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Dec 8 2017

Italy Travel Guide by Rick Steves #travel #one

#travel italy # Italy Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Venice Romantic island city, powerful in medieval times; famous for St. Mark s Basilica, the Grand Canal, and singing gondoliers. ▲▲▲ Cinque Terre Five idyllic Riviera hamlets along a rugged coastline (and part of a national park), connected by scenic hiking trails and dotted with beaches. ▲▲▲ Florence The cradle of the Renaissance, with the world-class Uffizi Gallery, Brunelleschi s dome-topped Duomo, Michelangelo s David, and Italy s best gelato. ▲▲▲ Siena Florence s smaller and (some say) more appealing rival, with its grand Il Campo square and striking striped cathedral. …

Dec 7 2017

London Travel Guide Resources – Trip Planning Info by Rick Steves #direct #traveller

#travel london # London London is the L.A. D.C. and N.Y.C. of Britain a living, breathing, thriving organism. a coral reef of humanity. Blow through the city on a double-decker bus, and take a pinch-me-I m-in-London walk through the West End. Ogle the crown jewels at the Tower of London, hear the chimes of Big Ben, and see the Houses of Parliament in action. Cruise the Thames River, and take a spin on the London Eye. Hobnob with the tombstones in Westminster Abbey, visit with Leonardo, Botticelli, and Rembrandt in the National Gallery, and explore Harry Potter s stomping grounds …

Nov 9 2017

Switzerland Travel Guide by Rick Steves #travel #air

#swiss travel # Switzerland Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Gimmelwald and the Berner Oberland Rustic village spectacularly perched on a cliff in this mountainous region popular for its alpine towns and scenic hikes, lifts, and train rides; touristy Interlaken is the region s gateway. ▲▲▲ Bern Cozy capital of Switzerland tucked in a sharp river bend, with arcaded shopping promenades, medieval clock towers, and museums devoted to Albert Einstein and artist Paul Klee. ▲▲ Z rich Bustling cosmopolitan city Switzerland s largest by far with upscale shops and a charming riverside old-town quarter full of pointy church spires and pealing …

Sep 20 2017

Alcohol Withdrawal: Symptoms, Treatments, Duration, and More #alcohol #withdrawal, #alcohol #withdrawal #symptoms, #dts, #dt, #delirium #tremens, #anxiety, #alcohol #withdrawal #treatments, #alcohol #withdrawal #duration, #alcohol #withdrawal #help, #alcohol #withdrawal #seizures, #blood #pressure #drug, #benzodiazapines, #12 #step, #inpatient #treatment, #outpatient #treatment, #rick #ansorge

# Alcohol Withdrawal Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a potentially life-threatening condition that can occur in people who have been drinking heavily for weeks, months, or years and then either stop or significantly reduce their alcohol consumption. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can begin as early as two hours after the last drink, persist for weeks, and range from mild anxiety and shakiness to severe complications, such as seizures and delirium tremens (also called DTs). The death rate from DTs — which are characterized by confusion, rapid heartbeat, and fever — is estimated to range from 1% to 5%. Because alcohol withdrawal symptoms …

Sep 5 2017

Disability Travel in Europe by Rick Steves #travel #and #tourism

#traveling europe # Europe on a Roll or a Slow Stroll Don t Let Limited Mobility Keep You From the Old World s Greatest Cities by Rick Steves If you re a wheelchair user or slow walker, Europe s cobblestoned charms may seem as unreachable as a rainbow s end. But in recent years Europe has been making impressive strides toward opening its doors to everybody, including travelers with limited mobility. Its biggest cities offer the most accessible sightseeing opportunities for your time and money. In London, taxis will whisk you between more wheelchair-ready sights than you ve got time …

Aug 29 2017

Germany Travel Guide – Trip Planning Info by Rick Steves #travel #new #york

#travel to germany # Germany Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Munich Lively city with a traffic-free center, excellent museums, Baroque palaces, stately churches, rowdy beer halls, convivial beer gardens, and beautiful parks (such as the English Garden) plus the sobering concentration camp memorial at nearby Dachau. ▲▲▲ Southern Bavaria and Western Tirol Pair of Alps-straddling regions (one in Germany, the other in Austria) boasting the fairy-tale castles of Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, and Linderhof; inviting villages such as the handy home base F ssen, Austrian retreat Reutte, and adorable Oberammergau; the towering Zugspitze and its high-altitude lifts; and hiking, luge rides, and …

