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Travel Articles by David Bear
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LAPTOP TRAVEL TIPS

08-08-1999

Even dedicated road warriors occasionally take time on a trip for some civilian activity - to check out a restaurant, visit a museum, tour a ruin, take a hike, maybe catch a play.
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FLYING HASSLES LEFT YOU IN A FLAP?

08-04-1999

YOU'LL LIKELY STAY RUFFLED
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State fairs everywhere

08-01-1999

August is the month when millions of Americans flock to fairgrounds to celebrate their state's agriculture and industry with two weeks of fun, friendly competition, lots of good things to eat and nearly nonstop excitement.
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REFLECTIONS ON A SECOND HOME

07-25-1999

Truth be told, it can be a love-hate relationship.
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PRACTICE AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION

07-18-1999

By one estimate, half of all travelers to developing countries, which includes many tempting beaches and tropical islands, suffer trip-changing, gastrointestinal distresses
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SKEPTICISM ONLINE

07-14-1999

TRAVEL DEALS ON THE INTERNET REQUIRE CYBER-CYNICISM 
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A SHOT IN THE ARM FOR TRAVEL

07-11-1999

Americans are no longer required to get any shots at all either to enter most other countries or to return home.
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ON LOCATION IN THE BRITISH ISLES

06-27-1999

British tourism has produced a free guide to places that have figured prominently in popular movies and television programs.

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AUGUST A FESTIVE MONTH IN EDINBURGH

06-20-1999

Even though Scotland and England have been a single nation for three centuries, Edinburgh still has the proud feel of a capital city.
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PLACES IN THE HEART

06-20-1999

As a travel writer, I am occasionally asked to name my favorite foreign destination, the place to which I'd most like to return.
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A HIGHLAND FLING: FEELING AT HOME IN THE TROSSACHS

06-20-1999

Renting a comfortable cottage in the village of Killin, we explored by foot and automobile the area in and around a range of rugged mountains and valleys known as the Trossachs.
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THE BASICS OF SCOTLAND'S LANDSCAPE AND HISTORY

06-20-1999

Traditionally and topographically, Scotland has been divided along an east/west line across its 100-mile-wide "waist." Its two primary cities, Edinburgh and Glasgow, are situated along this line.

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EVALUATING E-SAVER FARES

06-13-1999

Who says air fares are going through the roof? 
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GRADUATED TRAVEL

06-06-1999

Where are all of today's young travelers? 
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SPENDING A MEMORIAL DAY IN PORCHVILLE

05-30-1999

Sometimes, especially when time and money are tight, "Porchville" is the perfect place to go.

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DISCOVERING LOCAL DISCOUNTS

05-23-1999

A savings of 20, 30, 40, even 50 percent off the published price sweetens almost any purchase.
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GET FIRED UP TO BE A HAPPY CAMPER

05-09-1999

More than just cabins in the woods, summer camps for kids offer a huge variety of fo cused programs, ranging from various sports, academic or artistic activities to programs designed for the learning-disabled or weight reduction
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Due North

05-09-1999

THE VISUAL SPLENDORS OF NIAGARA FALLS, THEATRICAL WONDERS OF NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE NEVER DISAPPOINT
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RESOURCES FOR TRAVELING PET OWNERS

05-02-1999

A recent survey conducted by the American Animal Hospital Association discovered that travelers are evenly split on the answer: 53 percent want to bring their furry or feathered friends along; 47 percent prefer to go alone. Either way, special arrangements are required.

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A PRIMER FOR CAMPUS VISITS

04-25-1999

The time-honored tradition of parents and students traveling to campuses to screen prospective colleges or universities is giving way to a more modern alternative. 


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NAVIGATING POTENTIAL PITFALLS OF VACATION HOME RENTALS

04-18-1999

Renting a house, cottage or condo somewhere special can be an affordable, roomy alternative to spending a week or two in a hotel.
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DOCUMENT DEDUCTIBLE TRAVEL EXPENSES

04-11-1999

The IRS pays close attention to individual taxpayer deductions for travel. Here's a quick summary of the basics
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SWEET TRAVEL DREAMS

04-04-1999

On this morning when the clocks spring forward, sleep patterns of many readers have been disrupted, resulting in a mild kind of jet lag.
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HAVING A HOSTEL EXPERIENCE

03-21-1999

Foreign travelers tend to be more comfortable than Americans with the concept of hostels, but that's changing.
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EDUCATIONAL, VOLUNTEER VACATIONS

03-07-1999

An increasing number of travelers are looking for an experience more meaningful than a week at a beach or ski resort
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