Author Archive For: Peter Jones

Rome - Street Art, Culture and History by Peter Jones

Rome – Street Art, Culture and History by Peter Jones

I love Rome. From the moment I jump in the cab, there is a sense of gradual transition as you journey into this incredibly beautiful city filled with dust, cracks, ...

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the view from europe: spring 2016

The View from Inside of Europe: Spring 2016

Over the past four weeks, we have operated thousands of passengers in and around European cities. I was lucky enough to travel to London, Paris, Florence, and Rome. I wondered ...

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peter jones brussels response

Peter Jones’ Response to the Events in Brussels

Dear Educators, The tragic events that took place in Brussels on March 22nd serve as a reminder that peace in our world is never something we can take for granted. ...

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Mexico City

Distrito Federal: A Love Letter to Mexico City

Mexico City is the real deal. It’s a huge city; almost something like the sprawl of São Paulo in Brazil but actually totally cool and groovy. Yes, there are a ...

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peter jones and rick steves

Teachers: Pioneers of Cultural Bridge Building

Recently at the ACTFL conference in San Diego we listened to Rick Steves talk about the power of travel. It was a compelling conversation that got me thinking a lot ...

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jamon 101

Jamón 101: An Intro to Spanish Ham

My daughter recently got married and among the many things that we had to eat, we elected to have a serrano ham on the bone as part of the entertainment. ...

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paris our thoughts and updated policies

Paris: Our Thoughts & Updated Policies

We all watched in horror and disbelief as the events unfolded in Paris recently. Many of us travel to Paris frequently. We have an office there. We enjoy the people, ...

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what cuba needs

What Cuba Needs

We have a great deal of interest in Cuba for 2016 and 2017. Everyone got hot on Cuba at the same time. Now, Cuba is turning into a high-demand, little ...

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To Rome with Love…

I confess – I love Rome. Not so much the Colosseum and St. Peter’s (and I ADORE those places) but rather just walking around through the piazzas and the tiny ...

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Uber Vaparetto – The Wave of the Future?

All of the talk wherever I go is whether Uber is ethical. Let’s rewind and remember that Uber started essentially as a high-end, low-cost limo service with smart drivers and ...

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