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Luxe Lavs: Hotels Where You Can Warm Up in Cold Weather
British Isles / Luxe Lavs

Luxe Lavs: Hotels Where You Can Warm Up in Cold Weather

This month, Luxe Lavs contributors Angela Fairhurst and Natalie Compagno went to non-traditional winter destinations, where cold weather can still be cool. They searched out great hotel bathrooms in former castles, mansions, and… Read More…

Bartending Through Galway, Ireland
British Isles / Culinary Travel

Bartending Through Galway, Ireland

When it comes to sampling local culture while you’re traveling, it’s not just about the food. For contributing writer Rachel Weil, local culture usually means an immersion into local wine…. Read More…

Off The Brochure Travel Guide: Berlin, Germany
Entertainment / Germany & the Netherlands / Off The Brochure / Restaurants

Off The Brochure Travel Guide: Berlin, Germany

Baby, it’s cold outside in Berlin. But winter visitors warm up by bustling through dozens of Christmas markets in a day and capping it off with a hot and spicy… Read More…

Red, White, and Green Wine in Eastern Europe
Culinary Travel / Eastern Europe

Red, White, and Green Wine in Eastern Europe

On the hunt for something special to wet your palate?  There are some unique finds, whether you prefer red, white, or even “green” wine in Eastern Europe. Contributing writer Rachel… Read More…

New Guided Tour Destinations for 2015
Adventure Travel & Sports / Africa / Asia / Canada / Eastern Europe / Eco Travel / Europe / South America

New Guided Tour Destinations for 2015

If you’re getting ready to plan your summer vacation, there are a lot of options this year that include guided tours. While not everyone is a fan of traveling in… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2015
Asia / Caribbean / CBS News / Europe / Middle East / USA

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2015

We’ve officially entered a new year, with new horizons to explore. You can watch my report below for CBS News about hot destinations for 2015. Keep reading to learn more… Read More…

Travel Tip: The 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
Germany & the Netherlands / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

There’s an important anniversary coming up and some very meaningful ways to celebrate it. I’m talking about the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. On the weekend… Read More…

Tombstone Tourism: Cemeteries to Visit Around the World
Eastern Europe / Europe / Fall / Halloween / South America / USA

Tombstone Tourism: Cemeteries to Visit Around the World

Whether you’re up for the macabre or historic, you’ll find both at cemeteries. These locations offer a peek into not just history, but also culture. Contributing writer Lea Donosky has… Read More…

Voluntourism: Work With Local Communities in France
France & Belgium / Voluntourism

Voluntourism: Work With Local Communities in France

If you’re planning a trip to France, consider going beyond the big tourist destinations and exploring local communities. The non-profit organization Volunteers for Peace has multiple opportunities for volunteers, which… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Dance to Help Alzheimer’s Patients in Berlin
Germany & the Netherlands / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Dance to Help Alzheimer’s Patients in Berlin

It’s no secret that Berlin is one of Europe’s hottest cities, and certainly most eccentric. An affordable cost of living attracts creative types from all corners of the globe, so… Read More…

The Insider’s Travel Guide to Malta
Europe

The Insider’s Travel Guide to Malta

The Mediterranean Sea is known for islands such as Corsica, Santorini, and Cyprus. But are you familiar with Malta? This former naval base has a lot of history, and Peter… Read More…