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Albania, Late to the Tourism Trade

Even though it is one of the last European countries to tout its natural beauty and good food and wine, it will be on the “circuit” soon enough.  The coastline beaches on the Adriatic and Ionian seas rival those in … Continue reading

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A Torrent of Travel Troubles

Sometimes a delayed flight can start an avalanche of problems. I sat on the plane while it was waiting to be de-iced, looking at my watch and the aggravation started. I only had a 50 minute connect time in Amsterdam … Continue reading

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Triangulating, Calibrating and Adjusting

2016 means I hope to “discover” 5 new countries.  It can be difficult since most of my trips involve one country at a time due to many factors like proximity, time and cost. It makes most sense for me to finish … Continue reading

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the Five for 2015

It’s getting more difficult to amass 5 new countries each year…it is uncommon now to get more than one in a single trip. This year with tickets purchased already for the remaining months, I will have managed to do it: … Continue reading

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Countries Not Visited Yet

I am often asked which country I like best and my usual response is “the one I’ve not been to yet”.  I realize this is a cop-out of sorts and I really do have favorites but all for different reasons: … Continue reading

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