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Why Is Everyone Talking About Intergenerational Travel?

When’s the last time you traveled with your family? Baby boomer travel is at an all time high, and statistics show that “intergenerational travel” is part of that trend. Just like it sounds: intergenerational travel entails traveling with multiple generations of one family, which could mean you, your kids, and your grandkids, or just you and … Continued

Meet Jeannie: Writer for The Volunteer Traveler

It’s time to meet another Discover Corps team member! Today, we’re introducing you to Jeannie Mark, who works for us a writer on this very blog. You may have hear of her travel blog Nomadic Chick before — if you haven’t, be sure to check it out! What got you into traveling? Is there a specific moment … Continued

What You Need to Know About “Authentic Culture”

For many travelers, encountering another culture means more than visiting museums and famous monuments. World Heritage Sites are worth seeing — but maybe you crave deeper connections. You might sign up for a tour that promises interactions with an indigenous tribe, and once you arrive in their village, notice villagers wearing bright traditional dress. They’re selling handicrafts that are … Continued

How to Reclaim Your Happiness

We can’t get enough of celebrations — and this one is designed for smiling! The UN International Day of Happiness is coming up on Friday, March 20th, with a host of gatherings in public spaces and local communities worldwide. In 2011, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution that stated happiness should be a “fundamental … Continued