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  • What to do in Warsaw: The ultimate Warsaw travel guide
    on February 17, 2020 at 9:56 am

    Hey there! Alexx here from Finding Alexx, I’m visiting a new country every week for a year with my route based off the cheapest flight... The post What to do in Warsaw: The ultimate Warsaw travel guide appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Jordan Now
    on February 13, 2020 at 11:03 am

    Week eight of my crazy 52 countries in 52 weeks adventure took me to the Middle Eastern gem of Jordan, the cheapest flight out of... The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Jordan Now appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • What to do in Sofia: The ultimate Sofia travel guide
    on February 13, 2020 at 9:45 am

    Hello fellow travellers! Alexx here from Finding Alexx. I’m on a year-long solo adventure to a new country every week for a year, with my route based... The post What to do in Sofia: The ultimate Sofia travel guide appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • 5 potential new UNESCO World Heritage sites for 2020
    on February 4, 2020 at 12:50 pm

    If you’re anything like us, your bucket list is as long as the line at the departure gate when the check-in staff announce that the... The post 5 potential new UNESCO World Heritage sites for 2020 appeared first on STA Travel Blog.

  • The un-beer-lievable price of beer around the world
    on January 24, 2020 at 10:21 am

    It may not be a boozy time of year (hello, Dry January our old friend), but that doesn’t mean you can’t brush up on your... The post The un-beer-lievable price of beer around the world appeared first on STA Travel Blog.


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  • The 30 Most Comfortable Walking Shoes & Hiking Shoes for Women
    by Bret and Mary on February 16, 2020 at 10:25 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Finding good walking shoes for women can be difficult, especially for those of us who travel with carryon luggage only.   Mary learned the importance of choosing comfortable walking shoes the hard way during our weekend in Prague, when she twisted her ankle on the cobblestone streets during a walking tour. The best walking shoes for Keep Reading The post The 30 Most Comfortable Walking Shoes & Hiking Shoes for Women appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • 30 Amazing Galapagos Islands Animals
    by Bret and Mary on February 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. [Updated 2/14/2020]  In a rugged archipelago situated 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, there are more than 200 recorded species of Galapagos Islands animals. From a historical perspective, the islands’remote location and harsh volcanic terrain played a huge role in their current status as a world-renowned nature sanctuary. The islands were a favorite spot Keep Reading The post 30 Amazing Galapagos Islands Animals appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • Arctic Animals: 30 Species of Arctic Birds, Mammals & Whales
    by Bret and Mary on January 27, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. The Green Global Travel team has been fortunate to explore some of the most exciting Arctic destinations in Europe and North America.  From cruising Alaska and hanging with polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba to chasing waterfalls in Iceland and climbing glaciers in the Fjords of Norway, the Arctic has been home to some of our favorite Keep Reading The post Arctic Animals: 30 Species of Arctic Birds, Mammals & Whales appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 20 Safest Countries in Africa to Visit
    by Bret and Mary on January 23, 2020 at 3:36 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. There’s a popular misconception that Africa is unsafe. But the safest countries in Africa pose no more risk for travelers than beloved cities such as New York, Paris, London, and Venice.  The truth is, in our experience there are just as many safe places to visit in Africa as there are on any other continent. Keep Reading The post The 20 Safest Countries in Africa to Visit appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • 30 Facts About Tlingit Art, Culture & the History of Alaska’s Native Tribes
    by Bret and Mary on January 14, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. There are few places you can travel in the United States where the indigenous culture is quite so prevalent as it is in Southeast Alaska.  Pretty much everywhere we went during our 8-day small ship cruise of the Inside Passage, the art and cultural traditions of Alaska’s Tlingit people were a near-constant presence. This was Keep Reading The post 30 Facts About Tlingit Art, Culture & the History of Alaska’s Native Tribes 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.