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Hundreds of Flights in Europe Canceled Due to Volcanic Ash

Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano began to erupt on Saturday, sending clouds of ash into the air over Europe. European air traffic controllers say they expect about 700 flights to be canceled today, however the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation has said that the worst is over, and they... Read more →

Riding the Rails in Europe? There’s an App for That.

Travel industry experts say most people are continuing with their summer travel plans despite high prices. For those heading overseas to Europe, traveling by train may not be cheap, but a new iPhone app may make it easier. Rail Europe has released a new booking app that allows travelers to... Read more →

New Study Says Business Travelers are at a Higher Risk for Health Troubles

A new study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine says that road warriors are nearly twice as likely to be obese as those who don’t travel frequently for work, and have higher blood pressure and lower HDL (good) cholesterol levels. It’s easy to let healthy habits go... Read more →

Travel Insurance and the State Department Worldwide Alert

Following recent events in the Middle East, the State Department issued a Worldwide Travel Alert on Monday. It warns all U.S. citizens of “the enhanced potential for anti-American violence given recent counter-terrorism activity in Pakistan” and urges those in affected areas to "limit their travel outside of their homes and... Read more →