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Airbnb has certainly been sitting pretty in the spotlight when it comes to innovative travel websites and apps. But it’s not the only one out there changing the way we travel. From making the most of a flight delay, peer-to-peer interactions, searches tailored to your interests, tapping into local culture and more, here are websites that can help make each…

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mPassport, HTH Worldwide’s mobile app that serves as a “mobile medical passport” for international travelers, recently was updated to make accessing medical information and care around the world even more convenient. How big a deal is this? Big enough that the New York Times just covered the news. On the In Transit blog, Rachel Harris reports on the added functionality…

As you already know, there is an app for everything these days. From apps that allow you to purchase movie tickets directly from your phone to being able to “zombify” pictures of you and your friends, you can do just about anything with that little hand-held device. And when it comes to travel, you can find a ton of apps designed…

As we launch ourselves into 2013, you’re very likely focused on losing weight; it’s everybody’s go-to New Year’s Resolution. But if you’re a frequent traveler, you know that losing weight while you’re globetrotting – or even maintaining some semblance of health - is extremely difficult. Obviously, we try to help here at Healthy Travel Blog. And at USA Today, Dara…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, unless you’re struggling to figure out what gift to buy the world traveler in your life. Finding the perfect gift for someone who’s constantly on the go isn’t easy. Finding something that’s actually good for them is even harder.  The ideal gift for a frequent traveler is something that shows that you…

I’m guessing we agree – travel is great. But then again, travel can be exhausting, dirty, and just downright unhealthy. A survey earlier this year showed that 63 percent of travelers report that they or their travel companion got sick while traveling. Of course, there are simple precautions you can take before traveling abroad which could help ensure that you’re…

If you feel like there’s a lot of turmoil in the world, the World Travel and Tourism Council shares your concern. As reported by Travel Weekly at the 2012 WT&TC Summit in Japan this past week, the organization expressed its concerns about these “exceptionally turbulent” times, citing “the debt crises, democratic uprisings around the globe, the unpredictable global economy and…

Back in November, I posted about our first iPhone app, mPassport Paris, and I am happy to announce that we now have an additional seventeen (17) available in the store.  The new destinations are (grouped somewhat geographically): Barcelona, Budapest, Dublin, London, Madrid, Prague, Vienna Cape Town, Nairobi Buenos Aires, Lima, Mexico City, Quito Bermuda, Nassau Beijing, Hong Kong Next week,…

There's been a lot of attention paid to food allergies in the last couple years. But what happens to folks with food allergies when they travel overseas? At least 12 million Americans suffer from food allergies And 90% of all food allergy reactions are caused by 8 foods:  milk, soy, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish.  Country music star…

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