Daily Archives: December 27, 2011

Pacific NW | Splish, splash! Swimmers take a new year’s plunge | Seattle Times Newspaper

In the Dutch seaside resort of Scheveningen, thousands of men, women and children charge happily into the frigid North Sea each Jan. 1. Last year, a record 10,000 people, many in cheery red hats, loped across the beach and bobbed … Continue reading

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Travel | What to do about oversized seatmates | Seattle Times Newspaper

A morbidly obese seatmate encroached into my personal space,” she says. “He required a seat-belt extender and that the armrest divider be raised to accommodate his girth during the entire flight, including takeoff and landing. He also had to walk … Continue reading

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Olympics, Titanic, Cuba shape travel in 2012

NEW YORK — The Olympics, the centennial of the Titanic sinking, new rules on travel to Cuba, a once-a-decade horticultural festival in the Netherlands and a continued reliance on technology and personalization will all help shape travel in 2012. via … Continue reading

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