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After Policy Shift, Can U.S. Citizens Travel to Cuba?
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After Policy Shift, Can U.S. Citizens Travel to Cuba?

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that announced that the United States will renew diplomatic ties with the island nation of Cuba. The long-standing travel ban has not been lifted… Read More…

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Specialized Travel / Travel Tips / USA

Travel Tip: Civil War Anniversary Events

As 2015 approaches, there are some significant anniversaries coming up, including the final year of commemorating the Civil War. Check out these Civil War anniversary events. For the past four… Read More…

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Culture / USA

Three Cities with Celebrations for Hanukkah 2014

Hanukkah celebrations begin tonight, and continue until the last night on December 24th. If you’re traveling during that time, you’ll find Hanukkah 2014 events all over the country. But what… Read More…

The Island of Dominica: Like A Local
Caribbean / Like a Local

The Island of Dominica: Like A Local

Dominica may have the beautiful beaches typical of the Caribbean, but the tiny island nation isn’t the tourist playground we typically associate with Caribbean tourism. Dominica is actually best known… Read More…

Celebrating the Holidays With a Multigenerational Trip to Jamaica
Caribbean / Family/Kids Travel

Celebrating the Holidays With a Multigenerational Trip to Jamaica

Multigenerational travel is a great way to spend time with the whole family—parents, grandparents, and children—and discover somewhere new. It’s also an alternative to celebrating the holidays at home—you can… 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…

Day of the Dead Celebrations: Mexico’s Hungry Ghosts
Mexico & Central America / Pop Culture Travel

Day of the Dead Celebrations: Mexico’s Hungry Ghosts

While Halloween is a popular holiday in the United States, Mexico has long celebrated the Day of the Dead. Contributing writer Michelle da Silva Richmond, who has extensive firsthand knowledge… Read More…

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…