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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Egypt should Be on Your Bucket List!!

Happy Passover from Luxury Travel Docs!!!  If you haven't been to Egypt, you need to put it on your bucket list!!!!!

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Top 5 Reasons You Should Wear a Silicone Ring on the Active Vacation

"Always wear your wedding ring. It will remind you that you're always connected to your spouse and it will remind the rest of the world that you're off limits."    

--Dave Willis

Unfortunately, wedding rings are not always healthy!!!  Jimmy Fallon had a pretty bad injury to his hand in 2015 and ultimately required surgery which is described in this video:

LTD has recommended Silicone Rings on many occasions and they are available on Amazon at very low prices.  

What are the top 5 reasons you should consider a silicone ring?

1.  Accidents Happen!  

Just like what happened with Jimmy Fallon: His wedding ring got caught and almost tore off his finger!  With a silicone ring, the flexibility can minimize this risk.  If you do have an accident, the ring can be cut off easily!!!  Some rings like those made of Tungsten, look great and are very strong and durable, but in an emergency they cannot be cut off of a finger.  They must be shattered to be removed.  Gold wedding rings may have to be cut off to remove in an emergency.  Fingers are very hard to replace, but silicone rings are not.

2.  They're replaceable.  

On those trips where you will be moving from location to location, the last thing you want is to lose a sentimental and expensive ring. Silicone rings are inexpensive, especially compared to the hundreds or thousands of dollars people spend on engagement rings and wedding bands.  Not many persons would be heartbroken if a silicone ring didn’t make it back from a week long trip. You can just get another one. 

3.  Low risk of Blisters!  

If you are going to be holding items like hiking poles, dog leashes, golf clubs, tennis rackets, bike handlebars or even water bottle on a jog, a ring can dig into your hand and give you blisters.  The softness of the silicone ring can keep this risk lower and will probably be more comfortable.

4.  Flexibility.  

Do you know someone with arthritis or who experiences hand swelling with salt or heat?  A growing market for silicone rings is among the elderly who experience these problems often!  Using a flexible silicone ring, placing or removing a ring over swollen fingers or knuckles is much easier.  Swimming in salt water can make your hands swell and why wear a metallic ring that will only get tight and attract barracuda?  Use a silicone ring for beach vacations!

5.  They're Cool.  

Many designs are available to mix or match or change with your watch, apple watch band or outfit for example.  Options include color, width, metallic or matte, designs, and of course size.  Some like to stack them to be different.

Here are our favorite options found at Amazon:

1.  Enso rings have many options for Women and Men, with great designs, metallics and colors.  You may spend a little more, but the quality and options are great.

2.  Thunderfit have nice looking multi packs of silicone rings and their metallic options are not too glittery looking.  LTD wears the Thunderfit gunmetal color:

3.  Striped or Ridged Rings are fashionable and highly rated.  These mimic regular metal wedding rings. 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

March 8 is International Women's Day! Let's Talk about Women's Travel Issues!

In Honor of International Women's Day March 8, what better topic than Women's travel Issues?

Women have unique concerns when traveling.  Of course everyone should always think security first, and while that is one of the issues we discuss, there are many others that most of us do not think of right away.

The top Women's travel issues when LTD followers were polled were:

1.  Security
2.  Sleep deprivation
3.  Transportation of medications
4.  Self Advocacy
5.  Traveling with Children
6.  Health