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The Many Faces of Sustainable Tourism - My Week in Bali

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 10.04.2016 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Do you know the difference between ecotourism, sustainable travel, responsible travel and volunteer vacationing? While there is a lot of overlap with each of these terms, they all have one common theme - that is to improve lives through travel and tourism.

Travel is the Best Education: Start Teaching Your Kids Today

Findery | Posted 09.10.2016 | Travel
Findery

In the northern hemisphere, it's back to school season. As you get back into school routines and slip back into your everyday grind, I'd like to entice you to think about how you're going to give your kids the world.

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

Oyster | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Made up of 26 atolls scattered in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a beach destination that's totally set apart from other tropical getaways like the Caribbean and Mexico.

Great Classical Music Festivals of 2014: Music Academy of the West

Laurence Vittes | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

One of the great places to hear chamber music during the summer is at the Music Academy of the West, in the sleepy town of Montecito up the coast from Los Angeles.

The 19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World

minube | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
minube

From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe.

13 Reasons Why the Cyclades Are Basically Paradise

minube | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
minube

Paradise isn't on some far-flung, pricey South Pacific island; actually, it's in Europe. Greece, to be precise.

Orkney's Surprising Neolithic Wonders

Historvius | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Historvius

When we think of historical places which date back thousands of years it's natural to think of the Pyramids, Stonehenge or the ruins of ancient Mesopo...

What Are the Pueblos Mágicos? The Best Reason to Visit Mexico

minube | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
minube

Deep in the heart of rural Mexico, you'll find the Pueblos Mágicos, a select group of Mexican villages whose cultural, historical, or natural treasures have been deemed, well, magical.

20 Reasons To Drop Everything And Go To Spain NOW

minube | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
minube

1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe....

What Other Cultures Can Teach Us About Handling Stress During The Holidays

Lonely Planet | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Lonely Planet

Stress and anxiety can ruin yuletide festivities, but rest assured, there are ways to embrace the insanity - in fact, every global culture has methods of keeping cool in tense times.

Top 10 Marvels of the Modern World

minube | Posted 10.18.2013 | Travel
minube

While the ancient wonders of the world are indeed spectacular, this most recent millennium also has its fair share of jaw-dropping testaments to political, religious or simple human greatness. Here's our list of the most staggering structures hatched from the human imagination.

Cuban Cool

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

After years of U.S. Treasury Department travel restrictions, Cuba has taken on an air of mystery. Our 45-minute charter-flight from Miami and the bus ride into Havana make us feel like astronauts of a sort, touching down for nine days in a parallel world.

Art And Music In London: Live Performances Will Add Sonority To Vermeer's Paintings

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If you were a seventeenth-century bourgeois Netherlander looking at a painting like Vermeer's The Music Lesson, you surely wouldn't have needed an art...

Is The Idea Of 'Gay Travel' Counterproductive?

Robert Schrader | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

The chief benefit of travel, so far as I've been able to deduce in my seven years of doing it, is that you are able to step out of your comfort zone for a short time.

Grand Teton Music Festival Opens Triumphantly With Beethoven and Wagner

Laurence Vittes | Posted 09.11.2012 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Given the quality of the music, it was immediately clear that this festival is developing along the Aspen model, presenting classical music of the highest quality in surroundings of formidable luxury (symbolized by a Four Seasons hotel) against a backdrop of iconic mountain majesty.

Revolutionary Travel

Judie Fein | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

About a month ago, my husband Paul and I were en route to Tunisia, which was largely calm and peaceful, to see what the revolution was like on the ground. In my experience, there is media, and then there is reality.

So You Thought the Vikings Were Gone?

Judie Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

In the bosom of a fjord, under a sky of cotton ball clouds, 500 authentically Viking-clad reenactors from 20 nations bring the Vikings back to life.