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A funny thing happened on the way to researching my latest story for The Points Guy, about the ins and outs of traveling on two or more passports. The mechanics of being bi-national are pretty basic. But at least when having that second passport is not something granted by dint of birth but rather sought after and somehow attained, it raises other issues. Isn’t it … Continue reading The Man With Dos Pasaportes
Photo Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics. In the summer of 1987 I spent a number of weeks at an artist’s stone-walled villa on the shore of Lago di Bracciano, a volcanic lake outside Rome. You must understand that that world no longer exists. Except for maybe in video. To be continued Continue reading Lazio Circa 1987
But travel isn’t always pretty. In the travel and hospitality industries there are certain observations that are chiefly expressed over drinks among colleagues or in other closed quarters: things like “the French are lousy tippers,” “Israelis are pushy” or “Americans are loud.” And while such findings may contain some elements of truth, does it mean brand-appropriate reaction to them can veer into actual discrimination? Continue reading Pretty, right?
I recall vividly the first time I saw Casablanca (no, not that Casablanca, the real Casablanca) because it was from the deck of a ship and all I could see was the tall minaret of the Hassan II Mosque rising like a silent falcon above the choppy Atlantic, ribbon of green tile at the top. A beacon of promise and an invitation to the unknown. Now, … Continue reading 13 Times Morocco Will Rock You
Probably yes. Continue reading Your Jerusalem Go: Yes or No?
Are you looking for the next cool place? If so, why? And for God’s sake don’t go looking here. Continue reading The less than Herculean task of learning to love Heraklion