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  • How to stay healthy during coronavirus (and not lose your mind)
    on May 28, 2020 at 1:01 pm

    We’ve all read those posts about how to stay healthy when traveling, or how best to avoid germs on planes. But in these confusing and... The post How to stay healthy during coronavirus (and not lose your mind) appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Thailand from home
    on May 27, 2020 at 2:18 pm

    Fake it ‘til you make it there. Homeboys and girls, sawasdee! This week we’re cyber couch surfing all the way over to Southeast Asia and... The post Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Thailand from home appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • Six places in Thailand that are seriously zen
    on May 27, 2020 at 12:08 pm

    There’s more to Thailand than buzzing cities, crazy-beautiful beaches and even crazier parties. Like sunrise Shavasanas with fellow yogis, broadening your mind whilst learning all... The post Six places in Thailand that are seriously zen appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Japan from home
    on May 21, 2020 at 9:04 am

    Fake it ‘til you make it there. The 2020 Olympics may have been postponed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still run rings around Japan... The post Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Japan from home appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • Travel films to watch
    on May 18, 2020 at 9:42 am

    One of the perks of being in lockdown, is all the extra time we have to do all the things we say we never had... The post Travel films to watch appeared first on STA Travel Blog.


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  • 20 Weird & Cute Australian Animals
    by Bret and Mary on May 28, 2020 at 2:42 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. There are few travel experiences that can match the visceral thrill of observing a wild animal in its natural habitat. We’ve always been awestruck by the wondrous array of unique animals that can be found roaming our beautiful planet. But Australia has been blessed with more than its fair share. From awesome Australian road trips Keep Reading The post 20 Weird & Cute Australian Animals appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • How to Grow Mushrooms at Home (A Step by Step DIY Guide)
    by Jonathon Engels on May 7, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. As many of us begin to look into producing food at home, it’s easy to become enamored with small vegetable plots and food forests. So much so that we may overlook mushrooms as a wonderful addition to the self-sufficient person’s pantry. But we can easily grow mushrooms at home for about the same amount of Keep Reading The post How to Grow Mushrooms at Home (A Step by Step DIY Guide) appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 25 Best National Parks in Africa for Wildlife Safaris
    by Christina Maggitas on April 29, 2020 at 2:25 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Named after the Swahili word for journey, African safari tours date back nearly 200 years to the 1830s. That’s when famed explorer William Cornwallis Harris ventured into South Africa on a year-long hunting expedition, keeping track of his adventures through writings and paintings of the animals he encountered. Later popularized by works like Five Weeks Keep Reading The post The 25 Best National Parks in Africa for Wildlife Safaris appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The Best Fair Trade Clothing & Ethical Clothing Brands for 2020
    by Bret and Mary on April 20, 2020 at 8:28 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. When we first began writing about ethical clothing and Fair Trade clothing back in 2010, sustainable fashion was still a relatively new field.  The concept of establishing fair trade relations with developing countries first gained attention (particularly in Europe) after being adopted by the United Nations in 1968.  But it wasn’t until 2002, when Fairtrade Labelling Keep Reading The post The Best Fair Trade Clothing & Ethical Clothing Brands for 2020 appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • 30 Ways You Can Travel the World Without Leaving Home
    by Christina Maggitas on April 8, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Whether you don’t quite have the budget, are too busy, or stuck in quarantine, sometimes it isn’t always an option to hop on a plane and travel to all the places you want to. Fortunately for us, we live in a day and age where technology can teleport you to other worlds with just a Keep Reading The post 30 Ways You Can Travel the World Without Leaving Home appeared first on Green Global Travel.

