7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend

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When many people consider a “road trip” vacation they automatically think of a week or more and maybe going across country, but Katie Hammel has 7 ideas for excellent trips you can pull off on a 3-day weekend.

Making the World Your Global Classroom

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If you travel to learn just as much as to get away, or if you are a traveling family looking to take your kids on the ultimate field trip, check out this boots on the ground class, Volcanology and Geothermal Energy 101.

Making the World Your Global Classroom

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Follow in the footsteps of ancient warriors. Peer out from the ramparts of their fortresses. Marvel at the sophistication of these by-gone civilizations. Stand in awe at their accomplishments in medicine and mathematics, art and engineering. Learning through first-hand experiences will offer you maximum retention…long after your final test grades…long after the writing on your class notes has faded.

How I Travel: Mark Twain

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In this week’s How I Travel series, we examine the travel style of Mark Twain, one of the world’s best travel writers, through his own words.

Inspiration to Get You On the Road

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When someone starts planning a long-term trip, usually one of the first things they do is look at photos to inspire them. In 2014, there is no better place than Instagram to be inspired by travel photography. Here are 30 of our favorites to follow for amazing travel photography.

Travel Horror Stories: 13 Places Where Scary Things Happened on Film

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Have you been avoiding travel-related horror flicks or their settings? Even if these 13 movies are scream worthy for the silver screen, it would appear there are no tangible reasons to avoid the places where they took place.

Tunisia: Festival du Sahara at Douz

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Whoever idealized the serene night scene of Berber tents surrounding an oasis, fires flickering, a reflection of the stars above, the quiet hum of insects and maybe a Bedouin maiden bathing by moonlight has obviously NOT actually spent a night on those sands… especially on a festival night. Join Jennifer Miller at the Festival du Sahara for drums, dancing, and a gallop across the sand

196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 1

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We made it! It’s hard to believe that we’re already 14 weeks into 2014, but here we are with the final installment of the “Just Go!” series. So what’s the verdict? Is this the year you finally bite the bullet and make your travel dreams come true?

196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 2

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Only one more week to go in our “Just Go!” series. Check out reasons #15 – 28 why this should be the year you take the leap and go!

196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 3

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We’re nearing the end! Only 2 more installments after this one. Check out reasons #30 – #43 of why you should make this the year you just go!