It’s been well reported that at least a dozen Americans have died in the Dominican Republic over the past several months and, understandably, tourism to the Caribbean island has plummeted.
Unfortunately, that’s not the only place where touring Americans may be in danger…
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I love getting the window seat. I’ve always enjoyed looking out the window, seeing the clouds and the earth and everything in between. You can keep your easier access to the lavatory and the extra knee room you get from being on the aisle; as long as I have a window to look out of, I’m a happy camper.
It never dawned on me that the sunlight coming in from the plane’s windows could be dangerous. I always figured they were like a car’s window and somehow blocked all the bad rays. Well, it turns out that a car’s windows only block SOME of the bad rays, and the same goes for the windows on a plane…
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A roller coaster at a Jersey Shore amusement park was undergoing a safety check not long ago when its two water-filled crash dummies fell off the ride and onto the roof of the hotel next door. The VP of the amusement park says the coaster is still 100% safe.
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We’ve suggested that people be cautious about Airbnb for a while now. There’ve just been too many stories about hidden, undisclosed cameras, as well as various other tales about/for potential Airbnb guests and hosts that make us very hesitant about using Airbnb.
Unfortunately, it looks like the posts we’ve done only scratched the surface.
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After all that planning, you’re finally on that trip of your dreams, far away from your home country. Your keep your passport handy during your actual travels because you’ll need it for Customs and other travel-related things. But now you’re getting ready to go out and about as a tourist and you pause for a second…should you bring your passport with you? Or should you leave it somewhere secure in the room?
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