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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!

Yvonne Braziel (left) and her mother, Jessica

Greetings from Tucumcari, New Mexico

Residents of the iconic Route 66 town share what makes Tucumcari a special place to visit—and to live.

The hope of summer travel

The Joy of Travel After a Pandemic Year

This could be a summer of hope and inspiration as more folks hit the road—and the rails.

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Jim Bolin in front of the World's Largest Rocking Chair; photo by Michael D. Tedesco

Greetings from Small-Town America: Casey, Illinois

From a giant mailbox to an oversized wind chime, this little Midwestern town has twelve things that are the largest in the world.

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Jim Bolin in front of the World's Largest Rocking Chair in Casey, Illinois

Greetings from Casey, Illinois

Jim Bolin takes Guideposts readers on a tour of his hometown, which proudly boasts a dozen "World's Largest" objects, from a towering rocking chair to a gigantic golf club.

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Colleen Radke and daughter Wynn; photo courtesy Colleen Radke

Waterfalls and Mother Nature Restored the Spirits of a Mom and Daughter

Colleen Radke shares how a difficult divorce and the trials brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic inspired her to get back to nature with her five-year-old daughter.

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Labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral, France; Getty Images

12 Prayer Labyrinths from Around the World

These sacred tools for prayer and meditation and can be found all around the globe.

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Illustration of the Three Wise Men

How Three Kings Day Is Celebrated Around the World

The traditional celebrations vary from one country to another.

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Barcelona Cathedral

8 Mystical, Magical Sights in Spain

Whether you plan to travel to España sometime soon, or just want to take a virtual vacation, here are some of Barcelona and Madrid’s most intriguing spiritual spots.

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Antoni Gaudi and his Basilica de la Sagrada Familia

Antoni Gaudi Built a Majestic Church for the People of Barcelona

The legendary, modernist architect ultimately turned away from fame and fortune—and toward God.

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Summer Travel 2021: How to Stay Calm and Healthy

As we emerge from strict pandemic protocols, tips for tending to our well-being—especially on the road

Guideposts' contributing editor Elizabeth Sherrill

Elizabeth Sherrill on Gaudi's Basilica de la Sagrada Familia

Guideposts' longtime contributing editor discusses the life and inspiring works of legendary architect Antoni Gaudi.

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The Biloxi Lighthouse in Biloxi, Mississippi

8 Must-See Lighthouses Across the U.S.

Visit one of these beautiful and historic beacons on your next trip. 

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The Travel Mishap That Gave Me a Chance to Explore Lisbon

The Travel Mishap That Gave Me a Chance to Explore Lisbon

When a flight delay stranded me in Lisbon for 24 hours, I decided to make the most of it.

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5 Comforting Bible Verses for Safe Travel

5 Comforting Bible Verses for Safe Travel

These Scriptures will calm your traveling nerves. 

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