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Making Travelers: View-Masters, Slideshows and Mailed Boxes

Making Travelers: View-Masters, Slideshows and Mailed Boxes

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 3, 2019 0

When I was a kid, my mother signed me up for a monthly children’s travel club sponsored by the National Geographic Society. As a member of the club, every 30 days I received a

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“Home for the Holidays” and Other Travel Conundrums

“Home for the Holidays” and Other Travel Conundrums

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2019 0

This week, we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving, kicking off what we call the “holiday season”: typically defined as the triumvirate of Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah and New Year’s Eve. It’s also a huge traveling time. But unlike most

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Video: A Post-Holiday, Hot-Springs Retreat with Japan’s Snow Monkeys

Video: A Post-Holiday, Hot-Springs Retreat with Japan’s Snow Monkeys

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 26, 2017 0

The Christmas holiday is over—just barely. Feeling a little exhausted after all the preparations, family gatherings and parties? Then, a nice soak in a hot spring should be just the ticket for you. Of

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106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica

106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 12, 2017 1

For a food that has been around at least since the Middle Ages, fruitcakes certainly have their share of detractors. The long list of jokes about fruitcakes—a rich dessert containing dried or candied fruits, nuts

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Video: Spend a Few Minutes of Peace in Grand Teton National Park

Video: Spend a Few Minutes of Peace in Grand Teton National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2016 4

The end of 2016 marks the closing of the National Park Service’s centennial year. For the past 12 months, we Americans have been appreciating, celebrating and visiting all of our 413 national park units,

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De-stressing Dogs and Pettable Pigs: Making Holiday Travel Happy

De-stressing Dogs and Pettable Pigs: Making Holiday Travel Happy

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2016 1

While dogs have been working at airports around the country for some time as narcotics officers and runway-geese police, some animals are now finding gainful employment in terminals in, well, more “fluffy” roles. But

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Thanksgiving: Eating with Gratitude Connects You to Nature

Thanksgiving: Eating with Gratitude Connects You to Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2015 0

For most of us, Thanksgiving is the only holiday of the year centered on giving thanks for what we already have, our families and our friends. It is also the only holiday I know

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Four Natural Holidays for the Holidays

Four Natural Holidays for the Holidays

WWF December 17, 2014 0

Spending time with family and friends is one of the highlights of any holiday, but who says that means staying local? We’ve rounded up four destinations you should visit during the most festive and

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