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Q: With All The City Street Violence, Is It Safe To Travel? PDF Print E-mail

Hong Kong, Mexico, Venezuela, Israel, Lebanon, Syria and other world cities are seeing increasing street demonstrations. In past years we visited Jerusalem during the December holidays. Although we encountered some protests, they never interfered with our daily tourist activities and church attendance there. However, now it seems to be adding up to more dangers for senior world travelers. Should we visit Jerusalem this season? WLJ, Palm Beach FLA

A: Before booking, keep in close touch with conditions in the city, especially if there threatens to be violent demonstrations during your visit. If you believe it could be dangerous, make other holiday plans. Maybe visit peaceful Bethlehem PA, the Vatican in Rome, Barcelona, NYC’s Rockefeller Center or other cities that also offer attractive and safe holiday events.

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