Traveling the world is a life goal for many of us. Vacations offer a respite from the everyday, but travel also provides the added benefit of expanding our worldviews and bringing a new perspective on our lives. With the right advice from travel articles and well-traveled friends, your adventure is ready to begin!

A mysterious trip to Ireland

An Irish “Mysterious Ways” That’s Still a Mystery

Why did I feel called to Ireland? What was God’s purpose in it all? 

christmas blessings in hong kong, china

Christmas in China

Here's how the Chinese people celebrate Christmas in Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Macau and Hong Kong.

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A visit to the Blue Grotto in Capri.

Tracking Down Wonder in Italy

A dream is realized with a trip to the Blue Grotto in Capri.

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Guideposts staffer and NYC tour guide Brett Leveridge outside of Pete's Tavern, where O. Henry wrote Gift of the Magi

A Christmas Stroll Through New York City History

A Guideposts staffer who doubles as a tour guide explains that many Yuletide traditions were born in the Big Apple.

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How to pray when you're on vacation

Pray on Vacation

For some, vacation is a disruption in their prayer lives; for others it’s an eruption! 

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Písac, a Peruvian village in the Sacred Valley

Peru: An Inspiring Journey to Machu Picchu and Beyond

Peru is home to everything from Amazon rainforest to Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city in the Andes mountains.  Take a virtual vacation to this stunningly beautiful country.

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How to Have a Great Vacation

How to Have a Great Vacation

Tips from Dr. Norman Vincent Peale to prepare your spirit for the best summer yet!

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A view from the Pacific Crest Trail, which traverses California, Oregon and Washington

Summer Travel: National Parks, Trails, and Wilderness Areas

If you're making plans for summer travel, why not celebrate this year's centennial of the National Park Service by visiting one of the country's national parks and wilderness areas?

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10 Cultural and Religious Sites You Have to See in Rome

10 Cultural and Religious Sites You Have to See in Rome

From the Coliseum to the Vatican, hidden libraries and ancient temples, here are some cultural and religious sites you have to see when you book your next trip to Italy. 

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Christ of the Sacred Heart, El Morro, Mexico

Iconic Depictions of Christ Around the World

10 travel tips for a cheaper family vacation

10 Travel Tips for a Cheaper Vacation

Use these tips to make sure your trip is as affordable as possible. 

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A meadow in the middle of New York City! Highland Park.

Secret Spaces in the Big Apple

Even in New York, America’s largest city, you can discover hidden gems of tranquility. Follow assistant editor Dan Hoffman through Highland Park.

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A bike path meanders through Highland Park, a favorite secret space in New York City.

Meet Highland Park–A Favorite Secret Space

Highland Park in New York City is full of secret spaces, places to discover peace and tranquility in a town teeming with energy.

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Haleakala Crater, Maui, Photo Credit: Brooke Obie

5 Sacred Sites on Maui

Check out these amazing spiritual spots on Maui. 

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