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Forget About Sharks, Lightning Is the Real Threat at the Beach

Source: LiveScience/Laura Geggel – August 2, 2016 in Adventure

The beach may be the perfect place to cool off during the summer, but it’s also one of the deadliest spots to be caught during a lightning storm.

This past weekend, lightning struck and killed a 5-year-old boy on a North Carolina beach, according to news reports. Though it may sound like an unusual accident, this type of tragedy is not as rare as people may think, experts say. Read more

September 6, 2016 |

9 Ways to Travel Better

Source US News Claire Volkman

Simple strategies for smoother, worry-free travel. 

The words “tourist” and “traveler” are often used interchangeably, but for seasoned globetrotters they carry distinctive meanings. While a traveler seeks out the unfamiliar and the uncomfortable, a tourist stays in his comfort zone, sticks to major cities and enjoys staying at hotels with amenities that rival those at home. And unlike tourists, travelers seek culturally immersive experiences and venture off the beaten path and, in turn, are rewarded with meaningful and enriching experiences. Read more

September 4, 2016 |

7 Tips for Managing Your Business While on Vacation

Source Legal Zoom Jane Haskins

Owning a business can mean long hours, hard work, and financial uncertainty.

While the rest of the world is planning summer beach trips, you’re working. You don’t take time off because you’re afraid of what could happen. What will clients and customers do without you? Will they leave you for a competitor? How will it look if there’s an emergency and you’re surfing in Fiji?

The fact is, a vacation is one of the best things you can do for yourself, your business, and your customers: Read more

August 23, 2016 |

Travel Hacks -12 Free Apps That Make Travel A Breeze

Source Legal Zoom by Jane Haskins

Whether your destination is Kansas or Kathmandu, successful travel requires planning. And while some people love researching destinations and creating detailed lists and itineraries, many of us would rather not work so hard.

That’s where the latest crop of travel apps comes in. Today’s travel apps put powerful planning and organizing tools in the palm of your hand, allowing you to easily book and organize your trip, find the best ways to get from one place to another, and document and share every moment along the way. Read more

August 23, 2016 |

Barefoot Cay Resort in Roatan is an oasis for those who love the tropics, truly a world apart- otro mundo aparte.

Looking for exceptional service and valet diving at one of the world’s top dive destinations?

Barefoot Cay is an intimate retreat including a private cay, catering to divers who want to escape the crowds and experience incredible diving, superior accommodations and fine dining in a Caribbean paradise.

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August 11, 2016 |

What You Need to Know Before Visiting a Zika-Affected Destination

Source US News  Liz Weiss

Experts weigh in on precautions to take before, during and after your trip.

There are smart steps to mitigate your risks of contracting the virus and transmitting it to others. With the peak summer vacation season in full swing, many travelers are clamoring for a sunny getaway. But with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautioning expectant women, those trying to get pregnant and their partners to avoid places affected by the mosquito-borne virus that’s been associated with microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome, an autoimmune condition, travelers are pivoting their plans, and for good reason. 

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August 10, 2016 |

Archipiélgo de Revillagigedo Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Along with 7 other sites  July 2016   

Archipiélgo de Revillagigedo (Mexico) – Located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, this archipelago is made up of four remote islands and their surrounding waters: San Benedicto, Socorro, Roca Partida and Clarión. This archipelago is part of a submerged mountain range, with the four islands representing the peaks of volcanoes emerging above sea level. The islands provide critical habitat for a range of wildlife and are of particular importance for seabirds. The surrounding waters have a remarkable abundance of large pelagic species, such as manta rays, whales, dolphins and sharks. 
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August 3, 2016 |

Surprising Places You Can Dive in USA

Three destinations you might not have considered  by Jennifer Idol

When you think of scuba diving, you probably imagine swimming with sea turtles in the Caribbean or exploring rich coral reefs in the Coral Triangle. While these are top destinations, unique and rich sites are also found throughout the United States. I share a few surprising, if not downright shocking destinations in the U.S. in this recap. Read more

August 3, 2016 |
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