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Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Editorial: Sometimes when I think back on trips I’ve made, my memories of them are shaped by special anniversaries, some of them tragic. This is the 10th anniversary of 9/11, that horrific day when two planes intentionally crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. New York City has long been a favourite weekend destination for my sisters and me (aka ‘the girls’). We would arrive at La Guardia Airport early Friday … Read entire article »

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Worried about travel warnings?

Worried about travel warnings?

If you listen to all the chatter about what could possibly happen when you travel to foreign destinations then you’ll never leave home. Travel books devote pages to health and safety issues. U.S. government travel advisories are particularly discouraging. You really need to put these warnings into perspective. There are travel snobs who see themselves as intrepid and don’t want ‘just anyone’ to follow in their footsteps. A co-worker of mine kept saying I was a … Read entire article »

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