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Window Seat or Aisle Seat: 13 Wacky & Weird US Road-Trip Spots
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Window Seat or Aisle Seat: 13 Wacky & Weird US Road-Trip Spots

Don’t limit your kid to traditional family-friendly road trip spots. Instead, expose them to some of the wacky and weird attractions across the country. Family travel expert and our Window… Read More…

I Only Cried Twice: A Beginner’s Account of Learning to Ski
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I Only Cried Twice: A Beginner’s Account of Learning to Ski

While East Coasters are still digging out from Nemo, ski resorts across the country are anticipating prime conditions this President’s Day weekend. But the reality is, only 5 to 10… Read More…

Beyond Sundance: Six Standout US Film Festivals
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Beyond Sundance: Six Standout US Film Festivals

This week, film-savvy travelers are making their way to Sundance, one of the most publicized and anticipated independent film festivals in the world. But you don’t have to book a… Read More…

Halloween Travel: 9 Haunted US Hotels
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Halloween Travel: 9 Haunted US Hotels

Going to be out of town this Halloween?  Well you don’t have to miss out on the spooky fun.  Steven Knight rounds up nine different haunted hotels for ghoul-seekers on… Read More…

Ask the Locals: Raleigh, North Carolina
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Ask the Locals: Raleigh, North Carolina

Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast from The Umstead just outside Raleigh, North Carolina. On air, Chef Scott Crawford shared his signature dish for fall, CAM Raleigh Executive Director Elysia Borowy-Reeder described… Read More…

New Haven: There’s More to This College Town Than Yale
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New Haven: There’s More to This College Town Than Yale

Across the country, it’s back-to-school season and that also means back to college. You might think that campus greens are the main draw of well-known college towns, but from Cambridge… Read More…

Austerity in Europe: The Impact on Art and Culture in the EU
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Austerity in Europe: The Impact on Art and Culture in the EU

Last week we began to examine the impact of austerity measures on European travel this summer with a look a transportation within the EU. So after the taxi has dropped… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: The DOT’s New York Summer Streets
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Voluntourism Spotlight: The DOT’s New York Summer Streets

New York is notorious for its summer heat, but did you know that every August the streets are yours? In fact, for three Sundays in a row they are officially… Read More…

Loud & Proud Southern Style: 4 LBGT Parades Worth Visitng
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Loud & Proud Southern Style: 4 LBGT Parades Worth Visitng

June is LGBT pride month. While you might think of celebrations in New York or Los Angeles, some Southern states are fast becoming home to some of the most interesting… Read More…

Hotel News You Can Use: Summer Renovations, Openings & Festivals
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Hotel News You Can Use: Summer Renovations, Openings & Festivals

Spring has come and gone and so too has spring cleaning. In terms of hotel news you can use, this means renovations, renovations and more renovations. Check out Lily J…. Read More…

Girlfriend Getaways: Searching for the Historic Past in Charleston, South Carolina
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Girlfriend Getaways: Searching for the Historic Past in Charleston, South Carolina

Tell someone you’re looking for a “girlfriend getaway” and they’ll probably come up with three activities: wine, shopping and spas. Not that there’s anything wrong with that! But we sent… Read More…