Dirtiest Germ Hotspots Travelers Need To Watch Out For

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Nothing quite ruins a trip like coming down with an illness while away. Knowing that sandy beach is waiting just outside your hotel room while you are stuck in bed is a special kind of torture. If we’ve learned anything over the last two years, it’s the importance of cleanliness, especially while traveling. Lysol Pro Solutions has released the dirtiest germ hotspots travelers need to watch out for after an intensive study. Contaminant levels were tested on surfaces in fifteen hotels throughout the United States, one airport, and ten airplanes.

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The Test

To test each surface, scientists used ATP (adenosine triphosphate) analysis. The test essentially involves rubbing a pre-moistened cotton swab on a surface and then placing it into a reader that measures bacteria levels. One downside of the method is that it cannot detect viruses, as it can only

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US State Department Posts ‘Worldwide Caution’ Warning to Travelers Following Death of Bin Laden’s Successor

The US State Department posted a “Worldwide Caution” warning to travelers on its website Tuesday following Sunday’s counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s successor, Ayman al-Zawahri.

As CBN News reported Monday, Al-Zawahri was killed in a drone strike on the safe house where he was hiding in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

The US used two extremely accurate R9X Hellfire missiles to kill the al-Qaeda leader as he stepped onto the balcony of the house. The missiles don’t explode, rather, they use razor-like blades which eliminate the target.

Officials said no civilians were killed in the operation.

in its website postthe State Department said it believes there is a higher potential for anti-American violence in response to the death of al-Zawahri.

“Following al-Zawahri’s death, supporters of al-Qa’ida, or its affiliated terrorist organizations, may seek to attack US facilities, personnel, or citizens,” the department said.

The State

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Automated People Mover at LAX will zip travelers around terminals to minimize traffic congestion

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The future of passenger travel around the terminals at the Los Angeles International Airport is coming.

For the first time, we’re getting a close-up look at the Automated People Mover that’s supposed to relieve traffic congestion when it opens.

The Automated People Mover, or APM, is an electric train system on a 2.5-mile elevated guidance with six stations in total, including three inside and outside of the central terminal area.

“This is an enormous milestone for our airport and for the dreams of building a city of the future,” said Major Eric Garcetti.

LAX broke ground on the Automated People Mover Project in March 2019 and is expected to be completed next year.

“After decades of saying no, of airport directors who said, ‘I don’t want to give up my parking revenues,’ of lines that came close to LAX and then ended, of people rolling their

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VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK IN RWANDA

Volcanoes National Park is also popular as Parc National des Volcans which is a hub for the best tourism activities in the Republic of Rwanda. Volcanoes national park is perched in the Northern Part of Rwanda covering an area of about 160 sq. Km. Volcanoes National Park is among the major plant and wildlife protected areas in the 1920s which is almost the same as the Virunga National Park in DR. Congo and Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda.

1-day gorilla trekking Rwanda tour

Volcanoes national park, Virunga national park, and Mgahinga gorilla national park all together configure what is called the Virunga conservation region which aims at protecting the endangered giant mountain gorillas. The creation of Dian Fossey in Volcanoes national park in 1967 which led to the establishment of the Karisoke Research Center made more publicity for the Volcanoes national park and reduced the act of poaching. Dian

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TOP ACTIVITIES TO DO IN NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

Nyungwe Forest National Park is set in the southwest part of Rwanda and closer to the border of Burundi, Lake Kivu to the South, and bordering DR Congo to the west.  Nyungwe forest national park is blessed with wonderful species diversity of approximately 1000 plant species, 38 reptiles, 85 mammals, 120 butterfly species, and over 300 bird species which includes the 29-bird species that are endemic to the Albertine Rift valley.

2 Days Gorilla Tracking Rwanda Tour

Nyungwe forest biodiversity is further enriched with beautiful landscapes such as swamps, open woodlands, heath, and bamboo thickets.  Nyungwe forest is mostly popular for its primate species including the large chimpanzees’ troops, and white and black Colobus monkey troops. Nyungwe forest national park offers various top activities where travelers can participate and for travelers to get engaged in these activities every traveler require to have a permit which can be bought directly from

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