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Is Your Airbnb Host Peeking At And/Or Listening To You? PDF Print E-mail


There have been reports of the dirty deed happening. A hidden camera could spy to prevent you from swiping stuff from the honor bar and/or sheets, towels and blankets. And when you undress or take a shower, will you feel like a naked Lady Godiva with sneaky eyes and ears following your every bare move?

For ideas on how you can protect your nakedness and other private activities at the Airbnb you rent, go to www.fastcompany.com/90331449/how-to-find-hidden-cameras-in-your-airbnb-and-anywhere-else

 
Tho Called Airport Comfort Dogs, They Have Canine Teeth PDF Print E-mail


They do their jobs well, offering friendly noses and paws to tense passengers in busy airports. However, as with all dogs and humans, a sudden loud noise can startle them into a violent panic attack.

It happened recently in a major airport, when a comfort dog was frightened by aircraft engine backfire. He instinctively clamped his teeth down on a nearby hand at exactly the wrong moment, causing a deep wound requiring a dozen stitches.

So, during your travels and in your neighborhood, when you put a hand out to pet a strange dog, be careful, You may be rewarded with a sudden bite, even if it comes from a formerly friendly canine face.

 
Stinky Fliers: No Booze, Beans, Smokes Or Onions Before Flights PDF Print E-mail


Airline economy seats are getting smaller all the time, and passengers are jammed ever tighter together. Therefore, if you’re addicted to those products, have some consideration for anyone next to you forced to endure their resulting, revolting odors for endless hours.

This involves spending at least a day before flights ridding your body, breath and clothing of the offensive smells. And in the case of eating just before flying, try to avoid food that causes breath and bodily function eruptions. On behalf of the passenger in the next seat, we thank you.

 
Severe Penalties Or Worse For Tourist Selfies At The Airport PDF Print E-mail


Tourist selfie camera accidents keep rising, including several recent deaths at the Grand Canyon. In efforts to stop the deadly trend, there are laws established in some parts of the world to ban selfies in tourist areas. For example, you can get arrested and jailed in Bangkok, Thailand, for trespassing on airport runways while doing dangerous selfie attempts.

Of course, the best way to avoid selfie accidents and arrests is to make sure you and everything around you is totally safe and permitted when you point your lens. Some creative senior photographers go ape at runway flight lines, canyon edges, tall rooftops, fast traffic and other danger sites. It’s best to do your selfies under intelligent self control and leave the dangerous stunts to flying trapeze acrobats.

 
Hollywood CA: Homelessness Continues To Grow PDF Print E-mail


Advice to senior travelers. In daily outings, your travel4seniors.com editor encounters more and more hopeless wanderers. The walks are along Hollywood’s busy Santa Monica Boulevard, the final miles of Route 66 before it ends at the beaches. Many tourists use the same streets, including the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see similar sad sights.

Most street people have drinking, drug and/or mental problems. The inclination of many kind-hearted senior tourists is to give them money. Actually, you’d be doing them much more good to contribute those dollars instead to agencies established to help the unfortunates. Consider the Red Cross, Salvation Army, PATH and other effective organizations.

 
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