The third Christmas trip among our top 12 includes three countries from the western regions of Africa. While these destinations are incredibly diverse, they all have several things in common: Tinsel and Christmas colors can be seen from every vantage point, carollers can be heard from miles away, dances and masquerades are a big deal, and Christmas dinner is delicious.
The second destination on our list of future Christmas trips is found in the archipelago, where Christmas is the biggest and longest holiday. Starting in September and lasting until the third week of January, Christmas in the Philippines is one long joyful celebration.
The first destination on our list of 12 incredible Christmas trips is Dresden, Germany, where visitors will find themselves lost in over a mile of traditional Christmas splendor. This future feature of ours promises to take visitors back in time to experience the magic of Christmas as it once was.
Have you ever wondered what the wild looks like from up above or how a bird finds its prey before diving to catch it? If you were given the opportunity to glide through the air and watch the world below pass by, would you take it? I did... and it was one of the best moments of my life. - Aleema Noormohamed.
Please join us in congratulating Rebecca Rothney, founder of Pack for a Purpose, as she has been recognized for her efforts and has been chosen as one of the ten Travelers of the Year by National Geographic Traveler.
We've been hearing a lot of ideas and frustrations around the travel blogosphere about ways to sell sustainability to diverse travel audiences. Well, for those of you who have been itching to learn how best to do this, The International Ecoturism Society and EplerWood International have put together a class that will get you started.
After a successful trip to Boston and Burlington, VT, we are ready to start putting our thrid issue together and if the stories we discovered along the way are any indication, it is going to be quite the experience. Here's a little teaser of what's to come.