On Trust and Travel

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Arriving in a new country…at night…where you do not speak the language requires a great deal of trust.  I arrived at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport around 6:00 PM and by the time I got through customs and got myself situated, I left the airport in complete darkness.  Even though there is no immediate threat of danger, I only…

What Will 2017 Bring?

Posted in Planning| Travel
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January has arrived and it is time for two things: a look back at where I have been and a look forward to what’s to come. To those of you who read my last post about my 2016 Year End Travel Review, thank you for reading and I hope you enjoyed it.  You will have noticed a…

Paradise Can’t Wait: Curaçao Immigration

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Picture this: sleepless, red-eye flight followed by a 3 hour layover and then another 2 hour flight. Tired, in need of a shower, some food and most importantly in need of a beach.  You land in Curaçao, your island paradise for the next week, and you can already feel the sand in your toes and a fruity, tropical drink…

Where Have I Been?

Posted in Blogging| Travel
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Is this post going to be a list of the lovely places I’ve traveled to recently? No,…not really. The question “Where Have I Been” is really more for this blog. Where has it been for the last nine months? Well, as I told fellow travel bloggers at a conference a few weeks ago, this little blog…