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Live For Castles By Nick P. Mendoza III October 13, 2019           During my time in the military while stationed in Spain, I had the opportunity to travel all around Europe. I made it my mission to visit several European castles. Towering ramparts, swirling moats, dark dungeons and secret staircases, Europe's legendary castles are a delight to explore. Not much can beat a good castle and these European fortresses I visited were full of fairytale romance, adventurous history, and incredible architecture. Most European countries can boast at least a handful of castles located in city centers...

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A Checklist To Relaxation By Nick P. Mendoza III October 13, 2019               Getting your hotel right can make, or break, a relaxing vacation. But with so many hotels to choose from, sifting out the wheat from the chaff can be a tricky and often time-consuming process. Want to get it right and avoid common booking hotel pitfall? Here are five things to add to your checklist when booking a hotel. 1. Location, Location, Location              First and foremost, the hotel needs to be where you want to be....

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The Survival of Packing By Nick P. Mendoza III October 13, 2019             I am embarrassed to admit it now, but when I first started traveling, I was a veritable packing disaster on legs. My back protested as I lugged 60 lbs of hard-shell suitcase around England – what was I thinking? When I downsized for a long weekend to Madrid, Spain, I took with me a fabric-like bag whose narrow straps cut into my shoulders as I trudged miserably to my hotel. Six years later, I’ve learned from my mistakes, and so can you....

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I wanted to take just a couple minutes and remember the brave heroes we lost on September 11, 2001. While the tragedies that occurred on that day will never diminish, we have learned through struggle and even pain that we can grow stronger and closer than ever before. We will never forget those we lost on that day, nor will we forget those we continue to lose in our struggle to ensure freedom and security around the world. While the attacks on our homeland may have been several years ago, the attack on our Embassy in Benghazi was but one...

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2014, bands for arms, direcTV, espn, event, super bowl xlviii, thank you -

Hello Everyone, While this is still a new development, it is such an exciting announcement I just had to share it. Bands for Arms has recently teamed up with DirecTV to be featured at Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey on February 2nd, 2014!!! With great support and assistance from ESPN, the sports news giant that Bands for Arms has grown close with over the past year, Bands for Arms is planning on playing a role in one of the biggest celebrations in the United States. As details are sorted...

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