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By Doug Lansky
It is a pre-trip advisor for visitors making plans their first journey all over the world. It covers every little thing from budgeting, packing and keeping off scams to staying fit and dealing in a foreign country. The consultant includes quarter profiles, giving the lowdown on the place to head and the way in which of having round.
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