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Love and Valentine’s Day around the world

Valentine’s Day originated in Rome, Italy and has become a multi-billion industry in many nations.  Today, it is a globalized holiday celebrated all over the world with many different customs and on different days in some cultures. Here are some unique cultural traditions centered around ‘LOVE’ to consider if you are looking forward to romancing [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Mardi Gras traditions around the world

Many Americans take the opportunity to travel for Mardi Gras.  The New Orleans Mardi Gras is the most famous festival.  In 2017, it falls on February 28.  Mardi Gras occurs after the holiday season when late-winter doldrums really set in. The timing is spectacular.  Countries all around the world gear up for their versions of [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Featured|1 Comment

Top 5 world’s deadliest beasts

Name a dangerous animal.  What came to your mind?  It’s probably the old “Wizard of Oz” refrain: “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” The Telegraph published an article about the most deadly animals in the world with regard to how many people they kill every year.  It’s a motley list with a wide margin [...]

By | January 27th, 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | January 10th, 2017|Featured, News|Comments Off on The Great Serengeti Migration

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 | 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 | December 30th, 2016|Featured|Comments Off on J-Term study abroad