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6 Travel tips you need right now!

Travel can be fun, emotional, rewarding and frustrating.  I have a little experience with travel, in fact I have been keeping track of my travel for the past 10 years now and when I look back there has been a whole lot of packing going on. 625 trips 1953 days on the road (yikes, that […]

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Murdered Jews of Europe

That is a strong title, I know.  I thought of many other titles, but settled on the facts.   The Truth is the Best in this case.  Millions and Millions of people were murdered by Hitler’s German Riech.  The majority of those were from the Jewish Population throughout Central and Eastern Europe.  Although The Jewish people […]

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the Memory Thief | Whisper Road

I have never posted another person’s blog post before, well before today.  Today I wish to share with you a friends blog.  My friend Teresa has recently started a Blog.  Whats it about you ask, its about her travels through life, her joy, her anguish and he triumphs.  It’s a blog about all of us […]

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A Frank View, Part 2

Shortly after the arrest of the people in hiding, everything was removed from the Secret Annex.  When the hiding place became a museum years later, Otto Frank wanted the rooms to always remain unfurnished.  In order to show how the Secret Annex looked during the hiding period, small scale models have been made and are […]

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A Frank View, Part 1

If you have been reading my blog for a while you know that I have recently enjoyed a trip to Amsterdam.  If your new to this blog, you have some catching up to do, please look back at the archives, because you have missed much.  Don’t worry, you can catch up, we will wait for […]

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The Dance of Death

Parental Warning! Parental Warning!   This post contains graphic descriptions, photographs, video and verbiage of a Bullfight in Madrid, Spain. We have elected to take the Metro (Subway System) from near our hotel to the Bull Ring, probably no more than 10-15 minute ride.  I have to say that the subway system here in Madrid, was […]

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1000 Places To See Before You Die

I would like to take credit for putting together a list of the 1000 places you should see before the end comes for you.  However I did not do it.  Author, Patricia Schultz has and she’s updated her fantastic travel manual by the same name, (first released in 2003) the updated, second edition has recently […]

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The Road Less Traveled

I have been asked many times now, why do I write this blog?  Who is your audience?  The truth is, I write this blog first for me, and secondly for  you.  Who is my audience?  I really don’t know.  I have read a ton of literature about marketing a blog, who to write for, what […]

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Information Overload!

Sometimes too much information is too much information, perhaps you’ve heard this before?  The same thing can be said of Travel Tools.  Too many tools or information can make it difficult to make a decision when the tools you use provide differing information, or lead you in a direction you weren’t expecting. The end result […]

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Saving Cinque Terre, Italy

I believe I have made it abundantly clear that Italy is my favorite country to visit.  In fact I intend to one day retire there and live the good life.  So I was upset to hear of the devastation that was visited upon Cinque Terre.  An absolutely beautiful coastal village, made up of 5 towns […]

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BRRRRR……LIN

I am usually pretty good at managing my travel schedule, and I highly suggest you take time of year and season into your travel considerations.  However there are times that I simply don’t listen to my own advice, ok there are a lot of times I don’t listen to my own advice.  I am sure […]

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