Category: International Travel (page 2 of 3)

Tips for Overcoming Culture Shock

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Visiting a new country can be extremely overwhelming and if you are not prepared for the type of culture you might come in contact with, it can be even harder to adjust. The temperature and weather may be extreme, the people may be overly friendly or rude, the food may be something that you have never heard of, and the streets may seem like a completely different world. When an individual travels another region in the world, there are bound to be several cultural differences which can cause a traveler to experience ‘culture shock’. All travelers experience some form of culture shock but here are a few tips to make sure it is a mild case while you are away!
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International Travel Checklist

internatinoal checklist imageTraveling outside of the U.S. is a very different experience than traveling within the states. It’s fun to be spontaneous but there are some important preparations to make ahead of time. Here are 10 things to put on your travel checklist before you explore an international destination.
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Extraordinary Airports Around the World

Have you ever been delayed at an airport and had nothing to do but wait? Airports around the world are becoming more accommodating and enjoyable for travelers. Several airports have practically become travel destinations themselves because they’re so entertaining. Check out how these airports around the world are breaking the status quo to make your airport experience not only bearable, but fun!
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Staying Healthy While Traveling Abroad

When traveling to a country you have never visited before, you will experience new cultures, try new foods, and push beyond your normal every day comfort zones. With a completely new atmosphere and so many new things to try, we put ourselves in a position where we are more likely to get sick or have an accident. Not only do we need to be healthy before travel plans, but it is important to maintain your health by doing certain things throughout your trip to ensure the best time possible. Here are some tips that will be sure to help keep you safe and healthy while traveling abroad!
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Cancun…Safe, and Full of Life!

So what do you think of when you hear the words Cancun, Mexico?  Do you think party central?  Do you think of crazy college kids acting foolishly and causing a ruckus?  Do you think of the drug cartels when you hear the word Mexico?  Well let me enlighten you…Cancun and it’s hotel zone are very safe! 
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Infographic: A Twin’s Tale of Travel

Travel Insured wanted to show just how much investing in a travel insurance policy could potentially save you. Check out Mark and Marvin’s Tale of Travel!
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Top Travel Trends of 2013

The official travel season has almost officially arrived and it’s time to look at some of the yearly travel trends that keep popping up across the travel industry.  Take a look at some of the newest and most popular trends you may run across in your travels of 2013.
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Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption

Trip Cancellation and Interruption are some of the most annoying and upsetting things to have to deal with when you have planned a trip. Sometimes situations occur that you never see coming such as breaking a bone, finding yourself suddenly without a job or even a terrorist attack taking place. You can’t plan for everything, and there are times when you are forced to cancel or even interrupt the middle of your planned trip.
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What Does “All-Inclusive” Really Mean?

You’ve read the brochures, searched the internet for cruises and vacation packages –all advertised as “all-inclusive.”
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Family Members May Affect Travel Insurance

Did you know that when you purchase travel insurance, some of your coverage may be affected by family members not traveling with you?
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