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Have you taken a long flight lately? If you have, you may have felt the cramps in your legs. Sitting in a tight place for a long period of time without any activity could leads to a condition called deep-vein thrombosis (DVT). It is caused by a blood clot in a deep vein. Symptoms of the condition include pain, swelling, redness, warmness, and engorged superficial veins in the legs. This condition could go away naturally. But in some instances thrombosis, blood clot could travel into your lungs and cause pulmonary embolism (PE). DVT could lead to serious medical condition such as cancer and trauma. In order to avoid a serious medical condition caused by DVT, you can do few things while you are travelling long distances by air. Walk inside…
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How to Budget Accordingly for an International Rental Car

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Summary: Renting a car internationally requires an immense amount of planning and a reserve of cash to fall back on. There’s nothing like taking off to a new country in search of adventure. The independence that surrounds it forges new memories, friends, and eye-opening experiences. Having your own rental car to explore certainly beats the confines of the public transportation system or the rigors of walking from one destination to the next. Unfortunately, car rentals in Jordan or any other international country isn’t as easy as it often entails. Here are some tips to help you get started. Always Book in Advance The first, and most important, step is booking well before the start of your trip – at the minimum, try and book 2 weeks prior to your travel…
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Variety of delicious teas available at Angelina tearoom

Food
Article submitted by Cécile Zarokian Everyone knows that British are famous for their love of tea, but you can have the same experience in France. When you travel to Paris, make sure that you visit the well-renowned Angelina Tearoom, which offers the variety of delicious teas. The Angelina Tearoom offer excellent brews of the typical options like Earl Grey and Darjeeling, however, they are best known for their exclusive flavors, as they are considered to be the best tea in the world. The most popular tea at Angelina is the Thé Mont-Blanc. It is inspired by their signature Mont Blanc pastry. It is a chestnut-flavored beverage, made of black tea. It has sweet and nutty taste that is produced from candied chestnut, maple syrup, and toffee caramel. The light, fruity…
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Essential kayaking tips for beginners

Home Improvement
Kayaking is a great sport for any beginner to learn. However, according to Crystal Seas, there are a few tips that every kayaker should know before they get in the water for the first time. It is important to get yourself a lesson or a refresher course before your kayaking trip. These lessons are not expensive and you can quickly learn kayaking after a few lessons. Make sure that you wear clothes that are appropriate for the water and not the air temperature. Always bring extra clothes, in case your clothes get wet. Moreover, beginners should make sure that they wear buoyancy aid. Sit-on-top kayaks are great for beginners as they are easy to paddle and quite stable. You should learn the correct way to sit in the kayak and…
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Fruity Treats at the Angelina Tearoom

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Anyone visiting Paris should visit the Angelina Tearoom at least once. If you're among those that prefer fruits in their desserts, you may have already been put off by the fact that Angelina's most popular fares are their African hot chocolate and their chestnut-cream Mont-Blanc. But don't be discouraged by that. Angelina has much to offer people like you who love fruits and tarts. Tea is a must at the tearoom and, for the dessert fare you're having, your best choice would be the Thé Mélange Angelina. This Chinese Oolong is accompanied by the exotic fruit flavors of apricot, mango, sweet orange, and pineapple and scented by petals of marigold and safflower. For your pastry, you'll likely enjoy the Tarte Citron. This sweet pastry is made of cream that's smooth…
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Five Must-See Historic Sites In Jordan

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Summary: With a wealth of wonders to visit in Jordan, there are a handful of ancient sites that cannot be missed. As one of the oldest civilizations in the world, Jordan is home to ancient cultures, architectures, and art that have stood the test of time. It could take months to explore eveary nook and cranny of this grand country, but for those with limited time and budget there are five major spots to visit on your trip to Jordan. Petra The most famous site in Jordan, this historic city hosts rock-cut temples, citadels, and treasuries. Here you’ll discover the Arabian Nabataean civilization as well as visit highlights of Hollywood blockbusters like Indian Jones. Wadi Rum From Petra you can easily travel onward to Wadi Rum, a limestone rich desert…
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Why “Giving Tree” Has Impacted My Life

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Article submitted by David Guillod. There are a number of books that can change the way we think and perceive the world. When you come across some of these novels, your views and perspectives tend to change. There are plenty of books that have accomplished this, but one, in particular, has impacted me in such a direct way. Shel Silverstein’s, “Giving Tree” is one of these once-in-a-generation books that have truly changed my perception on numerous facets of life. This novel has widely been considered as one of Silverstein’s best works, and for good reason too – albeit there has been some debate on whether the message portrayed is negative or positive. However, from my point of view, this book is the epitome of true selflessness. Throughout the book, the…
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How to Travel with Your Tech with Ease

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Summary: If you have a lot of tech items with you there are some strategies you can follow to make the process smoother. From having to get from your house to the airport, checking your suitcase in, getting to the plane, and then eventually going to your hotel, it is easy to see how much time it can take to get to your destination. Traveling with all of your belongings can undoubtedly get hectic. If you are traveling soon you might feel stressed trying to figure out how you will bring everything with you. There are some small decisions you can make, with regards to your tech belongings, that will ultimately make a big difference. Chargers One of the worst feelings is running out of battery when you need it…
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Things to Do with Your Family in the San Juan Islands

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Getting away from everyday chaotic, busy lifestyle can be quite a retreat to many. Whether you choose yoga classes over a simple walk in the park, sometimes you need more. If you are the ‘get out of town’ type, then the San Juan Islands is the perfect destination for your family. Packed with beautiful scenery and activities that will leave you begging for more. Draft a to-do list, pack a few things and then catch a ferry to the San Juan Islands. Here are a few exciting things you can do according to San Juan PM: The Whale Museum - Located in the beautiful Friday Harbor, Washington is the museum on the island. Opened in 1979, it holds a Research Centre and a fully equipped listening station devoted for conservation…
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Common Boating Distractions to Avoid

Industrial and Manufacturing
Summary: Getting distracted while operating a boat can lead to accidents and injuries. Familiarize yourself with some of the most common forms of distraction to prevent any issues out in the water.   There are distractions everywhere. No matter where we go, it can sometimes feel like there are multiple sources competing for our attention. In most cases it is fine to take breaks and avert your attention to something else but there are a few cases where what we are doing requires our undivided attention.   When you are driving a car, for example, your only task is to get from point A to point B safely. Taking your eyes off the road to check a text message on your phone, get something from your backpack, or look at…
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The advantages of renting a property for your holiday

The advantages of renting a property for your holiday

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Summary: Renting a property for your next holiday holds several advantages over using a hotel. You get more space, a better view, and have the kind of privacy we all crave during a holiday. The most common habit when we travel is to book a hotel, and then start looking around for things to do. It is easy, hassle-free, but comes with several drawbacks. However, there is an alternative: booking a rental. Here are some of the advantages when you book your own place: Privacy You will get your own very own place, often with a private beach and driveway. Unlike a hotel, you don’t need to deal with long lines at the buffer, or crowded beaches and pools. The entire property is only for you and your family. You…
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