TSA Security – Understanding The Rules

  After The Sequined Top post we got inquiries about more info on TSA rules. Be sure and check out Immigration FastPass too. The TSA is the United States Transportation Safety Administration and it is currently responsible for inspecting all passengers and items they intend to carry onto all commercial airliners taking off from U.S. Airports.Continue reading “TSA Security – Understanding The Rules”

CURRENT NEWS 1/19/21

Two good reference web sites are now available for up-to-date travel information on COVID-19 requirements by country and for CDC travel recommendations. The first is the Internatinal Air Transport Association – IATA offers an up-to-date COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map HERE. Additional information from the The American CDC – For international travelers the American CDC nowContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 1/19/21”

Georgia Wine Drive

On a recent late summer we took a couple of weeks driving around the north Georgia mountains, hiking and visiting wineries. Georgia wines were a pleasant surprise. In general, their quality was good and the wineries were fun to visit. We had planned this trip for the spring but than had to postpone and didn’tContinue reading “Georgia Wine Drive”

Walking ‘Round Dublin

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far… “When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.” James Joyce  Dublin is big, varied, historic and a whole lot of fun. If pub hopping is your thing you can’t do any better than this fantastic city. If you’re looking to walk around Dublin, the goodContinue reading “Walking ‘Round Dublin”

Images Of Animals In The Wild 1

Photographic impressions from our travels… Above: A Kelp Gull flies over a colony of King Cormorants nesting in the Beagle Channel at the tip of South America. Right: A Rock Shag, a species of cormorants, sometimes called Magellanic shags. They are rarely seen but can be encountered around the Falkland Islands. This one was photographedContinue reading “Images Of Animals In The Wild 1”

Hotel Arena, A Good Choice In Amsterdam

We have stayed twice at Amsterdam’s Hotel Arena. Once while it was undergoing a major remodeling and later when it was completed. The construction wasn’t a big inconvenience as the hotel worked very hard to keep things under control. Afterwards the changes were very impressive. The hotel is in a good location for seeing theContinue reading “Hotel Arena, A Good Choice In Amsterdam”

Amazing Amsterdam in the Spring

There is something disconcerting as well as liberating about the smell of marijuana smoke drifting through the outdoor cafĂ© while you enjoy your morning coffee. Welcome to Amsterdam. We were passing thru Amsterdam in the Spring and decided to stay a few days and take in the Keukenhof. We cecked into the Hotel Arena andContinue reading “Amazing Amsterdam in the Spring”

CURRENT NEWS 1/14/21

Two good reference web sites are now available for up-to-date travel information on COVID-19 requirements by country and for CDC travel recommendations. The first is the Internatinal Air Transport Association – IATA offers an up-to-date COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map HERE. Additional information from the The American CDC – For international travelers the American CDC nowContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 1/14/21”

The Palace Guard in Copenhagen An Encounter

Above: The canal at Nyhavn A Short Story During a short visit to Copenhagen, Denmark a group of our friends went off to see the changing of the guard at Amalienborg Palace. We headed off on our own with plans to find the Little Mermaid statue and stroll the canal district. After finding the LittleContinue reading “The Palace Guard in Copenhagen An Encounter”

CURRENT NEWS 1/11/21

Two good reference web sites are now available for up-to-date travel information on COVID-19 requirements by country and for CDC travel recommendations. The first is the Internatinal Air Transport Association – IATA offers an up-to-date COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map HERE. Additional information from the The American CDC – For international travelers the American CDC nowContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 1/11/21”