Health and Safety Tips for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Tokyo has been selected to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games for the first time since 1964, and it will be the fourth Olympics overall for Japan. The games have been scheduled to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020. Over 11,000 athletes will be […]
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Natural Disasters Worry Even Experienced Travelers David Yee’s award-winning play, carried away on the crest of a wave, is a series of vignettes centered on the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. The moving stories of loss and strife are presented from the point of view of locals and tourists alike. And it’s evident that the impact […]
What is Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Accidental death and dismemberment insurance is called “AD&D” in insurance literature. But off the record, travelers often call it “THAT” insurance. You know the one. It’s the awkward one, the scary one, even the gruesome one. It’s definitely the insurance that no one wants to think about, let […]
Making Sense of Insurance for Skiing and Snowboarding The thrill of skiing and snowboarding around the world is beyond compare. Can anything compete with a sunrise run in Switzerland or Alberta? Or a fantastic apres-ski with friends in Italy or Colorado? But for those involved in winter adventure sports, the big rewards are coupled with big […]
Every Frequent Traveler Fears a Personal Property Disaster The news is often filled with scary travel stories. But if you ask travelers what they fear most, they say losing their luggage tops the list. Everyone can relate to that sinking feeling. You’re waiting around the luggage carousel, willing your suitcase to appear to no avail. […]