Holiday Blog Posts

Don’t Let Jet Lag Ruin Your Holiday Travel

Don’t Let Jet Lag Ruin Your Holiday Travel

Posted by Brianna Weidman on December 31, 2015 in Travel

From overcrowded airports and flight cancellations to lost luggage and baggage fees, the hassles of holiday-season plane travel can appear endless. The last thing you want to worry about when traveling for the holidays is being struck with a bout of jet lag after successfully arriving at your destination. Read on to discover just what jet lag actually is- and how you can prevent it.... Read More ...

7 Healthy New Year's Resolutions to Kick Off 2016

7 Healthy New Year's Resolutions to Kick Off 2016

Posted by Ashley Norman on December 30, 2015 in Personal Wellness

Are you ready for a happier, healthier version of yourself? Well it’s the time of year again to begin setting New Year resolutions. People often set resolutions on Jan. 1 and get excited, but lose their motivation and give up before the end of the year.... Read More ...

Alternative Oktoberfest Celebrations

Alternative Oktoberfest Celebrations

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2015 in Travel

Traveling to Munich in Bavaria, Germany, might not be in the cards for you this year, but you can still celebrate one of the most famous German holidays right here in the United States. After all, we have a long history of enjoying the best holidays from nations around the world, and Oktoberfest is one... Read More ...

Rainy Day Activities in November

Rainy Day Activities in November

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on November 2, 2014 in Personal Wellness

November rain is a time of the year that’s hard to look forward to. The bright, flavorful leaves of Fall disappear. It can get dark, gloomy, or snowy if you are a lucky Northerner. Although rain may keep many inside during the month of November, there are many rainy day activities you can propose to your friends and family to keep you sane and entertained. ... Read More ...

Sugar and Health Facts | Sweet Tooth Infographic Part 3

Sugar and Health Facts | Sweet Tooth Infographic Part 3

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on July 29, 2014 in Personal Wellness

Halloween ranks as the No. 1 biggest candy selling day, ahead of Christmas and Easter. The aftermath of all that candy consumption could require more than a toothbrush and paste. How about a visit to the dentist, worldwide medical insurance with optional dental coverage, and, the next time around, plenty of willpower to control your sweet tooth and resist those wrapped packages of temptation?... Read More ...

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on July 24, 2014 in Travel

If you’re not a fan of the hustle and bustle of holiday travel, take heart. The “getting there” part of the holidays doesn’t have to be painful. Whether you’re traveling internationally or domestically, the key to worry-free traveling is all in the preparation.... Read More ...

How Travel Medical Insurance Can Give You Peace of Mind

How Travel Medical Insurance Can Give You Peace of Mind

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Travel

It’s winter and you’re leaving home for warmer climates. You pack your swimsuit, sunscreen and beach supplies and soon you’re off to a much-needed vacation. Protecting yourself from the risk of illness or injury while you’re abroad is the absolute last thing on your mind. But what would happen to you in the event of... Read More ...

6 Relaxing Holiday Locations to Visit and Do Nothing

6 Relaxing Holiday Locations to Visit and Do Nothing

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on March 28, 2014 in Travel

Modern living is notoriously demanding. Climbing the corporate ladder can be difficult. Relationships can be complicated. Children can be exhausting. Neighbors are sometimes annoying. Even the traditionally effortless task of watching television can be a chore, with so many channels to choose from and so little time to spend watching them. People deserve a break every now and again, yet even vacations can be stressful and tiring. Provided below is a list of six relaxing holiday locations to visit and do nothing.... Read More ...

Travel on Thanksgiving

Travel on Thanksgiving

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on March 28, 2014 in Travel

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you have probably started thinking about travel plans. Travel on Thanksgiving can be a major hassle for anyone involved. Long lines at the airport, bad traffic, and bad weather can lead to a ruined holiday. However, with these travel on Thanksgiving tips, you will find your holiday traveling much... Read More ...

Surviving the Holidays in the U.S. for International Students

Surviving the Holidays in the U.S. for International Students

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2014 in Study Abroad

The months before Christmas in the United States can be intimidating for someone not familiar with the colors, music, festivity, and shopping that surround this widely-celebrated holiday. While you might celebrate Christmas—or a different holiday—already, recognizing holidays in the U.S. begins as early as November and continues into January. You need to prepare for just... Read More ...

Sugar and Health Facts | Sweet Tooth Infographic Part 1

Sugar and Health Facts | Sweet Tooth Infographic Part 1

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on March 27, 2014 in Personal Wellness

Different types of sweets — candies, cakes and cookies — can trace their origins to places as diverse as Egypt, Russia, China, England and America. Of course, a strong sweet tooth has its health consequences … including the potential for periodontal disease and cavities. A combination of proper dental hygiene, a good dentist, and perhaps some international health insurance with optional dental coverage can help expats ward off the damage, no matter where in the world they go for sugary treats.... Read More ...

5 Holiday Financial Tips Santa Doesn’t Need, But You Do

5 Holiday Financial Tips Santa Doesn’t Need, But You Do

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Believe it or not, you and Santa have some things in common. Most are familiar with Santa’s big December trip that takes place on the eve of the 24th, but many of us regular folks pack up our suitcases and take off during December as well. Santa visits every child in the world—all in one... Read More ...

7 Ways to Find Your New Favorite Book

7 Ways to Find Your New Favorite Book

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2014 in Travel

If you’re not an avid reader, or you feel like you’ve exhausted your genre of choice, finding a new book to enjoy might seem like a daunting task.... Read More ...

Healthy Eating on Vacation

Healthy Eating on Vacation

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on March 27, 2014 in Travel

While vacations can provide a much-needed mental break, sometimes they can wreak havoc on our waistlines. It is so easy to indulge in high-calorie foods while relaxing on the beach or walking through the shopping district. We’ve all been there, so here are some tips on how to eat healthily while on vacation.... Read More ...

The 5 Best Holiday Travel Blogs

The 5 Best Holiday Travel Blogs

Posted by Daniel Giffin on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Whether you’re ready or not, the holiday season is bearing down on us at full speed. If you’re traveling this year and want some advice on what not to do or where to go, you may want to consult some experts. Here are five of the best holiday travel blogs from travelers with holiday travel experience.... Read More ...

The Best 4th of July Fireworks Shows

The Best 4th of July Fireworks Shows

Posted by Ryan Love on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Whether you are preparing to travel to the United States or are already in the U.S., the Fourth of July is a huge time for celebration. The , or Independence Day, is a national holiday in which friends and family gather together in order to celebrate America’s independence. Typically, these gatherings consist of grilling food,... Read More ...

The Best Vegetarian Holiday Meals from Around the World

The Best Vegetarian Holiday Meals from Around the World

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on March 27, 2014 in Travel

It’s not easy being vegetarian, or feeding a vegetarian, during the holidays. Almost every dish has meat or some animal byproduct. But instead of having just one plate at the Thanksgiving table with a Boca burger, try something new. Here are a few meal ideas to get you started. In India, the holidays Dusshera, which... Read More ...