I remember a nasty, seemingly endless night ferry riding out a gale between Hook of Holland and Harwich...the 5 1/2 hour sailing took only 9 hours of pure hell--swell after bloody pounding swell!
Here's why we don't go on cruises...
U.S. Customs & Border Protection folks have a zero tolerence for humor it seems?
Get this, as reported in the UK's Daily Mirror yesterday (31 Jan 2012)...and no it is not an April's Fool joke!
"Two British tourists were barred from entering America after joking on Twitter that they were going to 'destroy America' and 'dig up Marilyn Monroe'.
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Wall Street Journal (29 November 2011) - "American Airlines parent company AMR Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this morning in New York. The Associated Press writes AMR's move – which includes a shakeup at CEO – comes "as it seeks to unload massive
CBS NEWS (23 Nov 2011) "Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., this week introduced the Airline Passenger BASICS Act (the "BASIC" stands for Basic Airline Standards to Improve Customer Satisfaction) - which would mandate that airlines allow fliers one free checked bag within certain weight limits per flight, and would guarantee passengers "certain minimum standards," according to a statement by Landieu's office.
We see so many articles and items regarding travel in the news daily. Today, I have decided to begin again this blog in earnest to present to readers what is happening in our world.