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Trump International Las Vegas Has Gone To The Dogs


Good news for senior roadies, RVers and other roamers who won’t leave Rover nor Fido at home when visiting the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas. The upscale resort offers programs that treat beloved family canines to the kinds of lush luxury only Sin City can provide.

The services include gourmet dog food, fresh bottled water, chewy toys, canine candy, pet sitting, escorted strolling and duty calls in a nearby pet park. Additionally, for the ultimate in pampering, owners and four-legged best friends can enjoy shared sessions of massage therapy.

Sorry, cat people, all of these beastly luxuries at Trump Las Vegas are for dogs only. For more info and fees, go to www.trumphotelcollection.com

Travel Homework: Learn All About That Destination PDF Print E-mail


When making your plans, you need to research places within the city you can enjoy, fit into your travel budget and allow you to blend in. Do some homework before leaving home. Surf the web for the official city site, as well as others that describe lodging, restaurants, entertainment, night life and other useful info.

Look for ads, coupons and items you can print and bring with you that could get free services, bargains and discounts. Check out social sites that list meetings, exhibits, classes and other sessions to attend where you can meet and mix with locals.

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Travel Future May Include Human-Powered Monorail PDF Print E-mail


Ever since 1930s comic strips and movie serials, it has been predicted. There soon may be city transportation where travelers won’t need to drive on crowded streets nor use polluting gasoline.

They’ll go sailing through the air on controlled rails in little capsules. A new monorail idea is that they’ll be powered by passenger legs. No smelly, burning fossil fuels, just throbbing muscles pumping away like hamsters in cages.

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To Recline Or Not Recline In The Cheap Seats PDF Print E-mail


Q: I’m over six feet four, and every time I fly I have trouble when I try to be comfy in my economy seat. I never just jam the seat backward. Before making the adjustment, I inform the passenger behind me. However, I still get everything from angry mumbles to outright complaints. What can I do to avoid trouble when I recline? John P., Albany NY

A: First of all, you have every right to recline in the seat that is designed to adjust to your comfort. However, it is considerate to politely inform the passenger behind you before slamming back into tender knees. When you get complaints, you may adjust the seat back upward a bit to respond.

However, unless you pay for an upgrade to business or first class, the problem won’t go away. In fact, airlines are always looking for ways to make more money by cramming more passengers in. You can expect seating spaces to keep getting smaller and complaints about Lincolnesque you.

 
How to Seek Out The Best Eats When Traveling PDF Print E-mail


Guest Correspondent Mila P., West Chester PA: The traditional way is to ask where the local families go when they eat out. Hotel employees, store clerks, local cops and taxi drivers always have suggestions.

That usually works, although a recent incident proved it could be a humorous error. When I was recently in Florence, Italy, I trailed a group of Italian students into a restaurant near the Arno River. Expecting the best in local dishes, I soon discovered the fare was Chinese. I had a very enjoyable dinner, but had to renew my search for authentic Italian fare the next day.

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Air India Provides Female-Only Seating Rows PDF Print E-mail


Opinion: It must have been inspired by recent news items about male passengers making male passes at female seatmates. Of course, we endorse the protected seating for all airlines where women may fear being groped by horny male strangers.

But, as long as there’s a female-only section, it’s only fair that there also be male-only seating. There guys will be able to relax, take off their shoes and unbuckle their belts. They’ll be free to pick their noses, rub their toes and vigorously scratch the more intimate parts of their bodies.

They’ll also be permitted to loudly discuss politics, women, sports and booze while using all the four-letter words they choose. And after dining on the airline meal, the guys won’t be restricted from belching and emitting loud noises from other areas of their bodies.

And... uh ... about the flight seating of transgenders ...

 
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