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Move when you are in the air

Move when you are in the air

Travel Tips
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 avoid an embarrassing spa experience overseas

How to avoid an embarrassing spa experience overseas

Beauty, Travel
When you travel, it’s important to understand different cultures and traditions to avoid being embarrassed when you visit a new country. The same principle applies for when you visit a spa overseas. Here are some tips to help you avoid any embarrassing spa experiences abroad. Be quiet (Finland) – If you visit Finland and want to try a Finnish sauna, remember to be quiet. The Finnish believe that it is extremely rude to speak in a Finnish sauna. The only appropriate topics to discuss are sauna customs and the heat. Full nudity is also the norm as swimsuits are considered unhygienic and uncomfortable. However, most public saunas are separated by gender while families and friends share private saunas. Be on time (Germany) – Lateness in Germany is not tolerated. Spa…
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A Basic Guide to Prepping Your RV Before a Road Trip

A Basic Guide to Prepping Your RV Before a Road Trip

Travel, Travel Tips
Summary: Prepping your RV before taking it out for a spin can save you time, money, and an immeasurable headache. If you’re planning to take your RV out for a ride with the family, it’s important that you take the necessary steps to get it ready for the road. Proper RV preparation is the key to keeping you and your family safe from any malfunction or break down. Here are some essential tips to help get your RV travel-ready. Inspect the Exterior Checking the roof and walls for cracked sealant is a proactive way of preventing any water from seeping in. A simple leak in the roof can cause expensive damage to your RV that you’ll likely have to address immediately if you want to avoid any further damage. Check…
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Top 3 Safest Tourist Spots to Visit in the Middle East

Top 3 Safest Tourist Spots to Visit in the Middle East

Travel
Summary: The Middle East makes the perfect travel destination. Here are some of the top tourist spots that are both safe and rewarding. With some of the oldest history in the world, the Middle East makes the perfect place to visit. Unfortunately, finding a safe place to explore can often be a difficult task due to political unrest, terrorism, and travel advisories. However, you’ll soon discover that there are hotspots that are deemed safe and welcoming for any foreign traveler. Here are the top three travel destinations you should visit in the Middle East. Oman Only recently has Oman put itself on the tourism map. In recent years Oman has heavily invest in tourism and it’s paying dividends. With the beautiful beaches that house thousands green sea turtles and a…
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Top Three Cities to Visit for the Best Food

Top Three Cities to Visit for the Best Food

Food, Travel
Summary: These cities have it all; the culture, landmarks, and most importantly, the food. Looking to travel and find the best food in the world? Here are three of the finest cities to visit if you’re looking to get your culinary fix in. Monte Carlo Rent A Car, LLC, a premium car rental company, can supply you with the car rental to get around and dine in style. New Orleans, Louisiana The multifaceted heritage of Louisiana boasts a unique culinary cuisine that’s actually world famous. Taking flavors from Native Americans, African Americans, French settles, Southern American culture, Creole, and the Caribbean, this melting pot of a city is known for their traditional recipes like Po-boys, oysters, catfish, soft shell crab, and roast beef with gravy. There’s much to love about…
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How can I find the right massage therapist?

How can I find the right massage therapist?

Beauty
Finding the right massage therapist is key as to help you reach your health goals and ensure that you spend your money wisely. Here are some ways to find the right massage therapist for you. Identify your goals and health status – There are many reasons why you may want to visit a spa. Garden Retreat Spa suggests that you should start off by listing out your health goals. Your goals could be to reduce stress, reduce muscle tightness, pain, improve performance or improve your general health and wellbeing. You should also understand why you need to see a massage therapist. For example, is it because you have seen a medical professional and they have recommended it, or do you want to manage a condition which you believe can be…
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How to Safeguard Your Wallet When Traveling Abroad

How to Safeguard Your Wallet When Traveling Abroad

Travel
Summary: Losing your wallet overseas can be the most devastating thing to occur. One of the most memorable things about traveling is how much culture and knowledge you absorb from the country you’re visiting. It’s something that simple cannot be beat and can almost be mind-boggling to the point where chronic culture shock continuously beats down on you. On the other hand, one of the least memorable things lies in the constant threat of lurking thieves and pickpockets. Here are some tips on how you can safeguard your wallet from all the conniving hoodlums strolling around. Always Keep Your Guard Up Most of the time, you’ll be so entranced by all the surrounding statues and scenic views that you’ll lose sight of who’s around you. This makes you an ideal…
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Cleaning your foam RV cushions

Cleaning your foam RV cushions

Hardware, Industrial and Manufacturing
Cleaning your RV cushions is the best way to ensure they look their best all year round. If you have recently purchased a used RV or you are looking to sell your current RV, cleaning your cushions is a great way to make your RV smell and look fresher. Start off by taking your cushion covers off the foam and washing them as per the directions on the cushion label. Dry out your cushions by placing them flat on a sheet in your garden or driveway. Adding some fresh smelling softner is a great way to get rid of any stale smells. Then sprinkle baking soda generously one side of the cushion and leave them for a few hours in the sun. Then flip your cushions and do the same…
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How to get a better night’s sleep on your boat

Hardware, Industrial and Manufacturing
[caption id="attachment_5086" align="alignleft" width="300"] white bedroom motor yacht, close up[/caption] Getting a good night’s sleep on a boat is even more important than when you are at home. Out at sea, or on holiday, a restful night can make all the difference. Unfortunately, most boat’s come with a boat mattress and cushions that lack any semblance of comfort, which all but disappears given enough time. However, which just four simple changes, you can significantly increase comfort levels. Mattress The first step is to change the boat mattress. The dimensions will not be a standard size, so measure the platform and order something slightly bigger to account for the odd dimensions. According to The Foam Factory, all you need to install a foam mattress yourself is a sharp carving/serrated knife or…
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Making RV bedding more comfortable

Making RV bedding more comfortable

Hardware, Industrial and Manufacturing
A Recreational vehicle is the best way to enjoy the open road. It is essentially a house on wheels and has the space and storage for everything you will need on a long journey. However, this means that there are some trade-offs, with your fold-out bed not the most comfortable for a good night’s sleep. Here are some things you can do to make your RV bedding more comfortable: Padding The standard RV cushions that are part of a converting bed are thin and hard on your back. The quickest and most inexpensive method of improving comfort levels is to add some form of padding. We still need to take the amount of space into consideration when padding, so look at mattress pads, which are thick but still offer additional…
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Two of the top kayaking destinations in the US

Two of the top kayaking destinations in the US

Travel
Kayaking is the perfect pastime for outdoor lovers and action fans. Hitting the open water in your kayak is relaxing and invigorating, all at the same time. It is the one sport where you face gigantic rocks, jarring torrents one moment and taking in the serene peace of nature in the next. The popularity of kayaking is growing, with almost 200,000 new participants every year. Whether you want a peaceful afternoon or want to go kayaking with killer whales, here are a couple of the best destinations for kayakers in the US: The Colorado River The legendary Colorado River is famous for its rapids that wind through three states. There is amazing scenery for all 290+ miles of the river, so it's perfect for the action fans that enjoy taking…
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