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A Global Garden Tour: The Best Gardens to Visit

By Courtney Campbell

Whether you want inspiration for your own garden, or simply love to spend time in beautiful, intimate surroundings, there are plenty of beautiful gardens to visit worldwide.   Read more

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Why I advocate for slow travel—and why you should, too

By Jessica Barrett

Travel used to be slow. Granted, it was slow because there was no other way…Somewhere along the way, we got (very) lost.   Read more

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Teaching Children to Appreciate Diversity

By Breana Johnson

The best way to travel with the intent of exploring diversity is to ditch the touristy places. Sometimes, tourist attractions bring people from all over the world — the Grand Canyon or Disneyland, for example.   Read more

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Brooklyn’s Hasidic neighborhood and Ecuador’s Huaorani people

You have probably seen the men with black coats, black panama-style hats and long curly sideburns (payots) and wondered who they are. These men (and women) in black are members of the Hasidic Jewish religious group that arose as a spiritual revival movement in 18th century Eastern Europe. The Hasidic … Read more   Read more

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Destinations currently accepting international visitors

By Madi Kh

In an attempt to return to normalcy, several countries have reopened their borders for international visitors.   Read more

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How to Travel Sustainably Post-Pandemic

By Elizabeth Waddington

After months of lockdowns and restrictions, many of us are understandably raring to get back out there and travel again.   Read more

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How to Social Impact Travel (Without the Price Tag)

By Natasha Tucker

For many people, including myself, while travelling the world is a passion, it is important to simultaneously make a positive change in communities and the environment in which we are exploring. This is known as social impact travel.   Read more

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Traveling with a Disability: An Archeologist’s Experience

By Breana Johnson

Sand and summits may present challenges to people with physical disabilities, but exploring the globe is still an important (and enjoyable) part of life.   Read more

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Traveling with a Hidden Disability

What’s is like traveling with a hidden disability?   Read more

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The Women Making Tourism Powerful

By Lola Méndez

Celebrate International Women’s Day by supporting women around the globe through unique tourism experiences that benefit women’s empowerment and travel with female-led groups. International Women’s Day is honored annually on March 8th to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and serves as a call to action … Read more   Read more

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Traveling Insights from a deaf Traveler

Have you ever thought what it would feel like to travel the world in silence?   Read more

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Five Books about Travel (That You Probably Haven’t Read Yet)

By Breana Johnson

In fact, we can do what armchair travelers have been doing for centuries: find a good book and let it transport us to the sights, sounds and smells of somewhere far away.   Read more

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Travel Beyond Black History Month

By Ann-Marie Cahill

During February, there is an influx of travel stories for the “Best Places to Celebrate Black History Month”. It’s great and there are so many places I want to visit! However, the same list almost disappears into the ether as soon as March 1st arrives.   Read more

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Experiencing the World as a Blind Traveler

Meet Dale Reardon, a blind traveler from Australia who has not let his disability limit his love for exploring the world.   Read more

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Travel during a pandemic: Responsible or reckless?

By Jessica Barrett

My last trip was in February 2020, just a month before the coronavirus pandemic shut much of the world down for months on end.   Read more

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