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5 easy sustainable travel tips students can implement into their daily routine during their travel program.
Program leaders are key to an extraordinary Rustic journey. Here is why they are so important.
It's important for travelers to promote the three pillars of sustainability, which is easier during an immersive travel experience.
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.
Watch our 2021 Summer Highlights video to catch a glimpse of what our students experienced during their travel programs and read about their most memorable moments!
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.  
Numerous students quickly responded when asked about their favorite foods during their Rustic programs. The delicacies they highlighted included options from Asia to Africa to the Americas. Take a peek at the foods they named "the best." 
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.
Students from 21 countries participating in Rustic's Global Youth Climate Summit set out to find solutions to environmental problems in Fiji after an eye-opening presentation. The brilliant and enthusiastic ideas they shared certainly foster hope for the future.  
Long after the trips with Rustic Pathways end, the friendships remain. Alumni often share stories about how they have traveled together, inspired each other, and reached out in times of need. Here are just a few of these stories.