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Reinventing Family Travel

Family. Travel.

Those two words are enough to make the average reader click away. But they shouldn’t be.

The Case for Skipping Class

In the current issue of National Geographic Traveler, our Insider columnist Christopher Elliott asks a provoking question, “What do America’s schools have against travel?” He argues that although educational travel has shown to benefit students’ overall academic performance, many schools are unforgiving when it comes to classroom absences. …many U.S. school systems are taking an…

From the Killing Fields to a Future

Shelley Seale writes about a foundation in Siem Reap, Cambodia where tourism and education come together to offer a brighter future to local children.At the age of 14, Ponheary Ly died and came back to life. At least, that’s how she describes it. The year was 1977, and the Khmer Rouge was on its deadly…