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©Image taken by Mayte Torres/Getty Images This weekend is Memorial Day in the United States, which is typically a weekend featuring heavy travel as people from all walks of life kick off summer. This year, with the COVID-19 pandemic seeing states still under various stages of lockdown, travel will look a bit different. We have
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​Whether you’re looking for a mountaintop meadow, a tall forest or a red-rock wonderland, there’s a national park campground to match your geographical preference. These top US national park campgrounds offer unrivaled scenery, easy access to outdoor fun and prime wildlife watching. Best campground for stargazers Chisos Basin Campground – Big Bend National Park, Texas
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Angkana Kittayachaweng/Dreamstime Millions of Americans will make some colossal mistakes when they hit the road this year. Here, an easy checklist for preventing breakdowns and other roadside emergencies. Budget Travelers know that some of the best (and most affordable) vacations are road trips. With the chance to enjoy scenic highways, jaw-dropping national and state parks,
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©R.M. Nunes/Shutterstock El Nido, Palawan, Philippines, aerial view of boats and limestone cliffs at Secret Lagoon beach. Did COVID-19 postpone or cancel your summer travel or study abroad plans? As someone who had 2020 branded as her ‘Year of Travel” for the past 3 years—I feel you. When or if international travel will return to
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©loneroc/Shutterstock Klamath River Overlook, California With beachside vacations being put on hold with coronavirus-related closures, there’s an alternative way to access sand and surf – right from your screen. Across United States, the nation’s beaches are being represented on screen from coast to coast. Embrace these picturesque views across the United States through these web
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©Torresigner/Getty Images Traffic passes colourful street art in Miami’s Wynwood District. If life is looking a bit drab without travel, add some color into your life by setting off on a street art tour around the world—virtually. Google makes it easy to revisit some of your favorite murals that you’ve come across during your travels
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I was a sophomore in my summer engineering internship when I decided to Google “study abroad scholarships” to pass the time. That’s when I came across the Boren Awards, a national scholarship that provides up to $20,000 in funding to successful applicants who intend to learn an in-demand foreign language. This was one of the
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