Middle school is a fantastic time to start your child's travel adventures. The key is picking the right program. Here's how.
It took a lot of work for scholarship recipient Anghelina Severin to make her way from Moldova to South Korea. But her efforts paid off and may change her educational future.
The journey from India to Thailand wasn't that long. But for scholarship student Apurva Anand, the travel program would take him to another world - one where he'd learn more about elephant conservation and himself.
Mark Scaglione first traveled with Rustic Pathways when he was 14 years old. Years later his journeys helped spark an interest in journalism and a career at NBC News.
Kristen grew up in a rural community where stories about international travel weren't common. She would change that when she journeyed to Thailand for a trip that was both quite different and yet remarkably similar to the travel programs of today.
Madeline Moore was nervous when she first traveled with Rustic Pathways. But with each new experience she grew more confident as she saw how different life can be in various corners of the globe.
Our Giving Tuesday goal is to raise $100,000 for scholarships. Such efforts are partially inspired by one of the best thank you notes we've ever received.
Candace and Frank took in the views at a Costa Rican beach shortly after flying for the first time. And it was there at that wildlife refuge that their adventure began.
In the last five years, Rustic Pathways has given out $750,000 in scholarships and financial aid to students. For the award-winning students, that opportunity to travel changed everything.
Our scholarship winners each had small moments in their lives that inspired something bigger. Here are their stories.
Neha Sarwal traded ideas with teens from around the world, as they worked to tackle local waste management problems. Her project was one of several successful initiatives during the Climate Leaders Fellowship program.
Teen world traveler and thrill seeker Tristan Grosam shares her favorite adventure activities & tips!
The Young Climate Leaders Fellowship Program is a follow-up program to this summer’s global summit that included students from 21 countries.
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.
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.