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This section was designed to assist our clients with pertinent articles and resources. The items are referenced to help you make your trip or event as memorable as possible. Please read our Travel Page .
Don't miss "The Traveling Eye" radio show, Friday's at 11am CT on 1690 WVON or on the internet at www.WVON.com. See "The Traveling Eye" Blog Page for details. Ja'Vonne Harley and Bonnie DeShong offer news, information and their travel experiences each week on/from destinations around the world.
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A Safe Trip Abroad has vital information for travelers.
Luggage Restrictions for Advantage International trips:
Each passenger is allowed one checked piece of luggage and one carry-on. The checked bag cannot exceed 28 inches and the carry-on cannot exceed 24 inches. Any luggage that exceeds the size or number restrictions will be charged $10 per piece, per transfer. If you have any questions, please contact our office.
Destination & Phrase books by: Berlitz, Frommers, Fodor's, For Dummies, Michelin, Insight and the Lonely Planet series.
Take a look at:
The Packing Book: Secrets of the Carry-On Traveler by Judith Gilford and
Fodor's How to Pack: Experts Share Their Secrets , by Laurel Cardone
Art & History of Egypt by Carlo Carpiceci
Eyewitness Travel Guide to Egypt by DK Travel Writers
The African Origin of Civilization by Cheikh Anta Diop
Ancient Egypt and Nubia (Ancient and Living Cultures Stencils) by Mira Bartok, especially good for educators and children.
Eyewitness Travel Guide to South Africa
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandel
Council of the Elders: The Tribute to the Veterans of the South African Liberation Struggle by Firdoze Bulbulia
Vanishing Cultures of South Africa: Changing Customs in a Changing World by Peter Magubane
See the film: Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony
The Rainbow People of God by Desmond Tutu
The Holocaust For Beginners by S.E. Anderson
The African Phrase Book by Berlitz
Lonely Planet Read This First: Africa
The Debt by Randall Robinson
Africa in History: Themes & Outlines by Basil Davidson
Most countries and destinations have their own web sites full of information. Use your favorite search engine (AOL Search, Yahoo, AltaVista, etc.) to find them.
South Africa :
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Click here for inoculations through the Center for Disease Control
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Click here for the times around the world
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Click here for International travelers updates
Click here for tipping worldwide
Click here for do's and do not's at airport security