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Things to Consider When Traveling in a Wheel Chair

Traveling in a Wheel Chair

People who live in a wheel chair know very well the difficulties of traveling in a world that isn’t always handicapped friendly.  For the able-bodied travelers, there are many things we can do make it easier for our fellow passengers.

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Destinations for Spring Break 2019 – We’ll Tell You Where to Go!

Where are you going for Spring Break 2019?  Let’s start by examining some popular destinations, some of which you might not have considered. We’ll look at: Saint Kitts, the Caribbean The Catskills, New York Hilton Head, South Carolina South Padre

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Valentine’s Day Around the World!

Valentine’s Day is on the way, and how to better anticipate its arrival than by reading up on Valentine’s Day traditions, past and present, from all around the world! We’ll look at: England Wales South Africa Philippines France Valentine’s Day in England

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Japanese Valentine’s Day Traditions

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The United States is not the only country to celebrate Valentine’s day! As February 14 comes around the corner, many thoughts turn to love, romance, and special celebrations. In Japan, the feelings are similar. Valentine’s day is celebrated all over

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How to Keep Norovirus from Wrecking Your Vacation

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Norovirus, also known as “that stomach bug that goes around every winter,” is not something you want to deal with at all, especially on vacation.   Symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, cramps and headaches are bad enough when you’re in

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Super Bowl 2019: Are you ready for Atlanta?

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Are you one of the lucky people attending Super Bowl 2019? If you have never been to Atlanta, GA before, there is plenty to check out while you are there. It would be a shame if all you did was

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Important Things to Know about Airplane Seats

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How much do you know about airplane seats and where you choose to sit? Aisle seat, window seat, over the wing or near the tail; those are just some of the options people consider when it comes to where to

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Will the Government Shutdown Affect Your Vacation Plans?

People all over the world are watching and waiting to see how the US Government Shutdown will affect them. However, US citizens should consider their vacation plans if you traveling anytime soon. According to a recent article on CNN.com, here

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Five of the Best Places to Buy Vacation Rentals

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With the advent of AirBNB and other companies for vacation rentals, people have a greater opportunity to expand not only their travel choices but their investment options. Here are some interesting possibilities to consider. But remember, you should always get

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Five Classic Desserts to Watch for During Your Holiday Travels

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When someone says they hope you get your just desserts, it’s supposed to be a threat, but it sounds like a great opportunity to us. When we decided to write this article, we began to better appreciate how varied and

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