THE WORLD has changed. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every country on Earth, led to millions of deaths and hospitalizations worldwide, and slammed the brakes on international travel. Vaccines have made it possible for countries to reopen borders, but risks remain. When planning a trip, research. your destination’s public health protocols and make safety pre cautions a priority. Wear face masks, practice social distancing and wash hands frequently especially in potentially crowded locations such as airports, restaurants, and tourist attrac tions. Some countries may require proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 tests, and be prepared for rules and restrictions to change at any time. Even when we can’t travel to new places, we can still see the world with new eyes. While the pandemic limits our movements, it fuels our passions for further exploration. This book details 100 life-changing places to inspire future journeys and remind us why we love to travel.
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