5 Effective Travel Tips for Everyone

Irrespective of when you plan to travel, be it during the holiday (vacation) or not, there is a need
for you to prepare and plan effectively and efficiently for your trip because it is part of your
life. There are many other ways you can enjoy your holidays which is not only in drinking
and partying but also in traveling. You should focus on your security (which is important),
mostly while you are traveling overseas nevertheless; you should also keep an eye on your
possessions because you are responsible for your actions and inactions. Be informed of the rules
and regulations governing such areas especially the specific destination which you are going
(visiting). However, the simple travel tips below will be of great importance to you:

  1. Investigate: so far you are definite about your location. Ensure you do a thorough
    investigation of the new location because it is a completely new environment. Know
    and understand their culture and history (though not a must), learning a few words of
    their language will be an added advantage and will boost your relationship with the
    citizen. Select the way you travel to your destination especially if you are traveling by air,
    it is paramount to book your tickets earlier. You must know the weather condition of the
    place which will aid the type of cloths to take along and others; surf the web where you
    can read the needed information about the new location because it is another place (web)
    you can gather as much information as possible about the country you are going to visit.
  2. Tour or Travel Insurance: Ensure you have all the necessary travel insurance
    documents so as to save yourself from unexpected situations, especially negative ones.
    Some of the travel or tours insurance are:
    • Medical expenses.
    • Cost of missed departures.
    • Liability cost.
    • Flight interruptions.
    • Baggage loss etc.
    Ensure you do not disregard this because it is good.
  3. Set Your Financial Plan: This aspect must be thoroughly observed because virtually
    everything in your new location will call for you. Make a list of your travel expenses. Your
    ability to set daily financial plan will help and guide you because you must not spend all
    you have with you because you will be going back. Buy things in order of importance and
    don’t just buy them, ask questions before you do. Also, base on your financial plan, you
    should choose the travel method to your travel destination. It is best to investigate well
    so as to find the best package deals. Don’t be too eager to travel, be certain that your tour
    package has all the basic expenses such as travel cost, accommodation cost, visiting
    charges etc. Unless if otherwise, make use of the public transportation it is where you can
    intermingle with locals and can know more about their history, culture, practices,
    languages etc.
  4. Seize Memorable Moments: one of the ways you can use to remind yourself of the
    good old days is this. Ensure you take along a good camera. Both phone cameras and
    ordinary cameras can do this. Your phone cameral will enable you to save your pictures
    online. Document your great memories and take beautiful and gorgeous landscape of
    that place. It’s best to bring cameras and other valuable things with your carry-on
    luggage.
  5. Be Safe and Ready: Ahead of leaving for travel, it is imperative to recheck your packed
    luggage. This can be achieved when you have a list of what you want to take and you check
    it one after the other which will assure you pack all your essentials needs like your travel
    documents etc. Ensure you label your baggage so that you can easily find it and let your
    body and soul be at rest.

5 Reasons to become a Travel Blogger

Tour is enjoyable, pleasurable and filled with excitement. Sharing your experience will
motivate and stir others to follow. Nowadays, blogging is one of the most excellent means
of reaching people all over the world. Everyone loves to read stories (especially travel
stories) therefore it will be distinctive when you share your own tour story. Being a travel
blogger brings numerous advantages. Here is a list but not limited to the following:

  1. MOTIVATE OTHERS: Being a travel blogger will motivate others to travel to diverse
    destinations and locations through your blog or page even where you cannot dream of. It
    is understood and well known that a travel story is capable to motivate your friend,
    families, and relatives because the majority of this people follow social media posts before
    they plan any tour.
  2. TOUR COMMUNITY: Being a tour lover who is passionate about travel, then you can
    connect with different travel communities as a tour blogger. However, there are
    numerous groups of tour bloggers in which you can join.
  3. SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE: A passionate tour blogger become more successful as
    he or she shares his or her personal experience on the blog which will make the blog
    more attractive, appealing, appeasing and inspirational. Writing on contents like your
    destination, where you stayed, how you reach the place, the food experience, the local
    dishes you enjoyed while there and some other security tips for their safety.
  4. START EARNING: Money is one of the reasons why you are working. In the process of
    starting a tour blog, it is certain that you will earn money from it. However, there are lots
    of ways to generate profits from travel blogs such as advertisement and paid articles and
    others and you need to be very consistent in updating your blog.
  5. LIVE YOUR ZEAL: Since the tour is your passion therefore blogging is the best way to
    share your zeal with the readers. Your zeal is your passion. Follow it.