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Your Gut said What?! Using Intuition as a Travel Tool

These days, if you’re looking for a spiritual retreat, the possibilities are endless. You can meditate in an ashram in India, explore the wilds of Iceland searching for sacred herbs, do yoga in Cartagena, or embark on a gastronomic tour of Tuscany. In Sedona, Arizona, you can sign up for a Vision Quest, a Soul…

The Witches of Navarra, Spain

Hidden in the Baztan Valley near the southwestern French border and a few miles away from the pristine shores of the Bay of Biscay, sits a little village with a big secret. Removed from the bustle of the Basque Country’s San Sebastian and the glitz of Biarritz, Zugarramurdi is a tranquil town where not too…

Visiting Savannah

Savannah, Georgia, is best known for its historic squares surrounded by moss-covered oaks and horse-drawn carriages. If you are looking for a laid-back atmosphere, a peek into the south’s history, and excellent cuisine, consider Savannah, GA, as your next destination This coastal Georgia city has much more to offer than the cobblestone streets lined with…

DOT Launches New Dashboard to Help Air Travelers Know Their Rights

Throughout 2022, Americans have experienced an unacceptable level of flight delays and cancellations. When these disruptions occur, airlines are required to support passengers based on commitments made in their customer service plans, but too often, passengers find those plans are difficult to understand and do not guarantee services – such as meals or hotel accommodations when…

Movin’ on Up: Princess Rolls Out Upgrade Bid Program

What’s a cruise line to do when it has a few empty suites lying around? Like many others, Princess is trying out a new program that offers them to the highest bidder. Launching first on September 6 on five ships in North America, the new Princess Upgrade program allows guests to bid on a higher-end stateroom…

Tanzania – The Camp Elephant

My son and I arrived at the Tarangire Treetops Safari Camp in the late afternoon. A day of safari through the Tarangire National Park had put us face to face with lions, elephants, baboons and a number of gazellelike creatures of varying types. It had been a terrific first day of exploring Tanzania’s Northern Circuit,…

10 Quirky European Festivals

Who doesn’t love a good party? In Western Europe, however, centuries of culture adds a certain charm to revelry and we have picked ten festivals at random to help demonstrate some the of unusual goings-on that might just tempt you to travel this year or next to participate in the festivities. Read on, and if…

Great Fall Getaways

I like traveling in the Fall! The temperatures have cooled, the air is fresh and fall colors paint the trees. Best of all, prices are often below their peak season heights. So here are some suggestions for some fall trips you may want to consider as you think through your season’s travels. If you see…

10 Great Family Beaches in the United States

Life’s a beach, and it’s hard to find anyone, anywhere who doesn’t love a day at the beach. Even if you are not a sun worshiper, the combination of salt air, surf and the sound of the water, gulls and wind are special any time of the year. We love the beach in every season…

The 10 Best European Christmas Markets

The Christmas season is always a special time of festive celebration, but in Europe visitors get an additional treat: Christmas Markets. Each year around the end of November cities around Europe bring out the colorful lights and decorations and erect stalls in a central location around a Christmas tree. Each city has its own variety…