Cal football goes Down Under and finds big upside – USA TODAY

Cal football goes Down Under and finds big upside – USA TODAY

New Cal starting quarterback Davis Webb throws in practice as head coach looks on.(Photo: John Polzer, Cal Athletics) The Boeing 777 charter waiting for the Cal football team at San Francisco’s airport will undergo a transformation once the Bears board it Saturday night. The business class bar will be bereft of booze in favor of […]

Zika Spreads to Miami Beach, US Expands Travel Warning – Fortune

Zika Spreads to Miami Beach, US Expands Travel Warning – Fortune

Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also suggested that pregnant women who are especially worried about exposure to Zika – which has been […]

Game on: The travel industry has been quick to jump on the … – The Economist (blog)

Game on: The travel industry has been quick to jump on the … – The Economist (blog)

ONLY readers living under a rock for the past two months will be unaware of Pokémon Go. The smartphone game, which overlays augmented-reality onto real-world locations, has been downloaded some 100m times on Google Play alone. Players hunt for their favourite characters at “Pokéstops” and send them into gladiatorial battle in “Pokégyms”. Some Pokémon are […]

Around the world in 15 travel health tips – OUPblog (blog)

Around the world in 15 travel health tips – OUPblog (blog)

It’s time for holidays! Your suitcase is packed, you’re ready to leave, and cannot wait to get a proper tan to show on social media. Mark Twain used to say that “travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness”, but unfortunately the health problems we may come across while travelling are far less poetic. Danger […]

4 Affordable Ways To Travel Long-Term – Huffington Post

When asked about travel, most people say that it’s something they want to do more of but aren’t able to afford. For years, traveling has been looked at like a luxury; something expensive that revolves around resorts, tropical cocktails and shopping sprees in world famous boutiques. However, as more and more of today’s youth are […]