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Medical Tourism in Canada, Cuba and Costa Rica

Posted on April 9, 2017 in Uncategorized

Medical tourism is very popular throughout the world. The choices of healthcare destinations vary from patient to patient because a patient has to consider many things while choosing a destination. But some destination places are so much popular due to the quality of healthcare services, lower costs, availability of competent and experienced doctors and pleasant environment that most of the medical tourists go their for healthcare treatments. The healthcare facilities in US and UK are good but very costly so inhabitant of these countries also try to find those places which are equal in quality but charge lower prices. Mostly people travel to these healthcare places for plastic surgeries, cosmetic surgeries, and dentistry, cardiac and orthopedic surgeries. Some common good healthcare places include Canada, Costa Rica, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Germany and Philippines etc. The doctors use latest technologies and techniques in the hospitals to cure medical tourists.

Canada

Canada is one of the best medical tourism destinations which provide quality health care services at lower prices. In countries like US and UK patients have to wait for some kinds of procedures but in Canada they receive immediate treatment. The most of the medical tourists travel Canada belong to America; they receive excellent healthcare services at cheap prices. Medical tourists can save up to 30 to 60 percent in Canada as compare to America. The hospitals of Canada are equipped with latest machinery and its beautiful healthcare locations attract medical tourists to come here for healthcare services. The doctors are well trained, experienced and have latest knowledge of diseases and their treatments.

Cuba

Cuba is one of the oldest healthcare destinations in the world. The doctors, hospitals and technologies used in healthcare treatments are well reputed in the world. Healthcare centers of Cuba are near beaches so mostly patients choose it a healthcare destination. Patients from Europe and Latin America travel to Cuba to receive high quality medical service at lower prices. The hospitals and doctors of Cuba are popular for cancer treatment, addictions rehabilitation, eye surgery, joint replacement and cosmetic surgery. Costs of treatments in Cuba are 60 to 80 percent less than the costs of treatments in US. There are many well equipped hospitals in Cuba not only for local residents but for foreigners too. A documentary film “Sicko” increased the interest of foreigners in the healthcare services of Cuba. The government of Cuba has also taken some steps to attract medical tourists from all over the world to Cuba to increase income. The residents of UK, Bahamas, Canada, , Mexico, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and US can travel to Cuba for healthcare purposes on a tourist visa. Due to the trade policy of America toward Cuba patients need approval from the government of US so they visit Cuba as private matter. Some hospitals of Cuba are worldly known for the quality of its services.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a new entry in the business of medical tourism. It is very popular medical tourism destination for dental implants and surgery etc. A patient can save up to 80 percent of healthcare costs in Costa Rica as compare to US. Costa Rica is popular for the procedures such as cosmetic surgery, dental surgery, weight-loss surgeries and orthopedic surgeries. The cost of knee replacement surgery is very low as compare to US. The hospitals of Costa Rica are cleaned and have all kinds of technologies and equipments. The doctors are trained in different hospitals of US and UK. The location of Costa Rica is close to Canada and United States so it has become a very popular medical tourism destination. The presence of English speaking persons also helps a lot in increasing its popularity as a medical tourism place.

Travel Domestically in Canada to Save Money

Posted on April 8, 2017 in Uncategorized

Times are tough, or say they say. People are losing jobs faster than ever before. The cost of living, eating, and drinking are taking it’s toll on everyone living in Canada. If you are one of the lucky one’s who continue to live and work comfortably in Canada, then vacations are still on your agenda. Why deprive your family, or yourself from the thrill of travel. The main thing to consider in these tough times, is how to travel on a budget, while still seeing something unique, exotic, and fun.

Despite rising costs, gasoline is still one of the cheapest liquids you can buy. So long as you have a road worthy vehicle, drive down the Trans Canada Highway, find an undiscovered lake, river, campground, or city. In a world continuously growing smaller, Canada is still the Big Chain Supermarket when it comes to shelving space, or in this case, living space. There is sure to be somewhere you and your family will enjoy.

Check out the Maritimes, a beautiful, European-esque area of Canada. With buildings, bridges, and cities older than Canada itself. Canadians have a habit of thinking our history is dull compared to many other countries. However, with enough research and walking around, you’re sure to discover that we too hold a unique piece of western history. Halifax, Nova Scotia is a fine example of surviving the trials of history. Halifax has survived wars, fires, explosions, and even pirates. Walking down the streets of Halifax you’ll see the old bricks that were once the road and buildings that continue to house business’s.

Perhaps it’s time to brush up on those french classes you took in elementary and high school. Visit Montreal, Quebec. A city synonymous with art, culture, and fine dining. Canada is unique in that it can continue to prosper with two national languages. Montreal is the perfect example of this. A beautiful city, with friendly people. However, you’re experience will be likely improved if you brush up on your “Bonjours” and “Ou est la toilette?” If you plan on being in Montreal for a long time, I highly recommend looking into “Rosetta Stone.” It’s a great piece of software that will no doubt help you improve your linguistics ability.

If you are able to sneak out of the country for a vacation, I highly encourage you to do so, however, take a look around your own country. There is surely several areas you have yet to see.

The Joys and Pleasures of Adventure Travel Canada

Posted on April 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Canada is huge and is home to breathtakingly beautiful natural landscapes. Therefore it is the ideal place in which to enjoy the thrills and pleasure of adventure travel. From wildlife watching to hiking and skiing, this country offers it all and with so much to choose from you’ll be guaranteed to be spoilt for choice.
 
For winter adventure travel in Canada you can’t beat Whistler. Thanks to its setting in British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, Whistler is an unparalleled year-round destination resort, offering its visitors a wide variety of both winter and summer activities besides an almost endless choice in dining, shopping and nightlife. In addition to the downhill ski facilities, visitors can enjoy cross-country skiing, heli-skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, sleigh-riding, dog-sledding, mountaintop sightseeing, world-class golfing, mountain biking, hiking, in-line skating, horseback riding, sightseeing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing besides other recreational pursuits.

 
Or for a true wilderness adventure head to Ukkusiksalik National Park. It is located west of the community of Repulse Bay and the Arctic Circle, surrounding Wager Bay, a 100 kilometre long saltwater inlet on the northwest coast of Hudson Bay in Nunavut. Declared a national park in 2003, Ukkusiksalik became Canada’s 41st national park. Named after the soapstone found within its boundaries, the park includes 20,500 square kilometres of eskers, mudflats, cliffs, rolling tundra banks and unique coastal regions. Ukkusiksalik in Inuktitut means “the place where soapstone to make pots and oil lamps is found.” Activities here include hiking, camping and boating for the ultimate adventure.

 
Therefore, Canada has a vast range of activities on offer all year round so you’re guaranteed to never get bored in this adventure travel paradise.

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