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It’s easy to waterproof your electronics by storing them in plastic baggies. However, they are very difficult to use that way. Thanks to recent trends in technology, vacationers can find a wide variety of waterproof or water-resistant electronic devices that are convenient and easy to use at the beach, lake or swimming pool. Panasonic Lumix TS5 Camera This waterproof camera…

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Hamburgers. French fries. Deep-fried chicken. It’s easy to understand why many consider the United States to be an unhealthy travel destination—the food options and often-idle habits of Americans don’t exactly allow people to have faith in the options that will be available to them when visiting the country. However, the movements for local and fresh food and maintaining a healthy…

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Traveling with a food allergy can be a nightmare, especially if your kryptonite is something as prevalent as peanuts or tree nuts. Although it can be fairly easy to find meals that don’t list any type of nut as an ingredient when traveling, packing healthy snacks might pose a different issue. Why? Because many of the easy go-to snacks are…

As you already know, there is an app for everything these days. From apps that allow you to purchase movie tickets directly from your phone to being able to “zombify” pictures of you and your friends, you can do just about anything with that little hand-held device. And when it comes to travel, you can find a ton of apps designed…

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We’re all here on this page because we share a love of traveling, but we also understand that traveling can be very challenging. From exhaustion to inconvenience to downright danger, visiting your dream destination can be a nightmare. A small sampling - this morning there are predictions of increased security risks now that sequestration has happened in Washington and the…

If you have never before taken the opportunity to travel the globe, you might be surprised to discover what you are missing out on. As we pointed out in the post Take a Vacation! It's Good for You,  traveling has notable health benefits. Full of intense challenges, eye-opening experiences, and once in a lifetime moments, there is truly no activity on Earth that is…

Welcome to the neighborhood! There's a new blog,  (www.titanicawards.com) that squeezes fun out of everyone's worst travel experiences. It's dedicated to highlighting disasters by handing out "Titanic Awards" to the places and people that produce misery for world travelers. There's already video on the dangers of being a pedestrian in Cairo and a nominee for the Worst Hospital (in Ankara,…

There's been a lot of attention paid to food allergies in the last couple years. But what happens to folks with food allergies when they travel overseas? At least 12 million Americans suffer from food allergies And 90% of all food allergy reactions are caused by 8 foods:  milk, soy, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish.  Country music star…

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