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Culture / Travel

Thoughts on Cecil from a Frequent Safarigoer

There is a song I love by a South African artist that has been in my head ever since I started hearing the stories about Cecil the lion out of Zimbabwe. It is the beautiful, haunting melody that matches the feeling in my chest. As you read this article, I […]

Genoa: Italy’s Off the Beaten Track Seaport
Culture / Travel

Genoa: Italy’s Off the Beaten Track Seaport

Birthplace of Columbus, ancient seapower and still-functioning seaport, Genoa, Italy attracts few tourists—a shame for the city, but a great opportunity for the curious traveler seeking that rarity: an Italian town without tante turiste.

A bed scarf adds a decorative and functional purpose.
Travel

5 Things Hotel Rooms Have that Your Bedroom Doesn’t

If my bedroom at home were as nice as some of these hotel rooms, I might never leave.

The visa pages in your passport serve a purpose
Culture / Travel

Remember Your Visa (and I Don’t Mean Your Credit Card)

Before you travel, remember that some countries require a visa. Here’s the information you need to get started.

The 123s of Flying a 767
Travel

The 123s of Flying a 767

Zoom Vacations Owner Bryan Herb sheds some light on the mystery of flight

Rio, one of the world's commonly misunderstood cities.
Culture / Travel

Discerning Fact from Fiction in “Dangerous” Destinations

Bbefore you write off a destination because your hair-dresser’s brother’s friend went there and had his phone stolen, do your research.

Villas on Italy's Amalfi Coast are renowned for their views. Photo by Alan J. Shannon.
Culture / Travel

It Takes A Villa

For many of us, summertime brings thoughts of vacation: a week at a lake house, a quick trip to a big city, or for the truly fortunate, a visit to Europe. And for those entertaining thoughts of a summer trip to Europe, ditch the thought of hotels and rent a […]

Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India
Culture / Travel

Dos and Don’ts of Posting Travel Pics on Social Media

With travel photos, there are some dos and don’ts on posting, if you want to keep your social media friends and family engaged, as well as keeping things safe for you.

The Clark Griswold of Lesbian Moms
Family / Parenting

The Clark Griswold of Lesbian Moms

We were having dinner with friends when we all decided that we should do something together for spring break. Were we daunted by the fact that both families are on tight budgets? No! Were we daunted by the fact that spring break was less than a week away? No! Did we worry that our hastily thrown together spring break fun might not be as exciting as the trips to Rome and Venice that our kids’ classmates were taking? Hell no!

When Wanderlust Wanes
Culture / Travel

When Wanderlust Wanes

I came by my love of wanderlust innocently enough. One of my earliest memories involved Sunday drives into farm country, my parents explaining that we were driving toward the place where the sun set. I imagined a giant metal trivet upon which the sun rested. But I digress. What began […]