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A Bali vacation sounds magical — and it is when you help keep the island beautiful

New wealth has meant that Bali’s roadways are overrun by motorbikes, and its waterways and rice paddies are choking on trash that has turned this once pristine island into a cautionary tale about the perils of plastic and consumption in an agrarian society ill-equipped for the challenge.

Flight attendants aren't in it for the money. That's what their second jobs are for

Those who serve you in the air often have another job on the ground. What's the allure of being a firefighter, a nurse, a coroner? The extra paycheck.

The 2004 tsunami could have killed me. I escaped, but it changed my perspective

The recent massive wave in Indonesia scared me — and brought back memories of that disastrous 2004 event. We were in Sri Lanka and were swept from atop a breakwater to the brush on the beach. Getting to safety was harrowing and set the scene for a complete change of perspective.

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