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  • Georgia (USA) Georgia (USA)

    61 Members

    Latest Activity: Mar 26, 2023

    The Peachtree State has a lot of different personalities. There's the dynamic "New South" sophistication of Atlanta; the gorgeous antebellum elegance of Savannah; the beachy feel of Tybee,…

  • Portugal Portugal

    61 Members

    Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2023

    Lisbon is one of the most atmospheric cities in Europe, but this small, highly historic country is far from done yet. There's the balmy resort region of Algarve, the green north, home of Port wine, including Porto, the Douro Valley, Coimbra, and…

  • Croatia Croatia

    60 Members

    Latest Activity: Jun 2, 2023

    Zdravo! Welcome to a Balkan country with a lot going on, from the elegant 19th-century-flavored capital Zagreb to Split's ancient Roman palace to the medieval towns of the balmy Dalmatian coast, crowned…

  • Singapore Singapore

    60 Members

    Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2022

    A prosperous, densely populated city-state hanging off the tip of Malaysia, Singapore offers a funky mix of modern and traditional, plus Chinese, Indian, and Malay cultures.

  • Italian Language/Culture - Lingua/Cultura Italiane Italian Language/Culture - Lingua/Cultura Italiane

    60 Members

    Latest Activity: Apr 15, 2022

    Italian culture is one of the world's treasures, and here we discuss its various aspects, including music, art, architecture, society - and of course language. Sì, per tutti chi vogliono pratticare l'italiano! And please don't be…

  • African Diaspora Travel African Diaspora Travel

    59 Members

    Latest Activity: Jan 15

    Focusing on the heritage of African-descended travelers not just in Africa but also the United States, the Caribbean, Latin America, and beyond. it's a thriving and fascinating…

  • Shopping the World Shopping the World

    58 Members

    Latest Activity: Feb 20

    For everyone for whom shopping's a big part of the fun of travel -- whether it's for exotic souvenirs in Bali, custom-tailored suits in Bangkok, or discount couture in Paris.

  • Francophone Culture/French Language - Langue & Culture Francophones Francophone Culture/French Language - Langue & Culture Francophones

    58 Members

    Latest Activity: May 7, 2023

    On veut parler ou pratiquer le français? Or just interested in Francophone culture in some 30 countries and beyond around the world Here's a forum for asking, for answering, and just hanging out and chatting in or about French and…

  • Czech Republic/Czechia Czech Republic/Czechia

    58 Members

    Latest Activity: Apr 20, 2023

    This landlocked Slavic country is home to one of the world's most breathtaking cities, Prague, as well as many lovely smaller cities, towns, & countryside. Top draws include Bohemia's beer and spas, & Moravia's wines.

  • Malaysia Malaysia

    57 Members

    Latest Activity: Feb 7

    This multi-ethnic Southeast Asian country, its halves physically separated by the South China Sea, has oodles to offer the visitor, from the urbanity of capital Kuala Lumpur to remote Borneo.

  • Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

    57 Members

    Latest Activity: Oct 12, 2023

    Wepa! This Latino commonwealth of the U.S. remains a vacation gem, whether it's the bright lights and colonial quarter of San Juan; the laid-back, castaway feel of isles Vieques and…

  • Travel Funnies Travel Funnies

    57 Members

    Latest Activity: May 11, 2022

    You mean nothing hilarious ever happened to you on a trip? C'mon, let us in on it -- or any other travel humor that comes your way!

  • Romantic Travel Romantic Travel

    56 Members

    Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2023

    Doing things together--a beach sunset, a hot air balloon ride, strolling foreign city lanes, getting lost together; what's your idea of romantictravel? Is it to Australia, a tropical Island, to Venice or Paris or somewhere we've never thought…

  • Museum Mavens Museum Mavens

    56 Members

    Latest Activity: Feb 1

    For millions each year, no vacation is complete without exploring the huge variety of museums throughout the world. Here's a place to discuss our favorites, & what's hot in the world's museums.

  • Las Vegas, 'Sin City' Las Vegas, 'Sin City'

    55 Members

    Latest Activity: Apr 29, 2023

    The world's favorite adult playground -- way beyond just casinos these days, the dining, shopping, entertainment & sheer spectacle need to be seen to be believed!

  • Iceland Iceland

    55 Members

    Latest Activity: Apr 27, 2023

    Sure, it's a barren island in the North Atlantic -- yet with its hopping capital of Reykjavík, impressive nature, and adventure tourism (oh, and Björk), it still manages to be one of the world's cooler - as it were - places to visit.…

  • Chile Chile

    54 Members

    Latest Activity: May 9, 2023

    It's long, narrow, & pulchritudinous, from the wilds of Tierra del Fuego in the south up to the Atacama desert in the north. Other highlights: gracious coastal cities Valparaíso & Viña del Mar, happening capital Santiago,…

  • Oregon Oregon

    54 Members

    Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2021

    A diverse, mostly forested state of rugged coast, spectacular Cascades range, wine country, and kick-butt culture and urban scenes in in places like Portland, Ashland, and Eugene.

  • Netherlands Netherlands

    54 Members

    Latest Activity: Apr 25, 2023

    With its polders, windmills, and canal-crossed cities of Amsterdam and Delft, this picturesque country (also called Holland by some) is like no other in Europe. Definitely worth going Dutch!

  • Medical Tourism Medical Tourism

    54 Members

    Latest Activity: May 25, 2023

    Can it make sense to get some procedures done abroad, in countries where quality is good but prices are a fraction of what they are at home? Not so fast -- there can be pitfalls, too. A look at the pluses and minuses.

  • Sailing/Boating Sailing/Boating

    54 Members

    Latest Activity: Jul 29, 2023

    For those who love being on the water but not on humongous cruise ships, there are plenty of options across the seven seas (and lakes and rivers in between) -- many luxury but some surprisingly affordable.

  • Colombia Colombia

    54 Members

    Latest Activity: Dec 13, 2023

    Tough times largely behind it, this South American country is a stunner, from cosmopolitan Bogotá to the Andean cities of Cali and Medellín to the friendly Caribbean coast (especially the lovely preserved colonial quarter of…

  • Rome, the Eternal City Rome, the Eternal City

    53 Members

    Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2023

    Anything and everything about la Città Eterna -- facts, history, stories, legends, curiosities, as well as dining, shopping, lodging, and attractions. Because there´s no place like Rome!…

  • Politics & Travel Politics & Travel

    53 Members

    Latest Activity: Oct 31, 2022

    Travel promotes freedom and understanding -- but human beings being what they are, all too often politics and conflict can get in the way. What do you think about the relationship between politics and travel, and how to reconcile them?