Author Archive For: Peter Jones

The Challenge in Navigating Museums Like The Louvre

We struggle to come up with smart ways to navigate museums, especially if we are without a guide. The Louvre Museum, one of the largest museums in the world, is ...

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Le Havre’s City Centre is Unlike Any Other French Town

Last month I spent a couple of weeks touring Normandy, a region in northwest France synonymous with the D-Day landings and the liberation of Europe in WWII. Like many tourists, ...

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Amsterdam’s Top Museum Reopens After 10 Years

The good news is that it’s finally open. The Rijksmuseum had been closed for 10 years and just recently opened in April. What a job they have done! A beautiful ...

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The #1 Way to Get Around Amsterdam

Train travel is so good in Europe. I needed to be in Amsterdam around 1 o’clock from Paris. The Thalys train leaves from the Gare du Nord and takes just ...

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Poppies & Planes: Remembrance Day in London

Just recently back from London to witness the marvel of a city under poppies! The city was a great swath of red poppies. There were poppy sellers on every corner ...

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For Fans of Baseball & Red Sox Nation

Red Sox nation just transformed the city last night. It was amazing. From the Prudential tower to the ballpark, the city was full of green monster madness. All the bases ...

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Crossing the Green Line in Cyprus

The most interesting part of Cyprus is without a doubt the crossing of the demarcation line; the so called “Green Line.” We rented a car (you have to either take ...

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A Brief History of the Island of Cyprus

I have never traveled to Cyprus before, but my dear mum has been there several times as have many other Brits. It is essentially a British colony. Cyprus has a ...

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A Comedy of Errors on the Gatwick Express

It was a Sunday and I needed to get to London Gatwick Airport from the center of London. No problems. The Gatwick Express arrives every 15 minutes and takes 30 ...

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Travel Secrets Revealed: Global Entry

Global Entry is a little bit of a secret out there, but a friend of mine who travels “legally” to Cuba told me it was the greatest move he had ever made. Hearing ...

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