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Six Flags & the Smithsonian: Visiting Washington, D.C. As A Family
Family/Kids Travel / Museums

Six Flags & the Smithsonian: Visiting Washington, D.C. As A Family

Family travel is often a challenge—on so many different levels—ranging from budget to the sheer logistics of traveling/transporting children to places and experiences that are meaningful as well as fun…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Museum Sleepovers Across the Country
Family/Kids Travel / Museums / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Museum Sleepovers Across the Country

If you’ve ever had a hard time convincing your kids to visit a museum, listen up. They might just pay attention if you tell them to pack their sleeping bags…. 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…

A Shoe Lover’s Guide to the World
Museums / Pop Culture Travel

A Shoe Lover’s Guide to the World

Fabulous footwear doesn’t have to be worn to be appreciated. If you love shoes, you can indulge that passion for fashion in unusual ways almost anywhere you travel. Here is our… Read More…

From Kansas to Andalucia: Where to Love Your Inner Cowboy
Window Seat or Aisle Seat

From Kansas to Andalucia: Where to Love Your Inner Cowboy

When you think of cowboys, you might think of classic Western movies and the American Wild West. But cowboy culture actually traces its roots to the Spanish, who originally brought horses… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Dog Sledding Races in Wisconsin
Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Dog Sledding Races in Wisconsin

When you think of dog sledding, Wisconsin may not be the state that comes to mind. But as it turns out, you can go dog sledding—and help an organization by… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Hosts “Gringo Trails” Q&A
Pop Culture Travel

Peter Greenberg Hosts “Gringo Trails” Q&A

On Thursday night, Peter Greenberg will host a Q&A after a screening of Gringo Trails in New York. The documentary was written and directed by Pegi Vail, who is the Associate Director of the… Read More…

The Ten Tallest Skyscrapers in the World
Destinations / Pop Culture Travel

The Ten Tallest Skyscrapers in the World

Today is National Skyscraper Day, and in case you didn’t have it on your calendar, it’s the official  day to appreciate and honor the architects, engineers, and construction workers who have… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why You Should Start Using Restaurant Apps
Apps & Technology / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why You Should Start Using Restaurant Apps

We’ve seen technology become an essential part of the traveling experience. But, what about dining? Check out some of these new restaurant apps. You’ve heard of Open Table, where you… Read More…

Labor Day Weekend Festivals Around the Country
Festivals

Labor Day Weekend Festivals Around the Country

Whether you’re hitting the road for Labor Day Weekend or staying close to home, there are festivals you can check out all over the country. This weekend, you can discover… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Keep Monterey Clean
Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Keep Monterey Clean

Volunteering has not only been a great way to give back but it also remains a great way to experience a new place, and learn new things along the way. Volunteering is essentially a… Read More…