Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Zika and Travel: What You Need to Know Advertisement Supported by The virus has been out of the headlines, but that doesn’t mean it is gone. The World Health Organization just updated its guidelines for travelers to the Zika zone. ByTariro Mzezewa July 2, 2019 In 2016, when the Zika virus first made headlines, people canceled vacations to Latin America and the Caribbean as the mosquito-borne virus spread through the region and into Texas and Florida. While the illness caused by Zika is mild, it can cause severe birth defects when pregnant women are exposed to it. But almost as quickly as it had taken over headlines, it seemed to disappear from the news. But on Tuesday the World Health Organization, as part of a report on the virus, updated its guidance for travelers planning to visit areas … [Read more...] about Zika and Travel: What You Need to Know
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By Washington Post PUBLISHED: June 13, 2019 at 6:32 am | UPDATED: June 13, 2019 at 6:45 am By Andrea Sachs | The Washington Post The reports on six deaths, one high-profile shooting, an assault and a fatal car accident over the course of a year have darkened the Dominican Republic’s typically sunny skies. The Caribbean country had been experiencing an upswing before the full brunt of the tragedies hit: Nearly 605,000 tourists visited in the first two months of the year, an 8 percent rise over last year. The spate of incidents could trigger a rush of cancellations, but experts are advising travelers to consider the larger picture before abandoning their beach plans. Without a doubt, the events are upsetting and alarming, especially with so many unanswered questions swirling around the deaths. Organizations including the FBI, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating several of the cases. However, people in the travel … [Read more...] about Is it safe to travel to the Dominican Republic?
Road Trip USA: A New Orleans Road Trip Through Louisiana When a state lives by the words Laissez le bon temps rouler, meaning let the good times roll, you know it’s the right place for a road trip. One of the best drives through America’s Deep South has to be a New Orleans road trip. Starting and finishing in New Orleans works not only from a practical point of view (it’s easier to fly in and out of the same airport, not to mention pick up and drop off a hire car at the same place) but there’s a better reason too. Once you’ve driven through the southern state of Louisiana, you’ll see the jazz-fuelled city of New Orleans in a whole new light. Then there’s the drive itself. Sure, our New Orleans road trip will always have a special place in my heart, being our first driving holiday as mum, dad and baby. But you don’t need to let my personal circumstances guide your trip. What to Expect on a New Orleans Road Trip Imagine driving past … [Read more...] about New Orleans Road Trip – Your Complete Guide to Driving Louisiana
The birth of the newest royal baby will mark the first time in history that a senior member of the British royal family’s child will have both a British parent and an American-born parent.Want daily pop culture news delivered to your inbox? Sign up here for Yahoo’s newsletter.That means that the baby, which will be born in England and hold British citizenship through father Prince Harry, will be eligible for dual citizenship, depending on mom Meghan Markle’s citizenship status.At the moment, Markle is in the midst of applying for British citizenship, which can take years to come through.A spokesperson for the couple previously said that the California-born duchess will be “compliant with immigration requirements at all times.”If Meghan obtains dual citizenship and doesn’t give up her American citizenship, that would leave the door open for her child to also apply for a U.S. passport.While it’s not clear whether the … [Read more...] about Here’s how the royal baby will make history — and it’s all thanks to mom Meghan Markle
The royal baby is coming!With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle getting ready to welcome their first baby together, ET is looking back at the ins and out of royal protocol when it comes to delivering royal babies.Past RoyalsThroughout the history of English monarchy, the norms and practices surrounding childbirth have varied greatly, but one thing had remained constant until just over 60 years ago: royal expectant fathers were not in the room when their wives gave birth.However, that doesn't mean the mothers were afforded a modicum of privacy -- it was quite the opposite. In the 16th and 17th centuries, royal births were witnessed by possibly hundreds of onlookers, due to mounting concerns over the progeny being kidnapped or switched at birth. RELATED: Royal baby births over the years 26 PHOTOS Royal baby arrivals through the years See Gallery Royal baby arrivals through the years UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 22: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, … [Read more...] about Royal dads in the delivery room: How the tradition evolved from Prince Philip to Charles to William