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We’re Still Here and the Gumbo is Almost Ready – Reflections on New Orleans
We’re Still Here and the Gumbo is Almost Ready – Reflections on New Orleans Erin Hutton reflects on New Orleans, the Crescent City that never stops celebrating, and the beautiful nature of this unique American culture.
Global Voluntourism: You Want Me to Pay to do What?
Global Voluntourism: You Want Me to Pay to do What? Naysayers will likely be disgruntled by the notion of paid voluntourism for decades to come, but zoologist/travel writer Nola Lee Kelsey offers some food for thought for travelers who still have an open mind on the topic of paying to volunteer.
The Loud American – A Clash of Cultures in the Dominican Republic
The Loud American – A Clash of Cultures in the Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic sees hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, attracted by it's tropical climate and idyllic beaches. But sometimes it is the tourists themselves who provide the entertainment, as Tommy Trenchard discovers on a visit to Santo Domingo.
Mamma Mia! Experiencing the Unexpected in Rome
Mamma Mia! Experiencing the Unexpected in Rome Dee Andrews tells of an unexpected lunch date in Rome, reminding us to spontaneous - you never know what is awaiting you just around the corner.
Land of the Pharaohs
Land of the Pharaohs A trip to Egypt showed Leah that there is so much more to the country than the famous pyramids.
A Visitor in the Land of Smiles and Smells – Bangkok, Thailand
A Visitor in the Land of Smiles and Smells – Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok. A jewel of Southeast Asia. A hot, pulsating, yet friendly city. Travel writer John Stampley explains some fascinating aspects of Thai culture.
A Vacation in Quebec, La Belle Province
A Vacation in Quebec, La Belle Province No matter the time of year, you will never run out of things to do in Quebec. Johnny Mangiante shows us the best of this beautiful province.
Escaping the Snow in Scenic Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Escaping the Snow in Scenic Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA A West Coast couple makes an attempt to escape the cold weather for a few Santa Fe rays. This New Mexico destination at 7,000 feet boasts 300 days of annual sunshine and only 14 inches of precipitation. What were the odds they'd be rained on, let alone see snow?