The 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil shined a giant spotlight on the many dangerous diseases that we can contract while traveling. Thankfully, most can be prevented, which is why it’s important to know before you go! While the whole Zika Beetlejuice head-shrinking thing may sound cool in theory, it isn’t something I’d want to live with.
For many decades, Northern Ireland deservedly earned itself a place on the map of places to avoid as the tiny nation went through one of the darkest periods in Irish history. As the Troubles ended, the world seemed to have forgotten about the country — that is, until Brexit happened.
You’re sitting in your office cubicle when all of a sudden the tight quarters seem tighter. It’s like they’re closing in on you. Your heart rate picks up. Beads of sweat start to form on your brow. What’s happening to you? Why is everything starting to feel so claustrophobic?
You’ve had it with London, Dublin, Edenborough, and other major metropolitan cities of left side driving countries. You want to venture beyond where trains and buses can take you and pave your own path, on your own schedule, into the countryside.
While many travel to the City that Never Sleeps for the nightlife, the bright lights of Broadway, or endless shopping opportunities, I travel to the Big Apple for the food. I can easily spend the entire weekend in NYC just eating.