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Aug 23rd 2010 3:13PM As a travel writer who's on the road all the time, I have MedJet Assist. Going the places I go, it gives me a lot of peace of mind. Also, they have a great iPhone app where you can access them anywhere in the world-
Jul 15th 2010 12:28PM -No, this is not a serious piece of journalism. It's called a "repost" where one comments on the current news stories of the day. For serious journalism, please consult Britain's finest, "The Daily Mail"
- Not all Americans are English. Some of us are Scottish, Irish, and even Iroquois. What unites many of us historically is our common hatred of the English and their pompous ways.
- Do Americans get bad press? I wasn't aware . . .
Jul 13th 2010 10:36AM I can understand someone running and hiding in an airplane's landing gear to get OUT of Saudi but cannot for the life of me understand sneaking INTO the country. Such incidents of stowaway deaths are more common then people let on. Some have survived transatlantic flights while hidden in the landing gear, many have not. Those who try are desparate, but also foolish. The air temperature alone would be enough to kill a human, not to mention the lack of oxygen.
Jul 12th 2010 2:16PM Thanks for the info Khoa Huynh! Duly noted!
Jul 7th 2010 9:31AM Awesome article Scott. Really very useful insights--something I think any writer/blogger/traveler should know. Thanks!
Jul 4th 2010 12:22PM Petty (Pronunciation: \ˈpe-tē\ Function: adjective; Inflected Form(s): pet·ti·er; pet·ti·est; Etymology: Middle English pety small, minor, alteration of petit
Date: 14th century).
1 : having secondary rank or importance : minor, subordinate
2 : having little or no importance or significance
3 : marked by or reflective of narrow interests and sympathies : small-minded
Benjamin Franklin thought England was all of the above, though I'm sure at time he also found it pretty.
Jun 16th 2010 11:36AM Relief. I always dreamed of seeing Grant in a green speedo and today, my dream came true.
Jun 16th 2010 8:31AM Great post & great ideas. I've always wanted to do one of these trans-ocean repositioning crossings. Thanks.
May 6th 2010 3:11PM I flew through Bush Intercontinental two days ago and almost got run over by one of these carts. The driver was chatting to a friend in the backseat and not even watching. They need to do something about this, seriously.
Apr 1st 2010 10:26AM Yeah, but can a robot really "feel" a Mediterranean sunset or write down the lines of sentiment wrinkled across some indigenous face or plagiarize from the internet but hide it from discerning eyes? Didn't think so . . .