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The rewards of NOT trying to get by without checking a bag (1 of 2 on packing)
What novels or texts best enhance visits to particular destinations?
Subscribers name items that make traveling more convenient, 
safe or pleasurable (2 of 2)
Don’s wife, Mary, demonstrates their Travelon luggage scale.
What items do subscribers carry that make traveling more 
convenient, safe or pleasurable? (First in a series)
Subscribers tell how they managed to see performances in Spain 
and Vietnam (Part 10 in a series)
Mary Anne Christie (center) with Stasia (on bike) and her family at their home i
Subscribers outline procedures for discovering distant family 
members (Second in a series)
Researcher Dezso and his wife, Kinga (left), with Norine Matteson.
Subscribers outline procedures for discovering distant family 
members (first in a series)
The entrance to the Grand Theater of Tianmenshan Valley — Zhangjiajie, China.
In part 9 of this series, subscribers talk about attending memorable performances in China