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Archive for January, 2009

Food Hygiene

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

If you are planning to eat in a restaurant that you are not familiar with, please remember this important and highly unusual advice. Check out the toilets first! If the toilets and the restroom in general are dirty or don’t have soap or hot water in them, the owners obviously aren’t too concerned about your hygiene. [...]

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Tipping…or No Tipping?

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Some countries that are averse to tipping have arrived at their attitudes in different ways. In China, the custom conflicts with communist ideology: in Australia, it stands against notions of self-sufficiency. In Japan, gift-giving and service are matters of honor and formality. Which doesn’t mean that you can never show your appreciation to the helpful [...]

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Tough economy…travel now…here's why.

Monday, January 5th, 2009

There are numerous reasons travel is good for you, especially in economically difficult times.
Travel is great for your overall health! Just one vacation annually can reduce an individual’s chance of a heart attack significantly. Upon returning from a trip, many travelers admit their deep sleep is significantly improved. While traveling, most people’s blood pressure will drop.
It’s great [...]

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Call a Qualified Travel Agent Today!

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Regarding the world of travel in 2009…the state of the economy, and specific items relating to the rising costs of travel, appears to be on most people’s minds.
The impact of airport issues, hassels, delays, and increased security is still a “pain in the rear” but, the cost of travel and having enough money to do so [...]

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