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Splash and Burn: A Sumatran Conservation Mural Tour

By Nayla Azmi

The earth belongs to not only some humans, but all humans and other species that co-exist together. So it’s important to ensure everyone is on board in a conservation initiative.   Read more

Asia The Arts Conservation
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41 Years and Going Strong—French Quarter Festival Celebrates New Orleans Culture

By Ian Fitzpatrick

The 41st edition of the French Quarter Festival, taking place from April 11th to 14th, 2024, will once again enchant the French Quarter with a celebration of the city’s music, art, and food. Over the course of four days, between half a million to a million people will gather in … Read more   Read more

New Orleans Family Travel Events & Festivals
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Path through Patagonia without a tent

By Devon Older

Patagonia is the southern region of South America, covering a large part of the continent’s tip, straddling both Argentina and Chile. Like the rest of the continent, Patagonia is filled with breathtaking views, delicious food, and abundant wildlife. However, due to its growing popularity, it is the most expensive part … Read more   Read more

Central and South America Adventure Backpacking & Camping
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Maunakea – The White Mountain

By Manali Shah

A sacred mountain for Hawaiians, it is also an Observation facility with telescopes bigger than the Hubble Space telescope.   Read more

United States Technology
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Save Money and the Planet in Breckenridge

By Kerri Smith

Crisp, fresh air that purifies the senses. Golden aspens shimmering in the sunlight. Clean, white snow blanketing the ground.   Read more

United States Adventure Sustainability
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On the edge of the world at Iguazu Falls

By Devon Older

Iguazu Falls is the largest waterfall system in the world, made up of 275 cascades, drops, and falls. Standing at the edge of the Garganta del Diablo, which translates to the Devil’s Throat, a visit to Iguazu Falls truly feels as though you are perched on the edge of the … Read more   Read more

Central and South America Family Travel Landscape
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The Basque Country – Beauty & Independence

By Bianka Cramblit

The proud capital of Spain’s Basque region, Bilbao, is a place where culture, history, and mouthwatering gastronomy surround you. Their storied history and decades spent fighting to retain their unique culture have shaped it to be the one-of-a-kind city it is today.   Read more

Spain Insights History
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Places in Jerusalem where Easter comes alive: A photo journey

By Tonya Fitzpatrick, Esq.

Easter Sunday is the most joyous day in the Christian calendar. On a recent trip to Israel we had the pleasure of visiting numerous sites throughout the country that really brought the Bible to life for us.   Read more

Middle East Religious Travel History
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Luxembourg: Spotlight on Sustainability

By Katy Spratte Joyce

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a lesser-known European entity sandwiched between France, Belgium, and Germany.   Read more

Europe Architecture Food & Drink Sustainability
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Safer abroad? Black American travelers are glad to be outside the U.S.

By Tasha Prados

Feeling unsafe in the U.S., many Black Americans are glad to be in other countries — or eager to go abroad.   Read more

United States Insights
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A look through the lens of a humanitarian photographer

By Jessica Barrett

From long, uncomfortable trips to challenging accommodations, humanitarian travel isn’t typically glamorous. Massachusetts-based social documentary photographer and Capture Humanity founder Matilde Simas recently traveled to Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Uganda to explore the ways that children are exploited due to war.   Read more

Africa The Arts Social Responsibility
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How to find the magic in a place that wasn’t on your bucket list

By Kellie Paxian

Our plans of chasing our bucket list across the world in 2020 have been replaced by cancellations, quarantines, and an uncertain future. Many countries still have a ban on non-essential travel, and others have opened borders under strict restrictions. It’s safe to say that we travel lovers have had to … Read more   Read more

The World Transformative
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Theatre of Memory: A Thematic Museum Celebrating the Beauty of Humanity

By Erica Chatman

Theatre of Memory in Gainesville, Florida displays one mans collection of memories across a wide variety of topics.   Read more

United States The Arts
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Women-led Businesses in Raleigh are Changing Lives

By Kirsten Harrington

From welcoming cafes to trendy boutiques, Raleigh, North Carolina is filled with thriving female-owned businesses. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re showcasing a few of Raleigh’s enterprises that make lasting global impacts.   Read more

United States Insights
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Chatakpur – From a Shadowy Past to a Sustainable Future

By Bandita Mukherjee

A fog-drenched, grey morning greets us as we set out for our early morning short hike to the viewpoint, the highest point of Chatakpur. On a clear day, it offers a panoramic view of the entire village with majestic Kanchenjunga, the third highest Himalayan peak of the world at the … Read more   Read more