Your study abroad student has signed the papers and made it official…next semester, they’re going to study in Norway! It’s going to be an exhilarating adventure (that’s also a little scary too). After all, living someplace far from home immersed in another culture for several months can be daunting. It’s not like just touring the area on a whirlwind vacation. Because of that, security is an important consideration…especially if you’re traveling to and from university on your own. That’s why you need to consider a travel safety app for students. Continue reading
A recent article in Forbes documented the trend towards luxury travel. More and more travelers want unique, personalized experiences. That might include a cooking class in Paris, France, or a remote trip to Borneo. So many intrepid travelers are attempting to scale Mount Everest that the New York Times reports there can be “traffic jams” on that mountain. It seems that no place on planet earth is too remote for the most intrepid travelers. Who doesn’t love travel? Who doesn’t love a unique experience somewhere on our great planet, whether it’s something that relates to human culture like a trip to Rome, or something that relates to nature like a trip to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia? Continue reading
You wouldn’t leave home without your car keys, wallet, or your beloved smart phone, right? Well, many international travelers are smart enough to think about purchasing travel insurance for issues such as health insurance coverage while abroad, not to mention car insurance, etc. The old adage of “Don’t leave home without it,” often extends to both business and pleasure travelers when traveling overseas. Continue reading
A recent article offered a peek at the top destinations American travelers are seeking out for road trip adventures. They begin with an international drivers’ license and insurance coverage…why not make sure they don’t end in disaster? Reliable emergency support- right from your mobile phone- could be the most important thing you take along on your next international travel adventure. How so? Continue reading
The Scout motto is “be prepared.” It’s such a perfect statement for boy scouts and girl scouts alike, because it encompasses the wide variety of tasks and situations that young people face as part of the program. Being prepared, however, isn’t just appropriate for children…it’s an important principle to carry throughout life. For business executives, preparedness can take the form of a travel safety app for corporate travelers.
A recently released 2019 holiday travel guide by AAA lists several great holiday destinations. If international travel is on your mind this holiday season, how much does safety factor into your choice of destination? International travelers can face a spectrum of risks, particularly during holiday seasons. From pick pocketing and street robberies to medical emergencies, holiday travel can be fraught with scenarios that would be difficult enough to navigate at home. When they happen in another country, particularly where cultural and language barriers exist, they can prove even trickier to resolve. Continue reading