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  • The Best Backpacking Gear for 2021: 35+ Product Reviews
    by Bret and Mary on April 10, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Hiking has never been more popular (or essential) than it has become in the COVID-19 era.  With the pandemic making international travel nearly impossible (and largely inadvisable) for the past year, our usage of local, state, and US National Parks has been at an all-time high.  It’s been a great time to embrace the natural Keep Reading The post The Best Backpacking Gear for 2021: 35+ Product Reviews appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 7 Safest Countries in the Middle East For Americans to Visit
    by Christina Maggitas on March 30, 2021 at 2:23 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. The Middle East is a region that tends to intrigue adventurous travelers. But it’s often written off as an unsafe destination plagued with turmoil– a misconception largely perpetuated by the corporate news media. While there are certain areas that are genuinely unadvisable to visit, many Middle Eastern countries are completely safe for travel. These nations Keep Reading The post The 7 Safest Countries in the Middle East For Americans to Visit appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • Sustainable Palm Oil: Fact or Fiction? A Look at RSPO Certification
    by Bret and Mary on March 21, 2021 at 3:40 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. If you looked up the phrase “double-edged sword” in the dictionary, there should really be a picture of palm oil.  Eco-conscious conservationists would likely prefer a complete ban on palm oil products. Growing and harvesting palm oil continues to cause widespread deforestation in countries such as the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia because brands like Unilever, Keep Reading The post Sustainable Palm Oil: Fact or Fiction? A Look at RSPO Certification appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 20 Best Cultural Festivals Around the World
    by Christina Maggitas on March 17, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Across the world each year, there are hundreds of cultural festivals that celebrate the unique beliefs and traditions belonging to a specific region. For those of us who are not local to the area, visiting these festivals can be a great way to immerse ourselves in other cultures and join in on unique celebrations for Keep Reading The post The 20 Best Cultural Festivals Around the World appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 30+ Best Women’s Hiking, Running & Walking Shoes for 2021
    by Bret and Mary on March 8, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Whether trekking through the desert in Jordan, to see Gorillas in the jungle of Rwanda, or just exploring the cobblestone streets of the Greek Islands, we’ve learned the importance of good shoes the hard way. A good pair of shoes may not be able to solve all your problems, such as having your Bedouin guide stung Keep Reading The post The 30+ Best Women’s Hiking, Running & Walking Shoes for 2021 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
  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.