Travel Blog

5 Oktoberfest Celebrations You Can Attend in the US


Just because the world's best-known Oktoberfest celebration held in Munich has been canceled doesn't mean there won't be other celebrations. In fact, many cities across the United States will keep Oktoberfest traditions alive and host festivals, permitting local restrictions allow them to occur. Oktoberfest began in 1810 in Bavaria, Germany and has now turned into one of the largest festivals worldwide celebrated officially from mid-September to the first Sunday in October.  
Posted: 9/17/2021 12:24:23 PM


How You Can Use Global Travel Plus While Back on Campus This Semester


Whether you’re leaving home for school for the first time or returning to campus after months of virtual classes, Global Travel Plus’ services cover you if you are traveling more than 100 miles away from home or to another country. We encourage all students to download the Global Travel Plus mobile app to utilize our services if they encounter a medical or travel emergency while away from home. Read on to find out how you can use Global Travel Plus this semester.
Posted: 9/10/2021 12:35:56 PM


Wildfire Safety While Traveling

As Wildfire season across the northern hemisphere continues along with an increase in outdoor recreation, vacationers should take extra safety measures in the event of an unpredictable situation. If you're planning to travel to the western United States, planning vacations around wildfires and taking proper precautions when in an area prone to hazard is essential to consider before you go. 
Posted: 9/3/2021 12:42:30 PM


Adventure Travel Guide


Some think of a vacation as a well-deserved break from reality to kick back and relax. Others enjoy the thrill of a fast-paced trip packed with adventures and activities. Vacations including adventure activities are becoming more popular as people look for more excitement, opportunities to have bucket-list experiences, and a chance to go off the grid. Adventure tourism includes various air, water, and land activities like mountaineering, hiking, biking, scuba diving, canyoning, sandboarding, paragliding, and river rafting. Consider the following adventure activities on your next international vacation.
Posted: 8/27/2021 9:55:01 AM


A Guide to Protecting Your Information While Traveling


Can you remember the last time you seamlessly hopped onto the airport's Wi-Fi while waiting for a flight or accessed your hotel's free internet while lounging by the pool? While this seems safe, the truth is that our personal information is not so private, and travelers are incredibly vulnerable to fraud in the simplest of ways.
Posted: 8/20/2021 10:00:00 AM