E uma das melhores coisas é poder montar uma guia dos destinos mais incríveis que desejávamos conhecer.A funcionalidade de guardar lugares e poder ver tudo num mapa facilitou muito a procura, e a possibilidade de baixar as guias de viagem no telemóvel foram super úteis, um diferencial fundamental se comparares com outros sites de viagens.To the young girl, the spaniel was the sibling she never had; the breeder’s dog was the sympathetic husband she didn’t have; the 55-year-old’s poodle was the second child she had always wanted.

Nearly 32 percent reported some kind of grief features — numbness, disbelief, preoccupation with the loss — lasting at least six months, and 12 percent said their grief caused at least “slight functional impairment.” Seventy-five responders reported the loss of a pet and filled out a battery of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

I’ve often written about PTSD; it’s defined as the recurring memories and heightened state of arousal that lingers for more than a month after a traumatic event.

So I figured it might be helpful — both for my mental health and for any of my readers who are going through something similar — to write some of it down. His report goes on to describe three medical cases illustrating the “psychiatric penalty” that can follow the death of a pet.

There was a 16-year-old schoolgirl who, after losing the King Charles spaniel she had had since age 3, developed a rash on her hands, couldn’t swallow fluids or solids, and repeatedly played with her fingers.

As psychologist John Archer explains in this 1997 paper (that link will get you the full if you’re interested in any of these parenthetical references): “Pet owners treat pets like children, for example, playing with them (Smith 1983), talking to them in motherese or baby-talk (Hirsh-Pasek and Treiman 1982), continually referring to “my baby,” and holding and cuddling them as one would a baby (Carmack 1985; Serpell 1986)…

Similar (but less systematic) evidence that pets act as child substitutes can be found from anthropological and historical accounts of other cultures: this includes breast-feeding of young animals by humans (Messent and Serpell 1981; Savishinsky 1983; Serpell 1986, 1987).” ✼ A few years ago researchers in Hawaii surveyed 106 people while visiting the waiting room of a veterinary clinic about their experiences as pet owners.É uma grande ajuda para quem quer conhecer países diferentes e os mais diversos lugares do planeta, tanto para saber o que fazer nesse lugar novo, como para reservar os hotéis e restaurantes.O minube redefiniu a maneira que eu tinha de organizar e planejar as minhas viagens.And a 55-year-old who was severely depressed for 18 months after the death of her 14-year-old poodle.Keddie proposes that these extreme grief reactions happened because each woman had created a specific “family relationship” with her dog.O minube é uma rede social onde se reúnem pessoas com os mesmos gostos: viajar e partilhar.