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A Brief History On October 1, 1994, the Pacific island nation of Palau entered an agreement with the United States called “a Compact of Free Association with the United States,” maintaining its independence while reaping some of the territorial benefits of being part of the “American Empire.”  While the average American is probably not familiar with the most populous of the 340 islands that make up the country, and probably never heard of the capital city of Ngerulmud, those familiar with the US vs. Japan Pacific War during World War II may be familiar with the island of Peleliu, the…

A Brief History In 2019, with marijuana becoming legal in more places, it was only a matter of time before a cannabis-centered restaurant opened. It took four years of hard work, but Lowell Farms; A Cannabis Cafe is set to open in California. This is no mere restaurant. Lowell Farms is a complete cannabis experience with a restaurant, a bar with mocktails that have an extra zing, and nightly special events that include things like music, comedy, and educational programs. Digging Deeper The Restaurant While you won’t get to experience THC-infused food items during your experience, the menu at Lowell…

A Brief History In the 1990s, the Clare County Council in Ireland initiated development plans to enable visitors to experience the famous Cliffs of Moher without significant intrusive man-made amenities.  When you visit the Cliffs of Moher today, you will understand why they are known as “the edge of the world.” These rugged cliffs are a significant tourist attraction, receiving over one million visitors annually. They rise out of the ocean as high as 214 meters high and stretch for eight kilometers in length. You wouldn’t be wrong if you call these cliffs a historical wonder or a geographical marvel.…

A Brief History On December 6, 1922, The Irish Free State was a state established as a Dominion of the British Commonwealth of Nations.  Ireland can be described as a perpetual tourist destination because of its evergreen countryside, friendly natives, and vibrant pubs. To sweeten up the deal, you will love Guinness drawn straight from the source and a variety of farm-fresh cuisines. The country’s unspoiled sceneries and deep culture offer exciting experiences that will last in your memory for a lifetime. Despite its small size, you will be amazed by a host of attractions Ireland has to offer. Primordial relics and ancient abbeys…

A Brief History In 2005, Chronic Illness, a quarterly peer-reviewed medical journal, was established.  When you are living with a chronic illness or chronic pain, it is important to make sure you do not let it stop you enjoying life. This effort can, however, mean that you need to put a lot of thought into things that other people may find easier, such as going on a trip, so that you have strategies in place to ensure you are safe and to cope with your symptoms. Planning ahead a little can make a lot of difference when you need to go…

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