Tag: travel

Travel, Learn & Grow with CCBC


Did you know about all the travel opportunities through CCBC? With trips both here and abroad, there’s a trip for almost any interest.

There are one-day trips to New York and the Philadelphia Flower Show, longer International trips and everything in between. These trips are open to the public and anyone can sign up.

“The more we learn about the world around us, the better our global perspective,” said Terry Walter, coordinator of the Travel Studies program. Terry has been leading group travel for more than 20 years and knows many travel tricks that make every trip an adventure. “Our excursions are exciting, fun and really do provide ways you can learn and grow…or, at the very least, see something new and different,” she said.

Winter Break in Israel with The Associated’s Family Mission


The weather might be getting warmer, but it’s time to start thinking about winter break. Why stress over booking hotels or planning tours, when The Associated has put together the prefect trip for you and your family.

Just imagine your winter break in Israel. Rappelling into the Ramon Crater, digging at an ancient archaeological excavation, walking through ancient tunnels in Jerusalem, climbing Masada, floating in the Dead Sea and more.

Read on to learn why Family Mission Co-Chairs, Stacey & Randy Getz and Carol & Robert Keehn, do not want you to miss this opportunity.

Essentials For A Weekend On The Eastern Shore

Weekend Travel Essentials from Matava Shoes

There’s no better month than June for an overnight on the Eastern Shore. The weather is perfect, and the beaches are open for business. When it comes to an overnight trip, packing light is the way to go.

Traveling Man: Gilman Alum’s Journey Inspires Handbook on Travel

The Wayfarer’s Handbook: A Field Guide for The Independent Traveler

In 2011, 25-year-old Washington, DC resident and Baltimore native Evan S. Rice couldn’t shake the feeling of being too comfortable in his decent job, affordable living situation, and the monotonous predictability of his life. Rather than take up a new hobby, as some of us might, he packed his bags and bought a one-way plane ticket to another continent. Rice, a financial consultant with longtime environmental interests, had consulted a calendar and was headed to Kenya to witness the great migration of wildebeests as they passed into the country from Tanzania. When that went well, he decided he might as well keep traveling.

NYT’s ‘Frugal Traveler’ Column Touts Baltimore Art, Good Eats and Duckpin Bowling

The American Visionary Art Museum. Photo by Jack Hoffberger.

The New York Times’ travel section fixated on Baltimore for a second straight week this month, supplementing its “36 Hours in Baltimore” guide with a column on Charm City’s unique mix of fun, artistic flare and affordability.

The Wall Street Journal Tours F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Baltimore


Following a recent visit to Baltimore, travel writer Nina Sovich has determined that the city has improved since famed American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald lived here in the 1930s. That’s a fine conclusion.

BWI Airport is Trying to Make Holiday Travel Less of a Drag


Being stuck in a crowded airport and waiting in line ahead of Christmas can easily sap a traveler’s holiday spirit reserves. Luckily for anyone who will be at BWI Airport this week, there’ll be plenty of holiday cheer in the air.

Nonstop Flights from BWI to San Diego Coming Next Year



A flight from BWI is going to be able to get you directly to San Diego, by way of Alaska.

Baltimore Tops the List of America’s ‘Least Attractive Cities’

It's not the view that earned the recognition for bad looks.
It’s not the view that earned Baltimore recognition for its bad looks.

For Election Day, here’s a story about another sort of election: Baltimore has made it to the top of a list that no city wants to be on.

Relief Available for Nervous BWI Travelers


Western Weather

Have you heard? We’re looking at Snowmageddon 2016: Snow Much Snow. Most of us will spend the blizzardy day(s) curled up at home or fighting neighbors over parking places. Other unfortunate souls will be camped out at the airport, hoping that their flight out of town isn’t grounded.