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Safe Holiday Travel Destinations

Safe Holiday Travel Destinations

There are a lot of things to thing about then considering safe holiday travel destinations. Where are the safest places to travel to this holiday season?  In these politically charges times, not to mention unpredictable climate changes, you do have

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Medical Marijuana in Carry-Ons is Now Allowed

Marijuana in Carry-Ons

LAX (Los Angeles, California) Airport announced they will start allowed allowing small amounts of medical marijuana in carry-ons. In an article published yesterday by CNN Travel it was stated that: “The Los Angeles Airport Police Department will allow passengers to

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Where do the most wildfires occur?

wildfires

Wildfires are not something that most people think to worry about when they are planing a vacation. Unless there is one currently happening where you are going. However, wildfires can spring up just about anywhere there are trees and forests.

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Self Piloting Airplanes: Would You Buy a Ticket?

Self Piloting Airplanes

Are self piloting airplanes coming in the near future? Would you fly on one? We were just (sort of) getting use to the idea of self driving cars and then one hit and killed a woman. Airplanes already have a

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How Bad has 2018 been for Cybersecurity Breaches?

cybersecurity breaches

Do you want the good news or the bad news first on cybersecurity breaches? Good news: The first half of 2018 saw less government leaks and global ransomware attacks than this time last year. That is reassuring. Bad news: Online

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Engine Fires on Airplanes: How bad are they?

engine fires on airplanes

“Ummmm, pretty darn bad!” would be most peoples’ reaction to that question. Yikes! However, in light of the latest airplane engine fire , we have discovered that engine fires on airplanes are very rare.  Aviation technology is so far advanced

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Staying Safe in Europe: Summer 2018

staying safe in Europe

The summer tourist season in Europe is nearly in full swing. Millions of people from all over the world will travel across Europe to such destinations as London, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, and Istanbul. The influx of summer tourists also presents

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Is it dangerous to fly in Cuba?

Did you hear about the plane crash in Cuba over the weekend? Not many people did. The plane crashed shortly after take off and 100 passengers died. Three remain in critical condition. So what happened? Authorities are still unclear. Cuba

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Preparing for a Crisis Abroad

prepare for a crisis abroad

Plan for the worst and hope for the best. That is good advice for traveling (or life in general). You don’t want to assume you will experience an crisis abroad, but it’s good to be prepared for one. Hopefully you

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Fewer Pets Allowed to Fly

fewer pets allowed to fly

Two months ago, United Airlines got slammed in the media when a dog died and some other issues with handling pets arose. Now, United Continental Holdings Inc. has announced an updated pet flying policy. They will no longer allow 21

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