Category Archives: Everything Else

How Not to Fall Sick on Your Next Vacation

You planned every detail, put aside savings, and waited all year for that two- week vacation abroad. The last thing you want to do is fall sick during your time in the magical new place and not be able to … Continue reading

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20 Homemade Tea Recipes

Tea production, tea brewing, tea ceremonies and tea drinking, are an integral part of many different cultures. Every region favors its own variety of tea leaves, depending on what is locally grown and available, as well as regional flavors. Here … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Wind Up with the Best Deals during Shoulder Season

Book early—reserve a room in advance to reap benefits like peace of mind, plenty of selection and discounts that are only available if you book ahead. For example, the oceanfront Courtyard by Marriott in Carolina Beach is currently offering 20% off when you book … Continue reading

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Which bubbles are you drinking?

As we raise a toast to bring in the new year, the excitement and cheering often times drowns out the knowledge of the contents of the champagne glass. For most people, the mere fact that there is an icy cold, … Continue reading

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Go Eat Give “What’s Your Flavor” Recipe Contest

Enter our “What’s Your Flavor” Recipe Contest! Do you know of a speciality dish that is only found in your city or community? Maybe you visited a country and discovered an unusual dish? We are looking for the most unique … Continue reading

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Debit card skimming and bank frauds

Wikipedia’s definition of skimming refers to a form of white-collar, a slang term that refers to taking cash “off the top” of the daily receipts of a business (or from any cash transaction involving a third interested party); the formal legal term … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Travel Safety

Whether you are going to New York City or Nairobi, it is important to be a responsible traveler. Often times, tourists fall into traps due to their own lack of awareness and failure of judgment. True there are many incidents … Continue reading

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Is it safe to travel abroad?

It boggles my mind when people ask me, “Is it safe to travel abroad?” Eyebrows rise when I tell someone I am going to Honduras or South Korea, and they show concern for my security. Perhaps they heard of a … Continue reading

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On long flights and jet lags

I took my first 20+ hour long flight when I was 16 years old. Since then, I have been on countless long flights, traveling to 6 continents so far. The longest flight I have ever taken was 26 hours from … Continue reading

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Trends in travel by Frommers

Travel legend Arthur Frommers shared with the audience his thoughts on latest travel trends at the Travel and Adventure Show in Washington DC last weekend. He said people are now traveling farther, faster and for longer periods of time.

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