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Tips for Backpacking Trips to Europe after Graduation

Have you just completed four rigorous years of college and are about to have your degree in hand? Congratulations to you for all of your hard work, self-discipline and motivation. A great way to top off your college education is to backpack through Europe and explore the history, culture and cities. One of the great things about a backpacking trip is that it can be enjoyed on a limited budget. Follow these recommendations from the European travel gurus to jump start the process of planning your European backpacking tour.

The first step in the planning process is to check the expiration date on your passport. Many European countries require to least ninety days after the date of return on your round trip ticket. Applications for new and renewal passports are available at your local post office. Pay special attention to the documentation requirements for applicants under the age of twenty-one. …


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Why Flame Retardant Products are Essential There are different ways by which we could interrupt the self-sustaining combustion cycle. Whatever method we use, the objective is to lower the rate of heat transfer and so eliminate the fuel supply. There are four processes involved in combustion: preheating, decomposition, ignition, and propagation or combustion. Preheating is the heating of the materials by an external source which raises the temperature of the material at a rate which depends on the thermal intensity of the source of ignition, the specific heat of the material, thermal conductivity and also the latent heat of vaporization and fusion of the materials. When the substance is heated adequately; it loses its original attributes as the bonds which are the weakest start to break down and starts to degrade. Gaseous combustion products form and the rate depends on factors such as the temperature needed for decomposition, the intensity …