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Located in southeast Sweden near that bit of a cape which extends into the Baltic Sea, Stockholm is a big city; it is the most populated city in all of Scandinavia. That is a lot of countries and includes Denmark and Norway, two other big, cold places. You can expect some cold weather in Stockholm too so pack enough... Read all »
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The whole point of making a resolution / s is to improve your life. Most people choose the New Year to tackle all their big problems. They want to kick all their bad habits and become better and stronger people. The reality is that bad habits often need extra help and some even need counselling because they can’t... Read all »
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San Diego is in California. That puts it near the west coast of the United States, easily within reach of Japan, China and Russia, as well as Canada and Mexico. If you are coming from any of those places, the trip will be a short one. It is going to be temperate pretty much all the time except for right now, during... Read all »
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Jump Out of a Plane
Afraid of heights? Afraid of falling? That's understandable. If skydiving is just too much for you, then pick one thing that would otherwise seem very outlandish and just do it. Go parasailing. Sign up for astronaut camp. Be bold and brave in your choice.
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If you have the shape and want to look sexy then opt for a body-con dress. This type of dress is usually just above the knee but very, very figure hugging. It is usually made of a fabric that hides any lumps or bumps. In fact, it improves and smoothes your shape.
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Traditionally, the colors gold, black and silver are used for New Years, and there are many resources for paper party goods in those colors. Decorate the house with balloons, tableware, and centerpieces for your buffet table. Make some handmade decorations by gathering pine cones and spray painting... Read all »
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Now, now, don’t worry; being in London doesn’t mean you’re cut off from the rest of the world without hope. A boat, a plane, a tunnel and more can all take you back to the European mainland. Being in London gives access to all the great places nearby as well as all the fun things to do in the city itself. Rainy... Read all »
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Las Vegas is smack dab in the middle of Nevada. That’s one of the hottest and driest of the 50 United States, most of it covered by sand and uninhabitable. Even the great electric city would become a ghost town if it wasn’t for all the air conditioning. Because it’s in the desert, Vegas is going to alternate... Read all »
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Berlin is both the capitol city and one of 16 states of Germany. It has two airports and a host of historic places to visit. Perhaps the most famous attraction is the Berlin Wall, demolished long ago but ever a reminder of a time when Germany existed divided. The food is excellent and everywhere you go, real, ethnic... Read all »
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Take a London Cruise
A more unusual way to celebrate the New Year is to take a cruise along the Thames River. There are special cruises and it is a very safe way to celebrate in the City of London. There are a limited number of vessels for this purpose.
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Every year is symbolized by one of 12 different animals. 2011 has the symbol of the hare/rabbit. This means an animal becomes a symbol every twelve years. There is a belief that people born in a particular animal’s year will have the characteristics of that animal.
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Want to attend that special celebration at a club or event? Book at least three months ahead. Don't try to rush around the day after Christmas to find someplace to go for New Year's eve. Yes, there is always lots to do when Christmas is upon you. But many venues fill up weeks ahead. Keep your stress level down by... Read all »