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Travel Insurance for Diabetics

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Diabetes is a manageable condition for most. However, when travelling you would need to take the necessary precautions to ensure that you enjoy and relax during your holiday. Getting travel insurance for diabetics can be a challenge, but, there are specialist insurers that can provide the necessary insurance to keep you covered minus any restrictions. You would need to provide the required information and keep them informed of your condition. Failure to do so could result in an invalid insurance policy. Travel agents offer very generic travel insurance packages. With a medical condition like diabetes, this will not be sufficient. Specialist insurers are more likely to get you a better deal on your holiday insurance cover and provide you with one that would cover you in the case of any…
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Lodges with Hot Tubs – Relaxing Holiday Breaks

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If in need of wonderfully relaxing holiday, the Lodges with Hot Tubs might just be the right option for you. With a wide range of choices, the hot tubs are perfect for any time of the year. It gives you the perfect way to relax after a day of sightseeing, exploring or having fun with family and friends. Not an expensive holiday option, the Lodges with Hot Tubs comes with spacious accommodation and is self catered. Local pubs, restaurants and eateries are located not far from your accommodation giving you the option of a night out as well. The wonderfully landscaped parks provide a picturesque setting of the countryside and are also located nearby some of the best coastlines and resorts, making it an ideal setting for getting out and…
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Good Health Tips on How to Travel Safe

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While travelling overseas, it is important you are in the best of health. It is that much easier to get sick when in new surroundings, since your body isn’t familiar with the change in food and environment. A few things to keep in mind: - Medical card – always carry one with, stating personal medical history. This could be useful in case of an accident. It can be a lifesaver. - Vaccinations – specific vaccinations are required for different countries around the world by public health services. Do the necessary research and get the required vaccinations and stay safe. - Water – in countries where local drinking water cannot be trusted, it is important that you always drink purified water and carbonated drinks. - Insect repellent – always wear insect…
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Southwest’s air specials might not be so special

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A round of airline ticket sales has brought airfare prices down across the board. But one popular travel guru is calling out Southwest Airlines for what he considers to be misleading advertising. Tom Parsons is calling Southwest’s latest travel special a “Bah Humbug air fare sale” because of fine print that might limit the ability of families to travel over the holidays. While Southwest is offering special one-way fares from $59 to $109 from now through early January 2010, fine print shows that the deals are not as good as you might think. There are 26 black out dates, the majority of which are clustered around the holidays. This makes it tough for families looking to see relatives or searching for a last minute vacation deal over the holidays. Southwest…
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Fabulous Backpacking Trips

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Backpacking has always been a popular style of vacationing. It keeps things exciting and cheap, which can be very seductive characteristics in these tough financial times. At the point you decide that backpacking is your best and cheapest option to get away from it all for a while, the hardest part then becomes your destination. Backpacking will always be cheap, but airfare is not. It will not always be the first place nominated, but Thailand is a wonderful option. Why? Everything is cheap there. Nothing is out of the realm of possibility and the prices are always right. Great year-round weather, beaches, historic temples, amazing and healthy cuisine, and elephant rides. That is just a small sample of the numerous offerings Thailand has to offer you. Not always the cheapest,…
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The Different Types Of Activity Holidays Available

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The types of activity holidays available are much more than African safaris or treks through the Himalayas. Today, activity holidays are extremely versatile and should be based upon the individual’s personal interests. The realm of the types of activity holidays can take place in most anywhere in the world. • Off the beaten track, adventurous options, can include rafting in Alaska, camping expeditions through Mount Kilimanjaro, or kayaking in New Zealand. • Any lust for discovery can be appeased easily with an in-depth view of the ancient Inca temples of Peru. An interesting alternative activity holiday of discovery can be sighting great ruins, while floating in a felucca on the Nile. • Sports fans can indulge in activity holidays in its entirety that help make future tennis, football or baseball…
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What to See And Do In Dubai

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Dubai is a place of many different cultures, which makes it a truly cosmopolitan city. It is also very compact, and visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities and see various sights quickly and easily. For example, they can experience a desert safari, visit old Dubai (Bastakiya) and become acquainted with modern Dubai and marvel at the contrast. Some of its main archeological sites in Jumeirah, Al Ghusais, and Al Sufooh are more than 2,000 years old. The mosque in Jumeirah, with its majestic dome and two minarets, is also a prime example of modern Islamic architecture. Even its golf courses are models of successful desert landscaping and greening, and the clubhouse architecture is spectacular. The various Souks in the city are the most interesting places for sight-seeing and…
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Six Key Items To Make Backpacking Safe And Enjoyable

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There are no drugstores or grocery stores in the wilderness! A backpacking trip, no matter how long the duration, will definitely be more enjoyable if you remember to pack several essential items. (1) A first aid kit is a necessity for every backpacking trip. Include antiseptic cream, hand sanitizer, bandages, itch cream for poison ivy, scissors and pain relievers. (2) Water and beverages that restore electrolytes to your body are another backpacking essential to keep your body well hydrated while hiking. Nutrient and energy-dense foods that won't spoil, such as dried fruits and nuts, trail mix, granola bars, and energy bars. Include a small bottle of iodine tablets to purify lake or stream water. If you are doing any camp cooking, be sure to include matches or a lighter among…
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Famous Eco Tourism Destinations

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Eco-tourism is definitely the “in thing” right now and I hope many years into the future. For those who do not know what eco-tourism is, it is visiting places where the environment is one of the main concerns. In other words, we concentrate on things that will help save or protect our environment. Japan is one of the top eco-tourism destinations because they have many eco-friendly activities. They have hot springs, abundant hiking trails, also water activities, such as snorkeling and diving. Japan also believes in public transportation which means you can leave the driving and gas problems behind. Palau is another unspoiled island. The water is clear and unspoiled, the beaches are beautiful and clean and Palau wants to keep it that way Costa Rica has long been known…
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Getting Vaccinations Before You Travel

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If you are thinking of traveling abroad then you should consider getting vaccinations before your trip. Some countries and regions of the world have mandatory vaccination requirements in order to gain entry and failure to have taken the vaccine can mean having to take the shot then and there. The best way to find out what is required as mandatory and what is recommended is to visit the CDC website. It breaks it down by country and region. The newest and most pressing concern these days is for the H1N1 virus, formerly known as Swine Flu. This seems to be more prevalent in certain areas like Mexico and China. The major pharmaceutical companies are hard at work getting a H1N1 virus vaccine ready for the general public. Some companies, like…
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