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Travel Tip: New UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Destinations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New UNESCO World Heritage Sites

If visiting a UNESCO World Heritage Site like the Great Barrier Reef or the Pyramids of Giza is on your bucket list, I’ve got a few options that may give… Read More…

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Caribbean / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Travel to Cuba Right Now

Now that Cuban travel regulations have been relaxed, everyone is scrambling to do business there. The first thing I predicted is happening: cruise ships, which are essentially floating hotels that… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Gear You Can Use When You’re at the Beach
Beach Vacations / Summer / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Gear You Can Use When You’re at the Beach

If you’re headed to the beach this summer, there are some basic concerns. With necessity being the mother of invention, there’s probably a travel gadget to help you. One problem… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Nature Centers in National Parks
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Nature Centers in National Parks

Your national park trip should focus on connecting with nature. But some places are making it easier with park-run nature centers. Glacier National Park in Montana just opened its new Apgar… Read More…

Seven Must-See Natural Wonders Around the World
CBS News / Destinations

Seven Must-See Natural Wonders Around the World

What’s on your bucket list? There are some places you MUST see and experience. Here are seven incredible and lesser known natural wonders around the world you can appreciate firsthand:… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Rip Currents
Beach Vacations / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Rip Currents

Now that it’s beach season, there’s a serious safety concern. I’m referring to rip currents, which are not to be confused with rip tides. These currents kill up to 100 people—… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Should Know About Safety in National Parks
National Parks / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Should Know About Safety in National Parks

It’s high season for most national parks, which means it’s time for a refresher course in safety. National parks aren’t theme parks—they’re protected wilderness—and following basic safety rules is essential…. Read More…

Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Beaches in America
Beach Vacations / Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Beaches in America

Now that we’re officially in beach season, do you know the best—and the worst—beaches to visit this summer? Every year, a coastal scientist named Stephen Leatherman, a.k.a. Dr. Beach, ranks… Read More…

Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails
CBS News / Hiking & Biking / USA

Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails

Many of America’s railroads began their decline in the 1960s, leaving behind thousands of miles of abandoned and unused tracks. But thanks to the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, started in 1986, these… Read More…

Logistics Still An Issue for Travel to Cuba
Caribbean / CBS News

Logistics Still An Issue for Travel to Cuba

Ever since President Obama said that he wanted to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba in December, more and more Americans have been clamoring to get there. While Cuba has already… 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…