Saturday, April 26, 2014

International Medical Tourism Resources

More and more people are traveling abroad for surgery, other medical procedures, and dental care to countries and regions where prices are significantly lower then in their own countries, even when travel costs are factored in.  Among the top countries and regions for medical tourism: Brazil, India, Mexico, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Turkey. For more information about medical tourism see:
- Wikipedia Introduction to Medical Tourism
- Center for Disease Control - Risks of Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism Association
- Patients Beyond Borders Web Site
- Medical Tourism Congress Trade Show
- International Medical Travel Journal
- Patients Beyond Borders Books at Amazon.com


Saturday, March 2, 2013

4 and 5 Star Hotels Recommended by Forbes in 2013

A quick reference, all-on-one-page guide to hotels recommended by the Forbes Travel Guide in 2013. Includes hotels awarded the Forbes 5 star rating, the Forbes 4 star rating, and the Forbes "recommended" rating in Canada, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, and the U.S. states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, Washington State, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
- Hotels Recommended by Forbes in 2013 (4 stars, 5 stars, and recommended)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Bird Parks and Aviaries Around the World

Where to find Bird Parks and Aviaries in many different parts of the world. Includes aviaries and bird parks in Germany, Fiji, Japan, Malaysia, Spain, and Singapore. Germany's Weltvogelpark Walsrode (World Bird Park of Walsrode) and Singapore's Jurong Bird Park are considered to be the largest bird parks in the world, in terms of physical area, number of species, and number of birds. 

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Luxury Tented Camps on Every Continent

Where to find Rustic and Luxury Tented Camps in countries all over the world. Most of the tented camps in this article are in Africa but we have also found tented camps on every continent, including Asia, Europe, Oceania, and the Americas.

Private Island Resorts Around the World

Information about Private Island Resorts all over the world, organized by continent. Includes resorts on private islands in Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania, and the Americas. Countries most well-known for private island resorts include the Republic of Fiji, the Republic of Maldives, and the Republic of the Seychelles, but we have found at least a few private island resorts on every continent.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

800 Numbers for Airlines Around the World

A quick reference guide to local and international airline 800 phone numbers with links to each airline's official Web site,

Overwater Bungalows Around the World

Where to find overwater bungalows in countries all over the world. If you love the idea of staying in an overwater resort hotel, two of the destinations with the most underwater bungalows are the island of Bora Bora in French Polynesia and the Maldive Islands in South Asia.
Overwater Bungalows Around the World