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Volunteer Travel

The purpose of most travel is business or pleasure. But some people like to use their time away from work and school to help others. There are many countries that offer travelers beautiful beaches and sights to see, in addition to opportunities to lend a hand in making the world a better place. Here are some of the top destinations…

Nepalese Lentil Salad

Lentils, packed with protein, fiber, iron, folate, and magnesium, help keep your heart healthy, your blood pressure low, your digestive track moving, and your metabolism and energy kicked into high gear. This recipe incorporates similar ingredients and flavors as Dal Bhat, the national dish of Nepal, but with a lighter, fresher twist. Adding raw spinach and carrots adds fiber and…

When you travel to a new place, you usually have some concern over making sure you adhere to local customs and etiquette practices (assuming you have some level of self-awareness). What’s the proper greeting? How do I cross my legs without offending someone? Is my go-to hand gesture considered obscene? Smart travelers pay attention to travel etiquette, and we’re here…

Traveling for pleasure is almost always about adventure; visiting a new place is about exploring something unknown and discovering new cultures. But some vacations are more adventurous than others, and can be downright dangerous. Travel + Leisure recently came out with a piece that detailed the World’s Most Dangerous Countries – places that travelers had better think twice about before…

Good news for travelers throughout Asia.  There is a new vaccine against Japanese encephalitis that significantly reduces typical side effects. We all know that mosquitoes transmit some very serious viruses to humans. In addition to malaria and dengue fever, another mosquito-driven disease is Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV).  As reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) JEV is endemic in parts of…

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