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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:24

Explore Art & Culture During Quarantine

You Can Now Tour 2,500 World-Famous Museums From the Comfort of Your Own Sofa By McKinley CorbleyGood News NetworkMar 17, 2020 If you have suddenly found yourself confined to your home during the COVID-19 shutdowns, Google has launched an ingenious new service that allows art lovers to get their culture…

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Coronavirus: a message from GoAbroad’s founder to travelers Dear Travelers & GoAbroad Community, We are still here. Our employees are working from home, but they are still hard at work to help make meaningful travel possible. We have heard from many of you, and know that some of you are…

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A little Irish cheer on this St. Patrick’s Day thanks to some rescue pups and a coffee shop. Enjoy! This Coffee Company Helps Save Rescue Pups — And They Have St. Patrick’s Day Goodies, Too By Morgan SmithMarch 16, 2020People When’s the last time you skipped the long line at a coffee…

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A light story about a world-traveler and her pet ferret. Enjoy! This hiking ferret has summited 11 of Colorado's highest peaks Oliver enjoys camping, kayaking, touring national parks and napping (when he's not stealing pens and socks). March 13, 2020By Jen ReederSource: TODAY When paramedic Lauren Smith “impulse-bought” a baby…

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Grandparents have little in common with their grandchildren, or so it seems. It may just take a shared experience such as a volunteer vacation in Guatemala to brdge the generational gap.  Memories worth making The gap in relating with grandchildren has grown so much wider in the last couple of…

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Largley rural with an agricultural economy, the small South Pacific island nation is a happy nation.    Despite being prone to natural disasters, this Pacific archipelago's unique combination of sustainability and tradition makes it one of the happiest places in the world. By Bill Code10 February 2020BBC Travel One of…

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Thursday, 05 March 2020 13:03

Top-trending Travel Locations 2020

India has many wonderful, magical travel destinations. Globe Aware offers volunteer vacations in this diverse, culturally-significant country. Kochi or Cochin was voted the year’s trending destinations in the TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards 2020. By Clinton Moodle Feb 27, 2020Source: IOL The city in southwest India's coastal Kerala state saw the…

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 Spain is a popular tourist destination, second only to France. This country’s tourist arrivals hit a new record high in 2019 - can you guess where? TOURISM is a key element to every country's infrastructure, providing an opportunity to increase revenue and awareness to what the country has to offer…

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To encourage more visitors from the European Union and Western Europe, Turkey is relaxing its Visa rules by abolishing associated fees. By Simon CalderTravel CorrespondentThe Independent February 20 2020 One of the most popular countries for British holidaymakers will abolish its current visa rules for UK tourists from next month.…

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Thursday, 20 February 2020 10:45

Travelling to a Disaster Zone

Considering a vacation to a country or region recently damaged by a natural disaster? Here are some of the ethical questions. Australia’s recent bushfires are the latest in a spate of terrifying natural disasters across the planet. Can tourists help more by visiting or by donating? By Tim McDonaldBBC -…

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