Archive For The “Travel” Category

Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful beach and breath of fresh air

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Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful beach and breath of fresh air

Punta Cana vacation at the Paradisus Palma Real, a beautiful  beach and breath of fresh air Taking a vacation break from the Coronavirus Pandemic while ensuring that you protect yourself. We did that at the Grand Reserve Paradisus Palma Real hotel in Punta Cana, a 10-day trip that was wonderful. You will enjoy it, too By…

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Vacation or vaccine, escaping the COVID pandemic

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Vacation or vaccine, escaping the COVID pandemic

Vacation or vaccine, escaping the COVID pandemic Escaping the COVID pandemic by going on an overseas vacation is a luxury that very few get to enjoy. But doing so was risky and you could find yourself in a serious jam, forced to quarantine for up to 14-days in hotel-provided room that you can’t leave with…

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Airlines deal with COVID but not the everyday travel problems

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Airlines deal with COVID but not the everyday travel problems

Airlines deal with COVID but not the everyday travel problems The airports know how to apply restrictions and procedures to deal with coronavirus, but they have no idea how to make air travel safer and more efficient, failing to deal with passengers who drag all their luggage on to planes, boarding hassles, and inconveniences for…

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Cook County Forest Preserve to host public events Sept. 26 at forest locations

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Cook County Forest Preserve to host public events Sept. 26 at forest locations

Cook County Forest Preserve to host public events Sept. 26 at forest locations The Forest Preserves of Cook County is throwing a party, and everyone is invited! From morning till night, Cook County residents can enjoy numerous self-guided activities and guided programs on September 26 at various Forest Preserves locations to celebrate National Public Lands…

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Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks

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Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks

Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Statement on Governor Tony Evers Issuing A Statewide Mask Mandate Effective Saturday, August 1  Today, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced an official statewide mask mandate requiring Wisconsin residents, with notable exceptions to wear masks or face coverings when indoors and not in a private…

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Coronavirus has changed our lives forever

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Coronavirus has changed our lives forever

Coronavirus has changed our lives forever The coronavirus has changed how we will live forever. Social distancing is here to stay. Concern about viruses and pandemics will not go away anytime soon. Things we should have learned from the politics of the 1918 “Spanish Flu” which wasn’t Spanish at all. And why we need to…

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Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open air seating beginning May 29

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Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open air seating beginning May 29

Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open-air seating beginning May 29 Restaurants and bars will be permitted beginning May 29 to provide open-air seating to customers as long as tables are at least six feet apart. The idea has been circulating among legislators who have been working to find ways to ease the burden that…

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First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced

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First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced

First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced the first death of an Illinois resident who tested positive for the Coronavirus COVID-19, a Chicago resident in her 60s. Health officials are closely monitoring outbreak at long-term care facility in DuPage County The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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I feel better just whining about it all

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I feel better just whining about it all

I feel better just whining about it all A look at the increasing hassles of life for baby boomers as they move from technology to the grocery deli islands, handicapped parking spaces and cramped airline seats. Life isn’t easy so why shouldn’t we complain about it? By Ray Hanania I’m not sure why I am…

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Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers

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Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers

Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers Culinary Expert, Amanda Puck, will be the Guest Speaker at a New Event called Quad Cities Restaurant Week to promote the many great restaurants in the Quad Cities area. The culinary celebration will be held Feb. 24 thru March 1 and showcase 40 Waud Cities eateries. Quad Cities…

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Terry Jones disrupted Travel Industry, now he advises others on surviving disruption

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Terry Jones disrupted Travel Industry, now he advises others on surviving disruption

Terry Jones disrupted Travel Industry, now he advises others on surviving disruption Former founder of Travelocity.com and co-founder of Kayak.com Terry Jones helped redefine the travel industry and is now advising others on surviving disruption in his new book “Disruption OFF: The Technological Disruption Coming for Your Company and What to Do About It” When…

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94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs

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94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs

94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs If you are planning a celebration, there is no better place to do it over dinner than at one of the best restaurants in the Chicagoland suburbs, 94 West Restaurant, which is best known for its phenomenal steaks and seafood menus. 94 West boasts…

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