Author Archives: edt_user

5 Tips for Keeping Business Travelers Well on the Road or in the Air


According to the U.S. Travel Association, approximately 33 percent of domestic business travel includes airfare. Unfortunately, as more and more employees are expected to travel for work, more people fall victim to the unhealthy lifestyle while traveling. Jayne McAllister, of Jayne McAllister Travel Wellness, suggests five tips for keeping business travelers well, whether they travel by car or by plane. ...

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Oregon and The Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre, which is modeled after the Fortune Theatre in London.

Oregon and The Oregon Shakespeare Festival Days of Wine and Roses and Shakespeare We were going to visit the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Though many years ago, the pain of skimming through Cliffs Notes study guides in an attempt to understand the Bard’s “Macbeth,” “Julius Caesar” and “Hamlet” still resonated and I looked forward to viewing the plays and hoping the ...

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What to Do If You’re stuck at the Airport

If you are flying during the next few days, chances are likely you’ll be cooling your heals due to big winter storm in the Northeast. But a flight delay doesn’t have to be a totally bad experience.  Arm yourself with a little knowledge of the airports you’ll be traveling through. Upgraded food concessions, mini shopping malls, corridors lined with museum-quality ...

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HAITI: Pearl of the Antilles Rediscovered

By Lesly A. Patterson “Ayiti,” as it was once called by its native people, means “land of mountains.”m Also labeled “Pearl of the Antilles,” Haiti occupies the western one-third of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. Its neighbor, the Dominican Republic, makes up the eastern two-thirds. Until recently I had never considered Haiti as a vacation destination because of my perceptions ...

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