9 vital questions to ask before embarking on a volunteer vacation
Volunteer vacations are popular with gap-year students, retired seniors, and millions of people in between. Perhaps you’re just starting to travel again, for the first time in a long time, considering the pandemic, and you’re thinking about a volunteer vacation.
5 convincing reasons why you should visit Colorado for your next trip
There seems to be a buzz in the air -- on social media and in person, more and more people are chatting about the places they’ll go, now that the COVID-19 vaccine is readily available and the world of travel is reopening to the masses.
9-year-old boy recovering after bite at Florida beach
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A 9-year-old Minnesota boy was bitten by a shark as he body surfed in Miami Beach over the weekend, his parents said. Kristine Weiskopf told WPLG she and her son Jay were in the water for only a few minutes when the shark bit the boy. When she pulled him up, she said she saw a chunk of skin missing from his shoulder. A Miami Beach Fire Rescue crew took the child to the hospital where surgeons closed the wound, his mother said. That he’s gonna be OK,” the child’s father, Ren Weiskopf told the TV station.
No matter what you’re into, you’re bound to love one of these 7 vacation ideas for spring break
Spring break is a great time to cut loose and celebrate the end of winter. There’s a reason why destinations such as Mexico and Fort Lauderdale are so popular for spring break. If you’re going to a popular spring break destination, make your travel arrangements now, as accommodations might sell out. If you're looking to do something really different for your spring break, why not escape spring altogether with a trip to the Southern Hemisphere? From lounging on the beach to skiing to volunteering, these seven spring break ideas offer fun for people of all ages.
More than 41 million Americans will hit the road on July 4th weekend, sparking a big summer trend
Only 21% say their summer travel plans include domestic air travel, while only about 1 in 10 Americans (9%) expressed plans to fly internationally during their summer vacation. Ironically, while bar soap, napkins and diamonds each have fallen victim to millennials' shifting preferences, this demographic widely rumored to be less car oriented than their elders is killing for a summer road trip, too. "Road trips are nearly always cheaper than other forms of travel, which helps explain why road trips are by far the most popular types of summer travel." Bowman and his wife, Apryl, had road trips specifically in mind when they purchased an Acura MDX SUV several years ago. How could they save on gas during road trips, lessen their environmental impact and yet still make it down that bumpy road?cnbc.com