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Reminder: 2 Reliable Resources of Countries With Updated Travel Entry Restrictions Due to 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Keeping up with the latest information pertaining to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic can be as daunting a task as the proverbial drink of water out of a fire hose at full power, as it either tends to change by the minute, or new information tends to be released — especially as countries are either opening their borders or easing restrictions for visitors…

…but keeping apprised of what are the latest restrictions pertaining to countries and territories worldwide is easier, thanks to two reliable sources…

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The Longest Yard Sale in the World Celebrates 33 Years — and Other Travel Ideas

If you were wondering about some places to visit and things to do for the remainder of the summer of 2020 within the United States which are just slightly out of the ordinary — and in which you can participate despite the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic — this article contains some different ideas about where you might want to consider traveling.

From the…

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Avoid Fraud: Ensure You Know To Whom You Are Talking Before Conducting Business

A ticket for a flight from Los Angeles to Vienna had to be canceled due to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic — and the person who was scheduled to travel still does not completely understand the reasons how or why he or she was somehow in contact with a company which is suspect to be fraudulent instead of with the airline itself.

Considering this situation to be very strange…

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One Valuable Life Lesson Learned From the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

The current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic has knocked humanity on its knees and turned the norms of society upside down and inside out worldwide. Regardless of whether the response to the pandemic is an overreaction, it has effortlessly exposed the numerous frailties of mankind; uncovered the vast imperfections of the human condition; and exposed a reflection of ourselves that is considered quite sobering.

Many lessons have already been taught by the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic — only time will tell if we as a society will have learned those lessons and use them to our benefit in the future — but there is one valuable life lesson which is especially critical to learn pertaining to travelers…

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Why You Should Not Wear Gloves During a Pandemic — Except…

People have generally been frightened by the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, as they do not want to spread the virus, get sick, or die; and the mixed messages from the most trusted sources in health in the world — combined with so-called “leaders” who politicized the pandemic for their own selfish gains — have certainly not helped matters…

…but some people have taken matters into their own hands — literally — by wearing disposable latex gloves in addition to masks or cloth face coverings, thinking that gloves will protect them…

…even though no trusted source of information pertaining to health recommended wearing gloves in general during the pandemic. In fact, wearing gloves can actually potentially worsen the situation by leading to the further spread of germs, bacteria, and viruses.

The official recommendation pertaining to wearing gloves by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is as follows…

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Safe Public Washrooms? No Special Gadgets are Needed…

“Did you have a fear of public restrooms before the coronavirus became a pandemic? Maybe not fear, but some trepidation. Has that fear heightened since COVID-19? Turns out that many people have a fear of public restrooms and worry about finding a bathroom when they’re on the go and have to go.”

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2 Reliable Resources of Countries With Updated Travel Entry Restrictions Due to 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Keeping up with the latest information pertaining to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic can be as daunting a task as the proverbial drink of water out of a fire hose at full power, as it either tends to change by the minute, or new information tends to be released — especially as countries are either opening their borders or easing restrictions for visitors…

…but keeping apprised of what are the latest restrictions pertaining to countries and territories worldwide is easier, thanks to two reliable sources…

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Dispelling Five Myths About Staying Safe During 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

“Wash your hands. Don’t use public restrooms where you can avoid it (including the lavatory on board). And bring plenty of hand sanitizer, which TSA is permitting you to bring in larger than 3 ounce quantities. Wipe down your personal spaces, even knowing that airlines are doing this more than ever before. And wipe down your bags as well, and.. keep washing those hands.”

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Stupid Tip of the Day: Do Not Idle Your Vehicle For Greater Than 10 Seconds

The dining areas of restaurants have generally been closed throughout much of the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic; and for dining establishments to survive, they have had to be creative and offer other services — such as take-out, delivery, curbside, and drive thru…

…but motorists often leave their vehicles running when they decide to use the drive thru service — and wait times of two minutes to 15 minutes are not unusual.

If you find yourself using the drive thru of a business establishment, ensure that you turn off your vehicle if you know that it will be idle — that is, having your engine on while not moving — for at least ten seconds. Beyond that point…

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Earth Day 2020: 6 Ways to Conserve Water — Especially During a Pandemic

“One of the most effective ways to slow down transmission is to wash or sanitize our hands. However, globally three billion people do not have access to even basic hand washing facilities at home. Lack of access to clean water affects vulnerability to disease and ill health. It is especially acute among those living in extreme poverty in rural areas, as well as in informal urban settlements.”

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