Category: International Travel (page 1 of 3)

The Very Real Reasons Why Travel Advisers are Life Savers

There’s no denying that Google has influenced the world of travel and hospitality. But it has also solidified the advantage of human interaction, especially when it comes to the investment of travel. According to Forbes Magazine, on average, “Americans spend 10 percent of their annual income on vacations.” That’s a lot of money! To get the most out of your investment and to protect it, travel advisers are life savers. Here’s why.

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Top Tips to Avoid Germs on Flights

For those of you who feel like an airplane is a giant petri dish, fear not! There are several measures you can take to prevent contracting a cold or flu.

So why are you about 113 times more likely to come down with a virus on an airplane than in your daily life? The main culprits are the large number of people in extra close quarters and the low cabin humidity on-board your flight. Cabin humidity usually wavers around or below ten percent, which leads to the drying of your nasal cavities and throat, leaving you more susceptible to colds.

So let’s talk solutions! How can you help protect yourself from yucky in-flight germs?

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American Food Traps: International Dishes that Are Actually American

Traveling internationally? Looking to eat the food of the region? Here are the top 6 foods to avoid on your travels if you want to dodge American culinary tourist traps!

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Stop Jet Lag for Good

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When you travel to a different time zone, it can become a challenge to adjust to the local time. Luckily there are many tricks you can try to prevent your body from struggling through jet lag.

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The Biggest Passport Mistakes

You’ve booked your next trip abroad! No matter how experienced of a traveler you are, sometimes mistakes happen. Here are some of the most common passport mistakes you should be sure to avoid before you leave.

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Safe Eating Habits on Vacation

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Getting sick on vacation happens all too often, particularly when traveling outside of the United States. Bacteria and parasites are common reasons for why travelers get sick. Here are some ways to help you eat safely and avoid getting sick on vacation.

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How to Get a Replacement Passport

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Your passport is your ticket to travel the world, but what do you do if it gets lost or stolen? It’s one of those things that no one thinks will ever happen to them, but it happens every day. Hopefully you never find yourself in this situation but in case you do, here is how to get a replacement passport.

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How To Use Your Cellphone Abroad

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Using your cell phone in another country can seem intimidating.  Don’t want to get home to a shocking cell phone bill for calling, texting, or even using your GPS?  We wanted to provide you with a few steps you can take to make sure you stay connected to friends and family while traveling—without paying more than you have to.

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How to Feel Safer About Traveling

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In a changing world of travel, there are bound to be safety concerns. It’s understandable that people may be afraid of traveling more than they were before due to several recent events. Travel is still generally very safe, so hopefully such tragedies haven’t deterred you from traveling altogether. Here are some ways to help you feel safer when traveling.

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2016 Travel Trends

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Each year we try to find what the most popular travel trends will be for the upcoming year. Luckily, most of the trends this year are going to be favorable to travelers. Check out what travel trends we’ve uncovered for 2016 and start thinking about where you want to take a trip this year!
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