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August 2012

Accidents Can Happen on Holiday

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August

Many people do not like to think of the prospect of needing to consult legal experts due to an event that occurred when one is on holiday. However, it is not uncommon to hear of people going on vacation and either having their entire experienced ruined due to them getting hurt or being put into a dangerous situation. Unfortunately, because many people do not fully think about the potential for tragedy occurring while they are on holiday they do become aware of what options are available to them if indeed a mishap or hazard takes place. Civilians everywhere should be aware of the rights afforded to them, even if they are not in their own country, and what steps they can take to right any wrongs that may occur to them when they are on business, a short vacation, or on holiday. Holiday accident claims are becoming more and more frequent as people are beginning to understand that they are owed justice, even if they are out on holiday.

While it may be unpleasant to consider the possibility of one becoming hurt or put into a dangerous situation while on vacation it is indeed a potential event that can affect anyone, no matter how prepared they may be. Many holiday accidents occur at the fault of another entity, typically through negligence. A slippery sidewalk, an unmarked hazardous part of flooring, and food poisoning are all examples of typical negligence legal issues which can befall anyone, even when on vacation. Just because one is on holiday that does not excuse businesses, proprietors, and others from acting neglectful and putting others in dangerous or in harm’s way. It is highly recommended that travelers and tourists all over the world know and understand what rights are allowed to them no matter what country they may be in.


A Place That is Just Nice

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August

There is a city that is such a great tourist spot that its very name makes up the adjective to describe the locale: nice! Nice is the second most tourist visited location in France due to its wonderful climate, rocky beaches, and history-rich city. Located right on the Mediterranean Sea in southern France, Nice is known for its very pleasant climate as it is one of the sunniest places in the entire country. However, despite having such a great climate and beautiful scenery, holidays in Nice have a lot more to offer than strolls by the beach. Because Nice is such a popular tourist location it seems as though there is always a celebration happening in the city. Encompassing the charm and wonder that only France can muster, the cityscape of Nice offers numerous wonderful restaurants and quaint shops to visit along with a very lively night life. Laid back jazz joints are just as common as robust night clubs where people dance until dawn.

As with many locations in France, Nice is situated by some historical Roman ruins and offers many museums (most of them with free entry) that tell the stories of the ancient countryside of France. Nice is a fantastic city to get lost in and wander around: from the Promenade de Anglais to the Mont Boron down by the bay to the Place Massena, which is designed specifically for pedestrians to lounge and enjoy the wonderful climate that Nice has to offer with fantastical fountains and flower gardens. However, the famous beach of Nice is one of its main attractions and one view is enough to take one’s breath away! As one of the most beloved tourist cities in all of Europe, Nice is an excellent place to take a holiday and relax for a vacation.