Home Edition #1

Current Thoughts on the Coronavirus Situation
The Coronavirus situation is constantly evolving. Making the decision whether to travel or not is a deeply personal choice. As travel advisors, we are here to assist you; your health, safety and well-being is our top priority. We provide available information, so our clients can make informed decisions about their their travel plans.

We recommend that you monitor the State Department for travel restrictions at travel.state.gov and check the CDC’s latest reports. These will help guide you to make the best decision based on your comfort level and travel plans. If you do travel in and around impacted countries, be prepared to follow the CDC recommendations for health screenings and quarantines.

The U.S. State department has a very good, constantly updated and color-coded map: Just Click HERE

To the Top!
Audrey is not a fan of heights. Anne is. So who do you suppose will be heading up Hudson Yard’s Edge next time they are in NYC? Edge is a 1,131-foot-high observation deck—now the tallest man-made outdoor viewing platform in the Western Hemisphere. A 60-second ride will shoot you upward to the deck for panoramic city views, from the Statue of Liberty to Centra Park. Anne can’t wait. Take A Peek

We cannot get enough: Playing for Change.
Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music, born from the shared belief that music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people. A small crew travels the world with a mobile recording studio and cameras, uniting musicians who have never met in person. From a lone singer in Congo to Ringo Starr in LA – and everywhere in between. All the music is recorded and filmed live outside. Once you start listening, you simply cannot stop.
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What we’re watching: TedTalk — What does it mean to be a citizen of the world?
Hugh Evans started a movement that mobilizes “global citizens,” people who self-identify first and foremost not as members of a state, nation or tribe but as members of the human race. In this uplifting and personal talk, learn more about how this new understanding of our place in the world is galvanizing people to take action in the fights against extreme poverty, climate change, gender inequality and more. “These are ultimately global issues,” Evans says, “and they can only be solved by global citizens demanding global solutions from their leaders.”
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Quote of the Month
->“Destroying rainforest for economic gain<- ->is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.”<-

― E. O. Wilson

Never Stop Exploring
WideOyster is a collective of the best travel storytellers with an aim to discover this planet in all its diversity. They believe in authenticity, small things, people, cultures and love everything that makes them different from each other and at the same time equal. And we are ever-so-proud to have our partner in India and personal travel hero – Madip Singh Soin of Ibex Expeditions – featured here. Click and Enjoy

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