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Travel Planning During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Many of us have been glued to news media outlets the past few weeks tracking the progression of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. The possibility of a pandemic brings travelers to consider what this means for trips they’ve already booked and the ones they are considering planning in the future. If you find yourself in either of these categories, we’ve come up with a few steps you should take moving forward.

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Visas: What You Need to Know

When we plan a trip, we think about things like transportation, accommodations, and activities while we’re there. Countless times, we’ve heard of people forgetting to obtain a Visa before arriving at the airport. By then they are being denied access to their flight, and those that aren’t may be denied access to the country they set out for upon arrival. Here’s a quick reminder to get that visa and a little sneak peek into what you can expect from the process.

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5 Ways to Deal with Culture Shock

Often times we are inspired to travel the world to experience new cultures. However, this doesn’t mean that there aren’t times where we feel culture shock. Culture shock is a disorientation, either physical or psychological, that occurs when we are encountering a new place. This is because the environment, including landscape and culture, are inherently different from what we are used to. But there are a few things that you can do in order to combat those negative feelings in order to enjoy all the time you have while traveling!

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What You Need to Know Before Booking Your Next Cruise

Traveling is something many of us look forward to all year long. When booking a cruise there are a few things you’ll want to consider when beginning the planning stages. We’ve laid out some areas you’ll want to focus on when completing this task; check them out!

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How Food Tourism is Changing the Travel Industry

What is Food Tourism?

Food tourism is the desire to travel in order to absorb new cultures through flavors and tastes. We are motivated to experience differences throughout the world in the dishes people eat and the way they share meals together. Food, in fact, is one facet in cultural diversity which brings people together that transcends words. When we taste something, we learn a great deal about that culture and the person who made the dish. There are even insights into how humans throughout history have learned to cultivate the land they have been given, as well as how to support their people through the climate that they find themselves in. Food is the basis and the crux of any society, and its diversity should be taken advantage of when traveling the world.

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5 Reasons Students Need Travel Protection

One of the greatest things that a student can do is travel. This type of travel can be a short vacation with a group of peers, a volunteer program, or a study abroad program. In each case, young adults have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a culture other than their own. This is invaluable for students and it expands their ways of learning by being able to experience cultures and traditions around the world. But, with the exciting adventures that lie ahead, it is also important to recognize the risks that can arise from this expedition.

There are several risks that could come along with students traveling. Whatever the risk, it is important to purchase travel insurance to be proactive in case something does happen to go wrong. Here is a list of 5 reasons you or your student shouldn’t overlook travel coverage.

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How to Stick to Your Diet While Traveling

Traveling is a time for us to try new things; most of the time that leads us to new food and drink indulgences. While we want to enjoy calorie filled treats its also important to try our best to stay on a healthy track while were away from home. We’ve come up with some easy tips to stay on track!

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Packing Hacks for Less Stress

Packing is so conflicting! It provides both a sense of excitement and a sense of dread. The prospect of being on vacation elicits those pre-trip butterflies. But, it also requires that you spend at least 30 minutes sitting in front of your closet contemplating why you even planned the trip to begin with. Here are some packing hacks that we’ve come up with to expedite and ease the process.

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7 Ways to Relax During Travel

Sometimes going away can be stressful. But with these 7 simple tips, you’ll be able travel more relaxed during your vacation.

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25 Days of Travel Hacks

The holiday season is upon us, and we could all use a couple of hacks to make traveling through it a bit easier..

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