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Ultimate guide to celebrating the Chinese New Year

The days between January 27, 2017 and February 11, 2017 are a magical time to visit China trenched in centuries of rich traditions and culture. The Chinese New Year, now known as the Spring Festival, is an ancient lunar holiday dating back to the Shang Dynasty that can last up to fifteen days. Today, it [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:48+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Quick Guide: boosting your mental health while abroad

Let’s face it - traveling is stressful!  It opens up a whole spectrum of new experiences.  Some induce anxiety, others cause eating and sleeping disorders.  Some may even lead to risky behaviors with alcohol or drugs. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns, “Overall, mental health issues are among the leading causes of ill health among [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:48+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Top reasons a personal health record is a travel must

All the world loves a traveler.  Do any Internet search and you’ll see hoards of travel quotes from St. Augustine’s, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” to Mark Twain’s, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”  The problem with these enticing quotes and the massive [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:48+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

How to take control of your health while abroad

If you’re getting ready to go on an overseas trip, odds are the last thing you’re thinking about is diet and exercise. Staying healthy and fit is one of the best ways to be sure you get the most out of your journey. Eating right, exercising and sleeping well are great ways to battle jet [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:48+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

The Great Serengeti Migration

Twelve big travel tips Travel of a different kind takes place on the African plains is often referred to as the “Greatest Show on Earth.” The Great Serengeti Migration is one of the largest animal migrations in the world. It is a huge attraction for wildlife and bird watching American citizens who want to visit [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:48+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Featured, News|Comments Off on The Great Serengeti Migration

Plan a presidential trip

Friday, January 20, 2017, marks the inauguration day of President-Elect Donald Trump. The presidential inauguration is a sacred tradition in American governance, signifying the transition of power and the solemn responsibilities of the presidency of the United States. For many Americans, the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. to witness history and engage civic roots [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:49+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Slovenia: Top destination for 2017 and travel tips

President-elect Donald Trump took office  January, 2017.  The White House welcomes a new First Lady, Melania Trump.  Ms. Trump, born in Slovenia, is the second First Lady born outside of the United States.  John Quincy Adams’ wife Louisa was first lady from 1825-1829.  Louisa was born in England.  Melania Trump became a U.S. citizen five [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:49+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Slovenia: Top destination for 2017 and travel tips

J-Term study abroad

Why, where and how! If you’re a student preparing for your first winter J-term trip abroad, you may be about to embark on an amazing opportunity. J-Term, or January Term, is that chunk of three to four weeks between a college student’s first and second semesters. Many students focus their efforts on one or two [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:49+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Featured|Comments Off on J-Term study abroad

The new craze “Balconing”

People around the world will pay more for a vacation rental with with breathtaking views.  The window or balcony is the place to go to breath it in while you enjoy cocktail hour with family and friends.  It’s the sweet life.  The sweet life turns sour when alcohol impairs judgement and you or someone you [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:49+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Featured|Comments Off on The new craze “Balconing”

Giving to save taxes

By Ken Fink & Sheryl Hill There are tried-and-true financial processes to help you support your family and increase charitable giving while reducing tax liabilities and ultimately leaving a long-lasting legacy. Using sophisticated strategies, you can redirect taxes to the people and causes you care about. It does not take a family fortune to leave [...]

By | 2017-02-17T13:07:49+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Featured|Comments Off on Giving to save taxes