Analyzing “Blackness” Around the World: Black Travel & Culture, Shermee (23) – YTN Interview

The Young Travelers Network Series showcases candid interviews of young people worldwide and the inspiring stories of how they navigate their lives and travels. From high school trips abroad to becoming an expat in some of the most remote corners of the world, these young travelers share their stories to CONTINUE READING

Tips For Your First TEDx Application and Audition (Extra: Tips for Young TEDx Applicants!)

Yesterday I auditioned to be a TEDx speaker. I'm only 23-years-old, and I was the youngest speaker auditioning by about 20 years. My ultimate goal is to encourage other young people to seek risk and seize opportunities like this, but these tips will be general enough for anyone to use CONTINUE READING

Airbnb Questions to Ask Your Host Before Booking Your Stay

If you have questions about anything that isn't clearly listed in the Airbnb description, you have good reason to ask your Airbnb about before you reserve it, and definitely before you arrive at the destination. A slightly vague description is not necessarily a sign of a bad Airbnb—factors such as CONTINUE READING

How You Can Travel With Student Loan Debt (Brittany V., 25) – YTN

The Young Traveler's Network Series showcases candid interviews of young people worldwide and the inspiring stories of how they navigate their lives and travels. From studying abroad to becoming an expat in some of the most remote corners of the world, these young travelers share their stories to educate, inspire, CONTINUE READING

AirBnb Tips for Guests: Survival Tips You Need to Know Before You Book!

If you're anything like how I was before my first Airbnb stay, at this moment you are anxious and have a ton of questions. But if you're a seasoned traveler, or just really brave, perhaps you're diving in head first! And that's good—though I promise you at some point you will CONTINUE READING

How Losing My Phone in France Led Me to Move to Sri Lanka: The Butterfly Effect (Bruno, 24) – YTN

The Millennials on the Move: Young Traveler's Network series showcases candid interviews of young people worldwide and the inspiring stories of how they navigate their lives and travels. From weekend trips to volunteering in some of the most remote corners of the world, these young travelers share their stories to CONTINUE READING

Listen. Your Friends Ain’t Coming, Sis… But Book That Sh*t Anyway

Let’s set the scene. You come across a destination on Instagram you really want to visit this summer. You have the savings and PTO saved up to make it happen in about 3 months, so you start to seriously look into it. You do a few days of research and CONTINUE READING

How Travel Programs Can Make You A Chronic Career Changer (Sojourner, 24) – YTN

The Young Traveler's Network series showcases candid interviews of young people worldwide and the inspiring stories of how they navigate their lives and travels. From studying abroad to becoming an expat in some of the most remote corners of the world, these young travelers share their stories to educate, inspire, and CONTINUE READING