Do I Really Need Travel Insurance?

Who doesn’t dream of going on a cruise or an exotic location for an extended period of time. The world is a big place, and new vacation spots are opening every month. Countries that used to be offlimits are now booming ports of call. For some, travel is a lifelong dream. To get out there…

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Historic Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey

If you aren’t from New Jersey, or you have spent little time in the Garden State, you may not be too familiar with some of the peculiarly named towns located around the state. Indeed, with 566 incorporated communities, New Jersey has no lack of uncommon named locales including, Hoboken, Hackensack, Teaneck, Wanaque, Ho-Ho-Kus, and others.…

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Lascaux and the Vezere Valley- 4 Excellent Venues

The Vezere river is a tributary of the Dordogne, and the two meet near Les Eyzies-de-Tayac before the Dordogne continues on toward Bordeaux and the Atlantic ocean. Near the village of Montignac, about 30 kilometers upstream on the Vezere, are some excellent and unique venues, including the famous Lascaux cave. Here are four that can…

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Travelers Urged To Remain Vigilant As Holidays Approach

Security on America’s mass transit systems has been stepped up following a threat to New York’s subways but travelers everywhere are warned today to remain vigilant against terrorist attack especially as the holidays draw near.Intelligence experts believe that it is only a matter of time before there is another terrorist attack in the U.S. and…

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Retirees Find House Sitting Opens the Door to a New World

Recent press releases highlighting the travels of retiree house sitters are showing that becoming a senior is not a ticket to boredom, or a sedentary lifestyle. Retirees from around the world are finding house sitting to be the key that opens the door to unique, authentic and free travel to destinations that they had once…

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Salsa Music, Lifeblood of Cali

You step through the darkened entranceway, leaving the tropical night behind. Suddenly, waves of sound crash over you Iike ocean surf. Breaking out in a sweat, your heart pounds to the rhythm of bass, bongos, bells and brass. The walls seem to pulsate. The pungent smell of perspiration mixed with perfume assaults you. As your…

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House Sitters Love Their Life

There does not seem to be a lack of home owners who seek out the services of a house sitter. Our modern age has drastically changed the lifestyle of many. With business travel, military assignments and even some families owning more than one home, house sitters never have to fear being without a place to…

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Young Female, Traveling Alone – India

Embarking on a Holy AdventureI had a strong grip on the seat in front of mine. I could have felt my stomach shrinking in fear and moving upward, toward my chest.”Ladies and gentlemen, we are experiencing some turbulence. Please keep your seat belts fastened until the seatbelt sign is off,” announced the pilot.I looked around.…

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Yellow Alert: Know About and Protect Yourself from This Deadly Disease

Scarlet, canary yellow and shimmering blue feathered birds flecked with iridescent green, chirp songs to greet the sunrise as you awake. But you do not notice. Thor’s hammer pounds your head in fury. Your eyes close from the pain. The smell of your breakfast sends waves of queasiness through your rumbling mid-section. The nausea increases…

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