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7 Movies & TV Shows You Never Knew Shared the Same Location
Hawaii / Pop Culture Travel

7 Movies & TV Shows You Never Knew Shared the Same Location

Today, Peter Greenberg broadcasts live from Turtle Bay Resort on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because the resort is a filming hot spot… Read More…

7 Ways to Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11
Family/Kids Travel / National Parks / USA

7 Ways to Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11

July 20 will mark 45 years since Neil Amstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the surface of the moon in 1969. Since the dawn of the space race, traveling beyond the Earth’s atmosphere… Read More…

Deep Fried Oreos & Butter Carving Contests: Wacky Fairs in the US
Culinary Travel / Family/Kids Travel / USA

Deep Fried Oreos & Butter Carving Contests: Wacky Fairs in the US

With the summer in full swing, it’s time for the county or state fair. Everything from carnival rides and live music to true farm-to-table produce, meat, and homemade pies will… Read More…

How to Travel to Japan With a Small Child
Family/Kids Travel / Japan

How to Travel to Japan With a Small Child

Traveling to a new country is always tricky, but there are lots of logistics to figure out if you’re bringing small children along. Contributing writer and family travel expert Margot… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Protect Your Vacation During Hurricane Season
Beach Vacations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Protect Your Vacation During Hurricane Season

It’s hurricane season and, while there are no guarantees on how to protect yourself and your vacation, there are some resources out there. Planning a trip to the Caribbean? Your best… Read More…

Photo Credit: pvplc.org
California / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Nature Preserves With PVPLC

If you’re planning a trip to Southern California, there are a variety of options for voluntourism opportunities. But instead of staying in Los Angeles, you can visit the Palos Verdes… Read More…

America the Beautiful: 10 Ways to Experience Travel in the USA
Destinations / USA

America the Beautiful: 10 Ways to Experience Travel in the USA

For many Americans, summer means high travel season. But before you renew your passport and invest in an oversized suitcase, think about travel experiences right here in the U.S. Whether… Read More…

Catalina Island: Southern California’s Ecotourism Playground
California / Eco Travel / Like a Local / Videos

Catalina Island: Southern California’s Ecotourism Playground

Catalina Island is one of the best-kept secrets among Southern Californians. It was once the stomping ground of celebrities like Charlie Chaplin and John Wayne. Today, Catalina Island is the go-to… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Keep the Ocean Clean in Maui
Beach Vacations / Hawaii / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Keep the Ocean Clean in Maui

Hawaii is a popular destination for travelers during summer, particularly the island of Maui. But in between soaking up the sun, driving the road to Hana, and hiking on Mount… Read More…

Kowloon: Hong Kong’s Secret Side
China

Kowloon: Hong Kong’s Secret Side

Hong Kong is a popular destination for travelers, but deciding what to see can be a bit tricky. Contributing writer Lilit Marcus explains why Kowloon, which is north of Hong… 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…