6 Tips for Traveling to Non English Speaking Countries

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Being in a country whose language you do not speak can be difficult, and sometimes scary. Of course in many major cities around the world, most of those involved in the tourism industry speak English.  But do not let fear of not speaking the local language keep you from traveling and if you wish to…

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Top Travel tips for you International Flight

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The days of flying the glamorous skies seem to be gone forever, with of course the exception of flying in Business or First. In Economy class the seats are smaller, the leg room is more cramped and the airlines are charging extra for everything from luggage to snacks. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have…

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Tips on how to blend in while traveling

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With globalization on the rise and an increased need for cultural sensitivity, traveling abroad can be a make or break adventure, assuming you plan carefully and take some simple precautions. The benefits of simply blending into the culture that you are visiting cannot be underestimated. Doing so gives you an intimate look at the local…

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Top Travel Scams to watch out for

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The last thing anyone needs or wants is to fall prey to one of the many travel scams that seem prevalent these days. Travel is one of life’s great pleasures, and usually you are more interested in researching for sites you want to see and which restaurants you would like to visit, instead of what…

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Packing Tips-Travel light

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With over 30 years of experience in the travel/aviation business and having traveled myself extensively, I have made my share of mistakes and learned a great deal.  That is why I would like to share with you, what I have learned, so that you can be better prepared for your next trip and get into…

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Myths you need to know about Air Travel

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In this article I have listed some of the misconceptions and confusions that could prove helpful in Air Travel. These are just a few scenarios that I thought of like weather cancellations, your arriving late to the airport to name a few. You will be compensated if your flight cancels: Some cancellations are within an…

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Valuable information on Travel Vaccination

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Heading out of the country? It’s a good idea to check with your doctor to see if you need any vaccines or booster shots before you leave. You are so looking forward to the vacation, focused on what to see, what to pack, that vaccinations are often not taken into consideration. Of course, you’ll want…

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15 Worldwide Safety Tips for Women Travelers

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Travel is definitely all about creating lasting memories, exploring exotic destinations, tasting new foods, but we also have to take into account the human factor. Keeping your wits about you and always being aware of your surroundings can help you stay safe and still enjoy a wonderful holiday. You can be aware of your surroundings,…

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UNDERSTANDING TRAVEL INSURANCE-Do not leave home without it!

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ABOUT TRAVEL INSURANCE No matter the countries you choose to visit, it is of utmost importance that you make sure you are covered with travel insurance. France for example, may be just a “hop across the pond” as some like to say, but you are entering a foreign country and accidents can happen just as they…

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Top tips for Safe Travels

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The world isn’t dangerous or unsafe. Quite the opposite! There are far more smiling faces to be found but safety remains a priority for even the most seasoned travelers. Here are some basic common tips and simple guidelines to use on your next vacation. • Don’t be flashy. Wearing expensive clothes, jewelry and luggage can…

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