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Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Tuesday Travel Trip - Health Preparations - One size fits a few, but not you:

Navigating the travel vaccinations process with our Byzantine U.S. healthcare system seems almost as daunting as the acquiring the diseases themselves. How do we distinguish between travel health “requirements” and “recommendations?”One size fits a few, but not you: It’s important to be conscious of your own health needs. Don’t leave your health preparations to the last minute, as some vaccines… [Read Full Article]
Global Education,Live Learn Travel,Student Travel Tips,Teacher Travel Tips
Tuesday, November 22th, 2011

Tuesday Travel Tip - Travel Health and Safety for Teens and Adults:

Every traveler seeks to avoid violent revolutions and health emergencies while adventuring abroad. But somehow even thinking about the possibilities makes humans feel superstitious and uneasy, as if planning for the “what-ifs” will illogically manifest the unlikeliest outcomes. Navigating the travel vaccinations process with our Byzantine U.S. healthcare system seems almost as daunting as the acquiring the diseases themselves. How… [Read Full Article]
Education Travel,Global Education,Live Learn Travel,Student Travel Tips,Teacher Travel Tips
Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Tuesday Travel Tip - How does Peace Works Travel get the best airfare prices for students?

How does Peace Works Travel get the best airfare prices for students?Bargain Airfare Strategies:1.     Vuela Voyeurs: Staying informed about the range of airfares to your preferred destinations helps build your flight-buying confidence. If there’s a special route (say: LAX to JFK) which you fly regularly – or would, if the price were right—sign up for automatic alerts from consolidator sites:… [Read Full Article]
Live Learn Travel,Student Travel Tips,Teacher Travel Tips
Wednesday, November 09th, 2011

Tuesday Travel Tip - Healthy Red-Eye Flight Tips

Healthy PWT Red-Eye Flight Tips:Arrive refreshed, re-hydrated and ready for adventure with these simple preparations:Bring an empty plastic water bottle and fill it up at the departure gate drinking fountain. Drink it immediately. Repeat. Staying hydrated is key to healthy travel. Refill your bottle throughout the flight. (Tasty tip: adding a packet of Emergen-C crystals will give your immune system… [Read Full Article]
Live Learn Travel,Student Travel Tips,Teacher Travel Tips
Wednesday, November 02th, 2011

Agent Orange and Atoning for our Ancestor’s Mistakes

After showing a class of Santa Barbara High School history students this video —which conceals nothing of the horror Vietnamese families and American Veterans still suffer four generations after 20 million gallons of Agent Orange was senselessly sprayed on Vietnam -- I inquire of them: “How many of you think that the chemical companies who manufactured Agent Orange [Monsanto, Dow, among… [Read Full Article]
Education Travel,Live Learn Travel,Peace Works Travel,Political Thoughts,Vietnam Student Trips