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When you’re traveling and check into a hotel, sometimes it’s exciting and luxurious. Sometimes it’s rather perfunctory – not much more than a bed for a few hours. And sometimes, it’s completely unmemorable and your room looks exactly like the room you stayed in three months ago halfway around the world – you can’t even tell the difference. But it…

What’s It Like Traveling in Europe Right Now: An Interview

When Kevin Miller planned a trip starting in Barcelona and ending in Istanbul, he and his travel companions knew there was a possibility they could fly into either Madrid or Brussels. The agent ultimately chose Madrid since it would get them closer to Barcelona. The agent’s decision proved to be one that Miller will likely never forget. “We landed in Madrid…

I’m going to file this under “fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.” For the second time in two months, an Italian cruise ship has suffered an international embarrassment and destroyed the travel plans of thousands of passengers. The Costa Allegra broke down in the Indian Ocean this week after a fire broke out on…

Time again for Friday Links, a collection of the most interesting international travel writing from the past seven days and – hopefully – provide you with some weekend reading. The capsizing of the Costa Concordia continues to dominate international headlines. You can read all the latest versions of Captain Francesco Schettino’s story in a million places, so you’re on your…

While Bastille Day is a decidedly French holiday, it is celebrated in many parts of the world.  According to Wikipedia, Belgium, Hungary, South Africa and the UK all have events scheduled. Here in the United States, over 50 cities participate, and one can even see them listed on an interactive Bastille Day map.  My favorite, not to be too parochial,…

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