be, but I … Read More