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Beverly Hills CA: Enjoy Some Time In The Elegant City PDF Print E-mail


When travels take you to Los Angeles, in addition to cruising Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, spend an hour or two where those famed stars shop and snack. And be prepared to shell out a dollar or two.

Your travel4seniors.com editor wrote for a newspaper in Beverly Hills more than 60 years ago. Prices since then have risen a teeny bit. For example, city homes just north of the sign sold for $40,000. Today they cost $4,000,000 and up.

If you plan to dine there, restaurant prices are very high at some famed eateries, including the Beverly Hills Hotel Polo Lounge, Spago, Jean-Georges and others. Also be prepared to shell out mucho bucks at iconic apparel shops, such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany, Chanel, Prada and Harry Winston.

 
Los Angles CA: Airport PUPs Help Passengers To reLAX PDF Print E-mail


Friendly dogs roam as participants in Pets Unstressing Passengers in one of the world’s busiest terminals (LAX). Nearly 100 local volunteers regularly bring their friendly dogs to roam the huge airport to help people deal with the typical anxiety, delays and other troubles. There’s nothing like a happy tail wag and smiling canine face to ease the stress.

 
Seattle WA: Enjoy All The Fun Features At Pike Place Market PDF Print E-mail


Established in 1907, the riverside gathering brought fresh farm produce for city residents. It continues to grow with hundreds of retailers, including bakeries, fresh meat shops, produce stands, crafts and home furnishings. Also bakeries, fish markets, produce stands and specialty food stores.

A favorite of locals and tourists, Pike Place continues to offer fresh foods, as well as scheduled daily and nightly entertainment events, cooking classes and many other attractions. For more info, go to pikeplacemarket.org

 
Hollywood CA: Stagger Through The Museum of Death PDF Print E-mail


It’s right on the busy tourist path of Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. If you like such gruesome subjects, it features morgue photos and videos of famous dead people and infamous crime scenes.

When visiting, enjoy the exhibits, but except for special promotions, selfies nor other photos are permitted in the museum. Admission is $17, and for info on special events, visiting hours and other data, go to www.museumofdeath.net

 
Dubai International Airport Claims It’s World’s Busiest PDF Print E-mail


If you’ve ever been wandering thru airports in New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai and London, you may not agree with the Dubai boast. However, it is one of the world’s busiest for international travel. With the record of almost 90 million passengers in 2018, you’ll have to agree Dubai is very popular.

Officially, Dubai International hosts 75 airlines that fly to destinations throughout the world. From the airport and nearby along with the Persian Gulf and Middle Eastern desert, visitors can enjoy many dining, sightseeing, shopping and other activities. They include everything from skyscrapers to swimming to mountain ski runs. www.dubai-international-airport.com

 
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