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National Park Destinations from AFAR

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California Road Trip

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Mediterranean Packing Guide

Jan 15th, 2014 Packing Tips

Afraid of looking like a tacky American? Here are some tips to add some style and stay packable. Fashion designers in the U.S. always look to countries in Mediterranean Europe for inspiration. There is a reason for this. They are… Read More

Destination: Guatemala

Jan 9th, 2014 Central America, Destinations, South America

The most colorful country in Central America, Guatemala basks in traditional Mayan culture and Spanish colonial influence. This land of friendly people and lush geography boasts working cocoa farms, ancient ruins, fascinating churches, thriving festivals, rumbling volcanoes, resplendent cloud forests… Read More

Destination: New York City

Oct 10th, 2013 Destinations, North America

When New York City lights up during the winter months with twinkling trees, skating rinks, festive events and holiday cheer, the glitter of the Big Apple practically bursts at the seams. Come along as we introduce you to some of… Read More

Destination: Provence

Sep 19th, 2013 Destinations, Europe

Stretching languidly from the Alps down to the azure Mediterranean, this region in southeastern France boasts mountains, thermal waters, the Riviera and fields of lavender. Home to potters, painters, merchants and movie stars, it’s the perfect fall travel destination. Join… Read More

Cities We Love

Sep 8th, 2013 Special Interest/Seasonal Travel

More than half the world’s population now lives in cities, but only a few cities have earned the moniker “great.” Some are “Eternal” (Rome), some inspire eternal love (Paris), while others seem to be eternally on the verge of slipping… Read More

Thar Be Dragons Here- The Komodo Story

Sep 5th, 2013 Asia

It’s 7am and already 90+ degrees. As I survey my surroundings of rolling hills swathed in a mantle of dry, golden grasses, I could easily be in the coastal hinterlands of my Northern California home. The occasional lontar palm tells… Read More

Destination: Loire Valley

Sep 5th, 2013 Destinations, Europe

The Loire Valley is a fairytale region of rolling countryside sprinkled with old-world hamlets, storybook chateaux, cathedrals, abbeys, gardens and vineyards. Just an hour from Paris by fast train, this stately area was once the playground of kings. Today, it’s… Read More

Destination: Paris

Aug 15th, 2013 Destinations, Europe

Paris has always ventured on the cutting edge of ideas, design, culture and cuisine. The sheer volume of its imaginative creations inspires our urban wanderlust. Join us as we head to the City of Light to explore its illustrious color… Read More

Destination: Marseille

Jul 25th, 2013 Destinations, Europe

Founded by ancient Greek mariners circa 600 B.C., Marseille was originally a trading port. Today, thousands of boats dock in this sunny Mediterranean city, which fuses vibrant cosmopolitan energy with a seafaring merchant heritage. The French relish their southern capital… Read More

Taking the Lug out of Luggage- How to Pack

Jun 6th, 2013 Packing Tips

The are four components you need to consider in taking the lug out of your luggage, essentially lightening your load. 1. Choose the correct type of luggage for your destination. 2. Choosing the correct type and mix of clothing for… Read More