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Europe is awesome. The history, the style, the food, the globalness… anytime we travel to Europe it’s an eye-opening experience. However, American business travel to Europe had pretty much dried up since the recession hit five years ago. That dry spell appears to be over. Skift’s Greg Oates reports that American business travel to Europe is surging and is almost…

This is the first in a series of posts we’re going to do on some of the most popular destinations in the world. Consider this series a travel guide for those of you who want to get an authentic experience, but who also want to do so in a healthy way. First stop: Paris. We’re assuming you’re starting your day…

Winter is a week away, so this week it’s time to focus on winter activities. And we begin with something you may not have considered if you intend to head to the Great White North of Scandinavia – you’d better bring insect repellant. Expat Health’s Bryony Ashcroft writes about the near-epidemic of tick-borne illnesses in Scandinavian countries. It’s estimated that…

Walking is good for you. And as someone who ruptured his Achilles a couple months ago, I look forward to doing it again soon. But for those bipeds who aren’t slowed by injury, walking is not only healthy and environmentally responsible, it’s the best way to really and truly investigate a place you’re visiting. When you’re walking, you pick up…

Food! We’ve written about the significant role food plays in the countries and cultures we visit, and we’ve also written about eating healthily and with food allergies when abroad. And this week, there was a lot of conversation about discovering food around the world. Anne Banas of SmarterTravel.com offers up a great photo gallery on the 17 best food markets…

Good eating is part of staying healthy, especially while traveling.  The New York Times recently wrote about the farmers’ markets in Prague, and it is helpful to understand the differences, quality and variety of those all around the world. Today, our friend Joel Wachs writes about his experience in Paris: “The outdoor markets of Paris are world famous. With their…

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