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Travel insurance advice in light of recent terror attacks

May 24, 2017
Because of the latest terror incident in Manchester, U.K, many travelers are on edge, with questions about what to do or where to turn. TravelInsurance.com offers some advice:

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Greenwich, England – famous for time, history and friends


Greenwich sites
In Greenwich, England, famous for "mean time." You can see famous sites any time. Sharing a meal with new friends…not so much. More ravioli please! more
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High Tea, a Musical and Cocktail – what could be more British?


High tea at the Rubens at the Palace
We were literally across the road from Buckingham Palace looking right at it while we had our own Royal Afternoon Tea at the newly renovated Rubens at the Palace more
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‘Taking the Waters’ in Ancient Bath, England


At the Jane Austen Centre in Bath
People have been coming here to “take the waters” since the Romans first built the baths and temple here to worship Sulis Minerva, Goddess of the Thermal Spring. more
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London’s Athenaeum Hotel is a favorite for visiting families


Teddy at Athenaeum Hotel In London
London's Athenaeum Hotel is family run with whimsical touches –miniature toy soldiers or taxicabs mounted as room decoration, photographs of the Beatles and Spice Girls in the hallways, just reopened last summer after a multi million dollar make over more
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At Kensington Palace, learning how the princes and princesses lives


Princess Diana in Kensington Palace
Kensington Palace is one of London’s historic palaces where for more than 300 years Britain’s young royal families lived in the heart of Kensington Gardens more
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Flying can be pleasant – upgraded on British Air flight to London


Artist rendering of upgraded JFK Terminal 7
In expected the usual indifference of US carriers at JFK. Instead, the British Airways staff couldn’t have been nicer and I breezed through security. The gods must have been smiling on me because I got upgraded! more
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Disney Springs – No Entrance Fee; Plenty to see, shop and eat


Sprinkles at Disney Springs
Deviled Eggs, hush puppies and fried chicken on biscuits. Yum! But I’m not in rural Florida. I’m in the middle of Orlando at Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Florida Kitchen. more
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The food is part of the adventure at Disney’s Pandora-The World of Avatar


Chef Lenny George
Welcome to Pandora-The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom that is set to open May 27. The food is a big part of the experience more
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A Weekend Trip to Boston for Baseball and History


Cubs vs Red Sox at Fenway Park April 29 2017
Boston has long been a city synonymous with history and sports, and while the Patriots and Tom Brady have had quite a successful decade, if you ask any sports fan in Boston who the number one team is, they will emphatically let you know this is a Red Sox town. more
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Westgate River Ranch Resort Offers Upscale Cowboy Living in Central Florida


Westgate Ranch Rodeo
When we got to Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo and soaked up the sights of longhorn cattle and horses, I immediately forgot we were in Florida. more
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