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Judy Koutsky is an award-winning writer and editor and her work has appeared in over 30 publications including Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Redbook, Parents, Scholastic and Prevention. She writes often about travel, parenting, health and lifestyle. Follow her @JudyKoutsky or visit her website JudyKoutsky.com
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Gorilla trekking in Uganda is a bucket-list trip, but many people write it off because they think it’s financially out of reach. But not if you travel during the off season. In November, April, and May, the price for gorilla tracking permits, which normally cost about $600, go down to $450 for the day. And not... Read More

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Sunset on the Big Island of Hawaii
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The island of Hawaii (nicknamed the Big Island) has so much to offer visitors with its diverse geographies and landscapes. From stand-up paddle boarding to fluming (more on that later!), here are our top 10 activities that are a must-see on the Big Island. 1. Lava Hike The island of Hawaii is volcanic... Read More