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Travel Tip: Why Access to Toilets is a Health Concern
Travel Tips / Voluntourism / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: Why Access to Toilets is a Health Concern

Perhaps you didn’t notice it on your calendar, but it was recently World Toilet Day. But don’t snicker. On a global scale, a lack of toilets is a very serious… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: Forests of Christmas Lights in Los Angeles
Ask A Concierge / California / Christmas

Ask A Concierge: Forests of Christmas Lights in Los Angeles

If you’re spending time in Los Angeles this holiday season, Sarah Dandashy of Ask A Concierge is highlighting a few attractions you won’t want to miss. In addition to ice… Read More…

Warm Weather Resorts You Can Visit This Holiday Season
Winter / Christmas / Luxe Lodgings

Warm Weather Resorts You Can Visit This Holiday Season

This time of year always brings to mind holiday cheer and gift-giving, with hopes that one of those gifts includes a warm vacation. Luxe Lodgings contributor Angela Fairhurst searched the… Read More…

Ask A Concierge: Ice Skating Rinks in Los Angeles
Ask A Concierge / California / Christmas

Ask A Concierge: Ice Skating Rinks in Los Angeles

Are you visiting Los Angeles this winter? While the temperature will be warmer than the rest of the country, you will still be able to find a few opportunities to… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Download Books When You’re On The Road
Travel Tips / Travel Books

Travel Tip: How You Can Download Books When You’re On The Road

If you’re like me, you love to read when you’re traveling. But more and more of us don’t want to lug heavy books when we’re on the road. Fortunately, there… Read More…

Travel Tip: Ski Resorts With Free Perks
Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Ski Resorts With Free Perks

It’s almost ski season, but what you pay for lift tickets, ski rentals, and après-ski cocktails might destroy your travel budget. A number of ski resorts are now throwing in… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Destinations / Winter

Travel Tip: Survey Finds the Best Winter Travel Destinations for 2017

With winter and cold weather approaching, it’s time to select the best winter holiday destinations. The finance website WalletHub looked at 60 of the largest U.S. metropolitan areas and then… Read More…

Wheelchair Accessible Northwest Arkansas: Where Art & Nature Abound
Accessible Travel / USA

Wheelchair Accessible Northwest Arkansas: Where Art & Nature Abound

Located in the Northwest Arkansas town of Bentonville, Crystal Bridges Museum has gained attention because of its distinct art and architecture. Contributing writers Barbara and Jim Twardowski recently visited Bentonville and explored… Read More…

How You Can Help Destinations Affected by Natural Disasters & Shootings
Travel News / Voluntourism

How You Can Help Destinations Affected by Natural Disasters & Shootings

The natural disasters over the past two months and the recent shooting in Las Vegas have been catastrophic. It started in August, with Hurricane Harvey in Houston, which has left… Read More…

Haunted Hotels & Halloween Events Around the Country
Halloween / Luxe Lodgings / USA

Haunted Hotels & Halloween Events Around the Country

With fall upon us, the weather is cooling off, the leaves are changing, the days are shortening, and creatures begin restlessly stirring for the Halloween season. Luxe Lodgings contributor Angela… Read More…

Travel Tip: Help Puerto Rico & Places Impacted by Natural Disasters
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: Help Puerto Rico & Places Impacted by Natural Disasters

The recent devastating natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and the Caribbean have created an unprecedented crisis. In places like Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, and St. Thomas, that… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Help Destinations Affected by Natural Disasters
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: How You Can Help Destinations Affected by Natural Disasters

In the wake of the devastation from hurricanes and tropical storms in Texas, Louisiana, and the Caribbean, we’re seeing damage of unprecedented proportions. It has been especially catastrophic throughout the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Are You Eating Sustainable Fish? Here’s One Way to Find Out
Travel Tips / Culinary Travel / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Are You Eating Sustainable Fish? Here’s One Way to Find Out

If you’re like me, you want to sample different local foods and cuisines every time you travel. I’m not just talking about going out to eat. I try to visit… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Pink Hotels for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Fall / Luxe Lavs

Luxe Lavs: Pink Hotels for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Since 1985, October has been Breast Cancer Awareness Month with pink as its international ribbon color. These Pink Palaces carry the color year-round, but can serve as a reminder that… Read More…

Tools For The Traveler: Where to Go During the Last Days of Summer
Travel Tools / Destinations / Summer

Tools For The Traveler: Where to Go During the Last Days of Summer

Contributing writers Natalie Compagno and Greg Freitas find the best Tools for the Traveler each month, mapping out the most efficient ways to see a destination and the best techniques… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Family/Kids Travel

Travel Tip: Why Multi-generational Trips Are A Growing Travel Trend

What are the hottest family travel trends? Recently, the luxury travel network Virtuoso surveyed its travel advisers to see what American families are now looking for in a vacation experience…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Pet-Centric Vacations Where You Can Hang Out With Animals
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Pet-Centric Vacations Where You Can Hang Out With Animals

If you’re a pet lover, you try to travel with your dog or cat. It’s great for the animal, and great for you. But what about folks who don’t travel… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Voluntourism / Mileage & Reward Programs

Travel Tip: How You Can Donate Your Miles to a Good Cause

It’s one thing to earn frequent flyer miles. It’s another challenge to redeem them. Now there’s an alternative—donating your miles to a worthy cause. In many cases, the airlines will… Read More…

Hurricane Harvey: How You Can Help
Travel News / Voluntourism

Hurricane Harvey: How You Can Help

The devastating tropical storm known as Hurricane Harvey has broken records for delivering the most rain from a storm in the continental United States. It’s estimated the storm has left behind… Read More…