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Feb122016

Fare War from Amsterdam, Paris and Rome – Oneworld and Star Alliance attack Delta hubs. American Airlines Rome to Seattle $389 round trip, Paris to Atlanta $438

There is a fare war happening with Star Alliance and OneWorld dropping fares to around $400 round trip flying from Amsterdam, Paris and Rome to SkyTeam hubs in the USA like Atlanta ATL, Detroit DTW, Minneapolis MSP, Salt Lake City SLC, and Seattle SEA. One example is American Airlines Rome FCO to Seattle SEA for…

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Nov192015

Feeling connected to Paris, City of Light

Thousands of people are directly affected by the Paris attacks. Millions of people feel connected to Paris. I thought tourism data would show Paris is the most touristed city on Earth. Apparently it is now #3, with around 15 to 16 million international visitors, fewer visitors than London and Bangkok. Paris, France 2014 ranking: No.…

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Oct172015

Freewheelin’ Copenhagen Dealin’

“Everybody must get stoned.” 1966 Bob Dylan Rainy Day Women #12 and 35. “Not necessarily stoned, but beautiful.” 1967 Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced? Without any foresight or intention in my travels for 2015 I found myself in several places in both North America and Europe with a highly tolerant attitude to cannabis. A liberal…

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Oct022015

You can call me Reeshard

Funny how divergent events from life come together in memory during travel. In the pre-dawn hour before sunrise, laying in bed in Clermont-Ferrand, France, sleepy and in need of more sleep, my mind drifted to my first French language teacher in 8th grade. In junior high and high school French classes I cringed when teachers…

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Sep302015

Price of food and beer in France

One of my pleasant finds is food is quite affordable in France compared to my travels these past few months to London and the Scandinavian countries. Of course, I am primarily referring to grocery store food prices. I like to travel and experience places and keeping to my regular diet of grocery store food helps…

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Sep302015

Liberté and free nights in Paris

This is not a hotel review of InterContinental Le Grand Paris, although I begin this piece with information past and present about the hotel. My hotel review with photos will follow in a subsequent post. This piece is more about the social concepts of liberté, unité, égalité from my impressions as an American tourist wandering…

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Sep282015

Feeling Paris under full moonlight

Walking around Montmartre, Paris under the light of a full moon ranks as one of the great travel moments of my life. Paris healed my travel spirit, even if my body is still weak from hypermobility this month. I’ve become another lost angel in love with the city of light. Feeling Paris under full moonlight…

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