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Top 10 Things to Do in NYC

Top 10 Reasons to Visit New York City

There’s something for everyone in New York City. Check out our Top 10 list.
9/11 The Memorial Building housing the museum is the tallest building in Manhattan

Visiting the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City

In New York City, the 9/11 Memorial rises triumphantly, a monument to the human spirit and a testament to the value of human life.
A surface lava pool attracts visitors at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Flickr/Thomas Tunsch

Edge of the Abyss: Hawaii’s Drive-In Volcano

Madame Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, attracts thousands of visitors daily to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here's what to see and do in this popular national park in Hawaii.
The streets of Gdansk. Photo by Eric D. Goodman

Solidarity in Gdansk: A Father-Son Trip in Poland

A father-son trip to Poland includes a rewarding stop in Gdansk, a port city known for its role in solidarity and as the center of the amber trade.
Wartburg Castle, where Luther spent 10 months hiding from potential assassins after the pope declared him a heretic, stands on a mountaintop high above Eisenach. (Photo credit: Anna-Lena Thamm — Thüringer Tourismus GmbH)

Germany: In the Footsteps Of Martin Luther

An unlikely pilgrim becomes fascinated with the Martin Luther story, and travels to Germany for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Coffee estate in Costa Rica

Costa Rica in a Cup: The Doka Coffee Estate

Get a taste of Costa Rican coffee and learn about the process on the lush slopes of the Poas Volcano in Alajuela.
A Water-Thick Knee. Photo by Rebecca Redshaw

Birds 101: From My Backyard to Serengeti National Park

A traveler learns the art of bird watching in Serengeti National Park, which is the home to more than 1,100 species of birds.
Cruise to the Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands: Nature’s Experiment

With so many rare species and unique-looking animals, the Galapagos Islands are like no other place on earth.
Iowa Hogback Bridge in Madison County. Photo by Diana Lambdin Meyer

Iconic Iowa: John Wayne Birthplace Museum and Covered Bridges of Madison...

Film buffs can find plenty of movie history in Iowa, from the John Wayne Birthplace Museum to the Covered Bridges of Madison County.
Alton, Illinois

Ghosts of the Mississippi: The Haunts of Alton, Illinois

Be ready for spirit sightings while learning the scandalous history of this small midwestern town.
Two sentries guard the entrance to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo by Flickr/joolsgriff

Vietnam: Say It Ain’t So, Uncle Ho

A traveler reflects on her visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, ranked the sixth ugliest building in the world by CNN.

How to Find a Study Abroad Program

Studying abroad is one of the ultimate travel experiences. You show up with suitcases, but then stay for weeks, months or even years. Gradually,...
Travel in Bangkok

Water World: Bangkok by Boat

Leave behind cluttered streets to explore canal communities. On the way, pick up keychain souvenirs or a cold beer.
Visitors can take barista classes at The Seniman Coffee.

8 Things You Never Knew You Could Do in Ubud, Bali

From art classes to yoga and writing festivals, here's what to see and do in Ubud, Bali.

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