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Ethiopian Culture: Exploring The Country Through Beer

Much of the tourism in Ethiopia is focused on history. The country is in the region of the world where humankind originated – the ‘Cradle of Civilization.’ From the Rift Valley, which yielded the 3.5 million-year-old fossil of Lucy, to […]

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Epic Brewcations: Top 8 International Beer Experiences

Does your appetite for beer adventures surpass domestic borders? If our Top Unusual USA Beer Experiences peaked your curiosity for international opportunities, check out these unforgettable boozy tours, bars and accommodations abroad. You can sleep in a beer barrel, take a […]

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How Solar-Powered Computers Are Empowering Underprivileged Children

Attempts to educate underprivileged children and youth in rural areas without access to schooling area nothing new. There are many people and organizations who admirably want to help and showcase the importance of education; however, the issue becomes not only […]

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Quirky Travel: Top 15 Unusual Wine Tastings And Experiences Around The World

Do you love wine but are tired of traditional wine tastings? Bored of dry crackers, stiff stools at wine bars and snobbish sommeliers? Spice up the way you experience wine with the world’s top unusual experiences centered around fermented grapes. […]

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Sommelier Certification: A Guide To New World Southern Hemisphere Wines

“By definition, what is the difference between Old and New World wines?” Our instructor for today’s Sommelier Society of America certification course is Tad Drouet, a Certified Wine Educator (CWE) through the Society of Wine Educators. After talking extensively for […]

These Voluntourism Companies Help Travelers Give Back While Still Enjoying Their Vacation

These Voluntourism Companies Help Travelers Give Back While Still Enjoying Their Vacation

While many people think of travel as a time to pursue their own relaxation and enjoyment, it can also be a great opportunity to give back. Voluntourism trips have been gaining popularity for their positive contributions to society while still […]

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Food, Culture And Going Beyond The Tourist Trail In Marrakech, Morocco

Planning a trip to Marrakech, Morocco? Amanda Mouttaki of MarocMama and Marrakech Food Tours dishes on local life, where to savor truly traditional cuisine and how to have experiences you won’t find in your guidebook. 1. Please tell us a […]

 Eco-Conscious On The Road: Amazing Travel Companies That Can Help You To Save The Planet

Eco-Conscious On The Road: Amazing Travel Companies That Can Help You To Save The Planet

As enjoyable as jet-setting off to foreign destinations in search of new experiences (and food and drinks) can be, international travel has developed a bit of a track record for being less-than-enjoyable for the environment. According to the United Nations […]

Pun Pun Organic Farm near Chang Mai, Thailand, combines local culture and farming with permaculture-inspired philosophy.

What Is Permaculture? (And How You Can Volunteer To Help Sustainable Agriculture)

Growing populations and shrinking resources strain the environment and stress its human inhabitants. Developed in 1978, permaculture aims to better prepare people for an uncertain future by embracing sustainable living. At the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, dining halls serve food […]