Leisure travel has increased over the past few years because of social media.
Youth worldwide, regardless of location or pioneer heritage, gather to do pioneer treks in other countries.
BYU study abroad programs continuing despite recent attacks.
Nathaniel Gardner, recent BYU alum, has been running Marafiki Africa during most of his undergraduate education and is working on a new program that provides consultation services to businesses in Tanzania and Kenya.
Family history takes many shapes and sizes from DNA tests to online record searches to interviewing living relatives about their stories. Members of the LDS church, including BYU alumni, are exploring another avenue for family history research: travel.
Road trips often fill BYU students’ calendars as many travel to and from Provo to visit family and friends, or just to escape for a weekend.