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Discovering Banana Wine in Rwanda
Africa / Culinary Travel

Discovering Banana Wine in Rwanda

It’s one thing to crush grapes to make wine. But what about making banana wine? Contributing writer Rachel Weil recently traveled to Rwanda, where bananas are traditionally used to make… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Be a Park Ranger For a Day
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Be a Park Ranger For a Day

You’ve heard of bring your kid to work day. When you’re traveling, you can keep that education going by having them join a ranger for the day. Coming up on… Read More…

Long Beach, California: Recommendations From A Local
Beach Vacations / California / Culinary Travel / Pop Culture Travel

Long Beach, California: Recommendations From A Local

Located a little over 20 miles to the south of Los Angeles, the city of Long Beach is often overlooked as a travel destination. Contributing writer and Long Beach native… Read More…

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Caribbean / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What’s Happening in Cuba Travel

Here’s what is happening with Cuba travel. It wasn’t that long ago that the Obama Administration announced it’s relaxing rules on travel from the U.S. to Cuba.  I’ve always said… Read More…

Six Places Where You Can See Spring Flowers Bloom
Eco Travel / Spring / USA

Six Places Where You Can See Spring Flowers Bloom

There’s nothing quite like seeing spring flowers blooming after a cold, brutal winter. While it’s nice to see flowers popping up in your backyard, if you really want to catch… Read More…

Multi-Gen Travel in Buenos Aires and Beyond
Culture / South America / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Multi-Gen Travel in Buenos Aires and Beyond

While winter is in full force throughout parts of the United States, it’s the middle of summer in the Southern Hemisphere. If you’re ready to beat the winter blues and… Read More…

10 of the Best Places to Jump out of a Plane
Adventure Travel & Sports / Destinations / Pop Culture Travel

10 of the Best Places to Jump out of a Plane

We talk a lot about what you should know when you fly—like which airlines are the safest, how you should sit to avoid back pain, and which luggage best suits… Read More…

The Most Reliable Airports and Airlines in the World
Airlines & Airports / Destinations

The Most Reliable Airports and Airlines in the World

It’s apparent to anyone who has purchased a plane ticket recently that things are rapidly changing when it comes to the total flying experience. But while we have watched things slip… Read More…

Giving Back in Africa
Africa / Voluntourism

Giving Back in Africa

Contributing writer Sarah Pew skipped the traditional, white sandy beach honeymoon for the trip of a lifetime in Africa. The most memorable part of her trip? Participating in a voluntourism… Read More…

Free Things to Do on Your Birthday Around the World
Budget Travel / Destinations / Specialized Travel

Free Things to Do on Your Birthday Around the World

Looking for a unique and inexpensive way to spend your birthday? Contrary to popular belief, birthday freebies aren’t limited to cups of coffee from Starbucks and stacks of pancakes from IHOP. We’ve… Read More…

The Rock in Zanzibar
Africa / Beach Vacations

Beyond White Sand Beaches: Exploring Historic Zanzibar

Is Zanzibar on your bucket list? Contributing writer Sarah Pew wanted a unique honeymoon—one that didn’t include sipping cocktails and long strolls on the beach. Instead, she opted for a… Read More…