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Five Activities to Help Combat Traveller's Blues

Living and working abroad can be challenging and even more challenging when things don’t go as planned. But don’t let unexpected changes spoil your mood.Instead, check out our list of five activities help you combat travel blues. 1. Change Your Routine: When you find yourself isolated or unable to travel like normal, you can change your routine. A simple change like eating at a new place at a different hour can help snap you out of the blues. Not only will it shake things up a bit, you ma ... read more

How to Keep Occupied and Happy While in Quarantine at Home

Families everywhere are putting structure into place for the youngest members of society while schools are closed. Home school, activities, and learning household chores are a perfect way to entertain the young ones and give them a sense of security during home isolation. But did you know structure to the day is just as important for you? To keep a happy and healthy mindset during these times, we also need to follow our normal daily routines. We have put together a list of 10 things you can d ... read more

Do You Have Your Travel Documents In Order?

Safety while travelling is on everyone’s mind these days, which is a good thing. But often, we think we know the rules of international flights and don’t make sure all is well with our plans. Don’t let new rules prevent you from reaching your work or holiday destination this year. We have a few tips that will help you prepare your travel documents. 1. Visit the Destination’s Government Website Always visit the government’s website of the county you will visit to check their pass ... read more

Three Best Places to Swim in Sweden

Sweden is a hotbed of tourists in the Summer. What better way to cool off than head to three of the best beaches to swim in Sweden. 1. Swim in Malmö Tourists and locals alike travel to Malmö to enjoy 2.5 kilometers of sandy beaches and greenery. But if you prefer a boardwalk, Neighbouring Västra hamnen (Western Harbour) is a great choice. Restaurants and cafes abound and offer plenty of shade and refreshment from the summer heat. 2. Island Hop the Archipelagos Both Gothenburg and ... read more

Three Rules for International Travel

Travelling for work is challenging. Travelling internationally for the first time on business can be a nightmare if you are not prepared. Don’t get caught in a difficult situation. Instead follow our three rules for international travel. Rule #1 for International Travel Research the visa requirements and process before travelling and follow the guidelines. One of the hardest mistakes to correct is being denied entrance into a country because your visa is not processed in time or at all. ... read more

Surf in Iceland- Ice Included!

You work hard. Sometimes you need to play hard too. We have the answer to invigorating playtime: Surfing in Iceland- Ice included! Where to Surf in Iceland Many people looking for ice surfing venture to Reykjanes peninsula an hour outside of Reykjavik. This spot is the home of a moon-shaped landscape caused by lava fields. This spot is for the more advanced surfer as sharp volcanic reefs lie just below the surface.  For those new to surfing but want the invigorating experience of surf ... read more

Seven Safety Tips for Female Travelers

Being alone while travelling does not need to mean you are a target. In fact, many women feel safer travelling solo because they stay conscious of their environs. You can travel solo and enjoy your experience without fear if you follow these safety tips and your natural instincts. [Note: Most of these tips are for men and women alike.] 1. Always follow your intuition. If something doesn’t seem right then follow your gut. It is better to annoy someone than to be miserable later. 2. Ke ... read more

Experience Glacier Hiking Near Bergen, Norway

Glacier hiking can be a smooth walk over a thousand-year-old dessert of ice or a climb over 20-meter high bluffs. The feat is in finding the right route for you. Those who trek through the glacier fall (Juklavass glacier) experience flat ice that seems calm but it changes quietly underneath or more challenging crevasse areas. Your guide will help select the difficulty level of your hike depending on the members in the group. The test is in moving together with your party to climb icy slope ... read more

How to Combat Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness can strike anytime you move to a higher elevation too quickly.  The number one way to combat altitude sickness is to allow your body to adjust gradually to higher elevations. If you don't, you risk suffering from one of the three types of altitude sickness listed below. Acute Mountain Sickness is common and feels like a mild hangover.   High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) is life-threatening build-up of fluid in the lungs.   High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) is als ... read more

Ten Tips for Travelling Abroad with Medication

Travelling with medication can be a hassle if you are not aware of the regulations in your destination country. Take no chances, follow these ten tips for a stress-free trip. 1. Keep the originals: When travelling abroad with prescription medication keep them in the original packaging.  If the medicine comes with an instruction leaflet, carry it with the prescription. 2. Keep a copy of the prescription: Make a photocopy of your original prescription. Carry the copy with your medications ... read more