Table of Contents1 First Time in Bangkok: What to do?2 First time in Bangkok: Where to Shop?3 First time in Bangkok: Where to Stay?4 First time in Bangkok: What to do when you arrive? 5 First time in Bangkok: Where to eat? What to eat?6 First Time in Bangkok: What to do to be safe?7 First Time in Bangkok: How to avoid scams? Visiting Bangkok for the first time can be overwhelming, and planning a trip to this bustling city is a real challenge. Thailand’s capital is a mix of ancient culture, food paradise and shopping heaven, but to get it right is not that simple. After so many emails from readers asking us to help them planning a Bangkok itinerary, we decided to list the best travel tips for your first time in Bangkok: what to do and where to stay. This is an ultimate travel guide to Bangkok [a long one], with all the top attractions, best places to stay in Bangkok, how to get around, scams to avoid, and local experiences. Bangkok has been our “home” in … [Read more...] about Ultimate Travel Guide For Your First Time in Bangkok: What to Do & Where to Stay
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Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press Published 7:00 AM EST Jan 10, 2019 Any woman who isn't investing money in a 401(k) plan — or maybe only sets aside a tiny amount — needs to realize that the retirement game is stacked against her. "Women are more at risk in their older years for economic insecurity," said Amy Matsui, director of income security and senior counsel for the National Women’s Law Center in Washington, D.C. Matsui has startling statistics that I had to share after I heard her speak during the National Press Foundation's fellowship focusing on pensions and retirement. Here are some thoughts to motivate everyone from their 20s to 60s to stick to New Year's resolutions and save far more aggressively in 2019: There's a gender gap in retirement The wage gap that women experience in their working years morphs into a gender retirement gap. "Unfortunately, women have less income rather than more when it comes to … [Read more...] about Gender pay gap hurts women’s retirement, 401(k) plans
Max Resnik/KCRA Published 9:39 am PST, Sunday, November 11, 2018 Now Playing: Dane Ray Cummings and Margaret Newsum share a bond, one built around a service we all rely on. Media: KCRA This story originally appeared on KCRA. As the Camp Fire encroached on Magalia, a 93-year-old woman stepped out on her front porch hoping someone might see her. Then, her garbageman showed up. As Butte County's Camp Fire rapidly spread Thursday morning, Margaret Newsum began her day as she always does. Related Stories Deadly Butte County blaze grows only slightly overnight as containment rises Astounding NASA imagery shows scope of wildfires from space 'Shameful': Calif. firefighters union chief blasts Trump's tweet "I got up as usual, went in and had some oatmeal as usual, and I turned the TV on and then they said there was a fire going into Paradise," she said. Her caregiver, who lives in Paradise, was already gone for the day. Newsum was alone with her two … [Read more...] about Garbageman saves 93-year-old from the Camp Fire by pulling her into his truck
A plane flies past the clock outside of the City National Civic at about 8:15 p.m. in downtown San Jose, Calif. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Looking west in downtown San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) A woman walks outside of the San Jose City Hall Rotunda in downtown San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) A plane flies past the Bank of Italy building in downtown San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 04: A bicyclist makes his way around Lake Merritt as vivid colors fill the sky at sunset in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group) The Salesforce Tower is seen at sunset in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) … [Read more...] about Californians voted to allow Daylight Saving Time all year — now what?
By Ted Andersen Published 1:35 pm PST, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 California just gave the state legislature the go-ahead to vote on changing Daylight Saving Time. This could mean a two-thirds vote in Sacramento — pending approval by the US Congress — could rid California of rolling the clocks back in November. Here's what could change. less California just gave the state legislature the go-ahead to vote on changing Daylight Saving Time. This could mean a two-thirds vote in Sacramento — pending approval by the US Congress — could rid California ... more Photo: Courtesy / Pacific Kinda Time: How standard would Pacific Standard Time actually be with California one hour ahead of Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Northern Baja in the winter? Pacific Kinda Time: How standard would Pacific Standard Time actually be with California one hour ahead of Oregon, Washington, … [Read more...] about What’s going to happen with Daylight Saving Time now?