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by Phil Angelo

Iceland 2019 Part 3

Itinerary Day 1:ARRIVE IN REYKJAVIK, ICELAND Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Dinner Day...

Iceland 2019

Borrowing from the Globus Family of Travel Companies, let’s look at an 8 day visit to Iceland; Some interesting sites include the Geothermal power station....

Iceland 2019 Part 1

This next series takes us to Iceland. 10 years ago this was an unusual destination. Today it is becoming one of the hottest destinations...

Travel safely Part 4

Remember to prepare for your international flight long before you leave your house. Plan to arrive at your originating airport 2 hours before flight...

Travel Safely Part 3

Third is personal Safety. In the last few sentences I talked about blending in. Every country I know of, from the United Kingdom to...

Travel safely Part 2

In that same Travel.State.Gov site there are Travel Advisories that may be issued by local consulates in that country to warn travelers of...

Travel safely Part 1

Some of you that know me have seen that I try to tell the facts as I know them. When it comes to travel...

Rhine River Gorge Part 4

Our next small town is Riquewihr in France. A popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, Riquewihr is also known for the Riesling and other great wines produced...

Rhine River Gorge Part 3

Old town sports the Drosselgasse, repleat with shops and restaurants. You can wander these streets and find everything you might want to look at,...

Rhine River Gorge Part 2

On 1 January 1818, Rüdesheim received town rights. After Prussia annexed the Duchy of Nassau in 1867 and divided the area into districts (Kreise), Rüdesheim became a district seat in the...

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Iceland 2019 Part 3

Itinerary Day 1:ARRIVE IN REYKJAVIK, ICELAND Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Dinner Day...

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Iceland 2019 Part 3

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