Aug 25 2017

Italy Travel Guide by Rick Steves #search #airline #tickets

#travel italy # Italy Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Venice Romantic island city, powerful in medieval times; famous for St. Mark s Basilica, the Grand Canal, and singing gondoliers. ▲▲▲ Cinque Terre Five idyllic Riviera hamlets along a rugged coastline (and part of a national park), connected by scenic hiking trails and dotted with beaches. ▲▲▲ Florence The cradle of the Renaissance, with the world-class Uffizi Gallery, Brunelleschi s dome-topped Duomo, Michelangelo s David, and Italy s best gelato. ▲▲▲ Siena Florence s smaller and (some say) more appealing rival, with its grand Il Campo square and striking striped cathedral. …

Aug 9 2017

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# Since 1982 Highlights: A few things that separate us from the rest. The Yard Our People Custom Product Our yard is over 12 acres making us one of the largest privately owned lumber yards in the state of Texas. This gives us a few advantages. Easily accommodate larger orders Quicker delivery Many of our employees have spent 5, 10, and even the full 30 years we have been in business with us. When you are working with a representative of McKinney Lumber you will always receive: Knowledgeable assistance from experienced professionals Courteous service from people who care about getting …

Aug 8 2017

Rick Steves: How to tour Europe by train #bcd #travel

#european rail travel # Rick Steves: How to tour Europe by train Story Highlights Europe s well-organized rail system makes touring by train a breeze Travelers should calculate whether a rail pass or individual tickets are a better deal Taking overnight trains could cut down on hotel costs 449 CONNECT TWEET 5 LINKEDIN 14 COMMENT EMAIL MORE Great European train stations stir my wanderlust. In Munich, about to catch a train, I stand under the station’s towering steel and glass rooftop and study the big schedule board. It lists a dozen departures. Every few minutes, the letters and numbers on …

Aug 6 2017

Italy Rail Passes and Train Tips from Rick Steves #book #airline #flights

#train travel italy # Italy Rail Passes and Train Tips By Rick Steves Are rail passes a good value for Italy? Not for most people think carefully before buying a rail pass, especially if your trip doesn t extend beyond Italy. Most train travelers in Italy spend each rail-travel day taking relatively short rides on the Milan Venice Florence Rome circuit. For these trips (most of which cost less than $60 for a second-class ticket), it s cheaper to buy point-to-point train tickets than a rail pass (since most cost more than $60 per day). Furthermore, a rail pass doesn …

Jul 25 2017

Germany Travel Guide – Trip Planning Info by Rick Steves #tibet #travel

#travel to germany # Germany Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Munich Lively city with a traffic-free center, excellent museums, Baroque palaces, stately churches, rowdy beer halls, convivial beer gardens, and beautiful parks (such as the English Garden) plus the sobering concentration camp memorial at nearby Dachau. ▲▲▲ Southern Bavaria and Western Tirol Pair of Alps-straddling regions (one in Germany, the other in Austria) boasting the fairy-tale castles of Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, and Linderhof; inviting villages such as the handy home base F ssen, Austrian retreat Reutte, and adorable Oberammergau; the towering Zugspitze and its high-altitude lifts; and hiking, luge rides, and …

Jul 25 2017

Greece Travel Guide by Rick Steves #travel #comparison #sites

#travel greece # Greece Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Athens Greece s capital, featuring the ancient world s most magnificent sight the Acropolis a pair of world-class museums, an atmospheric Old Town, and funky neighborhoods bursting with avant-garde nightlife. ▲▲▲ Hydra Idyllic island getaway, convenient to Athens and the Peloponnese, with picturesque harbor, casual beaches, enticing coastal hikes, and no cars (but plenty of donkeys). ▲▲▲ Santorini Romantic island destination built on the remains of a volcano crater, renowned for cliff-clinging white villages punctuated by blue-domed churches, volcanic black-sand beaches, and spectacular sunsets. ▲▲ Nafplio Greece s first capital and …

Jul 23 2017

Italy Travel Guide by Rick Steves #travel #o #city

#travel italy # Italy Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Venice Romantic island city, powerful in medieval times; famous for St. Mark s Basilica, the Grand Canal, and singing gondoliers. ▲▲▲ Cinque Terre Five idyllic Riviera hamlets along a rugged coastline (and part of a national park), connected by scenic hiking trails and dotted with beaches. ▲▲▲ Florence The cradle of the Renaissance, with the world-class Uffizi Gallery, Brunelleschi s dome-topped Duomo, Michelangelo s David, and Italy s best gelato. ▲▲▲ Siena Florence s smaller and (some say) more appealing rival, with its grand Il Campo square and striking striped cathedral. …

May 27 2017

Rick Steves Travel Blog #travel #tickets #cheap

#travel europe # Rick Steves Travel Blog I m sharing my travel experiences, candid opinions and what s on my mind. If you think it s inappropriate for a travel writer to stir up discussion on his blog with political observations and insights gained from traveling abroad, you may not want to read any further. — Rick We are monitoring this blog carefully for inappropriate posts. Before you post, read our Community Guidelines . I m not Dancing with the Stars, I m Dancing with the Star Programmers A letter from Paris Thank you for all of your responses to …

