At sea and on the land, students in Thailand are having a blast and making a difference.
The challenge is to head to remote regions of Thailand for three weeks with nothing more than a small backpack.
One of Rustic's oldest programs in southeast Asia is returning in 2022.
Learn how to make this easy and authentic Krapao Gai dish at home.
A special program in southeast Asia offers students an academic, hands-on experience in environmental conservation.
Wildlife conservation preserves animal species for future generations, and aims to maintain earth’s biodiversity. Here are 7 frequently asked questions about wildlife conservation and animal sanctuaries.
In some programs, special moments with wildlife are part of the travel adventure. Here are some great options for animal lovers.
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.
Learn everything you need to know about your destination country, from cultural expectations to fun facts and foods you'll eat, in our country books.
Eating abroad means you get to eat all the local food, delicacies, and in-season fruits and vegetables. Take a peek at some of the fruits and vegetables you might see at the market on a Rustic Pathways’ high school summer travel program.
If you have never taken a Rustic trip before, this is the advice I wished I knew before I went on my first trip!!
"I looked around and took in every detail. Some were struggling to use a chopstick, food was being switched around so people could try everything, and laughter was everywhere. I thought to myself, how lucky am I to be here, right now, in this moment? I felt such inner content and joy, it was hard to believe that I was ever anxious about being there."
Through the month we are running a series of stories highlighting some of the outstanding teachers that travel with Rustic Pathways. Our Teacher Appreciation Week series shines a spotlight on Rebecca Laders and Jason Musselman in week three.
"Vivid in my memory are those first moments of extreme heat, hustle and bustle, and a rapid intake of a culture far different than my own. Needless to say, I was overwhelmed but excited! I’d be spending the next two weeks in a small community providing what help I could, then heading to an elephant sanctuary. Little did I know that the first week would change me forever."