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Rustic Pathways has a unique program that combines sports and service, and that's great for athletes who like the most popular sport in the world.
Program leaders are key to an extraordinary Rustic journey. Here is why they are so important.
Students with anxiety disorders may hesitate to travel, but there are key reasons why taking trips can help ease mental illness.
Next year UNESCO will mark 50 years since the organization began naming and recognizing World Heritage sites. Here is a look at the unforgettable locations Rustic students see in the Americas and Africa.
Rustic Pathways students who traveled to Costa Rica in 2021 shared dozens of photos. Here are some of the best ones.
In 2022 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will be celebrating 50 years since it began recognizing World Heritage sites. Here are some of these sites Rustic students visit in Australia and Asia.
Talented students shared stunning and fun photos from their travels to Peru and the Dominican Republic.
International travel is a key to mastering another language. Here are some essential tips from language experts on how students can utilize their program experiences to vastly improve their communication skills.
Students and program leaders took hundreds of pictures to celebrate the return to international student travel in 2021. In part 1, we share the best photos from the United States and Morocco.
Rustic Pathways' programs in Peru are quite an adventure, and there are pictures to prove it.
It certainly can be challenging for teens to try to figure out what to do with their lives. Some students rely on their high school experiences to make that decision. But when they travel, things often change.   
No pressure, but it takes a lot of work to learn how to successfully navigate the world of "adulting." To make connections, launch a career, and inspire change, teens need key abilities that allow them to rise above the noise. Here are 11 of these skills.
This summer's Hawaii program included a hike through a lava tube, snorkeling amid the reefs, service in a remote valley, and an unexpected twist.  
Toucans can sound like frogs. That is among the things teen travelers may learn while visiting the world's rainforests, where they may encounter tropical birds, sloths, monkeys, and other fun creatures during their Rustic trips.
Storytelling gives teens the ability to find their voice and master the art of persuasion. It's an important element of leadership - and science since our brains love stories.
Stanford University professors have found an extraordinarily effective way to help people understand different points of view. This groundbreaking process will be shared with Rustic Pathways students from 25 countries who'll be participating in the Global Youth Climate Summit.  
Surfing will debut as an Olympic sport in Tokyo in the summer of 2021. To prepare for the games, here are seven interesting facts about surfing, along with reasons why it may be time to hit the beach.  
An unforgettable trip to Morocco takes students to a place that is often very different from home. It may be the first time they view the Sahara Desert, fortified villages or ksars, the "red city" of Marrakech with its clay structures and more. It's often the people though that teens meet during the trip that they remember the most. 
Teens from around the world are getting ready to participate in this summer's Global Youth Climate Summit being held in collaboration with Stanford University's Center for Deliberative Democracy. Teens from El Salvador to Indonesia shared details about what issues concern them and why they hope the summit will help them foster change.