May 12 2017

Italy Rail Passes and Train Tips from Rick Steves #travel #shop

#train travel italy # Italy Rail Passes and Train Tips By Rick Steves Are rail passes a good value for Italy? Not for most people think carefully before buying a rail pass, especially if your trip doesn t extend beyond Italy. Most train travelers in Italy spend each rail-travel day taking relatively short rides on the Milan Venice Florence Rome circuit. For these trips (most of which cost less than $60 for a second-class ticket), it s cheaper to buy point-to-point train tickets than a rail pass (since most cost more than $60 per day). Furthermore, a rail pass doesn …

May 3 2017

Czech Republic Travel Guide by Rick Steves #travel #gift #ideas

#travel rebublic # Czech Republic Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Prague The Czech capital and one of Europe s most romantic cities, boasting a remarkably well-preserved Old Town with top-notch architecture from every era; a sprawling hilltop castle; a thriving New Town packed with slinky Art Nouveau facades; a historic and well-presented Jewish Quarter; inspiring tales from its rocky late-20th-century history; countless lively pubs serving some of the world s best beer; and enough museums, churches, gardens, and other attractions to entertain any visitor. ▲▲ Day Trips from Prague A wide range of easy side-trips, including Kutn Hora, a workaday …

Apr 22 2017

Germany Travel Guide – Trip Planning Info by Rick Steves #discount #travel #packages

#travel to germany # Germany Places At a Glance ▲▲▲ Munich Lively city with a traffic-free center, excellent museums, Baroque palaces, stately churches, rowdy beer halls, convivial beer gardens, and beautiful parks (such as the English Garden) plus the sobering concentration camp memorial at nearby Dachau. ▲▲▲ Southern Bavaria and Western Tirol Pair of Alps-straddling regions (one in Germany, the other in Austria) boasting the fairy-tale castles of Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, and Linderhof; inviting villages such as the handy home base F ssen, Austrian retreat Reutte, and adorable Oberammergau; the towering Zugspitze and its high-altitude lifts; and hiking, luge rides, and …

Apr 19 2017

London Travel Guide Resources – Trip Planning Info by Rick Steves #how #to #find #cheap #flights

#travel london # London London is the L.A. D.C. and N.Y.C. of Britain a living, breathing, thriving organism. a coral reef of humanity. Blow through the city on a double-decker bus, and take a pinch-me-I m-in-London walk through the West End. Ogle the crown jewels at the Tower of London, hear the chimes of Big Ben, and see the Houses of Parliament in action. Cruise the Thames River, and take a spin on the London Eye. Hobnob with the tombstones in Westminster Abbey, visit with Leonardo, Botticelli, and Rembrandt in the National Gallery, and explore Harry Potter s stomping grounds …

Apr 15 2017

Rental Cars and the Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) in Europe by Rick Steves #travel #mexico

#travel car rental # Car-Rental Insurance and the Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) Know what your rental-car insurance covers in case you find yourself up a creek. By Rick Steves When you rent a car, you are liable for a very high deductible, sometimes equal to the entire value of the car. Fortunately, there s usually more than one way to limit your financial risk in case of an accident. Baseline rates for European rentals nearly always include basic, mandated liability coverage for accident-related damage to anyone or anything outside the car. (The company may offer additional liability insurance, but I …

Mar 28 2017

Rick Steves: How to tour Europe by train #hotel #and #airfare

#european rail travel # Rick Steves: How to tour Europe by train Story Highlights Europe s well-organized rail system makes touring by train a breeze Travelers should calculate whether a rail pass or individual tickets are a better deal Taking overnight trains could cut down on hotel costs 449 CONNECT TWEET 5 LINKEDIN 14 COMMENT EMAIL MORE Great European train stations stir my wanderlust. In Munich, about to catch a train, I stand under the station’s towering steel and glass rooftop and study the big schedule board. It lists a dozen departures. Every few minutes, the letters and numbers on …

Mar 14 2017

Buying European Train Tickets by Rick Steves #europe #travel

#rail travel europe # Buying European Train Tickets Though some train rides should be booked in advance, it’s generally easiest to buy tickets right at the station. Advance tickets sold through national-railway websites are often easily redeemable at the station. By Rick Steves While a rail pass is often the smart way to ride the rails in Europe, sometimes it makes more sense to purchase individual train tickets between specific destinations (either instead of, or in addition to, a rail pass see my tips for figuring out whether a pass pencils out for your trip ). Unlike rail passes, which …