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Put a Lock In Your Love in Siberia
Put a Lock In Your Love in Siberia 1st stop along the Trans-Siberian Railway — Russia! Never in my dreams did I expect to be on a luxury train traveling from Moscow to Beijing! So when we began our trip, I was delighted to journey into a part of Russia that I only knew from films and stories about the Cold War. I was in Siberia and in Ekaterinburg, one of oldest cities in Russia that is near the crossroads where Asia and Europe... Forward>>
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How to Protect Yourself From Pickpockets When Traveling
How to Protect Yourself From Pickpockets When Traveling For baby boomer travellers, there is no better way to have your dream vacation ruined than having your wallet, purse, passport, or credit cards stolen. We know this from personal experience, as Carol had her purse stolen a few years ago when we were visiting Rome. Inside the purse was her passport, wallet filled with cash and credit cards, and other valuables and goodies that women like to keep... Forward>>
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Conditions related to cabin air and pressure
Conditions related to cabin air and pressure The dry, recycled cabin air irritates mucous membranes and causes painful sinus-cavity pressure to build. This is a tremendous annoyance, particularly to people with colds, sinus infections and chronic sinus conditions. Of course, it’s best to avoid air travel when you’re sick, but if you can’t do so, or you’re prone to sinus problems, moisten your nasal passages with a saline spray. Also, although pressurized... Forward>>
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Stay Healthy on a Plane
Stay Healthy on a Plane Alcohol and seat pockets are not your friends. Learn how to avoid getting sick at 35,000. It’s not like you don’t already have a lot to deal with when you fly: delays, overbooked flights, TSA rules, snakes in the cabin — well, maybe not the last one. But flying is filled with inconveniences, expected and not. And, enclosed in a capsule at 35,000 feet, health concerns abound. With adequate... Forward>>
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Travel tips for boomers and seniors
Travel tips for boomers and seniors Boomers, retirees and older Americans often seek out different travel and vacation destinations as well as different ways of getting there. There are times when you want your grandchildren with you, of course, but there are also times when you'd like to relax and have some quiet time alone with your spouse. Whether you're traveling to a place you've never been or back to a resort... Forward>>