Blog : December 2013
You're in Travel + Leisure — again! »


Remember when we asked you for your best travel tips a few months ago? Good news! Ten of them made it into this month's Travel + Leisure as part of the 100 Ways to Travel Better special.


We partnered with Travel + Leisure's editors to pick 10 indispensable travel secrets from among the more than 200 you submitted. From how to pack your suitcase to avoiding lines at popular sights, they're sure to prove critical to your next journey.


To see all 10 iReporter tips, pick up the December issue of Travel + Leisure or have a look at the online gallery. You can also view all 100 Ways to Travel Better, or look back on the last time iReporters were featured in the magazine for 100 Places to Eat Like a Local.

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// December 12, 2013
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Team iReport remembers Rick Huffman »



It's with heavy hearts that we share the news that Rick Huffman, a CNN iReport Award recipient and longtime contributor, died on Sunday, in St. Joseph, Michigan. He was 64.


Many of you knew him as Logan248, the ex-military ex-law enforcement iReporter who wasn’t afraid to share his views on the issues of the day, and discussed everything under the sun with his friends in the iReport community.


Back in May, Huffman received an iReport Award for a video he filmed about a year ago, in response to the deadly shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. A longtime NRA member, he cut up his card on camera in tribute to those lost.


Huffman also actively posted commentary during the 2012 presidential campaign, taking part in that year’s iReport Debate.


Unfortunately, Huffman informed us in October that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer and didn’t have much longer to live. According to The Herald-Palladium, he passed away at home on December 1, with his wife by his side.


Team iReport extends our thoughts and condolences to Huffman’s friends and family, and to those of you who knew him in the iReport community. Thank you for all you contributed to iReport, Rick. You'll be greatly missed.

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// December 4, 2013
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