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Tips For An Interesting Museum Visit

Museums. For some people they lead to a feeling of anticipation while others picture an hour’s worth of yawns. Whichever camp you fall into, there’s no denying museums are treasure troves of interesting information that can give you insight into […]

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Conscious Travel: 10 Myths About Responsible Tourism

There are many myths floating around about responsible tourism and what travelers should or shouldn’t be doing when they hit the road. To set the record straight, Epicure & Culture caught up with Olivia Ruggles Brise, Director of Policy and […]

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Sustainable Tourism: Tips For The Savvy Traveler

Relaxing retreats. Exotic adventures. Romantic getaways. When planning your summer vacations, do you consider the impact of your travels on the environment and communities you are visiting? Some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations are now being managed sustainably, which […]

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Ethical Intentions: Why Giving Isn’t Always Good

For many people, the words “giving” and “good” are almost synonymous. Giving is a selfless act. It helps others. It makes both parties feel, well, good. Even when your intentions are in the right place, there are times when the […]

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The Wheel Deal: The Secret To Navigating Public Transportation With A Disability

“You cant understand a city without using its public transportation system”- Erol Ozan Growing up in Southern California, more specifically the Inland Empire, public transportation has never been a big part of my daily life. With everything being spread out, […]

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The Wheel Deal: Tips For Flying With A Disability

Navigating an airport can be stressful for any traveler, especially if you deal with flight anxiety or a fear of flying; but navigating an airport with a disability and not knowing what to expect can get your trip off to […]

Traveling With Disabilities: Ultimate Research & Planning Guide

Awhile back, I went to Big Bear in Southern California for a leadership retreat. Before the trip, I asked the teacher who was coordinating the trip if the campsite was accessible for those traveling with disabilities. I require wheelchair accessibility, […]

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Food, Culture And Fun: Travel With A Blogger In Italy

Although there are hundreds of travel blogs and you are probably a reader of some of them it is not that often when you actually can join the bloggers themselves. They are telling beautiful stories about places they visited and […]