Fear, Risk and Travel

Last week 17 tourists were killed by gunmen in Tunisia. You probably heard about it as it was all over the news. You probably remember the case of Natalee Holloway who disappeared in 2005 in Aruba. You remember it because it was all over the news. Every year there are one or two news stories …

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The Colonial City of Santo Domingo

From the World Heritage inscription: After the arrival of Christopher Columbus on the island of Hispaniola in 1492, Santo Domingo became the site of the first cathedral, hospital, customs house and university in the Americas. This colonial town was laid out on the grid pattern that became the model for almost all town planners in …

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This Week In Travel – Episode 185

This week’s guests are Dave Bouskill & Deb Corbeil from ThePlanetD.com. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts News TSA officers attacked with machete and wasp spray at New Orleans airport Ryanair is not flying to North America Egypt requires a visa, Indonesia gets rid of their visa requirement. Picks Jen – tixchart.com Dave – Sky Safari App …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 184

This week Jen, and Chris and I are joined by Emily Westbrooks the author of Delightful Dublin. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: New Orleans to become Viking’s home in the U.S.: Travel Weekly Chinese ‘re-name’ Scottish tourist sites In Japan, humanoid robots may soon run a hotel Kimpton Wants You to Stick It–Selfie …

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