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U.S. Updates Travel Advisories For Ireland, South Africa & Barbados

As the United States continues to monitor the both the political and Covid-19 situations in every country around the world, yesterday it moved to update the travel advisories for Ireland, South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Cyprus, Barbados and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The new updates feature categorizations from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Is Mazatlán Safe To Visit? Top 5 Things To Know Before Visiting

When we first told our friends and family we were moving to Mazatlán for the winter, some of them thought we were crazy.  Mix in the word “Sinaloa” vacationers might not think about making Mazatlán their first choice for a holiday destination. The most important thing to remember is that violence is rarely ever targeted …

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45 Safety Tips For Travel – How To Stay Safe On Your Next Trip

Travel safety is a big deal, yet something that is commonly overlooked by excited travelers. I get it… you’ve booked a sweet getaway and you just want to relax, tour around and take some time off. Getting super involved with safety measures, precautions and preparing for the worst sounds like a vacation buzz-kill. And it …

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21 Countries The Canadian Government Doesn’t Want You To Visit

The Canadian government takes the safety and security of it’s citizens travelling abroad very seriously. This is why they constantly update their travel advisory board to alert Canadians of any countries that are deemed high risk, dangerous, or even life threatening. With the recent addition of Venezuela to their ‘Avoid All Travel’ list, it’s a …

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The Fastest Growing Travel SCAM You May Be A Victim Of

After traveling for the last 5 years, we are no strangers to travel scams. They are literally everywhere you go as your traveling. From something as simple as being overcharged by a taxi to Kashlee being robbed at gunpoint, we have seen it all. Some of the scams are more obvious than others but there …

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Our $300,000 Nightmare – How Travel Insurance Saved Us

Picture this… You’re on a 6 week European dream vacation that you’ve been planning for a year. You’ve just spent a week in Italy, exploring the mountains, eating gelato and shaking off all thoughts of work. It’s summertime and the sweet fragrance of flowers drifts through the warm air. Italy has been magic, but now …

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How To Avoid Catching a Cold on a Plane

Raise your hand if you’ve ever gotten sick after flying! ??‍♀️ Probably everyone has their hand up because it’s a super common occurrence! In fact,  the Journal of Environmental Health Research says you’re up to 100 times more likely to catch a cold on a plane than you are in your normal routine. Gross.Nothing puts a wrench …

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11 Ways to Protect Your Money While Traveling

Getting robbed, scammed and compromised while traveling is the biggest buzzkill around.I know. I’ve been there.I have been robbed at gun point in Latin America, had cash stolen from my hotel room, and found my credit cards skimmed and compromised. It left me feeling violated, vulnerable and paranoid. Despite the few negative experiences and security breaches …

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Pre-Travel Anxiety – How to Overcome the Fear of Travel

I leave in three weeks for a seven-month long trip to Asia. I should be eagerly counting down the days and be ecstatic about my upcoming adventure.

Instead I am sitting here on my bed with sweaty palms, heart palpitations, shaky stomach and I feel like I’m about to be sick.

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