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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,…

Sailing Off: Cruise Around the World without Getting Sick

Norovirus. It’s the worst nightmare of cruise lines and cruise ship passengers alike. When an outbreak occurs on a ship full of people, the ship’s staff scrambles to contain it and sanitize, passengers deal with the nasty symptoms of the illness or fear catching it, and the cruise line company’s PR department goes into crisis mode. According to the Centers…

seniors-travel

Traveling the world without having to return to the responsibilities of work is a major perk of entering your Golden Years. However, many people often grow discouraged by the idea that their medical conditions and/or disabilities may prevent them from doing so. Fortunately, traveling is easier and safer than ever before for seniors, so you can satisfy your wanderlust at…

Statue of Liberty

Hamburgers. French fries. Deep-fried chicken. It’s easy to understand why many consider the United States to be an unhealthy travel destination—the food options and often-idle habits of Americans don’t exactly allow people to have faith in the options that will be available to them when visiting the country. However, the movements for local and fresh food and maintaining a healthy…

Solo

Some people enjoy traveling for the leisurely lifestyle. Others enjoy the opportunities to try something new. And then there are those who travel as a way to renew and rediscover themselves. For Barbara McNally, author of Unbridled: A Memoir and founder of the Mother, Lover, Fighter, Sage Foundation, that was her exact motivation when she set off to Ireland alone…

festival

For decades, music lovers around the world have been traveling to their favorite music festivals. Today, they’re have an integral part of summer, bringing together people of all ages for anywhere from two days to two weeks in the name of music. Whether you attended Coachella in California or are planning a trip to TomorrowWorld in Belgium, it’s important to…

pictured is an ambulance to represent travel insurance.

If you consider travel insurance to be an extra unnecessary expense, you’re not alone. Travel insurance has a bad rep around the world, with most people lamenting over paying for something they probably won’t end up needing. However, life’s full of unexpected events – and those events don’t need to be catastrophic to ruin a trip. You never know when…

Time to change your travel plans or stock up on bug spray. Health officials in the U.S. have issued a travel advisory for St. Martin due to a mosquito-borne virus that has already infected ten people on the Caribbean island. Fortunately, the chikungunya virus (say that ten times fast) is not life threatening; most patients typically recover within a week.…

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