Category Archives Traveling Responsibly

Rome Nightlife

Whether you are studying abroad or just passing through, Rome is home to many tourist hotspots, from the Trevi Fountain to Vatican City. One popular attraction that always seems to reel people in is the exciting nightlife. From American bars to discotheques, there is a different local bar around every corner where you can dance and meet new people from…

Street Food Vendor

From Berlin to Bangkok, traveling the streets of the world’s most vibrant cities puts you nose-to-vendor-cart with some of the most delicious meals you could ever hope for. There’s no need to plunk down a lot of cash at a fancy restaurant when visiting a new location to experience the best cuisine a city or country has to offer. Instead,…

What’s It Like Traveling in Europe Right Now: An Interview

When Kevin Miller planned a trip starting in Barcelona and ending in Istanbul, he and his travel companions knew there was a possibility they could fly into either Madrid or Brussels. The agent ultimately chose Madrid since it would get them closer to Barcelona. The agent’s decision proved to be one that Miller will likely never forget. “We landed in Madrid…

[caption id="attachment_13010" align="aligncenter" width="710"]Susan Eckert with a male silverback gorilla on a gorilla trek in Uganda. Susan Eckert with a male silverback gorilla on a gorilla trek in Uganda.[/caption]

“Lions on the runway!” a voice yelled over the speakers on Susan Eckert’s plane. She was finally about to land in Kenya for her African Safari adventure. But, when the plane approached the airstrip, they saw them – lions lying on the airstrip. As the pilot pulled the plane back up, he told her and the 16 others on the plane that the lions loved to lie on the warm sand of the runway.

For as long as she can remember, Eckert was fascinated with Africa. It was something about the exotic animals and the people there – she wanted to go to Africa.

Bode Museum, Berlin

On our next stop on our healthy days world tour, we’re visiting the famously historic city of Berlin. A little over two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this German city continues to repair itself, rebuilding a culture that had largely withered as a result of political strife during the mid-20th century, as well as its dark past…

travel2change

Nelson Mandela once said that “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does.“ Millions of travelers around the globe share a passion for sports. They travel the world for their favorite sports - from skiing, surfing, cycling, hiking to diving…

Chile from Green Global Travel

Travel doesn’t only allow you to see attractions in different parts of the world; it’s also an opportunity to grow as an individual, create new memories, and learn about another culture. And, more and more, it’s a chance to try to make the world a better place. Ethical travel, also known as ‘mindful travel,’ has been gaining traction among those…

Here at Healthy Travel Blog, you may have noticed that we’re big proponents of having health insurance coverage when you travel internationally. But it’s not just a gentle suggestion. More and more, travel health insurance is a requirement when you travel. The London Telegraph’s Peter Pallot reports on the number of countries that won’t let you through customs if you…

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