Charitable And Stylish Holiday Travel Gifts 2013

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There’s nothing better than giving the gift of travel. This holiday season spoil your favorite people with these travel ideas that will not only take them to fabulous places, but also help support a few really great causes.

Stay at Sandpearl Resort and Save a Dolphin:

Everyone loves The Dolphin Tale movie! Did […]

VanGo! Brings Art On Wheels To Low-Income Communities

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If you’re a Central Pennsylvanian with a passion for art but traveling to a museum is too far, the VanGo! Mobile museum can bring the art to you. Established in 1992 as a part of the Susquehanna Art Museum, this art-gallery-on-wheels helps bring original works of art to places where art is hard to […]

Christmas In The Country Event Brings Small Town To Life

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There’s a charming small town in the middle of America’s heartland where residents come together for one very special occasion every year. The two-day event in Oxford, Kansas, is called Christmas in the Country. Visitors can experience holiday home tours, taste homemade cuisine, sit on Santa’s lap, ride in a horse-drawn carriage and shop […]

Ecotourism: Watch Out for Greenwashing

Sea turtles swimming in a tank at the Cayman Turtle Farms. (Photo credit: Paul W Locke)

It’s seemingly impossible to go wrong when planning a vacation that revolves around ecotourism. Right? This environmentally conscious branch of tourism typically brings visitors to see pristine and undisturbed natural areas. Initially started as a way to avoid mass tourism options — and minimize one’s effects on the earth — ecotourism has entered into […]

Charity Meets Travel: Use Suitcases To Help Others

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For most people, the act of packing a suitcase is a task that’s either exciting or done with a tinge of regret. It’s fun if you are filling suitcases in anticipation of going somewhere new, but often less so if you are coming to the final stages of a trip and realize that the […]

Top 7 Things To Do In Alaska And Make A Difference, Too!

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Alaska has no shortage of interesting and memorable activities, and there are several ways to support charities while you have a great time. Below you can learn about seven worthwhile diversions, many of which support charitable causes.

Alaska Zipline Adventures

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Visit Juneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area to go on […]

Volunteer With The Restos du Coeur in Paris

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If you’re visiting Paris and want to do some volunteer work during your stay, Restos du Coeur (Restaurants of the Heart) will give you the opportunity to help hungry Parisians. Established in 1985 by the famous French comedian Coluche, Restos du Coeur is an organization centered on good food, good laughs, and above all, […]

Charity Meets Travel: Hotels That Help

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The Hotels That Help campaign is driven by a network of hotels that have become committed to supporting community charities by requesting that guests donate one dollar per night. All proceeds go directly to charities, and it’s possible to opt out of the donation scheme at any time. According to the organization’s website, participating […]

Golf For Charity Around The World

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Many golf enthusiasts find ways to incorporate their favorite pastime into their travel plans. If you’re a golf lover, why not go a step further and find ways for your love of golf to give back to others?

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No matter where you’re headed, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to […]

Art Basel, Miami Beach: Come for the Art, Stay for the Location

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Whether you’re a longtime art connoisseur or you’re new to the world of curation and exhibits, the prestigious Art Basel show in Miami Beach, Florida should definitely be on your radar. This year it is open to the public from December 5th through 8th, and it’s expected to draw more than 50,000 international visitors. […]

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