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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Children with Disabilities in Dominica
Caribbean / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Children with Disabilities in Dominica

Dominica is an island with many outdoor adventures, and like many countries, it is a great place to volunteer. The organization Ready, Willing…Enable! (RWE) is providing help to children with… Read More…

Tombstone Tourism: Cemeteries to Visit Around the World
Destinations

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…

Travel Tip: How You Can Explore Underground Caves
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Explore Underground Caves

So much of our travel is on the road or in the air…but what if there was a really cool experience underground? There is a world of exploration in underground… Read More…

Travel Tip: Visiting National Parks in the Off Season
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Visiting National Parks in the Off Season

People traditionally associate national park travel with summer. But, the off season months are when some national parks really come alive, and that’s when smart travelers get going. Yellowstone isn’t… Read More…

Where You Can Celebrate Oktoberfest This Year
Pop Culture Travel / USA

Where You Can Celebrate Oktoberfest This Year

Summer is officially over, but that doesn’t mean the party stops. As many beer lovers know, the month of October signifies a celebration of everything German related, especially the brews. … Read More…

Celebrate Harvest Season: Fall Festivals
Festivals / USA

Celebrate Harvest Season: Fall Festivals

It’s harvest season, and that also means harvest and fall festivals. In many cases, it’s not just about eating, it’s about participating! Whether you’re interested in trying farm-fresh apples or crushing… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Take a Tour of an Active Volcano
Australia & New Zealand / Hawaii / Natural Disasters / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Take a Tour of an Active Volcano

Recently, we’ve seen some major volcano activity in places like Iceland and Papua New Guinea. For some of you, that may have sparked an interest in exploring this kind of… Read More…

The Best Places to See Fall Foliage Around the Country
Car Travel / USA

The Best Places to See Fall Foliage Around the Country

The end of summer means autumn leaf peeping is right around the corner. Yellow, orange, and red are the colors of the season, and thousands of travelers will soon be… 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…

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…

Small Town Labor Day Celebrations Across the Country
Family/Kids Travel / Festivals / USA

Small Town Labor Day Celebrations Across the Country

In 1887, Labor Day became an official holiday in the United States to celebrate the contributions workers have made to their country, and to commemorate their achievements. Since that time,… Read More…