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The Great Thanksgiving Listen with StoryCorps
At Ancestry, we care deeply about keeping and preserving memories from our ancestors and loved ones. This year, we are honored to partner with StoryCorps, a wonderful non-profit organization that records and shares the stories of Americans from all different backgrounds. The stories are archived and select recordings are shared with the public through StoryCorps Read More

Gross, Nebraska, Population 2: The Home You Didn’t Know You Had
It’s that time of year, once again, when thoughts of family and friends, and going home are more prevalent than ever. Having a home for the holidays provides great comfort, a sense of roots and belonging, no matter what home looks like – a leafy rural hideaway, a bustling city with gleaming skyscrapers – or Read More

Ancestry Launches a New Take on Genetic Traits
Ancestry’s long history of innovation has driven our leadership in family history and, more recently, the emerging field of consumer genomics. Today, we’re proud to introduce a fun and innovative way for you to further explore who you are and where you come from  AncestryDNA Traits. Using science and data to power ongoing journeys Read More

Descendants of Honor
This Veterans Day, we are featuring the diverse descendants of Medal of Honor recipients to showcase the fact that our military heroes truly come from everywhere. Here are a few of their stories. Christopher Langlois  Descendant Christopher Flynn  Medal of Honor Recipient Ireland “I was named after him. I try to live up Read More

Researching the Genetics of Human Lifespan
Today, I am proud to have the opportunity to highlight how the drive for discovery at Ancestry extends to our important research collaborations. Three years ago, we announced a collaboration with Calico, a research and development company focused on the biology of longevity. Today, our first joint research paper was published in GENETICS, a journal Read More

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Airline etiquette: Tips from an expert
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India's first woman with a Michelin star
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New Zealand asks travelers to pledge a 'Tiaki Promise'
New Zealand is known for its strict environmental rules and regulations.

Eat your way through Mexico City's largest market
Mexico City's love affair with food is all-encompassing, and no trip is complete without a thorough food tour of Mercado de la Merced, the city's largest market and one of its oldest.

Go glamping with Hello Kitty in Japan
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5 things to love about new world's largest cruise ship Symphony of the Seas
The new world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, is chock full of fun zones including three pool areas, a water slide complex and an ice-skating rink.

Disney World for the holidays: Big celebrations, bigger crowds
Disney World is always popular, but during the holidays, the special presentations, decked halls and overall good tidings bring a crush of visitors.

Raise a glass to the golden era of train travel at Los Angeles' Union Station
Imperial Western Beer Co. and The Streamliner are now open at Los Angeles’ Union Station.

First look: New balloons coming to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marks 92 years. Here are some unique new balloons to watch out for in 2018, plus returning favorites.

Winter wonderland: Scenic, snowy vacation rentals from HomeAway
Many of these vacation rentals are in western ski towns, but you’ll also find great scenery and appealing rental options in mountains back east.