How to evacuate a plane

How to evacuate a plane

How, exactly, do you evacuate a plane? It turns out the answer is pretty simple and involves staying informed, following the crew’s instructions, and moving fast. Really fast.The odds of you having to flee a burning plane are remote, at least in the United States. Most evacuations are orderly and anticlimactic.

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How to miss a cruise ship’s sailing

How to miss a cruise ship’s sailing

There are many ways to miss your cruise ship  Last week, I discussed missing or getting kicked off commercial airline flights. It can ruin your vacation. Similarly, missing your cruise ship's sailing or getting kicked off your ship can be devastating and expensive. If...

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Ignore these misguided Venetian myths when visiting

Ignore these misguided Venetian myths when visiting

Tourists who visit will find a wonderful experience. And, anyone who has the time to spend an extended period in the city will have a chance to live life with no horns and car traffic. These normal urban sounds are traded in for the ringing church bells, the rumble of waterbuses docking, and occasional music from gondoliers.

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