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#AussieWish: Thank You Is No Longer Enough

If you haven’t already heard about Kenna and her inspiring story, we recommend you start here. We told Kenna that if she wanted to share any thoughts or experiences throughout her journey that she could use our blog as a platform to do so. So, just a few nights before departing on her big trip to  Continue Reading »

Top Travel Faux Pas: Tips on How to Keep the Peace

Even those of us who travel frequently for work get annoyed sometimes. Whether it’s the rude person in line at the airport or the noisy hotel room neighbor, there are plenty of travel faux pas out there that we wish people would avoid committing. At TripIt, we recently conducted a comprehensive survey of these travel  Continue Reading »

Stress-Free Holiday Travel Tips

The holidays are fun, but traveling during them is definitely not. What’s supposed to be a joyous time to visit family, enjoy old traditions, and generally be merry can be seriously overshadowed by the specter of crowded airports, high prices, and weather delays. It’s enough to make you want to just stay home. Don’t give up!  Continue Reading »

4 Tips for Finding a Good Volunteer Travel Program

During the holiday season we exchange gifts with our friends and family, but we also look for ways to give back to others by giving a piece of ourselves. And today, many of us are looking at ways to give back while we’re on vacation, or rather voluntourism. Once you figure out what type of voluntourism  Continue Reading »

4 Tips For Those Considering Volunteer Travel

With the holidays quickly approaching, many of us are looking for ways to give back to our community. But what about volunteering for your vacation? Volunteer travel, or voluntourism, is traveling while volunteering for a charitable cause and is often carried out through a voluntourism agency responsible for placing volunteers in participating organizations. We cannot  Continue Reading »

What Type of Traveler Are You?

We’d love to know what type of traveler you are! Take our first-ever traveler personality quiz on Facebook and discover if you really are a thrill-seeker, beach bum, or one of the many other travel personalities.     Between now and November 15 2014, all players who complete our quiz can enter to win 1  Continue Reading »

3 Eco-Friendly Hotel Chains

We’ve traveled through the United States, Europe, and Asia looking at the most gorgeous of green getaways. These green hotels and resorts provide eco-consciousness without sparing a drop of luxury. And while it’s always good to dream big and splurge at times, we wanted to recognize the more affordable, eco-friendly hotel chains.   Element Starwood  Continue Reading »

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