5 Reasons Why You Should Visit South Africa

Visit South Africa - Nature

I first visited South Africa when I was 16 years old. It was a family vacation full of safari drives, bungee jumping, and some of the strangest meats I’ve ever eaten. I was instantly smitten with the place. The day I left, I turned to my sister and said, “I’m going to come back here

Meet True Nature Leader Carly Mahon


Carly Mahon will be leading a “Rooted and Radiant Warrior” yoga and reiki retreat in Costa Rica next June! Read on in this exclusive interview to learn how the idea of the rooted and radiant warrior plays into her retreat and to learn more about Carly’s greatest influences and passions. Carly is a RYT200 Yoga Teacher,

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat: Join Me On The Journey.

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

“Costa Rica Yoga Retreat: Join Me On The Journey.” first appeared on Love Grown Wellness.  Maybe you are on the fence about heading out on a yoga retreat. A life-changing journey in which you will be surrounded by amazing energy, stunning scenery and the opportunity to unplug. That’s right… letting go of the daily grind

Thanksgiving without labels – Vegan, Gluten Free Stuffing Recipe

Vegan, Gluten Free Stuffing Recipe

I don’t know about you but I truly love this Holiday. Not even so much for the true history of it but for the present history of what it’s become. The fact that this holiday brings families and friends together to laugh, eat, and have an amazing time as well as being grateful for our

True Nature Happy Farming Service Project in Costa Rica

service project in costa rica

At the heart of True Nature Travels is our commitment to service. We are honored to work with so many amazing partners around the world and are grateful for the opportunity to give back and help in as many ways as we can. The following is a recent note we received from Lindsay Padilla, our

Cultivating Gratitude in the Face of Struggle


Is it just me, or does it seem like every yoga teacher’s theme for every class in autumn is gratitude? A few weeks ago, I was in a particularly tense pigeon pose. While my hips were begging me to stop, my yoga teacher was prattling on about how we should be grateful for our bodies, even when

The Power of the Solo Traveler


True Nature Travels was born out of a belief that group travel can be transformative. But that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate the power of the solo traveler as well! True Nature Founder and Director, Joshua Canter, just got back from an incredible week in Iceland where he experienced this power for himself. In his letter

An Autumn Sun Salutation of Gratitude


Fall brings beautiful colors, crisp air, and inspiring energies. During this season, we may become more aware of our surroundings, more aware of how alive Mother Earth is, and more aware of what we may take for granted each and every day. Celebrate autumn by following this Sun Salutation of Gratitude and tune into awareness.

Lessons Learned from Trick-or-Treaters


Halloween is around the corner. Soon, the streets will be filled with children’s laughter as masked little ones run from house to house, gather treasures and filling their pillowcases with treats to be enjoyed for the rest of the holiday season. For years it has been a tradition of mine to gather with friends to

Not Your Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie – Vegan, Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Fall into new beginnings. Fall into action. Fall in love. Fall into yourself. Fall, fall, fall. When this season comes around I get inspired more than ever. I don’t know if it’s the weather or the colors that are around, the crispy air… I can’t exactly put my finger on it but why try to