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Beaches, Buttocks and Medical Treatments Abroad

Beaches, Buttocks and Medical Treatments Abroad From Blogger Pictures Medical Tourism is a fast-growing trend in the search for the perfect body, or a money saving medical procedure like replacing a hip or getting your teeth straight. And for costly medical procedures for the uninsured and underinsured, treatment abroad may be the only answer. Some studies like an All Medical ... Read More »

Six and Seven Star Hotel Rating Inflation

Hotel Rating Inflation From Kaleel ftp etc So far no international classification for hotels exists, but that hasn’t stopped ambitious hotel marketers from slapping any number of stars, diamonds, cacti on their properties and touting them as 5 or 6 or even 7 star properties, whatever that may mean in real service and amenities. I think the ratings inflation trend ... Read More »

Faces I loved in the Arab Middle East

Deep into the heart of the Jordanian desert, along the caravan routes. Nearby, the Desert Castles with their falcons and weathered gate keepers. A blond friend from almost another world. Yet…deep kinship developed From Drop Box all images by Wendie Hansen Ah, Butros. Gardner by day…dashing Egyptian by day too! From Drop Box From the roads in Syria, past the ... Read More »

Udaipur, India. Passion and Color

It’s amazing how many intense, racist, political statements this simple 1 minute Travel Video PostCard has generated in its 60,000 or so views. I wonder why? Udaipur, India, is 300 miles southwest of Delhi, India, and is called one of the most romantic cities in the world. Udaipur, India, has also been called the City of Lakes and the White ... Read More »

Geocaching: Geting Lost and Finding Treasures

From Drop Box So, we crossed the wooden Cornish-Windsor Bridge from Vermont into New Hampshire, just over a narrow section of the Connecticut River. It’s the longest covered bridge in the world. The bright yellow, hand-held Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) said we were here. But “here” was a dusty shoulder off a winding country road pretty much in the middle ... Read More »

Forced to Travel for Medical Attention!

Forced to Travel Abroad for Medical Attention? From Kaleel ftp etc Interesting response to our Medical Tourism Blog from Adam who pointed out that dental treatment in many East European countries is very much cheaper than equivalent treatment here in the States. And Adam assures that the dentists or oral surgeons are as qualified as their US counterparts. We don’t ... Read More »

The Art of Packing (well)!

If images of jumping on your suitcase as your partner quickly snaps the locks shut, or sitting on the thing while you’re doubled over, sweating, tying the straps is your version of packing, then this primer on how and what to pack is for you! Remember the adage, “pack half of what you think you need and bring twice the ... Read More »

Turkey: Faces and Fables

Between the unexpected mountains and deep turquoise of Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, between her cities saturated with history and the touching simplicity of her villages, likely lie the magic lamps and flying carpets of fables. Something must explain the richness and joy of the country, the warmth and friendliness of her people. Even cacophonous Istanbul, a city of 14 million people ... Read More »

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