Posted on February 01, 2017 by David Duran in Travel
Sometimes a good way to see a different part of the world is by volunteering, making your travel even that more rewarding. What most don’t know about volunteering abroad is that it comes with a price, an actual monetary price. The reason the programs come with costs is because at times, the work alone isn’t enough to sustain the program. Additionally, housing and food are often factored into the money that is charged for your volunteer work. Although it may seem a bit odd to have to pay to volunteer, it’s pretty standard practice nowadays. Before deciding on where to volunteer abroad, make sure to do your research. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of 12 volunteer opportunities to check out.
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Posted on January 25, 2017 by Scott Josephson in Travel
Utah’s National Parks, known as the Mighty Five, are a must-see for their majestic landscapes. This is the real Westworld (minus the violence and robots). From the awe-inspiring Arches to the towering cliffs of Zion, you will encounter some of the most enchanting scenery in America. Here’s an itinerary to immerse yourself in a true wilderness of red rock reaching for enveloping blue skies.
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Posted on January 18, 2017 by Julie Tulba in Travel
When people hear the name Las Vegas, images of smoke filled casinos and people betting their last $10 come to mind. But believe me when I say this is not why I want to visit. I’m not a gambler (I spent a total of five minutes at a slot machine on a cruise ship almost a decade ago) and yet I know that there’s so much more to Sin City than just its heavily marketed casinos. So here are the five things I’d like to do the most on my first ever trip to Las Vegas:
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Posted on January 11, 2017 by Cheryl Rodewig in Travel
During a recent trip to Nashville, travel writer Cheryl Rodewig stayed at the Courtyard Nashville Vanderbilt/West End. Here’s her take on the experience.
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Posted on January 04, 2017 by David Duran in Travel
What happens when five well-known travel bloggers and writers give you the real scoop on their hometown? Well, keep reading to find out.
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Posted on December 28, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
So where in the world have your friends not been to yet? With travel quickly becoming a way of life for the millennial generation, it’s hard to impress folks with your travel itineraries these days. Of course there is nothing wrong with going to places like Mexico, Italy or Thailand, but if you want to be one step ahead of everyone else, these five places should be on your radar as they will be among the top destinations of 2017.
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Posted on December 21, 2016 by Cheryl Rodewig in Travel
I love travel, but there are always a few things I hate to leave at home: my large non-TSA-compliant jar of lotion, my two cats, my smoothie machine and my car, a friendly little Ford that has stood me in good stead since college. The thing about a car is that it’s your ticket anywhere. I’ve ridden my fair share of subways and trams, but when I’m traveling, I want to really see the city — the off-the-beaten-path places that local transportation won’t always take you to.
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Posted on December 14, 2016 by Lavanya Sunkara in Travel
Victoria’s coastal capital, Melbourne, shines brightly with its stately 19th century buildings and tree-lined boulevards. Along the Yarra River lies Federation Square, bursting with bars, restaurants, and plazas for cultural events. Pristine beaches are just a train ride away. But there’s more to explore in the surrounding areas, and it’s easy to catch a day tour that takes you to stunning vistas, towering trees, and adorable animals. Here, we offer you five amazing outdoor activities you can’t miss on your adventure Down Under.
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