Author Archive For: Peter Jones

A World Traveler Visits Las Vegas for the First-Time

I had never been to Las Vegas before. In fact, I feel that I must be the only person in my office and probably one of the few people in ...

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My First Attempt at Making a Soufflé à Paris

One of the noticeable differences when travelling on an ACIS trip is the number of interactive and fun activities on each trip. These have really become some of the greatest ...

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The One Topic Everyone’s Talking About in Britain Right Now

Not to say that there is any great evidence that this could be anything of a lasting effect, notwithstanding the issues of global warming, but the British are starting to ...

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The Perks of the Dolomites in the Summer

After a minor hassle at the car rental counter in Venice’s Marco Polo Airport, I drove with my Stradale d’Italia Atlas away from the busy tourist town and up through ...

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Sicilian Cooking 101: Pasta de la Sarde

I love food and I love to travel. This is probably because I am English and as a kid we didn’t get to travel much and we grew up eating jellied ...

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Back to Britain With a Visit to Wembley Stadium

I’ve been football mad all of my life. When I was a kid, I traveled hundreds of miles every week and visited the outer reaches of Great Britain in freezing ...

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My Return to Sicily, Part 2

Today we headed to the town of Noto, one of the eight towns in South-Eastern Sicily that were rebuilt after 1693 due to a huge earthquake. All of the architecture ...

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My Return to Sicily, Part 1

I had been to Sicily some years ago, but it didn’t “wow” me. We had visited Taormina and then travelled to Siracusa, Piazza Armerina, and Agrigento.  Taormina, I recall, was ...

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Adventures in European Airports, The Spring Edition

    I get confused. I am flying transatlantic to Geneva and my trusty Briggs and Riley bag is ready and set for carry-on, but the Swiss Air representative at ...

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In The City I Call Home

It has been a strange week. A week to reflect on lots of things and a week to look at our city of Boston and feel good. I first came ...

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