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GIrl holding a stein at Oktoberfest

Unfortunately, Oktoberfest 2020 was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While any plans to visit Germany to take part in the festivities will need to be put on hold until at least 2021, why not celebrate Oktoberfest from home? Here’s how you can host your very own Oktoberfest without having to travel to Munich.  Set your menu  When you think…

Woman with mask sitting on suitcase in airport

It’s been an adjustment getting used to wearing masks while traveling, during holiday gatherings and in public places like the grocery store. But it’s clear that in order to protect those around us from getting sick, masks are here to stay. Thankfully, the variety of masks to choose from has expanded over the past few months.  If you’re struggling with…

Boy in yellow shorts sitting on park bench looking at phone.

Summer is usually the perfect time to take an adventure. Unfortunately, this year, travel (like many other things) is looking a lot different.  With so much uncertainty over the safety of travel during the pandemic, many people are choosing to keep their summer vacations a little closer to home. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t mentally getaway.  Travel podcasts are…

Colorful pins on map of the world

For many expatriates, finding adequate health insurance coverage is just another box to tick when planning their expat adventure. COVID-19 has changed that and underscores the importance of having a comprehensive health insurance plan. And as this pandemic continues to impact the world, I am increasingly approached by individuals asking not just why global health insurance but also if they…

Girl riding bike

It can be hard to find adventures with so many travel restrictions and mandates in place because of COVID-19. How can you satisfy your wanderlust spirit while still maintaining social distance and other health precautions? While we usually share international travel tips with you here at Healthy Travel Blog, we want you to stay safe and healthy. So here are…

Woman sitting in window reading a book.

Books are the perfect way to get away without actually going anywhere. If you're looking for an adventure without leaving your couch, here are five books you need to check out. 1. The Beach by Alex Garland A backpackers classic, The Beach encompasses the spirit of Thailand and, through it, illustrates the soul-searching and human connection that are fundamental to…

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