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  • YOUR WEEKLY ADVENTURE AGENDA: EXPLORE THE USA FROM HOME
    on July 1, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    Just because we’re inside, that doesn’t mean we can’t explore what’s outside. Quaranstream America from the comfort of your couch. Think live big rig road... The post YOUR WEEKLY ADVENTURE AGENDA: EXPLORE THE USA FROM HOME appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Peru from home
    on June 18, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    As lockdown begins to ease for many of us and we start to think about getting back on the road in 2021, we’re taking you... The post Your weekly Adventure Agenda: Explore Peru from home appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • How to virtually celebrate Pride 2020 from home
    on June 15, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    Due to the impact of COVID-19, many Pride events have been cancelled or significantly altered for 2020. Naturally, we are devastated that our world is... The post How to virtually celebrate Pride 2020 from home appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • 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.


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  • The Best Backyard Camping Gear for 2020
    by Bret and Mary on July 1, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. In an era where social distancing has become the norm, many international destinations are essentially off limits to American visitors, and people are forced to quarantine for 14 days upon entering certain US states, staycations are becoming increasingly common.  Which isn’t necessarily such a bad thing! It’s much more eco-friendly to stay close to home, Keep Reading The post The Best Backyard Camping Gear for 2020 appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • How to Design & Plant a Permaculture Food Forest Garden (DIY Guide)
    by Jonathon Engels on June 19, 2020 at 9:01 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Permaculture is a system of designing our surroundings. It can include everything from how our home operates efficiently and how we sustainably acquire our energy to how we produce our own healthy organic foods. It is this last item—growing food— for which the permaculture movement gets the most attention. But permaculture designs are about far Keep Reading The post How to Design & Plant a Permaculture Food Forest Garden (DIY Guide) appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries & Nature Attractions in Southern India
    by Bret and Mary on June 10, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Mary and I have been fortunate to visit 50+ countries and hundreds of different regions around the world since we started traveling together in 2009.   But India is one of a small handful of countries that remain at the top of my personal world travel bucket list. And Kerala (a.k.a. “God’s Own Country”)– located on Keep Reading The post Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries & Nature Attractions in Southern India appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 25 Most Comfortable Walking Shoes & Hiking Shoes for Men
    by Ari Lentini on June 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. It’s probably no surprise that we’re not the kind of people who believe in disposable fashion. I’d estimate more than 50% of our closet is filled with clothes we’ve had for 5, 10, or 20+ years.  But when it comes to shoes, our ecotourism and outdoor recreation-focused lifestyle tends to lead to a lot of Keep Reading The post The 25 Most Comfortable Walking Shoes & Hiking Shoes for Men appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • 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.

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.