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    When an Online Travel Package May Not be the Best Deal

    Frequently travel websites large and small advertise something that sounds like this “buy together and save.” What they are trying to do is to convince or entice you that if you buy individual travel components (airfare & hotel or airfare & rental car or all of them) at the same you can save some money. While this can definitely be the case it does not necessarily apply to all travel situations or destinations. In general, if you are traveling to a major destination such as Orlando, Los Angeles, the Caribbean or the like then buying as a package may make a lot of sense. But as always shop around to…

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    Where to stay in Whistler

    If you’ve decided to come to Whistler, congratulations. You’ve just chosen the best resort in North America, and possibly the best in the world. Nowhere else has the range of terrain, with a wealth of both easy groomed runs and spectacularly challenging off-piste that Whistler can offer. However, you’ve still got to decide where to stay. Assuming you want to be within walking distance of the lifts and avoid the use of your car or a shuttle bus to get to the lifts, you have three choices: the Village, the Upper Village and Creekside. Each has advantages and disadvantages, and appeals to somewhat different tastes, so it would be as…

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    The Primates of East Africa

    Primates are a category of mammals that include humans, apes, lemurs and monkeys. Covering over 185 species, they range from lemurs -with hardly any resemblance to humans- to chimpanzees, which are clearly our own kin. In size, they range from the tiny 60 g bush baby to the huge 200 kg gorilla. Primates are characterized by a complex brain, good binocular vision and means of grasping. In addition, they experience long periods in the womb, followed by slow maturation and elongated lifespan. Africa has the privilege of hosting 51 primate species in habitats varying from forests to savannah woodlands. And new primate species are still being discovered. One of the…

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    Travel Clocks Can Make Traveling Much More Homelike

    Today’s traveller has many needs. Among the many needs are travel clocks. These clocks are necessary for obvious reasons even in the day and age of hotel wake up calls, a travel alarm clock is a kinder gentler way to be awakened than the excessively loud hotel room telephones. Travel clocks now come in all kinds of shapes and sizes so that you can bring them with you and have a little display of personality or a small taste of home. Travel clocks can also offer a method of you keeping your time when traveling rather than relying on the hotel services which are on local time for the area…

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    Touring New River Gorge, WV – Wild, Wonderful, And Older Than Dirt!

    Along Route 19 in Wild, Wonderful West Virginia lies the New River Gorge National River. Crossing the bridge that spans the gorge takes less than a minute, giving no hint to travelers of the immense history, geology and technology encompassed in this valley. However, a stop at the Visitors Center offers a unique view of the world’s second largest single-span steel arch bridge, a museum of local history, boardwalk trails and overlooks of the Gorge. Designation in 1978 as a National River by the National Park Service insured the protection of 53 miles of this historic watershed. The geology of New River Gorge is fascinating. The New River is actually…

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    Personal Concierge The Latest Craze In Stress Management For Coral Springs, Parkland And Boca Raton

    What is a professional concierge?A personal concierge is your chance to free up your personal time by hiring someone else to run errands for you. Not surprisingly, the personal concierge industry is growing rapidly. As many people are working 70+ hours a week and have demanding lifestyles, coping with the mundane things in life is getting harder. What kind of services do they provide?There are three basic areas that a Personal Concierge handles. Personal services; grocery shopping, picking up and dropping off dry cleaning, trips to the post office, gift shopping, in home laundry service and waiting for servicemen (cable, plumber, electrician and others). Pet Services; dog walking, pet sitting…

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    How to Beat the Travel Woes

    For years now I have flitted across the globe, either on a yacht or on a plane and more commonly, on a plane to join a yacht and I have to say that I have seen my fair share of airports/airline travel disasters; But I have a tried and tested way of beating the travel woes; First thing, READ YOUR TICKET…. I know that may sound like an obvious thing to do but I have seen so many people yelling at the customer service staff because the missed their flights all because they didn’t read their ticket properly. After having read your ticket, know the difference between a direct flight…

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    Cakes in Morocco

    Gastronomy in Morocco is a fascinating domain that gives visitors another chance to discover the Moroccan culture, an amazing fusion of cultures and colours, especially since Moroccan cuisine shows the variety of Moroccan society. The preparation of cakes expresses too the great savoir-faire of Moroccan women, who have done many efforts to develop and innovate in this domain, a discipline that has been transmitted from generation to generation and that, day after day, its shows that a successful balance between modernity and originality can be achieved. In this article I intend to explore some of the specificities of preparing cakes in Morocco. I will also mention some of the most…

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    Three Best Features of a Travel Neck Pillow

    If you are the kind of person who is always on air travel, then you understand how inconvenient it is to get some good sleep while you’re on the go. Not just by plane, but also by road, by train or by ship, the journey really takes a toll when sleeping time comes. That is why you need something that can help you rest and relax comfortably during the trip. The best product for that is the travel neck pillow. These memory foam pillows serve as a neck support as you slowly doze off into dreamland while you’re on your way to your destination. These travel neck pillows cover three…

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    Great Idaho Golf Vacations

    There are different reasons why people love golf but the most evident reason of all is because of the beautiful scenery in the golf courses and crisp air all over your body as you play with your friends and fellow golfers. Have you ever tried going on Idaho golf vacations? Golf fanatics love Idaho because of its perfect-looking scenery. Golf courses have luxurious lodgings and well designed links, which can be found nearby them. You can also enjoy other fun activities while you’re on vacation,aside from playing golf. While you’re there, you can also access pro shop, practice facilities, and even professional lessons in golf. You can just play nine…

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