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Live out your childhood fantasy and plan a vacation in one of these amazing treehouses! I wrote “You’ll Want to Spend the Night in These 10 Treehouses” for USA Today 10Best — and, trust me, you will!

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Travel can be transformative — for both you and the world. Read my post on USA Today about unique voluntour trips that will change your life.

http://midlifeattheoasis.com/learn-something-new/voluntourism-2/

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Fathom’s 704-passenger vessel, the Adonia returned from its inaugural voyage to the Dominican Republic last Sunday and, according to my friends who were on the trip, it was an amazing experience. I’ve been following along closely because I’m hoping to go in June.

Fathom is Carnival Corporation’s latest brand and what makes it so special is that it’s dedicated to social impact travel. Voluntourism is one of the fastest-growing trends right now, and it’s one in which I’m especially interested. In fact, I recently wrote a piece for USA Today’s 10Best about it and, of course, included Fathom. [Read more…]

voluntourism

Voluntourism is the latest, and possibly most important, trend in travel – and baby boomers are leading the way. Read about my own experience voluntouring at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, on Boomeon.