Preparing for the Rio Olympics

When the torch arrives in Rio on August 5th, Brazil will be the first-ever South American country to host the Olympic Games. More than 10,000 athletes from over 200 countries will compete for gold over the course of 17 days. Here is a rundown of everything you need to know if you have plans to

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App of the Month: Flyover Country

On a clear day, the view from your airplane window can be fascinating. You may see mountain ranges piercing the clouds, rivers rushing beneath you, or entire cities coming and going. Have you ever wonder what exactly you’re actually looking at? Well thanks to geology student, Shane Loeffler, wanting to know what sites and features

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5 American Cities for a Foodie’s Bucket-List

Seattle, Washington The iconic Pike Place Market is a must-stop for visitors coming to Seattle, as the market has long been the heart of Seattle’s vibrant food scene. Foodies can enjoy a feast of bakeries, cafes, intimate bistros, casual and fine dining restaurants, and take-out counters serving quick bites. Locals have increasingly been going to

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Fathom – Giving Back to the Community Cruises

Carnival Corporation’s new cruise line brand Fathom is set to have its inaugural sailing on April 10th. Using the slogan “travel with purpose,” Fathom is geared towards guests wanting to combine travel with volunteer opportunities. The sailings will be on the 704-passenger Adonia, with weeklong, Sunday to Sunday itineraries from Miami to the Dominican Republic.

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Visit USA’s Only Tropical Rainforest: El Yunque

When you hear “national forest” in the US, you probably think of towering pines, black bears, and rugged mountain peaks. You might be surprised to learn that one of the US National Forests is actually a rainforest – complete with waterfalls and parrots! El Yunque is a 28,000 acre National Forest located just 25 miles

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New Rules for Commercial Flights

A few new rules and regulations are about to take effect, both for domestic and international commercial flights. Here is a short recap of those most important to travelers: US Government Issues E-Cigarette Rules for All Airlines Electronic cigarettes have long been banned by individual airlines’ rules and regulations, but beginning in April, it will

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This is Scotland. You are Welcome.

Check out Visit Scotland’s tourism video to find out for yourself why Scotland has a spirit of its own. It’s not something you can put in words, but its presence is undeniable. It’s a country of ancient heritage and vibrant culture, of breathtaking landscapes, and unlimited adventures.

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Cool Things On Our Planet

While much of our issue is dedicated to ways we can better sustain our planet, we thought it might be nice to appreciate all that planet Earth has to offer! We’ve rounded up some of the craziest sites around the world that are certainly worth a trip to see for yourself. Frozen Bubbles in Alberta,

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Royal Caribbean & World Wildlife Fund Pair Up

Royal Caribbean recently announced that the cruise line has entered a five-year partnership with World Wildlife Fund to address threats facing the world’s oceans. Both Royal Caribbean and World Wildlife Fund have expressed their desire to be personally involved in identifying the needs, setting goals, and devising strategies in several areas of the cruise line’s

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