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The Summer 2019 Grand Adventure is Planned!

My special friends: Summer 2019 is on the docket! My wife and I, still counting as newlyweds I think, are headed for the Continent for a two-week honeymoon – much delayed and much anticipated. It’s a different experience for me … Continue reading

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What to Expect from Coffee in Europe

First, I’ll put this up top this time: check out the summer’s collection of posts on the main 2017 travel page. — At the Athens airport, I had a long layover. Seven hours, actually. The duration of this stopover wasn’t … Continue reading

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Summer Camp in Corfu, Greece

“You’re looking different! Browner, shirt open – not like a school teacher!” the host beamed. I wasn’t sure what she meant by her last, and I didn’t feel changed as compared to a few days earlier, but she was probably … Continue reading

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Back to Paradise (Corfu, Greece)

Back to paradise. My sour attitude about Athens was cured immediately upon my arrival in Corfu, which qualifies fully as a subtropical island paradise, best I can tell. Think mountains-meet-Caribbean. The cicadas are a comforting reminder of a home I once … Continue reading

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Travelers Have Bad Days, Too (Athens)

I’m not sure what to say about Athens. I want to be charitable, and I really wanted to like it. I was in the city for three nights, arriving late for the first and departing very early following the third. … Continue reading

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