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Croatia And Serbia And Not Talking About The War

Visiting Serbia And Croatia And Finding Serious History We left Croatia recently after five days of traveling across Serbia and Croatia. People were often eager to talk history but that usually meant railing against the Ottoman-Turks or Communists. In Belgrade, Serbia one woman recounted remembering the incoming American Tomahawk missiles and how Serbia was treated […]

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Bucharest Outdoor Museum

Bucharest, is home to The Village Museum in Herastrau Park that’s dedicated to the history of home life in the various regions of Romania. In 1936 it was one of the first open-air ethnographic museums in the world. In 1936, and today is one of only four such museums. They include Skansen Museum in Stockholm, […]

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Medications To Carry When You Travel

Carrying Medications and Being Prepared An Ounce Of Prevention Our first line of defense is improving our immune system before we get sick and that starts with vitamin C. Several weeks before a trip we start taking it. Around 1970, Nobel prize winner Linus Pauling (chemistry and the Peace Prize) popularized the theory that vitamin […]

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Cruise Deals Hawaii

Cruising Hawaii! The American Paradise Is Waiting Cruising the Hawaiian Islands is an amazing experience, but it does offer a challenge. Because of U.S. maritime laws cruise ships have a challenge visiting Hawaii. Cruise ships are not allowed to embark passengers in one American port and disembark them in another unless the ship is staffed […]

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Breaking News

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is dropping its requirement for travelers to test negative for COVID-19 before re-entering the United States. The measure takes effect at midnight on Sunday, June 12 for U.S.-bound travelers. The testing requirement had been in place since January 2021 for all travelers, even Americans to re-enter the […]

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Chasing Butterflies

My family just spent a few days at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia and the hit of the visit was the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center. Everybody loves butterflies, they’re Mother Nature’s most enchanting decorative accent. It’s interesting to realize that as recently as the mid eighties there were no butterfly breeders or attractions […]

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Cruise Deals Europe

Summer Cruising In Europe! Europe Is Now Open And Waiting For You Now No Covid Testing • One of Summer’s favorite cruise destinations is now open with lots of great itineraries still available. Experience amazing ports of call, history and culture. No American Covid tests to return to the United States! If you haven’t experienced […]

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Cruise Ports Of Call In French Polynesia

Adventures in Paradise Called the French Society Islands they are better known by the individual island names of Tahiti, Bora Bora and Moorea with Tahiti being the largest. The islands are due south of Hawaii on the other side of the equator. Tahiti is part of a volcanic chain formed by the northwestward movement of […]

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Cruise Deals Alaska

Summer Cruising Experience Alaska! The Summer Cruise Season Focuses On Alaska ALASKA • One of Summer’s favorite cruise destinations is now open with lots of great itineraries still available. Experience amazing scenery, incredible wildlife, beautiful glaciers and interesting ports of call. If you haven’t experienced Alaska, what are you waiting for Following are several sample […]

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Cruise Life Vol.2 No. 6

April 2022 In This Issue • Around Sydney, Australia Bondi Beach Public Transportation In Sydney Australia’s Blue Mountains A Great Coastal Walk At Bondi Beach Not far from downtown Sydney, Australia is an almost mile long sweep of sandy beach, tucked inside quarter-moon shaped bay with a gently sloping bottom. This creates a year long […]