Travel Guard(R) North America Providing Free Assistance Services to U.S. and Canadian Travelers Affected by Hurricane Sandy and ‘Frankenstorm’

Travel Guard North America® (www.travelguard.com), a leader in travel insurance solutions and assistance plans, announced today that it will provide emergency travel and medical assistance services free to all U.S. and Canadian travelers and their families potentially affected by Hurricane Sandy and storms in the northeastern United States.

Travel Guard’s free services offer travelers emergency travel assistance such as flight rebooking, hotel booking, emergency cash coordination and message relay, as well as emergency medical assistance including referrals, access to air ambulance and medical providers and more.

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Tips for the First-Time Birder

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Recent years have seen birdwatching emerge as one of the most popular nature travel activities. Yet while some vacationers are eager to catch a glimpse of our feathered friends, simple mistakes can make a birding adventure an exercise in frustration.

Fortunately, there are a few things that amateur birdwatchers should keep in mind whenever they enter the brush in search of an elusive species.

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National Geographic’s Life in a Day Opens in California

This past Sunday July 24, 2011, I attended the premiere of the National Geographic Documentary “Life In A Day”.

The film is shot by hundreds of people from around the world on July 24, 2010. People from all walks of life and destination are captured living their normal everyday life on this specific day.

80,000 submissions from 192 countries were sent in hoping to be included in the 90 minute film. The subjects are varied, sad, happy, emotional, touching, silly, artistic, all creative and different rolled by the crew into a full day, morning noon and night of life on July 24, 2010.
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