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by Phil Angelo

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 1

In this series we will try to understand the difference between cruise ships and cruising styles. We will talk about size and what that...

Safety Comes First in Traveling – Part 2

Many of you have read about some horrific incidents that have occurred to US Citizens traveling abroad. Sexual assaults both on board cruise ships...

Safety Comes First When Traveling – Part 1

I am sure all of you know the United States Government controls travel of US Citizens to various countries. For example, they restrict travel...

Galapagos Islands – Part 3

Flowers and all Fauna The origin of the flora and fauna of the Galapagos has been of great interest to people ever since the publication...

Galapagos Islands – Part 2

Marine Life The Galapagos Marine Reserve is an underwater wildlife spectacle with abundant life ranging from corals to sharks to penguins to marine mammals. No...

Galapagos Islands – Part 1

Our next series is on the Galapagos Islands. Why is there so much interest now in these islands? I think many of us are...

Important Travel Updates – Part 6

HOW TO RENEW A U.S. PASSPORT You can renew your passport by mail, using form DS-82 and submitting a new 2x2 inch photograph, if your...

Important Travel Updates – Part 5

TRAVEL TIPS Read This Before You Renew Your Passport Check your expiration date - right now! - and follow these steps to make sure your next...

Important Travel Updates – Part 4

Travel Checklist Before Packing Liquids, gels and aerosols packed in carry-on must follow the 3-1-1 liquids rule: • 3.4 ounces or less per container. • 1 quart size,...

Important Travel Updates – Part 3

Exemptions • Medications • Infant and child nourishments Inbound International Flights You may carry duty free liquids in secure, tamper–evident bags, more than 3.4 oz or 100 ml in...

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Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 1

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The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department is transferring emergency ambulance transport service to Mecklenburg EMS Agency (Medic) in the near future. While final details...

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