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Rangiroa diving

News for the Week

Rangiroa diving

From Donna: This week could be called Clash of the Packers. Yes, it’s time for “pack ahead” Alan and “procrastinating packer” Donna to meld their ways into one, happy style. The goal is to be packed and still getting along by the time we depart late next week to meet the Silversea expedition ship, Silver Explorer, in Longyearbyen, Norway. […]

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Beach scene at Pago Pago, American Samoa

News for the Week

Beach scene at Pago Pago, American Samoa

From Donna: I can’t talk about travel this week without, first, sending sympathies to the people of France. And if  the Nice terrorist attack has increased your travel anxiety, read How to Travel Safely During a Crisis before canceling your trip. Are you a cyclist? Alan and I are really excited about the completion of the Bitterroot […]

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livorno, Italy

News for the Week

livorno, Italy

From Donna: Can you believe that 2016 has already passed the halfway mark? Alan and I like to stop mid-year to assess where we’ve been and where we’re going. Literally. We sit down with a glass of wine to review our 2016 travel to-do list. Which trips have we taken so far? Which ones had to be […]

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Library of celsus

Top Five European Cruising Apps

Library of celsus

Looking to hit the high seas for some much needed R&R this summer? Luxury cruising is a great way to see the world, but without having to handle all of the travel logistics yourself. Just book and board and … you’re off! Luxury or not, a summer cruise through Europe has endless possibilities for touring […]

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Temple of Hadrian in Ephesus, Turkey

News for the Week

Temple of Hadrian in Ephesus, Turkey

From Donna: Happy Canada Day (a day late) and Happy Fourth of July (a day early). Alan and I are going to “try” to step away from the computer—Alan’s better at that than I am—to enjoy festivities in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley this weekend. The Ravalli County Airport is hosting a “Wings and Wheels” event. Dang, […]

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How to travel safely

How to Travel Safely During a Crisis

How to travel safely

After every terrorist attack, especially the ones targeting tourism, I receive emails about how to travel safely on an international trip. Some of you ask about the precautions to be taken. Others wonder if they should cancel upcoming trips altogether. Each terrorism event—the latest being the Ataturk airport attack in Istanbul—creates an avalanche of Internet […]

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Speedcat adventure to Davidson Glacier

News for the Week

Speedcat adventure to Davidson Glacier

From Donna: Alan and I took a day this week to explore some of the dirt roads in the Bitterroot National Forest. We drove out the West Fork of the Bitterroot River to Painted Rocks Reservoir and beyond. When the pavement ended, we kept on going. Thunder Mountain Rd. took us toward Horse Creek Pass through a […]

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