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”

Amazing Amsterdam in the Spring

There is something disconcerting as well as liberating about the smell of marijuana smoke drifting through the outdoor café 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”

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”

CURRENT NEWS 1/8/21

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 1/8/21”

CURRENT NEWS

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”

Love Locks – Pledging Undying Love

Love Locks – A Statement of Love or Vandalism? A SHORT STORY We were never aware of love locks before about fifteen years ago but recently as we travel we often come across collections of padlocks attached to bridges and other public structures. It wasn’t difficult to figure out what was going on by allContinue reading “Love Locks – Pledging Undying Love”

Why Cruise?

Cruising has been the fastest growing segment of the travel industry with an estimated share approaching 20% of revenue. 2017 saw 27 million cruise passengers embark on cruises utilizing 537,000 beds across 314 major cruise ships worldwide. In 2019 there was an estimated increase over 2017 of 14% with a majority of ships operating atContinue reading “Why Cruise?”

The Port of Call, Reykjavik, Iceland

Stark, Wild, Fascinating Reykjavik Reykjavik is a beautiful city with the focus being its waterfront. On the water at the center of town is the Opera House and the square in front is the usual stop for the shuttles from the dock. That makes it a convenient meeting point where you will catch the returningContinue reading “The Port of Call, Reykjavik, Iceland”

Safe Travel Isn’t An Accident • An Update

Safe Travel Tips There are some real horror stories out there and we’ve heard a few. The ones you really don’t want to hear are the ones told by family and friends and they’re usually about travel adventures gone wrong. After a couple of decades traveling around the world like us, you’re bound to learnContinue reading “Safe Travel Isn’t An Accident • An Update”