Travel Archive

Travel Advisory for Pregnant Women

If you are pregnant there’s a fairly long list of places health authorities are advising you to avoid due to the danger of the Zika virus. The list includes: Barbados, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin and the Virgin Islands, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Cape Verde, Samoa, and Mexico.The danger …

Best Winter Getaway

There are many fabulous places on this earth to escape to during cold, dark wintry months, but our favorite is Belize. And our favorite place in Belize is San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, an island about an hour boat ride (or 15 minute plane ride) northeast from Belize City. Why is this place our favorite? Like a good novel, the best travel is full of …

Bad Choice for 2016 Olympics

For many reasons, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is a surprising and horrible choice for the 2016 Olympics. The below are only a few of Rio’s many problems. Nasty and unsafe – The athletes competing in swimming events will be risking their health. It is well known that the bay where the swimmers will compete is contaminated on a daily basis with raw sewage. The sewage …

Global Sisters Tour – Q&A

IWTC recently talked with Linda Higdon, Champion of Global Women and Tour Host of Global Heart Journeys IWTC: Global Heart Journeys is doing something new. What is it? LH: We are creating women-only tours where our guests personally meet women shaping change in contemporary Kenya in rural villages, tribal communities and even in shanty towns. A lot of us like to travel, but few trips …