Tag Archives: Horror Stories

Making Customs Easy. Easier?

I came across an interesting article in the Washington Post this morning: Going through Customs: How to make reentering the U.S. a lot more pleasant. It’s long (four pages) but a good read for anyone about to travel internationally, full … Continue reading

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Follow-up to When a Vacation Disappoints

I don’t have many followers (Yet. A girl can always dream!), so when I hear from one, I get excited and I sit up and take notice. One of my lovely readers, who has her own blog about Italy, mentioned … Continue reading

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Getting Sick While Vacationing Abroad

When I was growing up, something inevitably happened every time my parents tried to organize a trip: either my brother or I got sick. There was the strep throat I got during an Easter trip to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va., … Continue reading

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Stuck on a Plane

It was the longest wait of my life. Well, probably not. It just felt that way. There I was, all ready for the Italian adventure I had planned and saved for for more than a year, and I was stalled, … Continue reading

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What can go wrong…..

There’s an old nursery rhyme that goes something like “when I’m good I’m very very good, but when I’m bad, I’m horrid.” Travel is a lot like that. There’s also my old friend Murphy, who is guaranteed to come up … Continue reading

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