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Travel Tip: Vetting Your Community Based Tourism Program
Cultural Immersion / Eco Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Vetting Your Community Based Tourism Program

There’s a growing trend of community based tourism, where you travel to villages or communities to immerse yourself in the culture. The idea is that you’re helping by contributing to their… Read More…

America’s Best Small-Town Fourth of July Celebrations
CBS News / Festivals

America’s Best Small-Town Fourth of July Celebrations

New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, and San Francisco are all major cities for spectacular Fourth of July celebrations. But there are small towns all throughout the U.S. that capture the… Read More…

7 Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice
Festivals

7 Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice has long been a day to celebrate. Not only is it the longest day of the year, but it also marks the official beginning of summer. While… Read More…

4 Can’t-Miss Southern Food Festivals
Culinary Travel / Festivals

4 Can’t-Miss Southern Food Festivals

Talk to anyone south of the Mason-Dixon line about Southern food, and chances are, you’ll get a different story depending on who you ask. Southern food can mean anything from… Read More…

2014 Summer Theater Festivals Worth Seeing
Culture / Festivals

2014 Summer Theater Festivals Worth Seeing

Summer is festival season…but it’s not just about concerts in the park and beer tents. Theater festivals are major summer events, attracting everyone from up-and-coming talent to established playwrights. Whether… Read More…

Beyond Coachella: 5 Music Festivals Across the U.S.
Festivals / Pop Culture Travel

Beyond Coachella: 5 Music Festivals Across the U.S.

Coachella begins today, unofficially kicking off summer music festival season. While it’s likely that at least one of your favorite bands is playing at Coachella, you may not live nearby… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Cruise Options for Art Lovers
Cruise Travel / Entertainment / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Cruise Options for Art Lovers

Most people associate cruising with hopping from one beach to another, or trying to see an entire city in half a day. But you can get more out of your… Read More…

8 Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Culture

8 Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Every year, communities across the nation celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year marks 31 years since MLK Day was created and almost 51… Read More…

The 10 Worst People You’ll See at the Airport
Etiquette

The 10 Worst People You’ll See at the Airport

Travel etiquette is not just about what happens in-flight–though there are bad travelers here, there and everywhere. Good behavior is important at every stage of the travel process, including the… Read More…

Five Cities with Real Christmas Spirit
Festivals

Five Cities with Real Christmas Spirit

More than 90 million travelers will hit the road this Christmas, but will their travels lead them to festive Christmas celebrations or just long lines to see Santa at the… Read More…

5 Endangered Tourist Attractions That Might Not Be Standing in 2014
Culture

5 Endangered Tourist Attractions That Might Not Be Standing in 2014

More than 60 sites are on the 2014 World Monuments Watch List this year. Here are five of the most shocking endangered tourist attractions.