Health Tips for Travellers

Travelling in Canada Each year, over one million visitors come to Canada to explore this vast land. From cosmopolitan cities to majestic mountain ranges, Canada’s landscape is as diverse as its people. Travel, whether abroad or in one’s own country, is a richly rewarding experience, but there are always potential health risks. Visitors who travel to Canada are wise to consider a number of health tips before embarking on their journey. The Great Outdoors For the outdoor enthusiast, Canada is a veritable playground. Home to countless lakes and forests, Canada is the ideal destination for adventure seekers. To ensure that illness does not spoil your vacation, be aware of the environmental factors. The weather in Canada can vary greatly from …

Travelling? How to Get Any Visa

A visa is an official stamp of the embassy or high commission of a country in an individual’s passport or traveling document officially authorizing him to travel to that country for a period of time stated on the visa for a specific purpose. An individual may be denied entry into a country of which he has no valid visa to enter and may be repatriated if he manages to enter the country the country but later discovered. Any person that satisfies the visa rules and regulations may be issued a visa. More often than not, people get denied visas not because they are not qualified for it, but because they fail to use simple knowledge to understand what a visa …

Traveling to Netherlands – Learn the Do's and Don'ts of Dutch Culture

Netherlands is a beautiful country, which borders the North Sea, Belgium and Germany, with diverse culture showing reflections of Dutch and the foreign immigrants. The country, with plenty of tourist attractions is home to a range of historical paintings and replicas of Dutch buildings with rich Dutch architecture. The country is often referred as the home to some of the great philosophers and painters, whose famous works draws a bundle of tourists here. Certain customs which are perfectly acceptable in one country might be totally proscribed in another. There are many different types of traditions that are very important to Dutch cultural heritage. Some ideas about the language etiquette, dressing manners, tipping and greeting behavior can make your travel and …

The Hurdles Of Travelling Out Of The Country

Travelling out of the country seems to be fun and exciting. However, the hurdles that accompanied our thrill is unexpected. It starts with the Immigration at the airport and the Embassy where we are scrutinized thoroughly for the purpose of our visit to a certain country. With my experience, I was almost left in the Immigration. I was held in the Embassy for almost 2 hours. They were very critical when it comes to tourists. But I do understand their protocol especially those who leaving and entering the country. Imagine the show money should be a maximum of US$ 10,000. Better that my purpose was research. But still all the files of my laptop were scanned as well as the …

The Eastern League

The Champions League is a rich man’s club, complain football teams from nine south and east European countries. They are bent on setting up an alternative dubbed the “Eastern League”. The revolt is led by Dinamo Bucharest and Greece’s Olympiakos Pireu and has been joined by 14 other clubs: Steaua and Rapid from Romania, The Turkish Galatasaray Istanbul and Besiktas PAOK Salonic of Greece, the Serbian Steaua and Partizan Belgrade, Hajduk Split from Croatia, the Cyrpiot Apoel Nicosia, Maribor from Slovenia, the Bulgarian teams TSKA Sofia and Levski Sofia and the Ukrainian contributions of Shakhtor Donestk and Dinamo Kiev. It is partly about pride and partly about money. In the past decade eastern footballers, trounced by well-heeled competitors from the …

Travel – Protect Yourself While Travelling

Travelling is one of the most interesting activities in one’s life. However, when you travel to a strange and unfamiliar place, you are very likely to be attacked, especially when travelling to third world countries. Tourists are usually very easy to be noticed and taken advantage of because they usually wear quite different clothes, bring a camera along and have a lost look on their face. So how can tourists protect themselves against being attacked in a new place? Learn about the place you are travelling to carefully in advance. You should use the internet to find information about the culture and custom of the country you are going to as well as the contact information of your embassy in …

Surprises at every turn – coastal treasures, rugged Northern Cascades – amazing Northwest

I couldn’t believe it. The big plan: stay in nice Bellingham, Washington motels, and alternate that with camping in the countryside slightly north of Bellingham. We were off to the coast to visit our little girl going to college in Bellingham, Washington at Western Washington University. We should have realized when we were getting camping reservations that this was not your standard Montana style camping – reservations? Regardless, I still laugh at our expressions as we pulled up to the campground, smack dab in the middle of rolling green farm country – fields of corn, truck farms, dairy farms. Needless to say, the campground was wonderful and provided for all our travel needs, in remarkable style. Complete with a fishing …

The Pros and Cons of Travelling Around the World

We have many outlets to spend our free time fruitfully. One of them is travelling. It is a marvelous experience in anyone life even though it has got its own pros and cons. We are going to discuss about the advantages and the disadvantages of travelling here. Let us list out the advantages first. The main advantage of travelling is visiting attractive places and meeting new people. It helps you to know different culture and traditions which is certainly valuable. Each journey gives different experience to you. Generally travelling educates you and it makes your knowledge wider. We become experienced and our mind can cope up with any kind of environment and the surrounding people. More over, travelling is a …