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  • How much should we give to charity

    How much should we give to charity

    Tricky tricky moral, financial and practical question. To answer it we thought we’d start by laying out how much Americans currently give to charity. According to the Lily Family School of Philanthropy’s seminal 2019 report on philanthropy in America titled...

  • The Best Travel Resources for Women on the Road

    The Best Travel Resources for Women on the Road

    Although I spent the majority of 2020 on road (yes, even during a global pandemic), the year before was defined by restlessness. I had a good job in a magical city but craved something more. I was checking the boxes,...

  • Souvenirs - the good, the bad, and the ugly

    Souvenirs - the good, the bad, and the ugly

    To bring something back from a trip taken is an older tradition than most would think and it’s one that’s still going strong today. As a traveler, you probably have a motley collection of souvenir paraphernalia. Or maybe you’re the...

  • How to travel like a local

    How to travel like a local

    By now the concept of “traveling like a local” and “authentic” travel experiences are quite trendy, borderline cliché. Today’s traveler is more likely to snub their nose at double decker bus tours and forego long lines to visit “must see”...

  • The Ultimate Guide to Springtime in Colorado

    The Ultimate Guide to Springtime in Colorado

    Most tourists avoid Colorado in the spring. Shoulder season, also referred to as muddy season, is that sweet spot between the winter tourist rush and the summer influx of posh hikers. That makes it an ideal time to visit: this...

  • Changemaker Spotlight: Brad Reubendale

    Changemaker Spotlight: Brad Reubendale

    Brad Reubendale is the Executive Director of the SAME Café (So All May Eat) in Denver, CO - a donation-based, fair exchange restaurant that serves healthy food to everyone, regardless of ability to pay. Their mission is to create community...