If you’re traveling to a somewhat exotic place or even just slightly off the beaten track, there’s a great possibility that you’ll be exposed to some nasty diseases. Make sure to get vaccinated before you leave and take plenty of precautions when you’re traveling.
If you’re one of those people who wishes it was socially acceptable to hang your stockings the day after Halloween, you just might be head over heels in love with Christmas. Who doesn’t enjoy giving and receiving gifts, trimming the tree and singing carols around a warm fire?
Many people from abroad don’t know much about the holiday, if at all, and finding a fellow American friend to celebrate with isn’t always easy. Thanksgiving, however, can be hard to pull together abroad, as it is a very geographically narrow, North American tradition.
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.
After living ten years in a household of Type 1 diabetics before becoming one myself, I’ve had plenty of experience watching my mom run down a German mountain in search of chocolate. Trust me, there are much safer (and less stressful) ways to avoid disaster during your trip!
The good news about traveling in America right now is that gluten intolerance is the new sexy food trend. This means most grocery stores and many popular restaurants are upping their gluten-free game, so there are more options available than there were even five years ago.