Our First YouTube Video!

Yes, Crooked Trails has finally done it. We have finally jumped on the YouTube bandwagon (granted it’s about 5 years late, but at least we’re on it!) and uploaded our very first video! So please … Read More

Live the dream of 3 Cups of Tea

Did you read the book Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson? Chris Mackay, co-founder of Crooked Trails did (as well as the rest of us at CT!) and she she recalls, “I remember thinking … Read More

Seis Vacas Para Peru

by Crooked Trails co-founder, Chris Mackay Umasbamaba lies at over 13,000 feet in the Sacred Valley of the Inca, high in the Peruvian Andes. This small, impoverished, rural village, close to the main tourist highway … Read More

How to tip responsibly

This post by Crooked Trails staffer Angela Dollar originally ran on the “Travel with a Purpose” blog on Wanderlust and Lipstick.   Three sure-fire ways to broadcast to the world that you are an American … Read More

The Business of Relationships

by Chris Mackay, Co-founder of Crooked Trails Volunteer tourism is one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. Why? Do we feel guilty when we see poverty in other countries? Do we feel … Read More