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Why Providence Is Worth a Second Look
Northeast

Why Providence Is Worth a Second Look

Most tourists find themselves in Providence, Rhode Island on the way to somewhere else. However, this little city is absolutely worth a visit of its own. Contributor Lilit Marcus looks… Read More…

5 Tips for Rescheduling Flights During Weather Delays
Airlines & Airports / Northeast / Travel News / Travel Safety / Travel Tools / USA

5 Tips for Rescheduling Flights During Weather Delays

From snow storms in the winter to hurricanes in the summer, bad weather happens. Despite your best efforts, extreme weather will put wrench in your travel plans, but there are… Read More…

Padma Lakshmi’s New York Foodie Favorites
Culinary Travel / Northeast / Pop Culture Travel / Restaurants / Travel News

Padma Lakshmi’s New York Foodie Favorites

You can watch Padma Lakshmi travel the world trying out gourmet food as the host of Bravo’s Top Chef. Now find out where she eats when the knives have been… Read More…

Vote with Your Travel Dollars: 10 Reasons to Visit Boston
Entertainment / Museums / Northeast / Restaurants / Slideshow / Travel News

Vote with Your Travel Dollars: 10 Reasons to Visit Boston

In the wake of the Boston Marathon, our thoughts remain with the city. We’ve told you how you can donate time and resources to help the victims, but you can… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Clean Up Staten Island’s Bluebelt
Northeast / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Clean Up Staten Island’s Bluebelt

This week’s voluntourism spotlight focuses on Staten Island, one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.  Volunteers are still needed to help at The Staten Island Bluebelt, an award-winning… Read More…

Accessible Travel: How To Navigate New York City in a Wheelchair
Accessible Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Northeast

Accessible Travel: How To Navigate New York City in a Wheelchair

New York draws crowds for the New Year’s Eve, but how accessible is the environment?  Accessible travel experts Barbara and Jim Twardowski, RN, explore New York City to determine whether… Read More…

Travel Tip: Bike Share Programs in the U.S.
Health & Fitness / Midwest / Northeast / Travel Tips / Travel Tools / USA / West

Travel Tip: Bike Share Programs in the U.S.

Bike sharing programs are no longer just a European phenomenon. They’re popping up in cities around the United States. In Denver, B-Cycle has 500 bikes you can rent from 50… Read More…

Hurricane Sandy Halts Northeast Travel: Complete Air, Rail & Road Report
Airlines & Airports / Natural Disasters / Northeast / Trains / Travel News / Travel Safety / USA

Hurricane Sandy Halts Northeast Travel: Complete Air, Rail & Road Report

Hurricane Sandy hit ground last night causing more than $20 billion in damage according to Bloomberg reports citing Kinetic Analysis Corp., a hazard-research company. As a result of the storm,… Read More…

4 Ways to Prepare for Travel During Hurricane Sandy
Airlines & Airports / Cruise Travel / Natural Disasters / Northeast / Travel News / Travel Safety

4 Ways to Prepare for Travel During Hurricane Sandy

Do you have upcoming East Coast travel plans? Watch out.  It looks as if Hurricane Sandy, recently dubbed the “Frankenstorm” will be hitting hard and fast within the next few… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Connecticut Food Bank
Northeast / Travel News / USA / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Connecticut Food Bank

A volunteer vacation doesn’t have to be exotic; sometimes it can simply mean giving back a few hours and making a difference in your own country. This weekend, Peter Greenberg… Read More…

Experience Nantucket Like a Native: 6 Off-Season Finds
Cultural Immersion / Northeast / Restaurants / Travel News / USA

Experience Nantucket Like a Native: 6 Off-Season Finds

September is truly the magic month for travel. For Peter, the magic is on Fire Island once the crowd leaves and the island reverts to what he remembers as a… Read More…