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Hawaii Sightseeing In A Helicopter - Hawaii has a very rugged, mountainous terrain that is spectacular too; for those visiting the islands, a helicopter ride could be the best way to get to see them quickly and without too much effort.

Taking youngsters to wilderness trips (I) - A few comments about taking youngsters and children with you on treks and trips to the wildreness.

Travel, casinos and other purposes - Sometimes, travelling may not be the best option after all.

Varadero: A Taste Of Paradise - Every year when I dream about vacations, I usually visualise me getting a tan in a sandy beach with crystalline waters, relaxing with the hypnotising sound of the ocean. Thatís when Varadero instantly comes to my mind, which I call my own bit of paradise.

Tips for travelling internationally with your computer - Travelling internationally with a computer implies passing controls at airports and in some cases, at other places. Learn the basics.

Countryside manners - Countryside manners and respect for foklore and local traditions are things that tourists often overlook.

Learn about the places that you want to visit - Learn and inform yourself about those places that you are planning on visiting.

Travel tips and advice: Do not forget local laws and regulations

Travel tips and advice: Do not forget about consulates abroad - Consular help is better than nothing.

Travel tips: the laws abroad - Wilderness tips and advice: a very important piece of advice about the laws abroad.

Caution abroad - Always carry some sort of ID.

Travel tips: the informed visitor - Become an informed visitor.

Keep your important papers with you! - Have your documents with you at all times.

Caution with gas bottles - Don't carry gas bottles onboard.

Adventure In Europe? That's Not Possible, Or Is Not Adventure! - Sorry, but that is not real adventure; if you visit Siberia, Mongolia, Patagonia, the Yukon or places like that you will get a taste of the real thing.

Terrorism, Travel, Safety and the Fear Factor - While there is indeed a problem with terrorism, its relevance for travellers has been greatly exaggerated in most parts of the world.

A Day On Australia's Great Barrier Reef (I) - My wife and I have a list. It's a list of a hundred things we want to do before we die.

Travelers Rediscover The Joys Of Oral Storytelling Through Audiobooks (I) - It is an image as old as the collective memory of humanity: a family or village sitting quietly listening...

Lyon: France's Best Kept Secret (I) - Now a UNESCO world heritage city.

Make Family Vacations A Fun Tradition For Generation Upon Generation (I) - With family life so busy these days, a little planning can reap big rewards in creating fun vacations...

Plan Your Way To Israel (I) - The next ring of your doorbell could allow you to open the door of opportunity for a child.

Simple Planning Makes For a More Enjoyable Vacation (I) - June is time to think of ways that you can rejuvenate yourself...

The Gea Org - Know the investigations and developments of the Grupo Explorador Argentino (GEA), whose knowledge in the topics of travels, expeditions, mountaineering, survival, first aid, science, technology, self-defense, organisation and leadership have made the existence of possible.

Nepalese lifestyle (I) - A brief description of food, education, health and dress in Nepal.

Keep a diary or logbook

Capital and Brain Drainage: Phenomena That Goverments Usually Try To cut By Limiting Freedom - When the situation in a country is bad, people tend to remove their money or remove themselves, sending their capital abroad or emigrating; this can leave any government in the verge of collapse so, from then on there are two alternatives: Improve the situation or start cutting individual rights and freedom.

Towards Interstellar Exploration - Exploring has been one of our defining characteristics as species, and being outer space infinitely more vast than Earth it is a matter of time since we will begin travelling to the stars; to do that it is necessary to develop means to travel faster than light, something that seems closer to reality since Miguel Alcubierre demonstrated the theoretical feasibility of that.

Tourism with climate change - One of implications of the now evident climate change that our planet undergoes that has received rather low attention is the future impact that this process will have on tourism as an industry; in some cases, the destiny of whole cities might be at stake.

Would the mystery of the crash of the Polish presidential plane be solved thanks to a simulator? - The usefulness of flight simulators is not limited to pilot training or the entertainment and joy of flightsimmers; simulators can be used very effectively in aviation and other activities to solve accidents and other disasters.

Regions, Continents and Countries - Articles, essays, comments and tales about different regions, continents and countries of the world dealing in each with case aspects of their society, culture, economy, geography, folklore, history, regional products, sports and outdoor activities, and other things of interest fot any traveller.

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Health / First aid, wilderness emergencies - Outdoor activities always entail some risks to your physical integrity. Learn about the techniques and suitable behaviour for surviving emergencies and disasters.

Society / The Editorials Of Desaparecido N.N. - There are some that lust for their fifteen minutes of fame, and then, there are those who dread them and would prefer to stay pretty anonymous; in this section we bring to light some information about people and institutions that like to make life miserable to explorers, travellers and just plain citizens.

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