Parade-goers try to catch beads thrown from floats during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade rolls down Napoleon Ave. in New Orleans, Sunday, March 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Weekend Getaway: New Orleans

MADE by: Carri Cowan I suggest you drop a few pounds in preparation for this destination, because eating, drinking and dancing are the main things that you will do. And you know what? That’s quite alright. C... Read More...
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Bucket List: South Africa

MADE by: Carri Cowan Unfortunately Santa didn’t give us any airline glitches on Christmas morning this year (Google “airline glitch 2014” if you are confused). Nevertheless, this destination is worth the eff... Read More...
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International Exploration: Lisbon

MADE by: Carri Cowan Despite being the oldest city in Western Europe, Lisbon has managed to remain relevant to us Next Gen travelers. Recommended repeatedly to me by grad school friends who managed to check ... Read More...
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Caribbean Quickie: Belize

MADE by: Carri Cowan The close proximity of the Caribbean Islands to the U.S. has made it a default destination for Americans looking for R&R. My suggestion stretches you outside of the “already done” Ja... Read More...