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A Better Life for Half the Price

Tim Leffel’s new book To be able to cut one’s living expenses in half seems like the impossible dream. How would you like To go from paying $1300 per month to share a small, cramped two-bedroom apartment with two others in a major city in the developed world to a spacious 2 bedroom apartment in […]

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Pickpocket Incident in Skopje, Macedonia

   Among the many joys of frequent travel is the ease one develops in packing quickly, hopping on a plane and heading off to a fascinating destination.  The ease one develops can also be a drawback.  I found that out on a recent trip to Macedonia – a delightful place I have been to many […]

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Landing on D-Day

Free D-Day Infographic

Throughout this summer there will be hundreds of events attracting the traveler to the French Normandy Coast. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings and there will many ceremonies commemorating the event that led to the defeat of the Nazis in Europe. This is a perfect year to travel to Normandy. I […]

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Singles Travel Company LLC

I first met Ann Thomas when I stopped by her Singles Travel Company booth at the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show in Long Beach, CA.  I noticed that single travelers were flocking around her busy booth seeking information.  Ann graciously took some time to talk with me about Singles Travel Company and the tours […]

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D-Day Cemetery

D-Day 70th Anniversary Tours and Travel

    The 70th anniversary of the allied landing known as Operation Overlord or D-Day is being commemorated this year. International travelers will be visiting Normandy and other World II European fields of battle  to honor those who fought and sacrificed for a free Europe. D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in the history of the […]

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La Merced Church

A Visit to Antigua, Guatemala – Volume One

Traveling to once familiar places can be both delightful or depressing depending upon one’s specific memories and how the destinations have changed since past visits.  I am currently in Antigua, Guatemala.  I spent many happy hours here in 1991 and 1992 visiting with fellow volunteers when I was in the U.S. Peace Corps.  Although my […]

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