From Provence to Central Park This past Valentine’s Day had us in a romantic mood, and it got us to thinking about the most swoon-worthy places in the world. We all have that one place–a particularly romantic far-flung spot that left an indelible mark on our hearts and minds. Perhaps it was a vacation with […]
Must-Have Translation Apps for 2018! We’ve all seen it. Many of us have done it. When trying to communicate in a foreign country, people seem to think that speaking loudly (in English) and waving and gesticulating wildly will somehow, magically bridge the vast communication gap. It doesn’t. If anything, it only serves to confuse, bewilder […]
There are a few monumentally panic-inducing moments in life. One of them is the moment you realize that you’ve lost your cell phone (yikes!). Another is when you’ve been waiting at the luggage carousel and realize there are no more bags coming out!
Drawing the Line There is a minor misconception that Canadians like waiting in lines, or, at the very least, don’t mind. It’s an erroneous belief probably brought about by the general truth that we are a polite people. So, while we don’t love waiting in long lines, we very rarely complain about it. The truth […]
We know that taking the family on a flight over the Christmas Holidays can be best described as, well…a slog. Don’t get us wrong, we know family vacations are fun and create wonderful lasting memories, but that flight can be hard work, especially if there are young ones involved! So, we thought we’d list our top 5 family Christmas movies that you and your family can watch as you travel through the air. They may just help make your hours on the plane more enjoyable for you and, let’s face it, everyone else on board!
We all have that one family member or friend. You know the one we mean. The one who was bitten by the travel bug and is always trekking around the world. When they come home for Christmas the challenge is trying to figure out what to get the globetrotter who has everything! Somehow a necktie or socks just don’t seem to cut it. Fret not, as we have some great stocking stuffer ideas that will please even the most hard-to-buy-for wanderer. All of these products are available at both of our TravelSafe locations. Come by and pick up yours today!
The winter months are a great time to escape from the dark and rainy season. The majority of the travellers we are seeing in our clinics are escaping to warm destinations where Zika Virus is a risk.
Prevention is key to avoid this illness while you are travelling. Below are some facts on Zika Virus that every traveller should consider before they depart for a winter getaway.
There are many reasons to have a destination wedding, ranging from the romantic to the purely pragmatic. Who can forget Seinfeld’s Elaine being invited to an ex’s wedding in India–a locale so far-flung that she considered it an “unvite,” suggesting that the bride and groom expected her to decline. The Unvite? However outlandish that episode […]
Many travellers believe that they need the typhoid vaccine for most travel destinations. Are you one of these travellers? Depending on your destination and itinerary you might not need it all all! Read on to find out more information about typhoid fever and who should have the vaccine.